Press Contacts: Teri L. Sullivan
July 30, 2013
For Immediate Release
The Memphis/Germantown Art League’s National Exhibit opens in
GALLERY TEN NINTEY ONE in WKNO’s Digital Media Center
Starting August 1, Gallery Ten Ninety One at the WKNO Digital Media Center will be featuring the Memphis/Germantown Art League’s biennial National Exhibition August 1 through August 29 with an opening reception on Saturday, August 3rd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The art exhibition will feature sixty-six entries pieces from sixty-six artists across fourteen states. The entry pieces will include two-dimensional art displayed in a wide variety of mediums including oil, watercolor, acrylic, photography, graphics and mixed media. The styles will vary from realistic to nonrepresentational abstract and will be juried and judged by Leslie Frontz, an accomplished artist and instructor from North Carolina.
Leslie Frontz earned her MFA from the University of NC at Greensboro and has studied with noted painters. She exhibits broadly and has won several awards for her work in acrylic, oil, and watercolor. Her paintings have been featured in a number of magazines including US Art, Watercolor Artist, and The Artist’s Magazine. She is a signature member of many art societies in America and in Great Britain.
The Memphis/Germantown Art League (MGAL) is a nonprofit organization designed to support artists and others interested in visual fine arts with contributions to individuals and to the community. The League’s purpose is to aid its member artists in their professional growth and in the development of their artistic skills by providing exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, and other continuing education opportunities. In addition, to the National Exhibition, MGAL holds annual juried exhibitions for members, workshops, produces a monthly newspaper, and meets quarterly.
WKNO is a non-profit, private foundation serving the Mid-South for more than 50 years. An important community resource, WKNO uses the power of non-commercial public broadcasting to provide the Mid-South with quality educational and cultural programs that inform, entertain, and inspire. For more information: wkno.org.
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