For Information contact:

Patricia Cooper
Visual Arts Coordinator
patty@gpacweb.com
901-751-7664

The Gallery

The Lobby Gallery is free and open to the public during normal business hours and on days of performances.

GPAC celebrates the visual arts by exhibiting a diverse collection of artwork by emerging and professional artists from around the region.


Current Exhibit

By Bill Bailey

By Bill Bailey

Visual Arts Exhibition: 
Souther Images
Bill Bailey

November 2 - November 29, 2017

Artist Reception:
Thursday, November 3 from 5:00-7:00pm
Free and open to the public.

Bill Bailey completed a thirty-year career as an Electronics Engineer/Manager for the Federal Aviation Administration before pursuing a new career as an artist. He has devoted his full attention to painting since his retirement in 1992.

Bill works primarily in watercolor, using various paper supports and techniques. He attempts to capture the Southern Landscape and people in his work.

He has won numerous awards in juried, regional, national and international competitions. Most recently he has won awards in the following organizations: Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Texas Watercolor Society, Mississippi Watercolor Society, Kentucky Watercolor Society, Watercolor Society of Houston, Alabama Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, and the Tennessee Watercolor Society.

He was selected as a “one to watch” by Watercolor Artist Magazine in 2012.

He has attained signature membership status in Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Southern Watercolor Societies. 

Bill’s art education has been primarily acquired through studies at the University of Memphis and participation in painting workshops with prominent teachers, eg. John Salminen, Cheng-Khee Chee, Frank Webb, and Judi Betts.


2017-2018 Season 

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2017
Visual Arts Exhibition: The Most Beautiful Color of AllKELLY FISCHER

NOVEMBER 2017
Visual Arts Exhibition: Southern Images
BILL BAILEY
Reception: November 2,  5 - 7pm

DECEMBER 2017
Visual Arts Exhibition: The Path of the Weaver
HANDLOOM WEAVERS

JANUARY 2018
Visual Arts Exhibition: Temporal Narratives
YASMINE OMARI, ZIGGY TUCKER, ANDREA MORALES
Reception: Janruary 19,  5:30 - 7:30pm

FEBRUARY 2018
Visual Arts Exhibition: Music Grows in Carpenter Art Garden
IRIS ORCHESTRA

MARCH 2018
Visual Arts Exhibition: The Weathered South
LACEY WALT & CO.

APRIL 2018
WORKS FROM MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART

MAY  11-12, 2018
GERMANTOWN MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
STUDENT SHOW

MAY 2018
Visual Arts Exhibition: MGAL 41st Juried Spring Exhibit
MEMPHIS GERMANTOWN ART LEAGUE