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Nashville Art Exhibit: Jerry Bedor Phillips, Somewhere Between


The Viridian’s Mezzanine Gallery, AK Llamas, and emerging curator John Michael Woodlee present their latest Nashville art exhibit: Jerry Bedor Phillips, Somewhere Between. This solo exhibit will showcase an installation of prints and drawings by Jerry Phillips. The work will be on display from September 5th – 30th with an opening reception for the exhibition coinciding with the Nashville Art Crawl September 7, 2013, from 6pm to 9 pm.

Being of Pacific Islander Heritage and raised American, Phillips’ work seeks to clarify his identity as someone “somewhere between” two opposing cultural backgrounds. His original imagery seeks to bridge his identities.

“Printmaking is just like Drawing… only better.” – Phillips

Work by Jerry Bedor Phillips has been presented in national and international group exhibitions. His last show was at Space 204 Gallery on the Vanderbilt University Campus, Nashville, TN. He received his BFA degree in printmaking and drawing from Murray State University and his MFA degree in printmaking from Bradley University. Upon receiving his MFA in 2010, he taught as an adjunct instructor for Bradley University and a sabbatical instructor for Illinois Wesleyan University – Bloomington, Illinois and was a member of Backspace Collective in Peoria, Illinois.  He’s active with Southern Graphics Conferences and participates in print exchanges with peers and professionals. Currently, he’s relocated to Nashville, Tennessee and works for the Vanderbilt University Department of Art as their Building Manager/Studio-Gallery Assistant.

The exhibit will run from September 5 through September 30, 2013. The Mezzanine Gallery is located on the second floor of the Viridian at 415 Church Street Downtown Nashville and curated by AK Llamas. Exhibits are free and open to the public.

Reception Details:

Mezzanine Gallery at the Viridian
415 Church Street
Nashville, TN
Reception coincides with September’s Art Crawl on Saturday the 7th, 2013, from 6pm to 9pm.