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King University News :: King University Photography Students to Exhibit Work in Knoxville

King University Photography exhibit part of Knoxville’s Dogwood Festival

The King University Photography department is pleased to present a photography exhibition by three King students and one King alumnus.  The exhibition will be available for public viewing during Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival at King’s Knoxville campus located at The Village at Hardin Valley beginning April 1 through April 30 Monday - Wednesday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

The exhibition will feature senior English major Mary Mills, junior Photography and Youth Ministry major Mickensie Neely, and junior Photography major Trevor Wentt.  Also exhibiting his work will be King alumnus Michael Thornton.  Thornton received his Bachelor of Arts in Technical and Professional Communication from King in 2011.  He currently works for King as an area coordinator of residence life.

“The artwork will showcase a selection of photographs that show our community events like Bristol Motor Speedway and Bristol Rhythm Roots Reunion,” said Assistant Professor of Photography Tammy Mercure. 

The Knoxville Dogwood Arts Festival’s mission is to help fund arts education, promote the visual and performing arts, and to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of the region.

The public is invited to experience King’s photography exhibition at the University’s Knoxville campus is located at The Village at Hardin Valley at 10950 Spring Bluff Way in Knoxville, Tenn.

This exhibition free and open to the public.  Visit to learn more about how you can tell your story through still images, video, web, and graphic design. 


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