JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – Allison Parker’s artist work is on display Aug. 10 through Sept. 21 at the Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts at the McKinney Center in Jonesborough. Most of the artwork will be on sale to the public for the duration of the exhibition.
A special reception that is free and open to the public will take place 6-8 p.m. Aug. 10 at the McKinney Center.
Allison Parker studied classical drawing and painting at the Grand Central Atelier in New York City and holds a B.F.A. in Painting and Illustration degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Parker received a Hudson River Fellowship to study landscape painting in the Catskills and in Jackson, NH. Her paintings have appeared on the television series 'Secrets of New York,' seen on PBS and the History Channel.
She is currently represented by Clark Gallery in Banner Elk, North Carolina. She teaches ongoing classes and workshops for all ages throughout the region; and she will teach the second session of Drawing Fundamentals & Techniques on Saturdays this fall at the McKinney Center.
The McKinney Center houses the Jonesborough Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts and boasts of a mission to be, “committed to inspiring the people of [the] area through both the appreciation of and the participation in the arts as a form of personal and collective expression.” The objective of the program is to, “bring the community at large closer together and show as an example to other communities the creative influence that the arts can bring to their quality of life.” The McKinney Center is a department within the Town of Jonesborough and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.
For more information, email Theresa Hammons at email@example.com or call 423-753-0562.
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