The MTSU Todd Art Gallery announces an exhibit of artwork in the Murfree Art Galleries of Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell. Located on the second floor of the Rutherford Office Building at 319 N Maple St # 200 in Murfreesboro, an opening reception is scheduled 3-4 p.m., Friday, December 2, 2016. The exhibit, a joint effort between the MTSU Departments of Art, Electronic Media Communications and Photography will remain on display through March 3, 2017.
Murfree's "A" Gallery features art students: Amy Maggard, Autumn Galloway, Cesar Pita, Hannah McMurry, Iska Frosh, Karlie Tankersley, Lou Agilar, and Rebecca Stout. Collectively this group represents the Studio Art areas of painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Work from the art area of Foundations, courses that start each art majors schooling are also represented. This includes work from classes in Two-Dimensional Design, Three-Dimensional Design, Drawing I and Drawing II.
One student, Rebecca Stout will be participating in her concluding exhibit at MTSU in April as she and nine others curate, install, and host Lethologica, the fall 2016 Todd Art Gallery Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Exhibition in Studio Art.
Murfree's "B" Gallery features Ambre Stewart, a senior photography student with the MTSU College of Media and Entertainment. Entitled Blue & Grey, the work documents her five month study of the process and procedures of theRutherford County Sheriff's Department, Murfreesboro Police Department, Murfreesboro K-9 Unit, Murfreesboro Fire Department, Rutherford County Jail, and the Citizen's Police Academy. Intending to present a non-biased opinion by shedding both positive and negative observations Stewart soon discovered that her subjects' primary goals are keeping the people of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County safe and to return home to their families at the end of each shift.
All Murfree Art Gallery exhibits are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., closing only for weekends and federal, state, and county holidays.