COOKEVILLE – The WCTE Lobby Gallery will be hosting emerging artists from TTU School of Art, Craft and Design during May and June. To celebrate, WCTE will be hosting a reception Friday, May 10 from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Lobby Gallery. The public is invited to meet the artists, see their work, and learn more about their craft.
The exhibit will open May 6 and run through June 26. The WCTE Lobby Gallery hours are Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The exhibit includes the following mediums: painting by Shellie Stoglin and Ren Collins, metals by Marcus Johnson and Jessica Howerton, fibers by Sara Dotson and Monya Nikahd, glass by Keith Moy and Hannah LaRue, clay by Jonathan Strong and Darby Lewis, wood by Matthew Vick, design by Patrick Mullican and Madeline Watts, and art education by Mary Klages and Andrew Reist.
“This is the first time we have had the students from the School of Art, Craft and Design,” said Paula Walker of WCTE. “I am so excited to see the work they bring to Lobby Gallery. They have been working hard to put together a great exhibit. We hope everyone will take the time to come by and see their work.”
WCTE has served the Upper Cumberland for more than 40 years as the regions premier storyteller and is the only television station in a 75-mile radius of Cookeville, making it a strategic partner with education, health services, government, arts and music. WCTE is owned and operated by the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council and is one of only 350 PBS affiliates nationwide.