Invitational Alumni Exhibition

Oct. 26th ~ Nov. 24th, 2015
Joan Derryberry Art Gallery
Roaden University Center
Tennessee Tech University

On The Edges

The TTU Art Department Invitational Alumni Exhibition will feature recent works by outstanding alumni invited from each of Tennessee Tech's art degree programs, showcasing the high caliber of work, varied formats and wide range of styles, and the diverse artistic practices evident in recent works by these alumni.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Tennessee Tech was first established at the Appalachian Center for Craft in the early 1980's in clay, fibers, glass, metals and wood. Art education followed in 1989, and painting in 1997, based on the main campus in the Department of Music and Art. The separate Art Department, encompassing these seven concentrations was established in 2012, and an eight concentration in design, begun in 2013, is expected to produce alumni beginning 2017. This exhibition is part of the university's Centennial Celebration.


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Off The Beaten Path
Studio Tour

October 28th ~ 30th, 2016
Off The Beaten Path Studio Tour The best artist in Middle Tennessee open their studios to the public with demonstrations, guest artist, while offering you some of their best work...

Susan DeMay

Susan DeMay

Artist's Statement

Susan DeMay produces functional and decorative stoneware pottery and other artistic forms, such as wall works, sculptural vases, and tile projects. She maintains a studio, Made by deMay, in Smithville, Tennessee with the help a number of assistants. Her work includes a production line of tabletop wares as well as a series of art pieces. All clay work uses colorful glazes with a variety of surfaces, put together to create rich, expressive palettes and distinctive designs. Each series has evolved from many years of working with electric kilns fired to cone six.

View my Latest Work as of August 2015

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Collaborative Gallery
Noveau Deco

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Slab Series


Commissioned Work