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
31 01, 2020

Prints In Bloom

2020-01-31T13:19:04-07:00

Antiques & Garden Show brings annual inspiration to advisory board member Sarah Barholomew By Hollie Deese Photography by Caleb McLaughlin For the last decade, designer Sarah Bartholomew and her husband, Bo, have been putting their stamp on their Green Hills-area home, having outgrown their previous space after having four children. And while that stamp is curated and lovely, it

Prints In Bloom2020-01-31T13:19:04-07:00
12 11, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Handmade Studio

2019-11-12T05:05:16-07:00

Special dinnerware made for intimate, everyday meals By Hollie Deese Being an artist runs in Morgan Williamson’s blood. Growing up, she watched her mother build a business doing faux finishing and murals in homes in Texas, and as a girl Williamson would work right alongside her, soaking in what it meant to be an entrepreneur artist. “She was a

Artist Spotlight: Handmade Studio2019-11-12T05:05:16-07:00
29 10, 2019

Merry Vintage Christmas

2019-10-29T08:27:33-07:00

Old keepsakes make new memories By Hollie Deese Photography by Pamela Monaghan Though many people look forward to Christmas as a way to deck the halls in a new winter theme each year, others can’t wait to pull out the same ornaments they hung on the tree as a kid, soaking in every last holiday memory. Originally from Macon

Merry Vintage Christmas2019-10-29T08:27:33-07:00
10 10, 2019

The Storied South – Art Meets Literature

2019-10-10T03:45:02-07:00

Southern artists on display at The Arts Company The Arts Company presents an exhibition celebrating art and literature, with a distinctly Southern narrative, now through October 24. The Storied South exhibition highlights the visual splendor of the region as seen through the eyes and imagination of three southern artists – Johnny Nelson, Charles Keiger and Ke Francis. The exhibition

The Storied South – Art Meets Literature2019-10-10T03:45:02-07:00
8 10, 2019

Challenging Misconceptions

2019-10-08T04:20:49-07:00

Photographer Anouk Krantz comes to Nashville for Artclectic By Hollie Deese Photographer Anouk Krantz was raised in France by a Dutch mom. She lives in New York and travels to remote areas of the world for work, but she has yet to make it to Nashville. That will change when she speaks at this year’s Artclectic — the annual

Challenging Misconceptions2019-10-08T04:20:49-07:00
26 08, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Summar

2019-08-26T05:23:02-07:00

Liz’s Barn Quilts offers a fun, joyful alternative to ordinary design By Olivia McClure For Elizabeth Summar, the road trips she took up and down the East Coast growing up proved to be more than just a summertime diversion. In truth, it was during these car rides with her mother that Summar was first introduced to barn quilts —

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Summar2019-08-26T05:23:02-07:00
26 07, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Mark Hobley

2019-07-26T04:54:35-07:00

Travel South: Outside artist moves from Venice Beach to Hendersonville By Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele Despite his vintage Western vibe, Mark Hobley doesn’t exactly look like he’s from around here. But if you’ve never met him before, and he says that you’ll know who he is you see him, believe him. Though he has been creative since

Artist Spotlight: Mark Hobley2019-07-26T04:54:35-07:00