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Front Page - Friday, October 7, 2016


Artist opening at Southside Studio

Art consultant Natasha Romanova will present the artwork of Ukrainian artist Elena Burykina during an opening reception at Southside Studio (1431 Market St.) Saturday, Oct. 8 from 5:30-9 p.m. Wine will be served, and a limited number of each print will be available for purchase. Burykina was born in Ulan-Ude, a city in the Russian Far East, in 1977. Her family later moved to Ukraine, where she received professional training in art and architecture. Burykina completed art school in the city of Dnipropetrovsk, and received a bachelor degree and degree in architecture from the Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture in 2000. Her undergraduate and graduate training in architecture included classical training in drawing and painting. After a 15-year career as a architect, Burykina turned her full attention to painting in 2012. Burykina’s works are on display in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Spain, Serbia, and the U.S. Her work can be purchased at www.RomanovaArt.com.

Fireside at Greenway Farms

Fireside is a free, family-friendly outdoor music series taking place this month at Greenway Farm Park. All ages are invited to bring blankets and chairs, marshmallow roasting sticks, and a picnic supper, and sit around the campfire and enjoy live music in a rustic setting. The performances will take place Thursdays in October from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Greenway Farm Park is located at 5051 Gann Store Rd. in Hixson. The lineup includes: Oct. 13 – Caney Creek Company; Oct. 20 – Tin Cup Rattlers; and Oct. 27 – storyteller Vincent Ivan Phipps.

An evening with artist Alyssa Monks

The public is invited to attend a free lecture Saturday, Oct. 15 from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Townsend Atelier by nationally recognized contemporary painter Alyssa Monks. Monks will discuss her work, painting process, and journey as an artist. Considered one of the best realist painters in the country, Monks teaches and lectures at universities and other institutions nationwide, and is an adjunct professor at the New York Academy of Art. Monks’ paintings have been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions, and her work is represented in public and private collections. Monks has been awarded the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Painting three times and is a member of the New York Academy of Art’s Board of Trustees. She currently lives and paints in Brooklyn, N.Y. Townsend Atelier is located at 301 East 11th St. For more information, visit www.alyssamonks.com and www.townsendatelier.com, or call (423) 266-2712.

Free fall concert at VW

The Mid-South Symphonic Band will perform Sunday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. at the Volkswagen Conference Center, located at 8001 Volkswagen Dr. The concert will be family-friendly, free, and open to the public. The Mid-South Symphonic Band is comprised of 75 musicians from the greater Chattanooga area who perform under the direction of Jim Souders.