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Edward Raymond Kinstler’s Portrait of Eddie George On View in Fine Arts Gallery

The oil portrait of Eddie George that Everett Raymond Kinstler began during a lecture and painting demonstration on March 24 is on display at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through Saturday, July 14. George, a former star Tennessee Titan turned professional actor, was among those attending a public unveiling ceremony at Cohen Memorial Hall, where he expressed admiration and gratitude for Kinstler’s…

Posted by on July 13, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Nashville Arts, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Award-Winning Filmmaker Kevin Everson at Sarratt Cinema on April 5 and Curb Center April 7

Born in working-class Ohio, Kevin Jerome Everson is an artist whose films offer a frank and poetic worldview of life and labor in America, as he explores the daily life and forgotten histories of working class communities. He interweaves vernacular culture, fictional, and documentary modes of storytelling in his films, while primarily filming black Americans,…

Posted by on April 4, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Exhibition of Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler and Live Painting Demonstration Marked by Record Attendance

The current Fine Arts Gallery’s exhibition America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler explores the works of America’s foremost portrait artist. Kinstler’s career has spanned over 70 years, and he has painted more than 2,000 individuals, including eight US presidents. More than 300 people attended the opening reception on March 23, setting a record attendance…

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, VRC


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Fisk University’s Harmon Collection on View at Carl Van Vechten Gallery Through April 7

With its extraordinary history and venerable art collections, Nashville’s Fisk University is widely recognized for The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of modern art, which it now shares with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.  Given to the university in 1949 by Georgia O’Keeffe when the Carl Van Vechten Gallery was established, the collection boasts…

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Events, HART, Nashville Arts, News, VRC


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Vesna Pavlović’s ‘Lost Art’ Featured in New Book and March 31 Conversation at Parnassus Books

Vesna Pavlović’s installation “Lost Art” largely inspired the publishing of a new soft-cover volume that spotlights several themes in her research. The book Vesna Pavlović’s Lost Art: Photography, Display, and the Archive will be the focus of a conversation with Pavlović, associate professor of art, and a panel of experts in fields related to her work on Saturday, March…

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, VRC


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Divinity School Features Gallery Talk with Nashville Artist Omari Booker and Paul Polycarpou on February 8

An exhibition by Nashville studio artist Omari Booker, whose works include themes of social justice and Nashville’s changing neighborhoods, will be on display at Vanderbilt Divinity School throughout the month of February. “In My Lifetime: An African American Perspective” is located in the Divinity School’s Art Room, G-20. The exhibition will be open weekdays—with the exception of Tuesdays—from…

Posted by on February 6, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, HART, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Insight Series Q&A Forum at Fisk University Features Lauren Haynes on September 23

Lauren Haynes, curator of contemporary art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, will speak at the Insight Series Q&A Forum at Fisk University on Saturday afternoon, September 23.  Moderated by Jamaal Sheats, director and curator of Fisk University Galleries, the forum will be held at 2:00 pm in the second floor rotunda…

Posted by on September 21, 2017 in Events, History of Art, Nashville Arts, News, Visual Resources Center


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