ArtsBuild produces new documentary, Imagine!

The Imagine! film follows Ooltewah Elementary School classroom teacher Mrs. Lisa Steele, and her class, during the fall of 2014 as they prepare to visit the Tivoli Theatre to see “The Nutcracker.” Despite a lack of financial resources for arts education at her school, Lisa Steele incorporates what she has learned at ArtsBuild’s Kennedy Center […]

Gift Vouchers Now Available to Buy 
Tennessee Speciality License Plates

  The New GIFT-A-TAG voucher program allows Tennesseans to give the gift of a Specialty License Plate Tennessee Specialty License Plates—which support over 100 different organizations and charities—are now available as gifts through a new website hosted by the State DepartmentTreasury office: Tennessee Gift Center ( The GIFT-A-TAG Gift Voucher Program is the first offering […]

2015 IAF Winner, Allen Brown Davidson III

By: Grace Robinson – Individual Artist Fellowship, Music/Theater Memphis native, Allen “Beau” Davidson is an internationally known recording artist, songwriter and actor. Since becoming involved in music at a young age, Davidson has worked to use his talents  for a positive influence. In addition to recognition for numerous roles onstage and appearances and performances on […]

2015 IAF Winner, Todd Dills

By: Grace Robinson – Individual Artist Fellowship, Literary Arts Fiction writer and creative journalist, Todd Dills has been immersed in his career of words for nearly two decades. He uses his work as a vehicle to explore the drama particular to contemporary lives. The novel he is currently writing, Shining Man, depicts one man’s journey […]