The Photography of William Lee Golden Exhibit Opens

Sumner Masters: The Art of Joel Knapp and Photography of William Lee Golden

In the heart of Middle Tennessee lies a beautiful county with lush landscapes, farmland, wildlife, and world-renowned artists! Yes, Sumner County is home to some of the world’s most recognized names in music and art and Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center is proud to highlight two of these artists and their works in the upcoming show,  Sumner Masters: The Art of Joel Knapp and Photography of William Lee Golden.


William Lee Golden

WILLIAM LEE GOLDEN is one of the most recognized personalities in Country and Gospel music, having garnered the highest accolades as a member of the legendary group The Oak Ridge Boys. Now, the renowned “Mountain Man” is climbing to new heights in the world of fine art.

He’s has found considerable success with his paintings and he’s finding even more success with a new visual medium, photography, where he often focuses on landscape portraits and scenes.

William Lee Golden has earned recognition for his individual achievements in both music and art. Over the years, the iconic features of the Singing Painter have been the subject of many sketches, paintings and sculptures by other world-renowned artists. Golden has received the “Entertainer Of The Year” Award from the Cherokee Indian Association, which is comprised of 21 tribes from across America as well as the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

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