March 22–August 4, 2019

Connect/Disconnect: Growth in the “It” City

Conte Community Arts Gallery

  • Photo by Delia Seigenthaler

  • Photo by Elizabeth Berger

  • Photo by Nick Zimmer

  • Photo by James Terry

  • Photo by Holly Abernathy

  • Photo by Erin McDermott

  • Photo by Erik Doty

  • Photo by Kim Balevre

A community exhibition inspired by a 2017 Tennessean article about how Nashville has been growing at a rate of one hundred people per day, Connect/Disconnect will feature photographs by Davidson County residents of diverse ages and backgrounds, showing how the population boom has affected them and the lives of the people around them. The exhibition hopes to explore the rising connectivity between neighborhoods and communities, and the potential for disconnection between people and socioeconomic classes as the city strives to adapt to record growth. Its themes may include the new atmosphere of entrepreneurship and creativity, the impact of transit and housing on current and new residents, and the ongoing effects of recent and historical events.

The Frist Art Museum is pleased to announce the 50 artists selected for the Connect/Disconnect: Growth in the “It” City digital photography exhibition:

Holly Abernathy
Martha Armstrong
Kim Balevre
David Bennett
Elizabeth Berger
Sayre Berman
Mariah Clemons
Raechel Curtis
James DeMain
D’Anelle Desire
Ray Di Pietro
Erik Doty
Jo Fields
Jacqueline Flynn
Denise Fussell
Tony Gonzalez
Caroline Gumpenberger
Betty Harper
Alan Hayes
Bernadette Hugan
D. Elizabeth Jesse
Lisa Johnson
DaShawn Lewis
Kevin Lurey
Hamilton Masters
Kalonji McClellan
Erin McDermott
Don McEwen
Donna Moffitt
David Morel
Justin Near
Joshua Ness
Huy Nguyen
Joe Nunez
Emily Passino
Julia Perkins
Mary Phelps
David Piñeros
John Roeder
Carey Rogers
Delia Seigenthaler
Brian Siskind
Gene Smith
Ben Spalding
Laura Sturgill
James Terry
Yukiko Ueda
Ramona Wiggins
Richard Wise
Nick Zimmer

Marty Stuart, musician and photographer
Carlton Wilkinson, educator and photographer
Susan H. Edwards, executive director and CEO, Frist Art Museum



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