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Roy Harper

(1925-2021) born in Coffee County, lived in Manchester Union Station, 2003 oil on canvas, 30 42 inches, 2003.97 This painting depicts the Dixie Flyer steam locomotive departing Nashville’s Union Station […]

R. Lee Stone Jr.

(n.d.) Astral Entry, 1974 print, 16 x 13 inches, 1998.134 In 1972 this work was selected as a purchase prize by the Tennessee Arts Commission from the more than 150 […]

Dumitru Radulescu

(b. 1942) lives and works in Bucharest, Romania Object II, 1973 stoneware, 8.5 x 23.25 inches, 93.39.209 In the spring of 1971, under the auspices of the International Academy of Ceramics, […]

Bets Ramsey

(b.1928) born and lives in Chattanooga Fog Days on Cranberry Island, 1970 wool, cotton, nylon, linen and wood wall hanging, 24 x 13.5 inches, 70.36.50 This is a hand pieced […]

Veda Reed

(b.1934) lives in Memphis November 22, 1967 (detail) oil on canvas, 40 x 50.25 inches, 90.36.3 In 1956, Reed graduated from the Memphis College of Art having had Burton Callicott […]

Irene Ritter

(1943-2013) lived in Nashville Dumber than a Box of Rocks, 1998 Indiana limestone and natural rocks, 20 x 13.5 x 3 inches, 2005.54.1 As editor of Nashville Magazine, Ritter decided […]

Tim Roberts

(n.d.) Bottle, n.d. clay, 17 x 8 x 8 inches, 2008.168.2 Roberts began creating wheel thrown ceramic creations after retiring from the military. Some of his signature items include bowls, […]

Paul Roden

Summer of Lovin’: Lest Ye be Judged Ye’selves, 2006 (detail) color woodcut print, Artist’s Proof, 48 x 32 inches, 2015.65.3 In 2006, when this print was purchased, Roden a native […]

Peggy Root

(b.1958) lives in Jonesborough Hemlocks, Trout Lake, 2010 oil on canvas, 50 x 40 inches, 2015.65.29 Root studied at Ringling School of Art and Design and at Lyme Academy of […]

Peter Rose

(b. 1956) born in Adelaide, Australia, lives in Knoxville Enticing Fruit, 2002 wood fired clay, 15 x 12 inches, 2003.23.4 Rose studied history, art and printmaking and ceramics, receiving a […]

Joanna Higgs Ross

(b.1934) born and lives in Nashville Mountains and Clouds, 2014 oil on canvas, frame built and painted by artist, 38 x 46 inches Gift of Jane Sims Camp In 1957, […]

Brian F. Russell

(b. 1961) born in  Memphis, lives in Arlington Hemisphere 22 Sheaf, 2003 glass and steel, 12 x 10 x 10 inches, 2003.23.1 Russell received his B.A. in studio art from […]

Mark Russell

(n.d.) lives in Greeneville Interior Series, 2002 glass, 17.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches, 2003.23.10 Russell received a B.F.A. from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and a M.S. at […]

Rick K. Stewart

(b.1960) lives in Kodak in Sevier County white oak and cedar tub, 16 inches, 2003.5.2 Sixth generation cooper Rick Stewart learned from his grandfather Alex Stewart’s master crafting and artistry […]

Robert Winokur

(b. 1933) born in Brooklyn, New York, lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Teapot with Stand, 1975 stoneware, 9.5 x 7.5 x 7.5 inches, 93.39.104ab Robert Winokur learned pottery from his mother, […]