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the tennessean

The New Real 2: Figure Focused
February 2014

Michelle Jones for the Tennessean previews Tinney Contemporary's upcoming photorealism exhibition, "The New Real 2: Figure-Focused." Curated by Tinney gallery director Sarah Wilson, "The New Real 2" showcases new paintings by nationally and internationally known artists whose works feature lone female figures as protagonists. Featured artists include Eric Zener, Yigal Ozeri, Brian Tull, Ali Cavanaugh, and Kevin Peterson.


Paradox magazine

Carol Prusa
December 2014

In a beautifully photographed nine-page spread, the magazine covers the imaginative, intricate work of Carol Prusa in a feature titled "Propuesta Artistica."


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style blueprint

Carla Ciuffo Stasis: Heavenly Bodies
December 2014

Carla Cuiffo's December exhibition at Tinney was featured on StyleBlueprint online. They aptly describe her work as "an amalgam of narratives, abstracts and lyrical imagery emphasizing the enigma of being human." 

the tennessean

Susan Tinney on Insuring Fine Art
November 2014

Considering investing in fine art? Then you should know that it often requires additional insurance coverage. Find out what advice Susan Tinney, gallery owner, offers on the topic in this week's Tennessean. 


Art & Design new orleans

Review of Lyle Carbajal
October 2014

Tinney Contemporary artist, Lyle Carbajal, was recently featured in the Fall issue of New Orleans' Art & Design Magazine discussing his work, Romancing Banality, described in the article as, "an expressive, evolving exhibition opening October 2014 at Gallery Orange in the French Quarter."  

the boston globe

Perri Schwartz featured at Gallery NAGA in Boston
September 2014

In Boston-area galleries this week, Georgie Friedman wrings poetic images from weather, Peri Schwartz and Joo Lee Kang illuminate altered realities, and Mark Ostrow offers candid portraits.

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Pam Longobardi Selected for Exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
August 2014

Pam Longobardi was selected by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art to contribute to their upcoming exhibition, State of the Art. Longobardi is one of the 102 artists selected out of 1,000 to take part in the show. The exhibition "draws from every region of the US, offering an unusually diverse look at American art." The exhibition also "examines the ways in which today's artists are informed by the past, innovating with materials old and new, and engaging deeply with issues relevant to our times." Two paintings and a plastic installation by Longobardi will be featured in the exhibition. The exhibition is open from September 13, 2014 to January 19, 2015 at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.

art slant

Wael Sabour Wins Art Slant Showcase
August 2010

Coastal Living Magazine interviews Pam Longobardi about her thought-provoking art exhibits in their latest magazine. 


The Nashville Scene

William Klein + Daido Moriyama
July 2014

Veronica Kavass’ recent article in Nashville Scene, “When time doesn’t always get away from us,” provides in-depth detail of our current exhibition. The exhibition, William Klein + Daido Moriyama: Selections From Tate Modern, guest curated by Susan Sherrick is on display at the gallery through July 26th. The article delves into the artists’ backgrounds as well as what to expect from the exhibition.


The nashville scene

More Than Words
June 2014

Laura Huston's recent article in Nashville Scene focuses on the exciting exhibition coming to Tinney Contemporary on June 25th. The photography exhibition will feature selections of work by William Klein and Daido Moriyama from the Tate Modern. The article describes the exhibition as a "first-rate international photography show."



garis & Hahn

Sky Kim
July 2014

Sky Kim will be featured in a group exhibition at Garis & Hahn in New York City. The group exhibition is titled, Leaps into the Void: Shamanism, Meditation, Transcendence, Oblivion. The show explores “the philosophical underpinnings and practical objectives of each artist’s own practice in addressing concepts related to meditation and altered mental states, physical and mental transcendence and Eastern and Western belief systems related to cycles of life.”

