Jack has submitted both a fine art print and an original poem for an exhibition at the Oak Ridge Arts Center. The works are for their “Visual Poetry” exhibition slated for May 15 through July 3. Artists have to submit a visual art piece PLUS a related poem. The poem does not have to be written by the creator of the visual art.
Jack submitted an original poem (his first since high school) along with his fine art photography. Read Jack’s poem, Life’s Dreams that was submitted along with this impressionistic photograph.
Jack has been accepted as a juried member of the ART MARKET in Knoxville, TN. For those not familiar with the ART MARKET, it is, in their words … “the premier art gallery in Knoxville, TN”. On their website, they describe the Art Market Gallery as “a cooperative of more than sixty juried-in East Tennessee artists dedicated to providing a vibrant marketplace for original art and fine crafts.”
Knoxville Arts and Culture Alliance
Jack Retterer’s Fall photo of Cades Cove, entitled ”Fall Flowers Bouquet”, was selected to be included in the 15th National Juried Exhibition sponsored by the Knoxville Arts and Culture Alliance. Art included in the juried exhibition was on display February 5-26, 2021 at the Emporium, Knoxville, TN.