City of Knoxville Tennessee Arts CommissionAmerican Alliance of Museum

May 4-July 29, 2018

Featuring more than 40 paintings from the extensive holdings of the Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, South Carolina, this exhibition examines the history of the Impressionist movement and its influence on art created in and about the American South. Artists represented in the exhibition include Kate Freeman Clark, Elliott Daingerfield, Gilbert Gaul, Alfred Hutty, Rudolph Ingerle, Willie Betty Newman, Alice Huger Smith, William Posey Silva, and Catherine Wiley—several of whom were active in East Tennessee. Organized by the Johnson Collection.

Presenting Sponsor:

  • The Frank and Virginia Rogers Foundation in honor of the life of Ginny Rogers.

Additional Sponsor:

  • Sis Mitchell