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FY20 IAF Applications Available

  By Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – The Individual Artist Fellowship (IAF) provides $5,000 awards to outstanding professional artists (i.e. those individuals who by education, experience, or natural talent engage in a particular art form or discipline) who live and

South Arts Southern Prize & State Fellowships

Applications are now open for the South Arts2019 State Fellowships! Apply through December 3, 2018. From South Arts – The South Arts State Fellowships is a state-specific prize awarded to the artists whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South. A national

TN Tourism Partners with TN Craft for TN Craft Week

From Laurie Davis, TN Craft – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development partners with Tennessee Craft to sponsor craft artist demonstrations in all 15 Tennessee Welcome Centers during Tennessee Craft Week Oct. 5-14. Tennessee Craft Week shines a spotlight on craft artists across the state each October, celebrating handmade

Spirit to Clay: Works by Tina Curry on Exhibit at TN Arts Gallery

October 5—November 30, 2018 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – Recognized primarily for her hand-built, clay animal sculptures (especially equine), Curry creates her own distinctive style through using alternative firing techniques such as horsehair, saggar, raku, and pit and

Preserving and Teaching Traditional Appalachian Craft

From Fran Day, Director-Institutional Advancement, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts announces a new initiative to facilitate the intergenerational transfer of traditional Appalachian arts and crafts and cultural heritage knowledge. The initiative is designed to preserve and continue

A Gift to Dye For

By Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media & Design – Earlier this summer, the Tennessee Arts Commission was honored to receive two magnificent, handmade, printed textile works by professional fiber artist and professor, Jeanne Brady. For nearly 20 years, she has been the

Master Artist Apprentice Program on Exhibit

August 3–September 28, 2018 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – The Master Artist Apprentice Program (MAAP) is a cooperative partnership of the Tennessee Arts Commission and Tennessee Craft. The mission of this collaboration is to encourage and invest in

Eleven Tennessee Artists Receive FY19 Individual Artist Fellowships

From Krishna Adams, Lee Baird and Suzanne Lynch, TN Arts – The Individual Artist Fellowship (IAF) provides $5,000 awards to outstanding professional artists (i.e. those individuals who by education, experience, or natural talent engage in a particular art form or discipline) who live and work in Tennessee.

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