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Warren Greene
Chair of Art Department
Associate Professor of Art

-- B.A., Fine Arts. Freed-Hardeman University
-- Middle Tennessee State University
-- M.F.A., Memphis College of Art

Finalist, International Painting Annual 1, exhibition-in-print, Manifest
Third Place, Professional Painting, Trans Financial Art Exhibit, 1998
Art Student of the Year, Freed-Hardeman University

Professional Experience
Gallery Director/Assistant Professor, Austin Peay State University, 2008 – 2011
Assistant Professor, Freed-Hardeman University, 1999 – 2008
Art Gallery Director, Freed-Hardeman University, 2003 – 2008
Juror, Jackson Art Show, 2007
Juror, Jackson Union Sculpture Tour, 2008
Instructor, Austin Peay State University, 1997 – 1999

Professional Information
Solo Exhibitions:
Warren Greene: New Paintings, Cumberland Gallery, 2012
Warren Greene: For the Land, Roxy Theater
Dermabrasions, Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University
Paleoscrapes and In Over Time, Perry Nicole Fine Art
Reflective Transference, Union University
Reflective Transgressions, Itawamba Community College
Sky Architecture, Lipscomb University

Interesting Information
Debbi Fields (former owner of Ms. Field’s Cookies) and Michael Rose (former CEO of Gaylord Opryland)
Paragon National Bank, Memphis Tenn.
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville Tenn.

Rocky Horton
Assistant Professor of Art

B.S – Harding University
M.F.A – West Virginia University
Honorable Mention, Photography Re-imagined, Tilt Gallery, Phoenix, AZ – 2007
Professional Development Support Grant, Lipscomb University – 2008, 2009
Professional Experience
Graduate teaching Assistant at West Virginia University – 2 years
Visiting Artist Lecturer, Watkins College of Art and Design, Nashville TN – February 2009    
Artist’s Forum Lecturer, Frist Center for the Visual Arts – May 2009    
Judge, Dangent Art Gallery juried exhibition – October 2007    
Panelist for D.I.G. art show series “Human Sacrifice, Atonement, and the Death Penalty” – March 2007        
Panelist, presenter and lecturer CSC conference, Rochester College – June 2007          
Interesting Information
Horton is an artist and an art critic. His written works have been published online and in academic journals; his paintings have been exhibited nation-wide.
Horton also has a website that showcases his artwork available at
He has also served as panelist and judge at various art shows and lectures.
Horton is a member of the College Art Association (CAA) and the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC).
He presented a paper at the Southeastern College Art Conference titled “Unlikely Bedfellows: Painting and Photography”