News and Events

Shuptrine continues to paint original works in watercolor
for upcoming exhibitions and his coffee table book ,
set to launch in 2019.
SAVE THE DATE:  See what is new in the Gallery!
September 12, 2018
“Walk in the Gallery” with Shuptrines
2613 Broad Street, 6-8pm
A Successful Opening at the Huntsville Museum of Art
Following a celebratory opening at the Huntsville Museum of Art, Alan hosted a Watercolor Workshop and Gallery Tour!  Attendees were able to hear the stories behind a selection of the paintings from the artist himself, and hear how he chooses his subject matter.
The exhibition will be on display at the museum through August 5th, 2018. Please visit The Huntsville Museum of Art for details!
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September 27th, Cleveland, Tennessee Opening!
Prepare for a local exhibition at our own Museum Center at 5ive Points in Cleveland!  The exhibition will open with a celebration on Thursday, September 27th and will feature over 40 paintings from Alan’s collection.  Members only, so visit HERE for Membership Information!
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Upcoming Watercolor Workshops
Two opportunities to sign up for watercolor workshops with Alan Shuptrine
For inquiries or to reserve your space, please contact us at:
thegallery@shuptrines.com or (423) 266-4453
Thursday, October 4th, 5-9pm
2613 Broad Street
$160
Sunday, October 7th, 1-6pm
A plein air workshop in coordination with the
Cleveland Museum Center at 5ive Points
Cleveland, Tennessee
$250
Visit AlanShuptrine.com for more details!
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Wrapping up the rest of 2018…..
Alan Shuptrine is coordinating with NY Times Best Selling Author Jennifer Pharr Davis on a coffee table book titled, I Come From A Place ©

Featuring prose by Davis and paintings by Shuptrine, this book will focus on

the love of land and traditions and how one seeks the familiar.
Be on the lookout for a Pre-Order opportunity prior to the 2019 launch!
If you are interested, please email thegallery@shuptrines.com

FALL 2018 Master Artist Watercolor Workshops with Alan Shuptrine

RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW!

Watercolor Workshop and Gallery Talk

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

View watercolor paintings and discuss Shuptrine’s upcoming book “I COME FROM A PLACE”.  Artist will provide a 3 hour watercolor instructional workshop for beginner and intermediate artists, pinpointing drybrush techniques.

LIMITED 6 SPACES

Costs:  $160  ($75 DEPOSIT Required)

Students: $100

 SIGN UP By MAY 30th 2018

WHERE:  The Gallery, 2613 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37350

TIME: 5-9pm  (5-6 meet and greet, 6-9 artist instruction)

Contact us to sign up or for more information:

thegallery@shuptrines.com

423.266.4453

 

Plein Air Watercolor Workshop 

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

A casual beginner hike in our Scenic City mountains will provide artists with views and vistas to sketch.  Discussions of the history of our Appalachian Mountains will provide inspiration as participants paint in a plein air fashion in dry brush and preliminary watercolor methods.

LIMITED 12 SPACES

Costs:  $250 ($100 DEPOSIT Required)

Students: $200

TIME: 1-6 pm

~ followed by a wine and hors d’oeuvre sunset toast ~

Contact us to sign up or for more information:

thegallery@shuptrines.com

423.266.4453

 

 

 

The Huntsville Museum of Fine Art Presents:

The Museum Guild Fundraiser: Foothills to Fine Art    

 

Alan Shuptrine, Mist and Lace, watercolor, 16 x 20 in.

Foothills to Fine Art

Thursday, May 10, 2018
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Tickets available February 9, 2018.

Please join the Museum Guild for the opening celebration of the exhibition, Alan Shuptrine: The Serpentine Chain.

What can guests expect?

Live Music
Regional Cuisine from Georgia to Maine
Whiskey & Moonshine Tasting
Silent & Live Auction
An Amazing Evening

Luncheon & Watercolor Demo with Alan Shuptrine

 

Please join us for a
Luncheon and Watercolor Demonstration 
By Tennessee artist Alan Shuptrine 
Alan is known for his paintings of the people and landscape along the Appalachian Trail

Thursday, February 8, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Huntsville Museum of Art
Loretta Spencer Hall Williams Street Entrance

Luncheon & Watercolor Demo with Alan Shuptrine

Alan Shuptrine: Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain

January 18 – April 15, 2018

 

http://www.themorris.org/exhibitions.html

Opening January 18, this exhibition features sixty beautiful, highly detailed watercolors by artist Alan Shuptrine. It celebrates the historical and cultural connections between the land and people of the Appalachian Mountains and those of the British Isles—Celtic traditions brought to America in the eighteenth century that are still present today.

An artist of stunning technical precision, Shuptrine has documented the region’s rich European heritage and captured the spirit of rural mountain life. His work highlights time-honored traditions of the area such as quilting and farming; architectural elements of the region—frame houses, tin-roofed barns, and wooden pasture fences; and stunning, serene landscapes of the Appalachian mountain range.

