27 12, 2018

Students, New Hat, bring a new look to Belmont Mansion

2018-12-27T07:33:16+00:00

By Nicole Keiper In a washroom at Wedgewood-Houston’s Dozen Bakery. Along the shelves at East Nashville beauty hub Lemon Laine. Climbing the walls at historic downtown hotel Noelle. Even if you don’t know local art and design studio New Hat’s name, you’ve likely come across their work — bold, creative, custom wallpaper designs and interior installations — placed in

Students, New Hat, bring a new look to Belmont Mansion2018-12-27T07:33:16+00:00
15 12, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Dina D’Argo

2018-12-15T11:04:35+00:00

Dina D’argo has always painted, at least on the side, until a severe horse-riding accident prevented her from going back to work full time. She sold her house in California and moved to Hawaii to recover. After that, she got married and moved to Tennessee. That relationship didn’t work out, but she is remarried now to her best friend

Artist Spotlight: Dina D’Argo2018-12-15T11:04:35+00:00
5 11, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Will Rhodarmer of EClan Design

2018-11-06T04:41:22+00:00

By Emily Griffin An artist for as long as he can remember, Will Rhodarmer is changing the interior decorating game with his innovative, decorative folding screens. As a trained artist with multiple art degrees, he built on this foundation by pursuing additional studies and expertise from oil and acrylics to Sumi-e drawing, print-making and other unique painting techniques. With his

Artist Spotlight: Will Rhodarmer of EClan Design2018-11-06T04:41:22+00:00
2 11, 2018

Parthenon Gala a Celebration of Nashville

2018-11-02T09:42:44+00:00

Sylvia Rapoport loves the Parthenon. A Nashville native, she still remembers the first time walking into the Parthenon decades ago, where her mother also volunteered in the gift shop. “We all have to come on our fifth or sixth grade field trip to the Parthenon. That's where we learn about Tennessee history. The only ‘high-rise’ in Nashville was the

Parthenon Gala a Celebration of Nashville2018-11-02T09:42:44+00:00
26 10, 2018

Paddywax Candles Last Beyond the Burn

2018-10-26T06:48:27+00:00

By Emily Griffin Fans of locally-made Paddywax candles keep coming back for the insanely addictive smell and the high-quality containers that look gorgeous in any room - a strategy that is all by design. Paddywax is well known in the Nashville area for their Berry Hill storefront where all the candles are hand-poured for all of their orders. This

Paddywax Candles Last Beyond the Burn2018-10-26T06:48:27+00:00
17 10, 2018

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Caleb Groh

2018-10-17T08:23:16+00:00

By Nicole Keiper The first time Nashville artist Caleb Groh created one of his felted animal plaques, it was a little more fanciful than the softened but fairly lifelike ones he sculpts now — it was a blue bear with big purple paws that looked more like mitts, all wrapped in crimped and crooked seams. “That one came to

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Caleb Groh2018-10-17T08:23:16+00:00
6 10, 2018

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Sarah Mason

2018-10-08T08:23:45+00:00

By Nicole Keiper Sarah Mason’s abstract paintings, with washes of watercolor that evoke foggy, dreamy landscapes, can fit just fine in a gallery setting. But more often than not on the Birmingham artist’s social media feeds, you see her spotlighting pieces placed lovingly inside buyers’ homes — anchoring mantels, brightening master bedrooms, making a bold and colorful statement above

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Sarah Mason2018-10-08T08:23:45+00:00
13 08, 2018

Portia de Rossi talks art collaboration with Restoration Hardware

2018-08-13T03:30:12+00:00

Earlier this spring, award-winning actress and artist Portia de Rossi formally launched General Public, an art curation and publishing company that creates 3D printed reproductions of original works of art. By using their proprietary Synograph, texture and brushwork are captured in such detail that it’s nearly indistinguishable from the original. This technology allows the artist to create multiple reproductions,

Portia de Rossi talks art collaboration with Restoration Hardware2018-08-13T03:30:12+00:00
1 07, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Jim Sherraden

2018-07-01T06:52:22+00:00

Master printmaker uses ‘that which falls to the floor’ to create mesmerizing quilts Photography by Connie Chornuk When Jim Sherraden moved to Nashville in 1977, it was because his lyric writing skills had caught the attention of Waylon Jennings. “When they called, I left the phone hanging in the air like a cartoon character,” he jokes. But along with

Artist Spotlight: Jim Sherraden2018-07-01T06:52:22+00:00