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“Things I’ve Seen” opens

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Things I've Seen

Photo by Aaron Thompson

The Arts Center of Cannon County is pleased to announce the opening of


Photographs by Award-Winning Photographer

Aaron Thompson

Now thru – July 29th

 The photographs of award winning photojournalist Aaron Thompson will be on display in the Marly Berger Gallery at The Arts Center of Cannon County now through July 29th. These photos include pictures from his time working as staff photographer for The Daily News Journal from 2002-2011.  He covered every thing from kids opening Christmas presents to professional sports and natural disasters.

“I love telling stories with my photos,” says Thompson. “My favorite assignments were the ones that I got to go out and meet new people.” Aaron’s goal as a photojournalist was to give the reader a different perspective on everyday events. 

 One of Aaron’s photographs became known world wide when he captured the heartbreaking moment of nine year old Christian Golczynski receiving the flag during the funeral of his father, SSgt. Marcus “Marc” Golczynski, who died while serving in Iraq. This photo earned him numerous awards including the Associated Press’s Photo of Year and Regional Photo of the Year. 

Aaron’s photographs will be on display in the Marley Berger Gallery from Thursday, June 20th to Thursday, July 25th. 

Admission to the gallery, located in the Arts Center of Cannon County, is free. Gallery hours are 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Saturday. The Arts Center is located at 1424 John Bragg Highway, Woodbury, TN 37190. For more information call (615) 563-2787 or (800) 235-9073, email evan@artscenterofcc.com, or visit www.artscenterofcc.com

If You Go:

What:    Things I’ve Seen

Where:   The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Highway, and Woodbury, TN 

When:   June 20 – July 29  

Contact:    (615) 563-2787 or 1-800-235-9073 

Founded in 1990, the award-winning Arts Center of Cannon County is a unique model for rural arts organizations. Situated in an under-served rural area in a town of 2,000 and a county of 12,000, The Arts Center annually attracts more than 40,000 visitors from a region covering over a 100-mile radius.  Drawing on the blue-collar roots of its community, the organization focuses on self-sufficiency, fiscal responsibility and social entrepreneurship.  The Arts Center is partially funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission, Southern Arts Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts.