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Join us First Friday for an exhibition of paintings inspired by the poetry of local doctor, Humayun Kabir. Dr. Kabir's poetry has been transformed into image by Bangladeshi artist, Mostafiz Karigar. Dr. Kabir will be present at the reception, and will give readings of his poetry at 6:30 and 8:00pm . Please join us! This exhibition is free and open to the public and will be on display through August 15.


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Paintings by Mostafiz Karigar based on poems by Humayun Kabir
August 7 - 15, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, August 7, 5-9PM

1st Year MFA Student Exhibition
August 21 - 29, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, August 21

Non-Exempt: UT Staff Exhibition
September 4 - 26, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, September 4, 5-9PM

Lorrie Fredette and Larry Brown
October 2 - 31, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, October 2, 5-9PM
Lecture: Lorrie Fredette, Thursday, October 1, 7:30PM in room 109 of the Art + Architecture Building, UT Campus

John Messinger
November 6 - 28, 2015
(gallery will be closed the 25 and 26 for Thanksgiving)
Opening Reception: Friday, November 6, 5-9PM
Lecture: Thursday, November 5, 7:30PM in room 109 of the Art + Architecture Building, UT Campus


Untitled Document

Land Report
July 3 - 31, 2015

Richard J. LeFevre's Civil War Series
May 1 - June 27, 2015

Strangers & Stand-Ins: Sunta Prasad

April 22 - 25, 2015

April 3 - 17, 2015

Time and Again: Ruth Weisberg
March 6-27, 2015

Paul Sacaridiz: Configurations

January 23 - Febraury 28, 2015


2014 Exhibits

2013 Exhibits

2012 Exhibits

2011 Exhibits

2010 Exhibits

2009 Exhibits

2008 Exhibits

Life in Light: An exhibition of poetry in painting

August 6 - 15, 2015

Mostafiz Karigar
Mostafiz Karigar
Life in Light
Life in Light
Life in Light
Life in Light







UT Downtown Gallery
106 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
ph: 865.673.0802
Manager: Mike C. Berry

Gallery Hours

    Tu.: CLOSED
    W: 12-5
    Th.: 12-5
    F: 12-5
    Sat.: 10-3
    Sun: CLOSED

    Please Note: The UT Downtown Gallery closes in observance of national holidays and between exhibitions.