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Lanie Gannon

Lannie Gannon

(b.1959) lives in Nashville
The Evaluation, 2002
wood, acrylic, rope and burlap, 27.75 x 15 x 7 inches, 2003.23.6

Gannon earned a B.F.A. at Memphis College of Art and studied woodworking at the Appalachian Center for Craft. She also taught at Belmont University for 18 years in the sculpture department that she started. In 1988, she received the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship and in 1994 she was awarded the Tennessee Arts Commission Owens-Corning Visual Arts Fellowship. Then, in 2000 Gannon also received the Individual Artist Fellowship in Craft from the Tennessee Arts Commission. She has produced two books. Nom de Plume, a book of drawings, and Ruby, the story of her neighbor. The Evaluation was exhibited in the Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery as part of the Governor’s 2003 Inaugural Exhibit.