Rala hosts Dolly Parton-themed art show

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Have you ever wanted to visit an art gallery filled with pieces about Dolly Parton? Rala in Knoxville has got you covered!

The shop is celebrating Parton with a Dolly Parton-themed art show that kicks off this Friday.

There are 35 paintings on display, and they'll all be judged.

"We have always wanted to branch out and do something different, and everyone in East Tennessee knows we love Dolly, so we molded the to together," said Eli Frederick of Rala.

"We wanted to show our love for her and everything she's done for the community," he added.

The winner of the show will be announced when the gallery opens to the public on Friday. All the art is available for purchase, and some of the proceeds will go to benefit the Imagination Library.