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

Lessons From My Summer Internship

By Asher Hawkins, Summer Intern – The dream of inspiring and uplifting communities of people through the arts is not an easy desire to fulfill. Art is invaluable to the people it impacts, healing and creating hope through so many different avenues. In order to

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

TN Military & the Arts: Video Now Available

  From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – TN Arts Commission in partnership with the TN Department of Veterans Services presented a session at the 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference called TN Military and the Arts. Several organizations participated and shared the

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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