Jacob Jackmauh, Caitlin McCann & Benjamin Stallings
As for me, I’m just passing through this planet
March 8 - April 14, 2024

Irina Jasnowski Pascual
September 15 - October 29, 2023

Coco Klockner
July 8 - August 6, 2023

Morgan Canavan, Ben Estes, Marisa Takal
More Coming Back & More Returning
May 5 - June 11, 2023

Sylvie Hayes-Wallace
Center of the Universe
August 5 - September 18, 2022

Amanda Horowitz

Bad Water, True West or Between Myself the Crickets and the Coyote
performed by Sophia Cleary and Ada Friedman
July 14 & July 15, 2022

Suzanna Zak
Coming Home to the Ice Age
opening May 13 - June 24, 2022 

Strauss Bourque-LaFrance, Milano Chow, Jenni Crain,
Kristin Dickson- Okuda, Rubens Ghenov, Ann Gillen, KB Jones,
Michael Kennedy Costa, Sean Macalister, Sarah McMenimen,
J. Parker Valentine, Anna Rosen
XX Perfect Souls, curated by Natalie Smith
April 1 - May 6, 2022

Justin Chance, Cameron Cameron, Tristan Higginbotham
Serendipity Trail
February 12 - March 25, 2022

Noah Furman
December 3, 2021 - January 25, 2022

Angélique Heidler
October 8 - November 19, 2021

Natalie Smith
Nothing Within or Without
August 13 - September 14, 2021

Celia Lesh & Esther Sibiude
A Hole Filled With Noise, curated by Colleen Billing
July 2 - August 2, 2021

E. Saffronia Downing
Field Dug Over
May 21- June  27, 2021

Matt Smoak
Body Without Organs
April 2 - May 2, 2021

Eleanor Conover
Learning From the Steep Slope
March 5 - March 30, 2021


open by appointment

located beside
320 E. Churchwell Ave
Knoxville, Tennessee

Bad Water is an art space located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Described by a viewer as a “soul-project”, Bad Water is led by a burning desire to support and connect deeply with artists, engage intentionally with the local community and art communities at large, and defiantly encourage the exhibition of diverse, experimental, and evolving art practices in the American South.

The gallery is beside 320 E. Churchwell Ave. It is a partially accessible space. You can enter via a paved driveway to the left side of 320 E. Churchwell. The gallery is approximately 150’ from the street. The floor of the gallery is uneven, densely packed clay, which may present difficulties for those with physical disabilities. Please email us for additional documentation or virtual tours of the exhibition if you would like to view a show but have accessibility needs that our space does not meet.

Bad Water is open during exhibition receptions & by appointment. 
320 E. Churchwell Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917