By: Grace Robinson Individual Artist Fellowship, Craft Bryce Brisco is both a creator and explorer of pottery and ceramics. Considered an artist of contemporary pottery, he draws his inspiration from the pursuit of traditional Southern American folk wares and its three main influences: German salt
GREETINGS FROM SUZANNE LYNCH, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT You have probably noticed by our newsletter and other recent communications, the Tennessee Arts Commission has developed a new brand. We launched a new logo and tagline at the statewide arts conference in late October. We are
By: Grace Robinson Individual Artist Fellowship, Dance Choreographer and performer Kelly Bond uses her art to better know and express the human person. She and her duet partner, Melissa Krodman, have used their past works to explore the consciousness and unconsciousness of humanity. Their newest
The Tennessee Arts Commission announces this week the return of our popular Touring Arts Grants Program. This category supports Tennessee presenters by providing grants of no more than 50% (up to $5,000) of fees for professional artists being presented to the public and who will offer
Nashville, TN—Tennessee has received 12 grants from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), totaling $225,000. The grants were in three different categories that include Art Works, Challenge America and Creative Writing Fellowships in Poetry. The awarding of these grants to organizations, schools and individuals
GREETINGS FROM ANNE B. POPE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Yesterday the Tennessee Arts Commission held its quarterly meeting in Nashville. At the close of the meeting, Chair Patsy Camp presented Roby Cogswell with a handmade basket made by one of the last active Woodbury white oak basketmakers, Bettie Tanner.