June 5 - Aug. 27, 2017
Art Case, A/B Waiting
James (Jim) Diehr has
created art for more than 50 years.
He is Professor Emeritus
at Austin Peay State University
(APSU). Diehr earned a
Bachelor of Fine Art in Studio Art
and both a Master of
Science and Doctorate in Education.
He has taught sculpture,
pottery, drawing and product
design. His work has
been exhibited regionally, nationally
and internationally. In
Kansas and Tennessee, Diehr held
positions as Professor,
Chair of Art, Dean of Arts and
Letters, and Director of
the APSU Center for Creative Arts.
was a Fulbright Scholar at Nottingham
University, England, and
Guest Lecturer in Lin Fen University,
China. He presently
works most days in his studio
near Clarksville, Tenn.
About Eye Talk
Diehr states, “Visual
storytelling is what I do with my art. I
use clay, wood, and
alabaster stone to create my sculptures.
the natural world and human behavior
are the basis for the
meaning and content in these ‘stories.’”
various levels is important to me in my
work. The process of
sculpting with mixed media and visual
problem-solving, due to
the different physical qualities of
each medium, is also
important to my aesthetic. My goal is
to have a conversation
with the viewer.”
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