South Bound at Sculpture Fields
Picture by Susie Lovins
Featuring Spoken Word Poet
July 29, 2021
Enjoy wine, refreshments and local artistry at this special outdoor South Bound event! Chattanooga-based poet, public speaker, and educator Christian J. Collier will be our guest as he recites electrifying poems at various sculptures around Sculpture Fields Park.
"Star Center" by Linda Howard
About Christian Collier
Christian Collier is a local self-described "modern renaissance man." He's an accomplished poet, musician, educator, and public speaker, having shared the stage with HBO's Def Poetry cast, infamous poet and activist Ishmael Reed, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members The Impressionists. Christian was featured on TNT's State Farm Neighborhood Sessions with Usher Raymond, and has published in publications such as The Seven Hills Review, Dirty Chai, Freeze Ray, Voicemail Poems, Calliope Magazine, and The Origami Poetry Project. Most recently, a poetry chapbook of his was named a 2021 Frost Place Competition Editors’ Selection by Bull City Press. His poetry can be read at christianjcollier.com/media
Sculpture Fields at Montague Park
Sculpture Fields is an internationally-acclaimed sculpture park in Chattanooga located in Montague Park. Stretching across 33 acres, the park is a continually growing and expanding place that boasts 41 different sculptures from various artists. The park is free to the public, pet friendly, and open from sunrise to sunset seven days a week. They are located at 1800 Polk Street.
"Anchors" by Peter Lundberg