Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Past Exhibitions

Lunch & Learn

Originally posted on Mar 10th, 2015

  Friday, March 20, 2015, Noon – 1 PM — The Carnegie will host a lunchtime lecture and discussion examining the vast impact which the Tennessee River has had on life in the Valley. Speakers are Susan Estes, retired educator and co-creator of the Wetland’s Edge Environmental Center, and Carol Puckett of the Southern Literary Trail. […]

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On Exhibit NOW! Youth Art Month Exhibit at the ACA

Originally posted on Mar 9th, 2015

On exhibit March 2 – March 31  — The Carnegie Visual Arts Center and Alabama Center for the Arts present the 12th annual Youth Art Month Exhibit, in coordination with area art teachers who submitted works by their current students in grades K -12th. The exhibit is to highlight the amazing creative abilities of the […]

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Hindustan Revealed: The Art and Culture of Traditional India

Originally posted on Aug 21st, 2014

  SEPTEMBER 30 – NOVEMBER 8, 2014 – Traditional Indian art and culture comes to North Alabama in the form of paintings, drawings, sculpture, textiles, handicrafts, and jewelry. The exhibit features traditionally inspired contemporary works of art by Viveka Awasthi, Shyam Balami, Shinani Chakrabarty, Sarab Soni and Deepa Sundaram. Additional art, jewlery, textiles, and decorative items are on […]

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Youth Art Month Exhibit at ACA

Originally posted on Mar 4th, 2014

On exhibit February 24 -March 20, 2014  — The Carnegie Visual Arts Center and Alabama Center for the Arts present the 11th annual Youth Art Month Exhibit, in coordination with area art teachers who submitted works by their current students in grades K -12th. The exhibit is to highlight the amazing creative abilities of the […]

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Earth Vessels: Works of Clay

Originally posted on Sep 25th, 2013

This group exhibit of pottery features pieces by a trio of Alabama-based artists. Steve Loucks, Larry Percy, and Guadalupe Robinson explore their individual visions of vessels beyond simple clay pots. Each artist’s designs evokes some sense that the object evolved from the material from which it is made: earth. Guadalupe’s vessels are globe-like with botanical […]

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Embracing Art: A Coming Together of Area Amateur and Professional Artists

Originally posted on Aug 7th, 2013

Embracing Art : A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists is an exciting show presented annually to showcase artists from the North Alabama area. The exhibit will be presented for the 11th year. Juried awards will be given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place overall. Additional awards will include the Director’s Choice Award […]

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Creating Character: Animation Designs by Mercedes Moran

Originally posted on Jun 14th, 2013

Mercedes Moran’s character sketches, Anime-inspired soft sculptures, and 2-D animation short film clarify the art in animation. Ever since she could pick up a pencil, Mercedes Moran has been drawing. She’d sketch her favorite cartoon characters while watching a show. She’d doodle an anime protagonist in her spare time. She’d draw all over her homework […]

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The HELMET Project by Gary Chapman

Originally posted on Apr 13th, 2013

Inspired by a catastrophic event, human observation, and introspection, Gary Chapman proposed a theory that evolved into a series of paintings… “At 8 AM on September 11, 2001, it was easy to perceive our lives as serene; we were safe. Even while Bernie Madoff’s crimes were being exposed, most saw our economy, our country, as […]

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Youth Art Month Exhibit – On Display Now

Originally posted on Mar 8th, 2013

The 10th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibit is on display now through March 29th at the Alabama Center for the Arts located at 133 2nd Avenue NE, Decatur Alabama. It features 120 works of art by Decatur and Morgan County art students, grades K – 12. The exhibit includes paintings, drawings , sculpture, clay,  printmaking […]

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Celebrating with the Saints and Sinners: NOLA, Photography by Aimee Tomasek

Originally posted on Jan 15th, 2013

This solo show features photographs of revelers in parades and parties in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. Aimee Tomasek considers herself to be a documentary photographer as well as a social commentator.  Her subjects are festivals and community events.  Some of her interests are rooted in humor, some in more serious concepts; all of them […]

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