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Cumberland Art Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is supported by its members and generous friends of the arts. It is funded in part by the Tennessee Arts Commission, and the Cookeville Arts Council.

Gallery times are Monday through Friday 12 noon to 4pm; Sunday 1pm to 4pm (closed Saturdays). The first Sunday of the month features a reception for the current month's Backdoor Gallery showing. Be sure to visit on the first Sunday to meet the artists and enjoy conversing with our instructors and members.

186A S Walnut Ave.
Cookeville, TN 38501


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Tom Lynch has been referred to as the nation's premier watercolorist with over 37 years of experience. He has won numerous awards, including two "Lifetime Achievement Awards" and "American's Top 20 Teachers" award. He has been the featured artist for several PGA and LPGA tournaments, and his work is found in public, private and corporate collections around the world. Lynch has eight books to his credit, and five award-winning PBS TV series workshops, as well as YouTube educational videos.

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At the Backdoor Gallery

Members Annual Show


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Chuck Becker
Colleen Hughes
Bonnie Masters
Rose Dahms
Connie Norton, Betsy Fox,
Nancy Miller

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Cumberland Art Society Annual Awards

Volunteer of the Year — Ted Ludgate

Sam Bacon Award — George Stockton

Congratulations and Thank You all for your dedicated service to CAS!

Cumberland Art Society has been serving the Upper Cumberland region (Putnam and surrounding counties) since 1961, offering area residents quality art instruction, opportunities for local artists to display their works, and featuring outstanding monthly exhibits in the Backdoor Gallery and lobby area. Something new is always happening at CAS! Stop by soon.

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