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Milligan artwork returns to Dos Gatos in downtown Johnson City

MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY, Tenn. (February 2, 2022) – The artwork of Milligan art and design students will be on display during the month of February at Dos Gatos Coffee Bar in Johnson City, Tennessee.

An opening reception for the show, titled “Two Cats + a Herd of Buffalo,” will be held on Friday, Feb. 4, from 6-8 p.m. as a part of First Friday festivities in Downtown Johnson City The event is free and open to the public. Masks will be required. Artwork will remain on display at Dos Gatos through Feb. 28.

“Our students are so excited to return to downtown Johnson City this year,” said Art Brown, associate professor of communications and graphic design. “First Friday is an excellent opportunity to exhibit their artwork off-campus and to be included in our thriving regional art scene. We are always thankful for the support of Dos Gatos and their owner, Dick Nelson.”

The exhibit will feature approximately 50 works by over 30 students, each produced in one of Milligan’s art, photography, graphic design, or interactive media design courses.

New this year are more motion-graphic based pieces, illustrations and interface designs, according to Karahann Kiser, assistant professor of interactive media and design.

“This show is a way for the community to experience the emotion and connection which students pour into their work,” said Katherine Eldridge, a junior film and graphic design major.

To learn more about Milligan’s visual and communicative arts programs, visit

For more information on Dos Gatos Coffee Bar, located at 238 E Main Street in Johnson City, visit


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts institution in Johnson City, Tennessee, whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant-leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs. To learn more , visit or call 423.461.8700.

Posted by Chase McGlamery on February 2, 2022.