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2022 Artist in Residence Biennial

September 2 – October 15, 2022
Reception: Friday, October 7, 5-9pm

This exhibition showcases the work of past UT School of Art Artists in Residence Heidi Howard, Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Zahar Vaks, and Curtis Talwst Santiago. The AIR program, an important School of Art experience for graduate and undergraduate students in Painting + Drawing, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Since its creation in 1982, over 80 working artists have come to teach for a semester at UT.

Click here to view installation images.


The UT Downtown Gallery is a contemporary art gallery exhibiting professional work through funding and support from The University of Tennessee. We are located at 106 S. Gay Street in Knoxville, Tennessee next door to the Emporium Building.

Public receptions are held on the First Friday of each month from 5-9pm at the gallery.

All events at the UT Downtown Gallery are free and open to the public.