The nashville scene

On Carol Mode's Exhibtion
June 2014

Joe Nolan's recent Nashville Scene article, "The last Art Crawl fling of the spring happens Saturday night," covers Carol Mode's current exhibition.


nashville arts magazine

Ali Cavanaugh
June 2014

The cover of this month's Nashville Arts Magazine is a piece by Ali Cavanaugh entitled, Create in your mind what your eyes cannot distinguish #2.  Inside the issue, Betsy Wills delves further into this artist's work in her article "Ali Cavanaugh: Simple Truth."  Wills describes Cavanaugh's paintings as having "the aesthetic of classical figure studies without the nostalgic overtones."  Through Cavanaugh's partially obscured or hidden figures, Wills goes on to write, "Cavanaugh invites the viewer to consider the figure's emotions and motivations to become empathetic."

country music hall of fame


May 09, 2014 - September 05, 2014 at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Musicians: Between the Heart and the Breath is a collective photographic celebration of harmony representing artists willing to lend their hearts and souls. The exhibit includes photographer Carla Ciuffo's photo portraits of artists like Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, Elton John, Buddy Miller, and others.


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sculpture magazine

Ali Cavanaugh
April 2014

Carol Prusa's dome-shaped sculptures are featured in the May 2014 issue of Sculpture Magazine. In the magazine, author Leslie Kaufman applauds Prusa's use of acrylic wash, fiber optic lights, graphite, and silverpoint to create intricate patterns on the domes.

nashville arts magazine

Carlos Gamez de Francisco
April 2014

Karen Par-Moody of Nashville Arts Magazine wrote an article about Cactus Petals, Fluctuating Asymmetry, and Crimes of Passion, Carlos Gamez de Francisco's latest show at Tinney Contemporary.  She describes the show as" [tying] France under Louis XVI to notions about Cuban politics, the rigidity of court life, and the burgeoning democracies seeded by the French Revolution."

The article also highlights some of the interesting nuances about the structure of the photographs featuring the French aristocratic ladies and how they appear to not awknowledge the existance of the viewer but still demand to be seen and recognized.

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the tennessean

Fifth Avenue of The Arts Fashion Exhibits  
April 2014

The Tennessean's article by Michelle Jones, "Nashville event unites fashion and art," highlights the 5th Avenue runway show scheduled for Friday, April 4 and the accompanying cocktail receptions at the 5th Avenue galleries, including Tinney Contemporary. The article remarks on Tinney's show featuring the works of Carlos Gamez de Francisco. Jones writes:

 In 'Cactus Petals, Fluctuating Asymmetry and Crimes of Passion,' he transforms contemporary models — often plucked from the street — into metaphors for the excess associated with the court of the last Bourbon king.

bna art competition

Carla Ciuffo Wins Bonnaroo-Themed Arts at the Airport Competition
March 2014

Carla Ciuffo is one of four artists to win the Bonnaroo-themed skylight competition administered by the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority's Arts at the Airport program. Bonnaroo is a large, 4-day music and arts festival that takes place every summer in Manchester, Tennessee. Along with AK Llamas, Duncan McDaniel, and Peat Wollaeger, Ciuffo will create Bonnaroo-themed installations for the Nashville International Airport. Ciuffo's installation "Just a Perfect Day" will be displayed at Concourse C from May 12, 2014 to January 26, 2015. 

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the tennessean

Kathryn Dettwiller’s Show “Off the Page”
Feburary 2014

The Tennessean features a profile of Kathryn Dettwiller's newest show at Tinney Contemporary, "Off the Page." The article discusses the inspiration behind Dettwiller's works and her unique use of materials. "Off the Page" will be on view at the gallery through March 15, 2014. 

Massachusetts Cultural Council Artists Fellowship

Kay Ruane Named Program Finalist
January 2014

Congratulations Kay Ruane for being selected as a finalist for the the MCC Drawing Artists Fellowship!  The purpose of the fellowship is to recognize artistic excellence and creative ability.

the nashville ledger

Bruce Munro LIGHT Sculpture
January 2014

Cheekwood will be keeping one of Bruce Munro's "LIGHT" sculptures on display for the next three years. Munro's fiber optic "Bell Chandelier" was created specifically for the Cheekwood Mansion’s Rotunda as a part of “LIGHT.” Cheekwood President and CEO, Jane MacLeod, commented,“Cheekwood is thrilled that one of the public’s favorite LIGHT installations will remain on view for an extended period of time.”  

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