Regional Art Exhibition

Discover Contemporary Art of Our Region!

Exhibition on Display June 5-26, 2020 at the Emporium Center / 100 S. Gay Street

Opening Reception at the Emporium Center / Friday, June 5, 2020 / 5:30pm-9:00pm (Awards at 6pm)

The Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition was developed to showcase and award the finest artists of our region. Fine art encompassing all styles and genres from both emerging and established artists have been selected by talented jurors with vast experience in the arts and a passion for our region’s creative culture. The exhibit will be on display from June 7-28, 2019 at the Emporium Center located at 100 S Gay St. Apply for our 2020 Regional Art Exhibition Here.

2019 Exhibiting  Artists

Eleanor Aldrich – First Place Winner
David Anderson
Brianna Bass
Amanda Brazier
Mark Brosseau – Honorable Mention
Jason Brown
Kate Burke
Emily Marie Charles
Caroline Covington
Bobbie Crews
Nick DeFord
Brian Edmonds
Amy Evans
Richard Feaster
Lynne Ghenov
Carl Gombert
Kelly Hider
Mark Hosford
Donald Keefe
Anne Kinggard
Stephanie Loggans – Third Place Winner
David Marquez
Erica Mendoza
Lester J. Merriweather – Second Place Winner
Jake Miller
Carl Moore
Althea Murphy – Price – Framing Award Winner
Melissa Newman
Leslie Nichols
Amanda Nolan Booker
Lam Quynh
William Rerick
Herbert Rieth
Lennie Robertson
Jason Stout
Laurel Sucsy – Honorable Mention
Marla Sweitzer
Colleen Thornbrugh
Kristen Tordella-Williams
Tracy Treadwell
JessieVan der Laan
David Wolff
Donna Woodley
Brandon Woods
Scott Zieher

2019 Jurors – Brian and Carolyn Jobe

Brian and Carolyn Jobe, Co-Founders + Co-Directors of Locate Arts, are both artists and administrators with art world experience in Tennessee, Texas, and New York. They enjoy facilitating beneficial connections and have a passion to see the contemporary art communities of Tennessee thrive.


Co-Director + Co-Founder, Locate Arts

Brian has taught at colleges and universities throughout Tennessee and Texas for 12 years. He previously worked at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, NY and the Blue Star Contemporary in San Antonio, TX. He is a sculptor and exhibits his work nationally. Brian grew up in Memphis, TN.

Photo Credit: Catherine Elizabeth Patton


Co-Director + Co-Founder, Locate Arts

Carolyn has worked in administration for the Chelsea Music Festival in New York, NY, for Art Crating Inc. in New York, NY and for churches in San Antonio, TX and Knoxville, TN. She is a painter and exhibits her work nationally. Carolyn grew up in Nashville, TN.

Photo Credit: Catherine Elizabeth Patton