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Walter Hyleck

(b. 1942) born in Beloit, Wisconsin, lives and works in Berea, Kentucky Double Sphered Landscape, 1973 clay, 3.5 x 12 x 5 inches, 93.39.92 Well respected as an educator, Walter Hyleck first studied art and art history as an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota, and then in graduate school at Tulane University. After graduating […]

William Kennedy

(n.d.) lived in Knoxville Instructions From Egeria, 1971 print, 34 x 26 inches, 1998.128 In 1972 this work was selected as a purchase prize by the Tennessee Arts Commission from the more than 150 entries that were on exhibit at the Dulin Gallery (now the Knoxville Museum of Art). The exhibit, Tennessee Printmakers 1972 traveled throughout Tennessee […]

Frances Weber

(b. 1958) lives in Chattanooga Wall Hanging with Beads, 1977 textile and wood, 3 1/4 x 87 inches, 77.36.56 Weber is known for creating handwoven wall hangings, pillows and rugs that were often embellished with medallions and beads of various materials. Her works are often distinguished by her strong consistent use of symmetry. She has […]

Wendy Louise Williams

(n.d.) lives in Ripley Collar, n.d. nylon, metal, silver glass seed and silver pipe beads, 18 x 14 x 1 inches, 2004.50.50 This beaded collar is not of a traditional Choctaw design though it has over the years become part of their culture. This collar design is associated with contemporary Choctaw apparel and is most […]

Herb Williams

(b. 1973) lives in Nashville Red Head, 2003, 2017 crayola crayon, paper, paint, wood, 16 x 12 x 12 inches, 2003.98 Williams is one of the only individuals in the world that holds an account with Crayola. Using Crayola crayons exclusively, he creates original sculptures that may require hundreds, even thousands of crayons. William’s artwork […]

Kimberly Winkle

(b. 1971) lives in Smithville Accumulation, 2011 polychrome poplar, steel, basswood and mahogany, 58 x 10 x 12 inches Associate Professor of Art at Tennessee Technological University, Winkle holds a B.F.A. in ceramics from the University of Oklahoma and a M.F.A. in furniture design from San Diego State University. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, […]

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, who was a ceramicist, but only began to seriously explore art after taking a ceramics class in high school to improve his grades. He furthered […]

Scott Wise

(b.1966) lives in Clarksville The Cellist, 2000 limestone, 54 x 19 x 11 inches, 2001.42 Wise graduated from the Johnson Atelier in Mercerville, New Jersey, and Austin Peay State University, where he studied under Olen Bryant. He also studied at the Blackheath School of Art in London. His work is in collections all over the […]

Trevle Haley Wood

(b.1930) lives in Cannon County, TN and Sylva, NC Butterfly Basket, 1999 white oak, 13 x 16 x 10.75 inches, 2001.68.8 The name of this white oak rib basket comes from the side view, which resembles a butterfly with outstretched wings. This unusual form is constructed of three hoops, which intersect with an elaborate knot. […]

Erin Brady Worsham

(b. 1957) lives in Nashville Inclusion, 2002 paper, ink, digital printing, 24.25 x 15.75 x .75 inches, 2007.122.1 Can you find Worsham in the image? She is located in the lower right and looking sidewise at those present. Worsham is living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis also known as Lew Gehrig’s Disease and is only mobile […]