January 2022 in The GJCC Galleries



It's Not What You Think, by Angie Howell











Thunderhead, by Jammie Williams 










Yellow, by Brenda Butka







The Janet Levine March Gallery will feature the work of Angie Howell. Angie is a former Fortune 500 corporate sales-hitter and a network marketing two-percenter. She successfully reinvented herself first as a photographer, then speaker, author, transformation coach and abstract artist. She is a heartfelt communicator who personally knows how to triumph in the midst of adversity.  

The JLMG2 Gallery will feature the work of Brenda Butka. Brenda was born in Mexico to missionary parents and grew up in Northern California. In mid-life she took a drawing class at Watkins College of Art and Design and has been drawing and painting ever since. She is represented by Sunset River Marketplace in North Carolina. Her work has won awards in TAL juried shows, and is in collections across the country, including Vanderbilt. Brenda also is a published poet, with two chapbook collections, Little Marrowbone: Altered Geography and Drawing the Resistance. She and her husband have three grown daughters, and live in the Bells Bend area of Nashville, where they have fostered an organic farm community.  

The Sig Held Gallery will feature the work of Jammie Williams. Jammie is a sculptor and painter who lives in middle Tennessee. He studied art at Watkins College of Art and Design as well as Tennessee State University. He worked as a figure sculptors assistant for nine-and-a-half years studying from a live model while learning mold making, casting and bronze patina. Later, he spent three years as in-house artist for Oz Arts Nashville. While there, he created over 100 paintings and collaborated on over 400 other works with OZ Arts founder Cano Ozgener. Over the last seven years, Jammie has sculpted 18 reliefs for the Country Music Hall of Fame. He has exhibited works in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Alabama where his painting, “Fool's Cap,” was judged into the 2020 Red Clay Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art at the Huntsville Museum of Art.  

The House gallery features the annual Under One Roof community wide collaborative exhibit, this year’s theme focusing on Hope and Resilience. The Exhibition Dates are January 4 - 30th. The exhibitions are free and open to the public.  

Any attendees will need to wear masks and sign in at the front desk. For more information, contact the GJCC at 615.354-1699, Curator Carrie Mills at carrie@nashvillejcc.org, or go to www.nashvillejcc.org.  



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