Monica Cook <em> Milk Fruit </em> Spring 2015 Exhibition View (photo: Monica Cook, Spring 2015 <em>Milk Fruit</em> 2015, animation still <em>Crop Duster </em> 2013, Private Collection of Joshua Rechnitz, Ny, Ny <em>Okay Mountain</em> exhibition view, Spring 2012 <em>21st Century Sculpture</em>: Mark Andreas / Ryan Wolfe / [dNASAb], Spring 2008 Jade Townsend: <em>Born Between</em>, Fall 2008 Sarah Wagner: <em>Nuclear Family</em>, Fall 2008 UTC Department of Art <em>Juried Student Exhibition</em>, Spring 2008 Johnston Foster: <em>Sticky Situation</em> & Chrisitine Gray: <em>Gazer</em>, Fall 2009 Jered Sprecher: <em>Drift</em> & Rob Nadeau: <em>Primal Scene</em>, Spring 2009 Kahn & Selesnick: <em>Apollo Prophesies</em> and <em>Eisbergfreistadt</em> Spring 2010 Kahn & Selesnick: <em>Apollo Prophesies</em> and <em>Eisbergfreistadt</em>, Spring 2010 <em>“Le Deluge, Apres Mao” China’s Surging Creative Tide</em>, Fall 2010 Michael Vasquez: <em>What Comes with the Territory</em> & Rose Freymuth-Frazier: <em>Whispering Sisters</em>, Fall 2010  Wendy White, Fall 2011 Diane Marek Visiting Artist, discusses her exhibition <em>6 Years / 6 Works</em> Ian Pedigo, <em>Living Daylights</em>, Spring 2011 Matthew Deleget <em>Color Vulture</em> from his Fall 2012 exhibition <em>Pictures at an Exhibition</em> Michael Scoggins <em> A Day in the Life </em> exhibition view Fall 2013 Keetra Dean Dixon and JK Keller<em>We Keep Having this Conversation/<em> Sept 16 - October 21,  2014 Greg Smith <em>Breakdown Lane Orrery</em> October 28 - December 9th 2014 (Photo Credit Northlight Imaging) Greg Smith <em>Breakdown Lane Orrery</em> October 28 - December 9th 2014 (Photo Credit Northlight Imaging) Amy Elkins <em> Black is the Day, Black is the Night </em> & <em> Parting Words </em> Spring 2016 (photo: Amy Elkins <em> Black is the Day, Black is the Night </em> & <em> Parting Words </em> Spring 2016 (photo: Conrad Bakker, Spring 2017 <em> Untitled Project: The Robert Smithson Library and Book Club </em> & <em> The Crystal Land </em> (photo: Carmen Papalia, UTC Diane Marek Visiting Fall 2015, <em> How To Close Your Eyes </em> general view (Photo: Michi Meko <em>KAZUKO</em> Spring 2018, exhibition view (photo: Michael Scoggins <em>Dog Fight 2013</em> from his Fall 2013 exhibition <em>A Day in the Life</em>  Michelle Segre: <em>Sculpture and Drawings</em> exhibition view, Spring 2014 Michelle Segre: <em>Sculpture and Drawings</em> exhibition view, Spring 2014 Sonnenzimmer <em>Cafe Avatar</em> Fall 2017, Gallery II installation (photo: Sonnenzimmer <em>Cafe Avatar</em> Fall 2017, general view ( Summer Wheat:<em> Few and Far Between</em> exhibition view, Spring 2013


June 30, 2019

The new downtown ConTemporary Cress has closed for the remainder of the academic summer semester. Meanwhile Cress staff members are busy preparing for an exciting upcoming schedule while state-of-the-art renovations to its campus location continue full steam towards the reopening of that flagship space in 2021! All of us at the Cress wish everyone an adventurous art-filled summer. Thanks everyone for your support and we look forward to seeing you (and more) again in the cool breeze of Fall.

May 22, 2019

NEW LOCATION & NEW SUMMER HOURS!: 12:00 - 6:00pm Wednesday - Friday; 1:00 - 4:00pm Weekends; closed Monday and Tuesday. Currently featured in the downtown ConTemporary Cress "Foundations / Animations" 101 one-minute hand drawn charcoal animations by first year art majors enrolled in UTC's Expanded Drawing studio class. Make your plans to visit this amazing show displayed across 7 flatscreens at the NEW ConTemporary Cress located at 123 E. 7th St. (near the corner of Walnut St.), the Cress Gallery's vibrant storefront location during the renovation of the UTC Fine Arts Center.

April 16, 2019

The Cress has moved to a storefront space at 123 East 7th Street between Walnut and Cherry Streets near the corner of Walnut. First up in the space are the UTC Dept. of Art Senior BFA Thesis Exhibitions! Show Two opens Tue, April 16 with presentations in Room 201 Derthick Hall, 624 Vine St., 5:00 - 6:30pm. Reception follows behind Derthick on the New Library Plaza. Visitors may park FREE after 4pm in UTC lots 26 & 39 accessible via Oak street on the West (downtown) side of campus. The UTC minibus will shuttle guests from Douglas St. by the UTC New Library to the NEW conTemporary Cress or an easy 10 minute walk. Show One April 16 - 26. Hours are 12- 6pm Tuesday - Friday; 1 - 4pm Sat & Sun; closed Mondays and April 19..

January 31, 2019

The Cress has closed it's UTC Campus doors to make way for long anticipated renovations to the Cress and the UTC Fine Arts Center!! Please stay tuned to our website for exciting news about our temporary contemporary location in downtown Chattanooga!!
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