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Art events around town

July 10, 2014

The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.

July 10--New Shows

Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland: "Fabric of Paradise," presented by Saint Francis Elevator Ride, ends Sunday. Opening reception 6-10 p.m. Friday. Collage illustrations. Jake West audioscapes.

Crosstown Arts, 422 N. Cleveland: Lester Julian Merriweather: "Colossus," through Aug. 9. Opening 7-10 p.m. Friday. New large-scale collage works. Artist Talk at 2 p.m.July 19. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park: Nick PeÑa: "Processing the Ideal," Sunday through Oct. 5 in the Mallory/Wurtzburger Galleries. Large-scale paintings. Meet the artist 6-8 p.m. Thursday during "Art After Dark." $7 ($5 for senior citizens, college students with ID), free to members. Music and munchies. 901-761-5250.

Gallery Fifty Six, 2256 Central: "In Remembrance of Things Past," paintings by John Armistead, through July 25. Reception 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Call 901-276-1251.

Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S.: Bill Piacesi: "Forgotten Faces of Memphis." Artist reception 2-4 p.m. Sunday.

David Lusk Gallery, 4540 Poplar in Laurelwood: Tim Crowder: "Play the Game," through July 26. Opening 6-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 901-767-3800.

Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry (Audubon Park): Christine Best art exhibit, through July 31 in the Visitors Center Gallery. Opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. 901-636-4100.


ANF Architects, 1500 Union: Jack Kenner's "Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas, Delta Project," through July 30. 901-278-6868.

Diane's Art Gift & Home, 1581 Overton Park: Bill Price: "Signs and Lines," ends Sunday. Sculpture. 901-276-7515.

Eclectic Eye, 242 S. Cooper: Laura Lawson: "Specimen," through July 30. Exhibition of paintings exploring the body as landscape. 901-276-EYES (3937).

Gallery 363 at Leadership Memphis, 363 S. Main: Mike Coulson: "Elements," through July 31." Recent works. 901-550-0064.

Memphis College of Art'sNesin Graduate School, 477 S. Main: 2014 Biennial Alumni Exhibition, through July 26 in Hyde Gallery. Reception 6-9 p.m.July 25. Selected works from 38 alumni. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. 901-272-5100.

Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar (Overton Park): Carl Moore: "Uncommon Ground," through July 27 in Alumni Gallery of Rust Hall. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 901-272-5100.

L Ross Gallery, 5040 Sanderlin: Lisa Jennings (Nashville): "Summer Group Show," through July 31. Sculpture by Sandra Ehrenkranz, Eli Gold, Fletcher Golden; nonobjective work by Jeri Ledbetter, Anton Weiss, Cathy Lancaster, Leslie Barron and Lisa Weiss; contemporary realism from Ali Cavanaugh, Butler Steltemeier, Annabelle Meacham; rich landscape from Matthew Hasty, Lisa Jennings, Jeanne Seagle. 901-767-2200.


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