First Friday Gallery Openings/Exhibits

New Exhibits at Friday Gallery Opening 

The Creative Arts Guild is pleased to announce its First Friday Event for May - a Gallery Opening and Artists’ Reception highlighting three new art exhibits. The event is scheduled for Friday May 5th, 5:30pm to 7:30pm, at 520 W Waugh Street, Dalton.  There will be light refreshments and live music.  The Creative Arts Guild's First Friday series is always free and open to the public and offers exciting opportunities for all ages to come out and experience new and inspiring works of art. 

The Exhibits:

MMIA (Mixed Media Inspired Arts) presents Synchrony: Art by Layerists in the Main Gallery.  MMIA is a group of artists from Chattanooga and the surrounding area who produce mixed media art. Their artists work in a contemporary style using acrylic as the primary medium, often incorporating mixed media and collage elements into their works. 

Civic Arts League presents The Framed Story in the ON Jonas Performance Hall. The League is a growing group of artists and art supporters who work together to support art and culture in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the surrounding tristate area.  Their aim is to provide an opportunity for people to meet, exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, and to display their art. 

Lee Anne White presents A Bowing Acquaintance With Plants in Gallery 111. Lee Anne White is a photographer, artist, writer and educator who creates intimate portraits of landscapes, seascapes and botanical subjects. Her work is available as fine art pigment prints and photo encaustic art for homes, retreats, spas, healthcare environments. 

“I'm very excited about our May First Friday reception! Not only will we have Lee Anne White, an extremely talented encaustic photographer, but we will also be hosting two local, and very diverse, regional artist organizations. The night will definitely go down as a must see with engaging artists, live music, and art demonstrations throughout the building.” - Savannah Thomas, Gallery Director.

Savannah can be contacted at or 706-279-3129.  


Upcoming Gallery Openings and Receptions:

June 9th 5:30 - 7:30
*Please Note This Is A Second Friday Event*

Renel Plouffe
Nicole Song
Patrice Lynn Young
July 7th 5:30 - 7:30 Russell Cook
Nicole Song
Hollie Berry
August 4th 5:30 - 7:30 Russell Cook
Keith McFarland
Mary Hamby
September 15th 7:30 - 9:30
FESTIVAL Preview Party
Juried FESTIVAL Exhibit
October 6th 5:30 - 7:30 Juried FESTIVAL Exhibit
November 3rd 5:30 - 7:30 Paula Gregg
Alexa Lett
December 1st 5:30 - 7:30 Paula Gregg
Alexa Lett