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Tara Stallworth Lee
slowly, please: cheoncheonhi hae juseyo
On Display at the TVMA May 14 – June 25, 2022
slowly, please: cheoncheonhi hae juseyo is an ongoing body of work composed of textile sculptures, collage memorials, and photographic portraits. Through hand-dying and slow-stitching, biographical explorations, concentrated gazing, and listening, the collection features a simple desire to cultivate a greater intimacy with the world.
Birmingham artist Tara Stallworth Lee makes photographs, paper, books, and collages. Expansion of human dignity and the significance of the natural world are important themes throughout all of her work.
Tara received her BS in Psychology and Minor in Art from Birmingham-Southern College. She teaches specialty art classes for The Smithsonian Associates summer camp program in Washington, D.C. and for Studio By The Tracks in Birmingham, a studio and gallery for adult artists with autism. She is the 2021/22 recipient of the Alabama State Council on the Arts Gay Burke Fellowship in Photographic Art. She is a resident artist at Ground Floor Contemporary.
Tuesday-Friday 9am-5 pm; Saturday 10am-5pm
$5 for Adults, $3 for Students, and free for TVAA members
Pets in Paint
on view May 14-27
Celebrate our furry companions with this show of pet portraits by artists Vivian Moody, Katie Graham, Monica Dahl, and Liza Harrison!
This exhibition is in partnership with Bank Independent’s Shelter Share program. Join us at the museum of May 20 from 9am-4 pm to meet adoptable pets from the Colbert County Animal Shelter. Bank Independent will cover adoption fees for approved applicants during this event, and there will be food trucks on site! Admission will be donation-based for the Adoption Day on May 20.
Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama
on view June 4-25
The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama is an annual traveling juried art show. The show is open to students from throughout the state who have visual impairments, blindness, and or deaf blindness. The artists are of various age attending public, private, residential, and home schools. The show provides artists an opportunity to showcase their special talents and abilities. The artwork is unique with emphasis on creativity, color, and tactile media.
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Renowned clay artist Helene Fielder exhibits sculptural work at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, October 1-November 13, 2020.
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