48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Awards

From Laurie Davis, TN Craft – Tennessee Craft announces the 48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Awards, presented Saturday, May 5. Every spring, Tennessee Craft presents awards to select exhibitors in recognition of their work. These awards fulfill the mission of Tennessee Craft to create opportunities for independent craft artists to thrive through talent growth, professional development and […]

Five Southern Dance Companies Selected for Momentum: Long-Term Capacity Building

Congratulations to Nashville’s New Dialect From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – South Arts, a regional nonprofit arts organization, has announced the five Southern dance companies selected to participate in Momentum. This new three-year project, funded with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will allow the selected companies to build their capacity for regional and […]

Spring Commission Meeting is May 23

From Anne Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission will conduct its fourth quarterly meeting for FY 2019 on Thursday, May 23 beginning at 8:00 a.m. CT. The meeting will take place at the TN Arts Commission, 401 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (formerly Charlotte Ave.) Nashville, TN. The agenda for the meeting […]

Knoxville Photographer Wins Big at International Competition

From Daniel Taylor Roman, studio manager, Taylor Roman Photography This year, Saray Taylor-Roman, a Knoxville portrait photographer of Taylor-Roman Photography, won best photo in the teen and senior category for the 2019 Portrait Masters International Photo Competition. But she was shocked to see that she kept on winning and winning, claiming the top six spots […]

TN Craft Fair Showcasing Twenty Emerging TN Makers

From Laurie Davis – TN Craft – Twenty talented craft artists from Tennessee exhibit their work in the Emerging Makers Tent during the 48th annual Tennessee Craft Spring Fair, the largest craft fair of its caliber in the region. The 2019 spring celebration of craft occurs May 3-5, on the lower lawn of Centennial Park. Spring fair visitors […]

Jazz Road Grants from South Arts Offer Direct Support for Touring Jazz Artists

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – South Arts is now accepting applications for the newly-launched Jazz Road Tours program, offering grants of up to $15,000 to support tours by emerging and mid-career jazz artists. Artists can apply for funds to build tours that include three to six sites, with an emphasis on bringing jazz to […]