15 03, 2019

An Artistic Expression

2019-03-15T03:23:16-07:00

Small space fosters big ideas for Germantown arts business Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele Robert Jones is ready to prove you don’t need a lot of space to make a big impact. His Overton Arts framing workshop is carved into the 100 Taylor Arts Collective in Germantown. “Because it's so small, and it’s just me, I'm

An Artistic Expression2019-03-15T03:23:16-07:00
6 03, 2019

Supporting the Arts

2019-03-06T06:14:18-07:00

Rowanne McKnight helps nurture local artists with the Nashville Artist Collective By Kathleen Boyle Photography by Kiki Morton Rowanne McKnight understood it was a risk to begin and lead the Nashville Artist Collective. Not that her hometown wasn’t ready for it; on the contrary, an organization like the collective seemed overdue in Music City. The risk involved, rather, was

Supporting the Arts2019-03-06T06:14:18-07:00
25 02, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Claire Roberts of Nashty Threads

2019-02-25T05:59:39-07:00

Story by Kathleen Boyle Photography by Connie Chornuk When Claire Roberts developed a serious back injury, she needed to take time off from her dance career. A teacher, choreographer and dancer who had worked most recently with the Found Movement Group, Roberts has studied a range of dance disciplines. Dance was an outlet for exploring and cultivating her creative

Artist Spotlight: Claire Roberts of Nashty Threads2019-02-25T05:59:39-07:00
27 12, 2018

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

2018-12-27T07:33:16-07:00

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 Mansion2018-12-27T07:33:16-07:00
15 12, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Dina D’Argo

2018-12-15T11:04:35-07:00

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’Argo2018-12-15T11:04:35-07:00
5 11, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Will Rhodarmer of EClan Design

2018-11-06T04:41:22-07:00

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 Design2018-11-06T04:41:22-07:00
2 11, 2018

Parthenon Gala a Celebration of Nashville

2018-11-02T09:42:44-07:00

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 Nashville2018-11-02T09:42:44-07:00
26 10, 2018

Paddywax Candles Last Beyond the Burn

2018-10-26T06:48:27-07:00

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 Burn2018-10-26T06:48:27-07:00
17 10, 2018

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Caleb Groh

2018-10-17T08:23:16-07:00

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 Groh2018-10-17T08:23:16-07:00