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Exhibit Opening 
September 7  5-7PM   *Remarks 6PM
Free/Open to Public /Kentucky Room & Exhibit Gallery
Please join us of an opening reception for the exhibit, and the opportunity to meet the artist, Charles Brindley. Light refreshments will be served. 
Conversation with Artist
September 25  6-7PM
Free/Open to Public/Swipeable for WKU Students/ Kentucky Room & Exhibit Gallery 
Artist Charles Brindley will discuss his work, along with his inspiration and process. Gallery tour follows.
Gallery Hop
October 12  5-8PM    *Artist walk-and-talk 5:30PM
Free/Open to Public
October's Gallery Hop will feature Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Features. Charles will be conducting a artist walk-and-talk beginning at 5:30PM. 
Artist and Collector Forum
October 22  5-7PM
Free/Open to Public/Swipeable for WKU Students/ Kentucky Room & Exhibit Gallery 

This event will be of particular interest to artists, art students and collectors of art.  Charles Brindley and a panel of collectors will discuss artist/collector relationships.

Color Workshop
November 10 12PM-3PM
$45 Register/Pay Here 
This lecture based workshop, led by Charles Brindley,  is open to all levels of artistic development. Pre-registration and payment are required. 
Drawing Workshop
November 16   10AM-2PM
WKU Students/Exhibit Gallery
This Charles Brindley workshop is targeted primarily to WKU students
at all levels of artistic development including beginners.
The beginning lecture portion of this workshop is open to our community.
Gallery Talk
November 16   2:30PM
The Museum and artist will host a final talk discussing the exhibit.

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures

Exhibit Dates   
August 21-December 1, 2018

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.

Brindley's interest in trees began in the mid 1980s when he stated working directly on site, creating large scale drawings. In addition to other subjects, he has produced over ten highly detailed drawings of trees annually for 25 years. During the same period, the artist completed nearly 500 tree paintings and sketches.

Brindley has been represented by galleries in numerous cities, including Nashville, Memphis, Taos, Washington, DC and New York City. His work appears in public and corporate collections throughout the United States and in private collections internationally. Five touring exhibitions of Brindley’s works have traveled to museums and art centers in the Southeast and Midwest. Charles Brindley’s drawings and paintings depict a variety of symbol-laden subjects, including giant deciduous trees, panoramic landscapes, prehistoric ruins, rock formations, architecture and still lifes. His images are highly representational but contain multi-layered abstract elements.



The  Museum is hosting a variety of events, workshops and programs in connection with the exhibit. If you have questions or need more information, please contact Education Curator, Christy Spurlock, 270-745-6082.







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