City of Knoxville Tennessee Arts CommissionAmerican Alliance of Museum

April 21, 2009 - August 9, 2009 ---- Videos Online

This exhibition celebrates the surprising variety and rich talents of the finest furniture makers currently residing in Middle and East Tennessee.

It includes current works by leading members of the Cumberland Furniture Guild who explore the furniture tradition and its close association with the natural world and the human body. The selection of more than 30 works represents artists’ ability to draw inspiration from surprising sources in the creation of beautiful, functional objects that challenge the limits of the imagination.


Media support for this exhibition is provided by:


Graham Campbell ( Smithville , TN )
Kabambamussassa… it is I , 2008
Cherry, brass, and paint
Courtesy of the artist

Kimberly Winkle ( Smithville , TN )
Odd Man Out Table (detail), 2008
Polychrome poplar, mahogany, and graphite
Courtesy of the artist