Alan Shuptrine in Southbound   Magazine.

Please read the amazing write-up Blazing his on Trails on Alan Shuptrine’s exhibit Appalachian watercolors of the Serpentine Chain in the Fall/Winter 2017 of Southbound Magazine.

http://trendmag2.trendoffset.com/publication/?i=441252#

Book Signing and Watercolor demonstration with artist Alan Shuptrine at Starline books.

In nearly 44 years, not since Jericho: The South Beheld  (Oxmoor House, 1974),  has there been a truly thematic and beautiful collaboration of artist and author.  In the same vein, New York Times best-selling author Sharyn McCrumb and watercolorist, Alan Shuptrine, have created an Artist Catalogue titled:  Alan Shuptrine: Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain.  They share a passion about their subject—the land and people of the Appalachian Mountains.  The catalogue celebrates the connections between the people living along the Appalachian Mountains with their cultural and historical counterparts in the British Isles. Serving as a monument to the mountain people, this art collection and Artist Catalogue will help preserve their heritage and traditions for future generations.

 

On Thursday, September 7th, Artist Alan Shuptrine will be on hand for a book signing of the Artist Catalogue and a watercolor demonstration at Star Line Books, located at 1467 Market St Suite 106, 37402The event will take place from 6:00pm-8:00pm.  The catalogue features images of Shuptrine’s watercolor paintings from his museum exhibition, which is currently on display at The Tennessee State Museum, in downtown Nashville. The paintings will be on display until October 1, 2017, and then it will travel in 2018 to: The Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia; The Huntsville Museum of Art in Huntsville, Alabama; and The Museum Center at 5ive Points in Cleveland, Tennessee.

 

Star Line Books is Chattanooga’s only independent bookstore, devoted to its customers and all their reading needs, since 2015.

The Ballad of the Applachian Mountains

Chattanooga Magazine tells the song and inspiration behind Alan Shuptrine’s new exhibit Appalachian watercolors of the Serpentine Chain. Check out this article to read about Alan’s enthusiam behind creating this exceptional exposition!

The Ballad of The Appalachian Mountains

 

 

“Applachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain” featured in the Times Free Press

Please check out the wonderful artice in the June 18th edition  of the Times Free Press on  Alan Shuptrine’s Exhibit Appalachian watercolors of the Serpentine Chain currently at the Tennessee State Museum until October 1st.

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/life/entertainment/story/2017/jun/18/local-exports-alabama-alshuptrine-contributin/433597/

 

 

Lunch & learn series at the Tennessee State Museum

 

Join us this Thursday, June 22, at 12:15 p.m. for a lecture with Alan Shuptrine who will speak about his exhibit “Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain.” Shuptrine, nationally recognized for his paintings, will talk about his creative process for this body of work that celebrates the connections of our Appalachian mountains, and their historical and cultural counterparts in the British Isles. “This journey highlights Celtic traditions that were brought to America in the 18th century, and are still being practiced today,” Shuptrine remarked.

 

English Rose Tea Room Sunday Brunch

 

Sunday Brunch June 11th at the English Rose Tea Room from 10:30am to 2:30pm Meet the artist Alan Shuptrine

 

Art & Antiques Magazines

 

Alan Shuptrine: Appalachian watercolor of the Serpentine Chain featured nationally in Art & Antiques Magazine

 

Nashville Arts Magazine

Alan Shuptrine: Applachian waterolors of the Serpentine Chain Featured in the May 2017 Edition of Nashville Arts

Alan Shuptrine: Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain

 

 

WRCB-TV Channel 3 3 Plus you

Local artist, Alan Shuptrine, opens a showing of Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain, May 19th at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville

http://www.wrcbtv.com/clip/13310169/3-plus-your-art

 

Centennial Club

On March 23rd, Alan Shuptrine spoke to the Centennial Club in Nashville, Tennessee.  It was a beautiful event focusing on Alan’s upcoming ecxhibtion at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.  Thank you Sheila Akin and ladies for such a gracious event!

 

 

Alan Shuptrine in Fine Art Connoisseur

shuptrinesgallery.com/…/FAC-Sept-2016-updated-1.pdf

Come Hear Their Story………

 

 

Meet & Greets with Sharyn McCrumb and Alan Shuptrine

September 11, 2016

4:00pm-6:00pm

Meet and greet NY times best selling author Sharyn McCrumb and nationally acclaimed artist Alan Shuptrine at the CGCC, Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Both will talk about their love of the Appalachian culture for their upcoming book called The Serpentine Chain.

September 12, 2016

6:00pm

Share in the stories of NY times best selling author Sharyn McCrumb and nationally acclaimed artist Alan Shuptrine at University of Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Both will talk about their lives as young artists or literary lovers and how they chose their path to their careers.  Subject matter will also expose love of the Appalachian culture for their upcoming book called The Serpentine Chain.  Open to the public.