HENDERSONVILLE - For most of her life, Sister Margarite Marie lived as a cloistered nun at a monastery in Southeastern France. It was a simple existence devoted to prayer and she owned nothing. Yet, she had it all - the love of her fellow nuns, a sense of spiritual purpose and contentment. Tennessee-based artist Anne Goetze has documented the life
Photography by Connie Chornuk for Nashville Interiors When Julia Martin works on a piece, she doesn’t ever sketch or plan ahead. “I very much work intuitively,” she says. “To ‘finish’ is very much a visual balance that I have to reach, where I can put it down and walk away.” She has to reach a personal satisfaction with a piece
The O’More Show House will be open to the public through Nov. 12, 2017. Show hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and noon – 4 p.m. on Sunday. The Show House will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays for private groups. Tickets are $20. All proceeds from the event will benefit O’More College of Design.
'Art Guitar' Inkjet on aluminum. ©Daryl Thetford NASHVILLE. One of The Arts Company's top selling artists will present new work at the gallery in May. 'Contemporary Narratives: A Painterly Series by Daryl Thetford' will open during the First Saturday Art Crawl on May 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibit runs through May 26. Daryl Thetford, a Chattanooga-based
DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED to JUNE 1 NASHVILLE. This Earth Day, April 22, 2017, celebrate the blooming of spring at The Land Trust for Tennessee’s Glen Leven Farm, a historic 65-acre oasis located four miles from downtown Nashville. Spend the afternoon connecting with nature at this one-of-a kind working landscape, which is not regularly open
FRANKLIN. The Heritage Foundation’s Main Street Festival returns to downtown Franklin April 29-30, 2017. The free spring celebration is expected to draw a crowd of thousands for a fun-filled weekend of music, arts and crafts, food, and children’s activities. MAIN STREET FESTIVAL Saturday, April 29, 2017 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FRANKLIN. Todd Perkins spent his early career helping homeowners reimagine and remodel their homes. About a decade ago he decided to focus on his interior life as an artist, applying many of those same skills and attention to detail. Todd creates high-end guitars with finishes made from upcycled materials of all sorts. In his Denver-based studio, Todd reaches for everyday objects he may alter
Doug Schatz - "River City Queen" (welded steel) CHATTANOOGA. A 33-acre sculpture park located on Chattanooga's Southside features a winding path around 32 large-scale sculptures by internationally recognized artists. The setting offers a mix of elevations and a stunning view of Lookout Mountain in the distance. The slopes have also been planted with more than 100 native trees. Sculpture Fields at
SEWANEE. One of Tennessee's most respected artist workshops is held each June on the St. Andrew's-Sewanee School campus. The event attracts instructors from around the world, and more than 150 participants whose work involves book arts, clay, digital arts, fiber, mixed-media and painting. Shakerag Workshop Dates: June 11-17 and June 18-24 St. Andrews-Sewanee School More than 150 participants gather in Sewanee from