ERIC SUBLETT: THE CREATIVE LIFE
UT Downtown Gallery / 106 S. Gay St. June 3, 2022 - July 2, 2022
This exhibition features the paintings, drawings, photography, flyer/poster art, and videos of Eric Sublett, with an emphasis on the artist’s connection to community and local culture. Eric Sublett - The Creative Life is organized by his friends and fellow artists, photographer, Gary Heatherly and songwriter / poet, R.B. Morris.
Sublett passed away in 2018 after a long illness. As a lifelong Knoxvillian, Eric was a graduate of West High School and University of Tennessee. Friends knew him as a talented artist, avid music lover, knowledgeable historian and dedicated UT sports fan. Eric was involved with the 1982 World's Fair Art Colony and development of James Agee Park in Fort Sanders. He is the son of former UT School of Art painting professor and Knoxville 7 artist, Carl Sublett.