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Jonathan Phillippi Art at Zeitgeist Gallery

Zeitgeist Gallery 516 Hagan St, Nashville, TN, United States

FLC artist Jon Phillippi is showing original artwork in an exhibition alongside artist Richard Feaster at Zeitgeist Gallery. The exhibition will remain up through January 28th. The gallery is open Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., first Saturdays 12-6 p.m., and by appointment.

Ecology of Community Art Show

The Friends' show, Ecology of Community, will be on display at Belmont University's Leu Foyer Gallery from March 13th - April 10th. Ecology of Community is a visual expression of the relationships between the artists at Friends Life Community (FLC) and the way in which they experience the world around them. Experiencing their artwork is […]

Among Friends

Harpeth Hall 3801 Hobbs Rd, Nashville, TN

Among Friends is a visual expression of the relationships between the artists (the "Friends") at Friends Life Community (FLC) and the ways in which they experience the world around them, including the work of other artists. The Friends' works are comparable to those of well-known artists, a reality that connects every being to a common […]

Opening Reception for ‘The Power of Resilience’

Frist Art Museum 919 Broadway, Nashville, TN

An opening reception for The Power of Resilience at the Frist Art Museum will be held in the Frist Art Museum Café on Thursday, August 24, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Read more about the show on our blog.

The Power of Resilience

Frist Art Museum 919 Broadway, Nashville, TN

This exhibition features works by more than eighty adult artists with disabilities who are served by five social service agencies in Middle Tennessee. Guided by teaching artists, groups at AbleVoices; Borderless Arts; Friends Life Community; Healing Arts Project, Inc.; and Metro Parks disABILITIES made individual and collaborative works of art. These creations were inspired by […]

Mapping the Landscape: Art Exhibit

The Downtown Presbyterian Church 154 Rep John Lewis Way N, Nashville, TN

Join us at The Downtown Presbyterian Church during Downtown Nashville's November Art Crawl to experience the Friends' exhibit Mapping the Landscape. Artists of Friends Life Community made the works in this show over time, adding elements of textures, shapes, and expressive lines in overlapping layers. The work presented here encompasses the art of assemblages and […]

We Are Here To Inform

Belmont University 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN

Artists at Friends Life Community have created a body of work that can be considered “gritty” or “street” art, incorporating text, spray paint, silk screen collage, graffiti-esque marks, and assemblage. These works assert their place in the gallery space, similar to the works of Basquiat, Banksy, and Shepard Fairy. Like the goal of many graffiti […]

Art Wall Opening at 615 Chutney

615 Chutney 7075 Hwy 70 S, Nashville, TN

Join us for an evening of celebration as the acclaimed local Indian restaurant, 615 Chutney, unveils a new installation space for Friendmade art! Beginning January 23rd, diners at the restaurant can view and purchase artwork made by the Friends! The evening's agenda will include a performance by the FLC Signs & Songs chorus.

‘Big Power In Me’ Performance at Lipscomb University

Lipscomb University Blackbox Theater Sewell Hall 4005 Granny White Pike, Nashville, TN

Friends will perform 'Big Power In Me' at Lipscomb University's Blackbox Theater. This open-invite event includes: A performance & workshop (10am-11am) Audience mingling (11-11:30am)   Big Power In Me is a devised movement piece examining disability as a counterculture through the eyes of artists redefining society's perceptions.