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606 State Street Gallery Featured Artists for September: Carl Jenkins and Jessica Graybeal

September 02, 2013

The Featured Artists at 606 State Street Gallery in September are Carl Jenkins and Jessica Graybeal.Carl Jenkins is a retired school teacher from Bristol, TN (originally from Bluff City), who has enjoyed drawing from an early age. Carl took up art after his teaching career and currently works in pencils, watercolor, and acrylic.Jessica Graybeal is a native Bristolian and self-taught artist who now resides in Johnson City. Her acrylic technique involves pouring paint onto the canvas and manipulating the colors using motion and force to allow the colors to intermingle. At times she uses her fingers, bamboo skewers, plastic forks, or other similar implements to direct the paint, but rarely, if ever, uses brushes.