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Knoxville TN.  McGhee Tyson Airport

Sunlit Forest no. 4 (48" x 36" x 2.5") has been selected for the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (McGhee Tyson Airport) and the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville's Arts in the Airport Exhibition.  The show featuring conteporary artwork of 30 artists will be on display at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville TN from October 22, 2010 to April 14, 2011 with an opening reception Thursday, November 4, from 5:30-7:30 PM.


Please note: the exhibition is normally available for viewing only by visitors flying in or out of the airport. Otherwise, artists and their guests may view the exhibition during the opening reception and by appointment with the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority. To make an appointment, contact Becky Huckaby, Director of Public Relations, at (865) 342-3014 


The natural beauty of East Tennessee is evident in its landscapes and architecture as well as in its talented people. The Arts in the Airport program offers visitors to McGhee Tyson Airport a glimpse at the vision and creativity of area artists through a sampling of their work. This exhibit is a reflection of our region's heritage, culture and diversity.


Through a partnership with the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority commissioned this six-month exhibit that will be on display past the security checkpoint from October 22, 2010 to April 2011.  Juror Steve Wicks from the Knoxville Museum of Art selected 35 pieces out of over 400 submissions.  To learn more about the exhibition, purchase a piece or find more works from the artists in the exhibit, contact the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville at (865) 523-7543             (865) 523-7543       or
www.knoxalliance.com.