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Artist Tim Yanke Brings His Love of the American West to the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center in Hendersonville, Tenn

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Hendersonville, TN, September 13, 2022 –(PR.com)– “Tim Yanke was one of the first artists featured at the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center when it opened as a jewel-box art museum five years ago,” says Cheryl Strichik, the MACC’s executive director. “We are thrilled that he is returning to the MACC with some of his most spectacular Western paintings. Middle Tennessee was the gateway to Westward expansion in the 19th century, so Western art has always had pride of place in our galleries.”

Born in Detroit, Mich., in 1962, Yanke first became fascinated with the American Southwest in the mid-1970s while visiting his sister at Northern Arizona University. He found the region’s distinctive color palette, from sandy brown to chili-pepper red, to be immensely appealing. Later, as an art student at North Texas University, he developed a penchant for abstract art with the works of such 20th-century masters as Kandinsky, Klee,…

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