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TN Craft Offers 10 Scholarships for Summer Study

From Tennessee Craft – Tennessee Craft creates environments for life-changing connections to spark and grow, fostering supportive artist-to-artist relationships, building maker communities across the state, and preserving traditional craft methods by educating both our membership and the public on the people, processes and rich traditions

East TN PBS President Elected Trustee for APTS

From Stacey Karp, Director, Communications, America’s Public Television Stations –  On February 7, 2019, America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) announced the election of its new board leaders and members. Roy Clem, Executive Director of Alabama Public Television, has been elected Chairman; Bert Schmidt, President and Chief Executive

TN Artist Andrew Scott Ross Awarded South Arts Fellowship

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – Andrew Scott Ross from Johnson City, TN has been awarded a State Fellowship from South Arts, the nonprofit arts service organization advancing Southern vitality through the arts. Only nine artists from the southeast

In Communion with Soil: Works by Joe Reynolds

On exhibit February 1—March 29, 2019 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – I went to Cristalândia because I had no reason to go. There I knew no one and could build relationships from scratch. I am a Brazilian who

Individual Artist Fellowship Applications Due Jan. 28

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Individual Artist Fellowship applications are DUE Monday, January 28, 2019, by 11:50 p.m. CST. Fellowships provide monetary awards to outstanding professional artists, i.e. those individuals who by education, experience, or natural talent engage in a particular art form

Sarah Ahmad: My Oasis On Exhibit

December 7, 2018—January 4, 2019 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – Currently living in Memphis, first generation American and award-winning mixed media artist, Sarah Ahmad actively exhibits her work nationally as well as internationally. Her work has been on

Tennessee Craft Recipient of Windgate Challenge Grant

From Laurie Davis, TN Craft – Tennessee Craft is the recipient of a $25,000 Challenge Grant from the Windgate Foundation. The Windgate Foundation supports significant educational programs in contemporary craft and visual arts, and in art history preservation efforts. Most notably, the Windgate Foundation supports other non-profit organizations

East TN PBS Nominated for Two MidSouth Regional Emmy Awards

From Kate Spears, Social Media & Events, East Tennessee PBS –  East Tennessee PBS is honored to have been nominated for two MidSouth Regional Emmy® Awards in the Documentary/Historical Category for 2018. The nominations were announced by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and recognized East

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