Tri-Star Arts produces annual contemporary art exhibition projects in Tennessee with a rotating statewide schedule. Additionally, their speaker series brings contemporary visual arts professionals to Tennessee to engage with the community through public talks, Q&A sessions, and speaker-selected studio visits. Tri-Star Arts serves Tennessee by spotlighting and growing the contemporary visual art scenes in each region and fostering a unified statewide art scene. Their programs promote art dialogue between the different cities in the state, and between the state and the nation.
Warhol painted more than 100 works related to Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper, which some have read as complex reckoning of his homosexuality, Catholicism, and mortality in response to witnessing AIDS devastate the gay community.