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Jorge Yances

(n.d.) born in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, lives in Nashville Sol de la Tarde, 2008 oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, 2015.65.24 Yances studied under several well-known artists and in 1974, he received the medal of bronze by the Grumbacher Company. He also became an artist in residence at the Cruciana and Rosler Gallery […]

Marvin Yates

(b.1943) born in Jackson, TN, lives in Germantown, TN Sunny Side, c.1970s watercolor on paper, 21 ¾ x 28 ¾ inches, 79.132.70 Yates received his B.F.A. from Memphis College of Art, has exhibited his work regionally and nationally and has received numerous honors for his paintings. Sunny Side was included in the Tennessee American Revolution […]

Lain York

(b.1965) born and lives in Nashville Twinkle Brothers, 2006 mixed media on panel, 47 x 47 x 4 ¼ inches, 2008.167.4 In 1990 York graduated with a B.A. in painting and art history from University of TN in Knoxville. Since then he has continued to create and exhibit his work in the South. As director […]

Sara Young

(b.1922) lived in Clinton Square footed slab box with brown glaze, 1970 4 x 4 x 4 inches, 70.36.18 Young is known for wheel thrown and occasionally slab built functional and decorative ceramics, draws inspiration from nature. She studied at the Penland School of Crafts in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, and the School for American […]