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Visual Arts Events and Exhibits

Meeting Room Gallery:  June

Local artists in all media are invited to exhibit their work in the Meeting Room Gallery. These exhibits change monthly. For information about exhibiting works, artists should call (615)595-1250.

Featured Artist –  Prism Art League
Image of an acrylic "Black Eyed Pea" by Annette Odems

Artist's Bio:

The Prism Art League is a group of artists who are taking painting & drawing lessons from Melanie Jackson and  from one of her former students, Joanne Miller.  The work to be displayed is a wide representation of subject matter and mediums.  There are pieces in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pan paster, print, ink and colored pencil.  The artists range from seasoned pros to beginners and two young people, age 8 and 10 ,will also be in the show.

Enjoy examples from all our artists on the Library Pinterest Page under art@WCPLtn.

Grid Row Exhibit

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Grid Row: May and June
Melanie Jackson

"Art is part of who I am as a person and what goes on in the midst of my everyday life. I am motivated by a desire to develop the gift God has given me and to help others do the same, and produce art that brings peace to the viewer."

Ms. Jackson lives on a small farm outside of Leiper's Fork, with husband, Dale, two cats and one crazy dog. They have one son, a daughter-in-love and two great grand kids.

She has taught painting and drawing for over 25 years and now conducts classes at her home studio. Melanie studied painting under the tutelage of Charles Brindley and drawing at Watkins Art Institute.

Her art has won several awards and is in private collections throughout the United States and abroad. 

The Grid Row exhibit is in the library’s New Books section.

Literary Events

Writers' Critique Group

The Writers' Critique Group is held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  to provide adult authors with serious, courteous critique of their work.   These meetings are not held in the Meeting Room.  Ask at the Circulation Desk for location.