Nashville—Anita Norman, a junior at Arlington High School won first place in last night’s ninth annual National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Poetry Out Loud National Championship, edging out every other state champion to win the $20,000 grand prize and $500 for her school to
Nashville – The Tennessee Arts Commission is delighted to exhibit the work of Denice Bizot from Chattanooga. She has been a professional sculptor for 12 years. Born in New Orleans, Bizot graduated from Loyola University, earning a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in 2001. Most recently
Nashville—When Leo McGee retired from Tennessee Tech University in 2007, he became a full-time Southern writer with a bucket list that included enhancing his award-winning Hydrangea Garden and visiting the venues of the Grand Slam Tennis Tournaments around the world. Regular tennis players themselves, McGee
Nashville—On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, the Legislative Arts Caucus, Tennesseans for the Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission along with arts leaders from across the state celebrated that the new Arts specialty license plate has been produced, road tested and is now available at County
Nashville—23 Tennessee high school students from across the state will participate in the 2014 Tennessee Poetry Out Loud State contest. Students learn about great poetry through memorization, performance and competition as they master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. The
Nashville – The Tennessee Arts Commission is extremely proud to exhibit for the first time, Peruvian painter, Clorinda Bell. Her paintings exemplify the Cuzco School of Religious Art, a style of Peruvian painting that was introduced to Cuzco by Italian artist/Jesuit monk Bernardo Bitti in the 16th century.
Nashville — The Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host the Tennessee Arts Commission on January 13th for the last of 4 strategic planning public meetings held around the state. An earlier meeting date of December 9th was canceled due to inclement weather. The meeting
Nashville, TN – The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation present Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, in partnership with the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts at Austin Peay State University. Poetry Out Loud is