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Work of Former FHU Professor Set for Campus Exhibit

Henderson, Tenn. - Oct 14, 2015

Terry Thacker, former art professor at Freed-Hardeman University, will exhibit some of his latest works in the Troy Plunk Art Gallery located in FHU’s Bulliner-Clayton Visual Arts Center Oct. 15 - Nov. 13. The exhibit will include selections of his work from 2012 to the present.

The Department of Fine Arts will host a reception at the opening of the exhibit Thursday, Oct. 15, from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Students and guests are invited to hear Thacker present an artist talk entitled “The Woman with the Alabaster Jar” at 5:30pm in room 103 of the visual arts center.

Thacker taught at FHU from 1981 until 1995. He has also taught at Lipscomb University, Middle Tennessee State University and Savannah College of Art and Design. He currently teaches in Nashville at Watkins College of Art, Design and Film. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Austin Peay State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Thacker travels across the country with different collections of his artwork and serves as a guest lecturer at colleges, art galleries and museums. 

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