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Visual Arts Events and Exhibits

Meeting Room Gallery

Featured Artist –  Ginna Priest, Photographer

Exhibit Description:  “Finding a Still Point Through a Camera Lens”

These photographs were taken in the wooded gardens that surround my home and in east Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains and their foothills. Both are beloved spaces that always bring me to a place of calm and quiet, my personal still point. I hope these photos will help you find your still point too! 

Ginna Priest Photograph

Ginna Priest Bio:

After painting for more than 35 years, Ginna Priest fell in love with photography over a decade ago. She photographs her garden during every season, and never fails to find beauty in her travels to the Smoky Mountains and St George Island, Florida. She is currently creating videos, using her photos and inspiring or peaceful music: “Still Point I and II” and “Meditations in Nature I, II, and III.” As dvds, they offer calm and peace to each viewer, whether in a time of crisis or simply at the end of a long day.

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.

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

Grid Row Exhibit

Arts Council of Williamson County logo Grid Row:  September and October

Sketch Bourque

Originally from Louisiana, he has lived in Tennessee for over ten years. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Minor in English from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  The work is composed of colored pencil drawings, graphite drawings, acrylic paintings, and some photographs.  Subject matter ranges from portraits to narrative and surrealism.  

 Bourque Art  

Artist Statement:  "Most art in any medium these days is almost desperate to shock or provoke, that's the easy way out.  I want to do it the hard way, where the quality, subject matter, and presentation is what draws the viewer in.  I would like to instill in the viewer a sense of intrigue and even awe, not one of disturbance." 

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 10:30 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.