New Art Shows
Brinkley Plaza, 80 Monroe (Downtown Memphis): Juried Memphis College of Art (MCA) Student Exhibition (during Trolley Night), Friday. Recurring exhibition provides a competitive experience for students to show their work in a high-traffic venue. Hours: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Runs through April 30. mca.edu
Christian Brothers University Gallery (Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery), 650 East Parkway S.: Memphis/Germantown Art League 2013 Star Artist Exhibition, through April 12. Opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Call 901 413-6416.
Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College, 2000 North Parkway: Michael Velliquette: “Cosmic Bodies,” through March 27. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Gallery will be closed March 9-19 for spring break. Call 901-843-3442.
Gallery Ten Ninety One, 7151 Cherry Farms Road, Cordova: “A World in Black and White — with Splashes of Color,” an exhibit by Joseph Baker on display through March 15. “Meet the Artist” reception 3-5 p.m. Sunday. More than 40 pen-and-ink and scratchboard drawings, with a smattering of pastels, oils, acrylics and watercolors. Call 901-458-2521.
Gallery 363 at Leadership Memphis, 365 S. Main: “Hitting the Switch,” through March 22. Opening 6-8:30 p.m. Friday. Collaborative works of pairs of students from the Memphis College of Art. Show organized by MCA students Whitney Kerr and Brittany Vega. Artwork viewing after Friday opening is by appointment. Call 901-452-8033.
Memphis College of Art’s Nesin Graduate School, 477 S. Main: “Singular Masses: An Examination of Racial Identity,” through March 9. Reception 6-9 p.m. Friday. Work of seven artists: Yashua Klos, Anthony Lee, Lester Merriweather, Carl E. Moore, Toyin Odutola, Io Palmer and Matthew Thomas. Exhibition is in celebration of Black History Month. Gallery hours: 4-9 p.m. Friday; noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 901-272-5100.
National Ornamental Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive: Kim Cridler: “Tributaries,” through April 28; and Cecil Humphreys: “Bronze Bowls,” through May 5. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday. Admission: $4-$6. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 901-774-6380. metalmuseum.org
300 Art Gallery, 300 S. Main: “Art Mixer on Main,” Friday. Art display 9-11 p.m.; reception 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover charge $5 after 11 p.m. Artwork will include acrylic paintings, pastels, pencil drawings. Music by Boston’s DJ Jizzy JumpOff. For more information, contact Chibu at firstname.lastname@example.org