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Three Rivers College’s Tinnin Center Art Gallery is hosting “The Weight of Summer Rain,” an exhibit by artist Greg Edmondson from March 18 to April 12. Admission is free.

“This exhibit presents a set of shifts, some subtle, others more substantial, in both my practice and my purpose,” Edmondson said. “These paintings reveal the human experience not as separate from our environment, but as simply part of a larger, ongoing context, with an invisible foundation, and an inconceivable expanse.”

Edmondson spent a four-year artist residency on the banks of the Gasconade River in rural Missouri, and its from that time he took the name “The Weight of Summer Rain.”

“I witnessed four dramatic and devastating floods,” Edmondson said. “I watched the sleepy little Gasconade rise up 40 feet out of her shallows, swallowing farmland, washing away houses and trees, showing us all who truly ruled this tiny domain. Almost a third of the paintings included here were made in this radically changeable place.”

The exhibit also includes works from the past 10 years during Edmondson’s long-term residency in St. Louis, the isolation of the pandemic, a brief stint at a university in East Texas, to the present.

The Tinnin Center Art Gallery displays exhibits of regional artists, as well as the works of Three Rivers students. For more information on upcoming art exhibitions and performances at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center, visit

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