TPCAC | P.O. Box 863 | Troy, AL 36081 | (334) 670-2287

Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama: The Biennial 2015
Draws 43 top Alabama artists to Troy

The Johnson Center for the Arts in Troy presents new work in a variety of media by 43 top Alabama artists in the Center’s 4th biennial exhibit, Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama: The Biennial 2015, August 1 through October 17, 2015.  The exhibit will be on view throughout all eight galleries of the Center.

Featured artists are current and past recipients of prestigious Visual Arts and Fine Crafts Fellowships from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, several having received the award more than once. They come to Troy from fifteen counties across the state. Sixteen of the artists are from Jefferson County. Others hail from the counties of Tuscaloosa, Lee, DeKalb, Pickens, Madison, Mobile, Shelby, Randolph, Sumter, Calhoun, Lowndes, Pike, Escambia, and Montgomery.

Media in the exhibition run the gamut from paintings and sculpture to photography, installations, textiles, forged metal, clay and basketry. 

An opening reception will be held on Sunday, August 9, from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. at the Johnson Center for the Arts, 300 East Walnut Street in downtown Troy.

Featured artists: James Alexander, Doug Barrett, Scott Bennett, Curtis Benzle, Barbara Lee Black, Walter Black, Barb Bondy, Cal Breed, Annie Butrus, Allyson Comstock, Chip Cooper, Dori DeCamillis, Mary Jane Everett, Russell Everett, Randy Gachet, Nancy Goodman, Karen Graffeo, Jamey Grimes, Murray Johnston, Janice Kluge, Zdenko Krtic, Mark LePuta, Chuck Hemard, Darius Hill, Lynette Hesser, Steve Loucks, Christopher McNulty, Ted Metz, Sara Cusimano Miles, Duane Paxson, Larry Percy, John Phillips, Carolyn Sherer, Spencer Shoults, Michael Sims, Jessica Smith, Jurgen Tarrasch, Kathleen Nowak Tucci, Pamela Ann Venz, Erin Wright, Rachel Wright, Tony Wright.

Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama: The Biennial
New Work by 43 Top Alabama Artists
August 1-October 17, 2015
The Johnson Center for the Arts, 300 East Walnut Street, Troy, Alabama 36081
www.tpcac.org   334-670-2287, Hours: 10-5, Wed.-Fri.; 10-3, Sat.

Contacts:

Walter Black, Exhibition Coordinator, walter@tpcac.org
Vicki Pritchett, Executive Director, vicki@tpcac.org
Wiley White, Development Coordinator, wiley@tpcac.org