Current Exhibition

Sopo: A Journey Home

|November 5—January 21, 2022|

“Sopo: A Journey Home” is an immersive photo experience chronicling photojournalist Philip Holsinger’s three arduous expeditions with the nomadic Tusheti shepherds on their 155-mile migration from the high desert planes on the border of Azerbaijan, across Republic of Georgia, and into the treacherous high altitude of the Caucasus Mountains.

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Past exhibitions

Balance: Order & Chaos

| Opening August 7, 2021 |

Chauvet Arts presents “Balance: Order and Chaos,” a group exhibition highlighting order and chaos as equally active components in the natural balance of life. This diverse collection of artworks shows how artists create balanced compositions through varying degrees of harmony and disarray.

Afterimage: Sensations of Color | March + April 2021

Beginning March 6, CHAUVET Arts will present "Afterimage: Sensations of Color," a group show celebrating the lasting impact artists create through color. Named after the optical illusion in which an image lingers even after the viewer has looked away, "Afterimage" encourages viewers to explore their individual responses to a variety of vibrant artworks and the mental and emotional afterimages they produce.


The Art of Unity 

| Winter 2020 |

For the remainder of 2020, Chauvet Arts will present “The Art of Unity,”  a rotating group show featuring artworks from our diverse roster of experienced artists. In response to recent events and their major effect on the arts, this exhibit will give viewers a chance to reacquaint themselves with our wide variety of works, rediscover their love for the arts, and reinvest in the livelihoods of artists. 

Edible Dramas: Indulgent Art to Expose the Human Appetite

| Summer 2020 |

Chauvet Arts presents “Edible Dramas: Indulgent Art to Expose the Human Appetite” which features the work of Denise Stewart-Sanabria, a Knoxville based artist. Comprised of vivid “portraits” of everything from produce to subversive jelly donuts, Stewart-Sanabria’s work strives to challenge a deeper understanding of the human appetite. 


Art that Matters: 20 Distinctive Women that are Changing the Art World  

| Spring 2020 |

Showcasing only women artists, from Cassatt and Krasner, to artists making their mark today such as Gee Gee Collins and Marilyn Artus, this exhibition will showcase various works from around the globe and promote visibility for women in the arts.