Exhibitions

ELEANOR ALDRICH: RAG ARCANA

Tri-Star Arts / 4450 Candora Ave., Candoro Marble Building September 9 - November 5th (Reception: November 4 5:00pm - 8:00pm)

Eleanor Aldrich

Tri-Star Arts is pleased to announce the next exhibition in their main gallery and project space at the historic Candoro Marble Building. A solo show, Rag Arcana, featuring recent work by artist Eleanor Aldrich of Knoxville, Tennessee opens Friday, September 9, 2022 and will run through Saturday, November 5, 2022.

A public reception will be held on Friday, November 4, 2022 from 5:00- 8:00 pm (artist in attendance). Aldrich will give an artist talk prior to the reception on Friday, November 4 at 3:30pm in the main gallery.


Eleanor Aldrich was born in Springerville, Arizona. A participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine, she also holds an MFA in Painting & Drawing from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She earned her BFA in Painting & Drawing through the Academie Minerva (Groningen, the Netherlands) and Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. She was a participant in The Drawing Center’s first Open Sessions, and works in a long-distance collaboration ALDRICH+WEISSBERGER with the artist Barbara Weissberger.

Eleanor has had solo shows in Boston, Nashville, Knoxville, Flagstaff, AZ, the University of Alabama, and the University of North Georgia. Her work has been shown at Saltworks Gallery and Whitespace (Atlanta, GA), The Drawing Center (New York, NY), 1708 (Richmond, VA), the Charlotte Street Foundation (Kansas City, MO), Grin (Providence, RI), and Ortega y Gasset (New York, NY). She is currently represented by Channel To Channel in Chattanooga. She has been awarded an Endowment for the Arts through the Whiteman Foundation, and the Herman E. Spivey Fellowship, and has been an artist in residence at Anderson Ranch in Colorado. Her work has been included in New American Paintings, and reviewed in Art in America and on Artforum.com.


Additionally, a temporal painting installation and performance by artist Ada Friedman titled Path-work Play B. will be featured and on view in the Carriage House during the final 3 days of Rag Arcana with more information forthcoming.