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November 1, 2018

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Thursday, November 01, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Kelly Hider Art Exhibit

Lincoln Memorial University's School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences' Art Program would like to invite you to a reception for Kelly Hider's exhibition Dear Andrea at the LMU Center for the Arts on Thursday October 4, from 5-7pm. The artist will give a short gallery talk at 6pm. Light refreshments will provided. The exhibition and opening are free and open to the public.

The work in Dear Andrea is influenced both in form and composition by Byzantine and Proto-Renaissance iconographic imagery. These contemporary iterations use accessible materials and familiar subjects. The glitter, flocking, and rhinestones are modern craft-store-versions of punched gold-leaf; photography and photo-editing software used as a modern substitution for oil paint. Not unlike common historical depictions of biblical stories such as the Ascension, the Annunciation, and the Transfiguration, there are elements of the supernatural and the surreal. Hider's work employs a visual language of decoration and cancellation to support reoccurring themes of death and resurrection.

These new works by Hider manipulate an archive of slides taken in the 1950's and 60's. Hider is playing upon the viewer's own nostalgia associated with vintage images; remnants of forgotten domestic experience. The sparkling embellishments suggest human care, and by altering these found images, they are given new life and purpose. They evoke emotions ranging from melancholic to celebratory, leading viewers to contemplate their own personal family histories

Paul V. Hamilton Center for the Arts - (Art Studio)
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Medic Blood Drive
Medic Blood Drive
Student Center (SC) - (Front Parking Lot Area)
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Grand Opening of the Indoor Tennis Complex
The LMU Tennis Complex will hold a grand opening celebration from 3-6 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 1. Drop by to see the indoor home of the Railsplitter intercollegiate tennis teams. Tours will be available and refreshments will be served. The facility located in the Valley of Sports features six courts, a pair of overlooking viewing areas, coaches office space and men's and women's changing areas. The viewing areas are equipped with table and chairs and available for reservation for meetings or events. The Indoor Tennis Complex will have regular hours for faculty, staff and student use, as well as, sessions where it will be open to the public. A complete scheduled is attached. Courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis and players must sign-in and have a waiver on file. Contact Tennis Facility Manager Charlie Shell for more information.
Indoor Tennis Court Bldg. @ Valley of Sports - (Indoor Tennis Courts)
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM LMU Players Present: Our Town
LMU Players Present: Our Town in the LMU-Cumberland Gap Convention Center

All performances start at 7 p.m. - Dinner starts at 6 p.m.


LMU-Cumberland Gap Convention Center (CGCC) - (CGCC)

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