Artist Camille Engel will celebrate her home state of Tennessee with an exhibition of original contemporary realism paintings at The Parthenon from Sept. 9th-Dec. 31st. "My Tennessee Home: the Paintings of Camille Engel" will begin with a reception from 6-8 pm Sept. 15th (Friday) in the American art galleries section of the Parthenon, 2500 West End Avenue. Admission is free & open to the public. Engel has spent the past two & a half years researching, referencing & creating these contemporary realism, trompe l'oeil, & encaustic paintings that present depictions of state symbols such as the state beverage, cultivated & wild flowers, fruit, wild animal, insects, butterfly, gem, reptile, fish & more. The exhibition will also spotlight original artworks by the 12 winners of the "My Tennessee Home Student Art Competition." " For more information about this exhibition, including museum location & hours, http://www.nashville.gov/News-Media/Calendar-of-Events/Event-Details/ID/7137/begin/9-15-2017/My-Tennessee-Home-Paintings-by-Camille-Engel-opening.aspx. To learn more about Camille Engel & view her artwork, www.Camille-Engel.com.