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April 22, 2013

The Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art presents Artists on Location 2013

April 22, 2013 (Knoxville, TN) -- The Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art presents Artists on Location, its eighth annual plein-air event, exhibition and sale Friday, May 10 through Saturday, May 11.

Local and regional artists are invited to showcase their talent by producing a work or works of art on site at the location of their choosing in and around the Knoxville area and then exhibit and sell those works at the KMA Artist on Location exhibition on Saturday, May 11 from 7-10pm.

This year's featured artist, Brett Weaver, a nationally recognized plein-air painter, will give a painting demo Friday May 10 at 7pm at the KMA. The demonstration is free to participants and $10 for visitors.

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 10
7pm at the Knoxville Museum of Art: Demonstration by Brett Weaver. Admission is $10 at the door for visitors.

Saturday, May 11
7-10pm at the Knoxville Museum of Art: Exhibition and sale of plein air works completed by participating local & regional artists. The evening will include free hors d' oeuvres, cash bar, and live music by the Tom Johnson Jazz Trio. This event is free and open to the public.

Proceeds from Artists on Location benefit the Knoxville Museum of Art in memory of Betsy Worden.

For more information on how to be a sponsor, volunteer, or a participating artist in this event, contact Event Chairs Mike and Leah Berry at artistsonlocation@gmail.com or visit www.knoxart.org.


Brett Weaver, Carolina Hills, oil on canvas

The Knoxville Museum of Art
The Knoxville Museum of Art celebrates the art and artists of East Tennessee, presents new art and new ideas, serves and educates diverse audiences, and enhances Knoxville’s quality of life. The museum is located in downtown Knoxville at 1050 World’s Fair Park and is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday 10am–5pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm. Admission and parking are free. For more information, contact Angela Thomas at 865.934.2034 or visit www.knoxart.org.

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