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An Open Call For Artistic Reflections On The Pandemic

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CHI Memorial

(aired Weds 12/08/21)

Nearly two years into the pandemic, artists here in the Chattanooga area have an opportunity to express and reflect through a new exhibit that opens next month.

CHI Memorial Hospital and AVA - the Association for Visual Arts - are partnering on the exhibit, “How Are We Doing? A Pandemic Retrospective.”

The deadline for artists to submit entries is Wednesday, December 15th - and the exhibit runs from Friday, January 7th through Friday, February 18th.

Chyela Rowe is the arts therapies and wellbeing coordinator at CHI Memorial - and Tim Goldsmith is curator and education coordinator at AVA.

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