23 01, 2021

Artist Spotlight: Maria D’Souza of Beaded Skull Art

2021-01-23T08:57:37-07:00

By Hollie Deese It all starts with a dream. Or maybe it’s more of an inspired vision. But the design for each animal skull Maria D’ Sauza hand-beads appears in her head before she begins to translate it to the piece. “I always have a book on my nightstand, and I capture everything,” she says. “That’s like my little

Artist Spotlight: Maria D’Souza of Beaded Skull Art2021-01-23T08:57:37-07:00
19 01, 2021

A&G Goes Virtual for Mark D. Sikes and Sarah Bartholomew

2021-01-19T08:45:10-07:00

Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville Presents: A Virtual Conversation between Mark D. Sikes and Sarah Bartholomew Little did we know that last year's Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville was going to be one of the last big events we attended in 2020. A favorite for its vendors and flowers and speakers - not to mention its fundraising

A&G Goes Virtual for Mark D. Sikes and Sarah Bartholomew2021-01-19T08:45:10-07:00
21 12, 2020

Creative Collaboration: Tony Perrin and Crystal Shade

2020-12-21T15:28:11-07:00

Crystal Shade started making pottery about 10 years ago, hooked after a continuing education class. Tony Perrin launched his Lock & Key jewelry line six years ago, a coalescence of all the creative professional pursuits he has had over the years, including a background in dance, fashion and costume design. Crystal Shade Both tenants of the 100

Creative Collaboration: Tony Perrin and Crystal Shade2020-12-21T15:28:11-07:00
1 12, 2020

The Gallery at Fort Houston Hosts CHROMA 2020

2020-12-01T13:14:46-07:00

Through December 19, 2020, The Gallery at Fort Houston is presenting CHROMA - A Contemporary Survey of American Glass. The second installment of Meredith Edmondson and Jennifer Crescuillo’s exemplary annual exhibition, CHROMA 2020 also welcomes guest juror Pam Marlene Taylor, as well as a presenting sponsorship from Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass. While the overall representation of sculptural work

The Gallery at Fort Houston Hosts CHROMA 20202020-12-01T13:14:46-07:00
5 11, 2020

Poverty and the Arts Boosts Sales of Art by Homeless Artists

2020-11-05T09:09:20-07:00

New website expands reach Despite a challenging year, the local social enterprise Poverty and the Arts (POVA) continues to expand their reach and build new capabilities with the launch of their new website, www.povanashville.org. Dedicated to providing people impacted by homelessness with access to creative resources and an artistic platform to enhance their quality of life. In response to

Poverty and the Arts Boosts Sales of Art by Homeless Artists2020-11-05T09:09:20-07:00
30 06, 2020

Artist Spotlight: Maggie Sanger

2020-06-30T07:26:56-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Ashton Paige Maggie Sanger has been painting since she was a little girl, when she was always encouraged to be creative. Growing up, she would spend summers with her artist grandmother; they would paint together, creating treasured memories. Instead of pursuing a career in art, though, the 2010 Hume-Fogg graduate enrolled at Eckerd College,

Artist Spotlight: Maggie Sanger2020-06-30T07:26:56-07:00
17 06, 2020

Artist Spotlight: Jessica Saylor of Tiny Towns

2020-06-17T05:09:02-07:00

Making minuscule memories By Hollie Deese Portrait by Semi Song Growing up in Nashville, Jessica Saylor was always influenced by the homes and buildings around her, never realizing she would one day preserve memories of many of them in minuscule packages. Saylor’s senior superlative when graduating St. Cecilia Academy was “Most likely to paint a masterpiece.” As a student

Artist Spotlight: Jessica Saylor of Tiny Towns2020-06-17T05:09:02-07:00
26 02, 2020

Built to Last

2020-02-26T08:04:25-07:00

Smithville’s Joseph Watson carries on family tradition with custom woodworking business By Mary Bernard Like a cherished piece of furniture passed down through the generations, Joseph Watson’s passion for woodworking comes from his dad. Growing up by his father’s side in the family-run business, Watson has been working with wood since he was a young boy. “I was probably

Built to Last2020-02-26T08:04:25-07:00
17 02, 2020

Artist Spotlight: Omari Booker

2020-02-17T10:26:54-07:00

By Hollie Deese Nashville native Omari Booker didn’t really begin to tap into his artistic side until he was a senior at Montgomery Bell Academy. His art teacher then, Jim Womack, was a real inspiration — and is still a mentor — but Booker never looked at it then as a path of viable employment. So he went to

Artist Spotlight: Omari Booker2020-02-17T10:26:54-07:00
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