BIO

Ginny Togrye is a sculptural painter and sculptor with Creative Visions Artists. She began her life and education in Louisville Kentucky and finished at Middle Tennessee State University with a minor in Sculpture.  She later returned to complete painting and drawing courses. She worked as a scientific Illustrator at the University of Tennessee in a Chair of Excellence lab in Microbiology and later as a freelance artist. Currently, she is complementing her work at Studio S in clay sculpture. Togrye was awarded Painter Laureate with Cultural Arts Murfreesboro in 2017; was a featured artist at the Greenway Arts Festival and the Gallery at the Mill in Lebanon; and participates in juried shows and competitions regularly. Togrye collaborated with Nashville artists, Stephen Watkins and Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun on Paint Memphis mural. She also completed a mural/exhibit at the Discovery Center museum. Her work is included in collections with the City of Murfreesboro and with the Discovery Center Museum. As Painter Laureate, she is very involved with the under-served in her community and has hosted numerous workshops. It has been her mission to connect the cultural community rallying artists for an Artist Directory for Readysetrutherford tourism site and the Creative Connector FB group, which she is the admin, posting all local events and artist opportunities. She and the Poetry and Photography Laureates are featured in a show in the Rotunda at Murfreesboro City Hall showcasing their work completed during their term. 


EXHIBITION HISTORY

Laureates Show in the Rotunda of City Hall, Murfreesboro, TN, July 2018

We Are Tennessee Mural, Children’s Discovery Center Museum,            Murfreesboro, TN. 2018

Germantown Art Crawl, Nashville, Tennessee. 2017
    
Feature Artist at the Gallery at the Mill at Lebanon, Lebanon, Tennessee. 2017

Murfreesboro Art Crawl, Murfreesboro Town Square. 2017

Germantown Art Crawl One Year Anniversary Show, Nashville, Tennessee. 2017

Greenway Arts Festival Artist and Feature Poster Artist                            Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 2017

Art Studio Tour, Guest Artist At Studio S, Murfreesboro, TN. 2017

Wild Arts Festival, Cultural Arts Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro, TN. 2017

Paint Memphis Mural, Collaboration with Stephen Watkins and Olasubomi     
Aka-Bashorun. Memphis, TN. 2017