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June 2021 Exhibit  

The Village Theater is proud to announce its first art exhibit of 2021. Artist Tiera “TKnaff” Knaff’s exhibit is titled, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” and runs May 28 - June 28. A special artist meet & greet reception will be held on June 3 from 7 - 9 p.m.

Special Reception Instructions:
Due to COVID-19, pre-registration is required for guests in half-hour increments starting at 7 p.m. Guests can register via to email Guests must include contact information and number in their party. Masks are required. Number of guests is limited to 20 per half-hour time slot. 

June 2021 Gallery Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., and Thursday evenings from 6 - 8 p.m. or by special appointment that is arranged via email to elli.fassois@

For more information, please call 734/394-5300.

Artist's Statement: 

How does your garden grow?

I’m sure when you hear the question “how does your garden grow”? your immediate answer is careful watering and sunlight. When keeping up a garden you may find yourself nurturing your plants, protecting them from rodents or harmful locusts that could shorten their growth. You may even remove them from their spots once they’ve outgrown their home, or reached their peak. 

At first thought of hearing this question, your mind may only wander on the subject of greenery, but have you ever thought that maybe this question could also relate to human life?

For example, we treat our gardens as realms. We respect it, we monitor it and feed it with care and love. Why is it that we don’t treat our bodies as such? We often find ourselves exposed to negative situations/energies in similarity to locusts, which we wouldn’t expose our plants to because we know the outcome will discontinue the growth. As we monitor our gardens we specifically understand what our plants need in order to reach their highest potential; these same practices we can apply to life. Growth is limitless.

Sometimes questions provide more perspective than statements. What are my weaknesses? How can I improve my weaknesses? What process works for my growth? Am I consistent enough?

How can I make my garden grow? When we analyze our ingredients we can understand the outcome results clearer.

My goal is to communicate with my audience that growth is limitless with consistency. This show is to depict different ranges of growth and understanding of life. I want to create a more colorful and vivid setting that takes you away from reality, and showcases it in a more “artificial realism”.

The different pieces will consist of elements of self love, growth, the desire to create from surroundings in a positive light, and exploration of colors.