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Meet Individual Artist Fellows Diane Fox and Paul Harrill

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design Diane Fox Knoxville A distinguished lecturer in the College of Architecture and Design at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Fox teaches photography and graphic design courses. Fox received her M.F.A. from the University of Tennessee,

Meet FY20 Individual Artist Fellows Vadis Turner & Cebrun Gaustad​

Vadis Turner Gallatin, Sumner County From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media & Design Using traditional materials associated with women (such as repurposed quilts, clothing and ribbon) Vadis Turner creates abstract assemblages and sculptures. Turner received a B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Boston University.

Crow Comes Home: Tis Mal Crow’s Work Returns to Tennessee

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design Picture it — Nashville, December 15, 1999, the Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery opens with Transforming Tradition, an exhibition highlighting hand-crafted, tradition-inspired, contemporary native objects by Tis Mal Crow. Crow fashioned the objects using materials such

48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Awards

From Laurie Davis, TN Craft – Tennessee Craft announces the 48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Awards, presented Saturday, May 5. Every spring, Tennessee Craft presents awards to select exhibitors in recognition of their work. These awards fulfill the mission of Tennessee Craft to create opportunities for independent

Knoxville Photographer Wins Big at International Competition

From Daniel Taylor Roman, studio manager, Taylor Roman Photography This year, Saray Taylor-Roman, a Knoxville portrait photographer of Taylor-Roman Photography, won best photo in the teen and senior category for the 2019 Portrait Masters International Photo Competition. But she was shocked to see that she

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

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