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2015 IAF Winner, Bryce Brisco

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

2015 IAF Winner, Kelly Nicole Bond

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 Touring Arts Grants Program returns.

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

Roby Cogswell ends a 30 year run with the TN Arts Commission.

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.

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