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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

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

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