“Pop! The Art of Comics” exhibit at The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art in Tuscumbia, AL.
The exhibit covers comics history and notable comic artists and spotlights works by the Mid-South Cartoonists Association (MSCA) and the late Hanther, a comic artist from McNairy County, TN.
TVMA will hold a number of comics related events over the six-week run of the exhibition, including some movie nights. Be sure to keep track of them to find out more – tennesseevalleyarts.org.
Thanks to Brent Bonds and the Tishomingo Arts Council for getting us involved with the art exhibit (and thanks to Brent for the photos and transporting the art).
Some of us in the MSCA may make a roud trip over to see it if we can work out all the travel arrangements. Keep an eye out for an email about it, or contact MSCA prez Kevin L. Williams at midsouthcartoonists (at) gmail (dot) com.
Below is the press release….
MSCA: Comics Art Exhibition at the TN Valley Museum of Art
The Mid-South Cartoonists Association (MSCA) is proud to announce that member art is on display in the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art (TVMA) from March 18 – April 29, 2023. The broader display will include pieces of original, vintage comics by Christopher Hanther of Marvel Comics, as well as MSCA members’ finished sequential art and process pieces from published pages of comic books and graphic novels and comic strips, to pieces used to propose projects.
Comics Art Exhibition
MARCH 18 – APRIL 29
This exhibition will explore comic book and sequential artwork. It will feature the comic illustrations of Christopher Hanther, who worked for Marvel Comics and illustrated the long-running comic Tandra. Learn more about Christopher Hanther in this video by the Tishomingo Arts Council: www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1221636025029324
Exhibition hours: Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm
Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for TVAA members
The TVMA is located at 511 W Water Street, Tuscumbia, AL 35674