Arts Advocacy 2018

Tennesseans for the Arts (TFTA) presented a robust and informative meeting on Wednesday, March 7  to over 200 arts advocates from across the state. The event was held at the Nashville Public Library, who incidentally received the 2017 Library of the Year Award—making them the

TN Arts Commission Explores Franklin, TN

On Tuesday, March 6, the Commission held its spring quarterly meeting on the campus of O’More College of Design. Located close to downtown Franklin, the college offers graphic, interior and fashion design degrees and boasts a 91% job placement rate for graduates. The centerpiece of

Call for Entries: Best of Tennessee Craft 2018 Exhibition

From Laurie Davis, Tennessee Craft – Tennessee Craft seeks entries for the Best of Tennessee Craft, a biennial exhibition designed to connect art collectors and craft enthusiasts with contemporary craft artists producing the most diverse, highest quality craft pieces available in Tennessee. Presented by Tennessee Craft – the state’s largest,

Memphis Artist Receives NALAC Fund for the Arts Grant

From Adriana Rios, Program Assistant, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures – Yancy Villa-Calvo, a Hispanic artist living in Memphis has been awarded a NALAC Fund for the Arts grant from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC). NALAC recently announced its latest cohort

TN Artist to Receive 2018 NCECA Outstanding Achievement Award

From Fran Day, Communications Director, Arrowmont – Bill Griffith, Arrowmont’s current outreach and partnership liaison, will receive the 2018 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Outstanding Achievement Award on Friday, March 16, 2018. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have successfully completed

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