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
26 06, 2018

Artclectic Inspiration

2018-06-26T08:40:11+00:00

Photography by Patrick Sheehan As an alumna of the University School of Nashville, designer McLean Barbieri knows firsthand the quality of the education it provides. The private school’s mission of diversity, creativity, environmentalism and inclusive learning is why she sends her children there. And as the owner and principal designer of Annali Interiors, Barbieri is a fan of Artclectic,

Artclectic Inspiration2018-06-26T08:40:11+00:00
23 06, 2018

Graffiti Goes Inside

2018-06-23T06:21:50+00:00

Local street artists go big, and go home Troy Duff shot by Reeves Smith Nate Brown and Bryan Deese shot by Gabe Ford Hillsboro High School in Green Hills is a hotbed for street artists. Here are three alums who have been making names for themselves for years doing graffiti murals, and more recently, interior commissions. Troy Duff

Graffiti Goes Inside2018-06-23T06:21:50+00:00
19 06, 2018

Shopping Nashville’s 8th Avenue

2018-06-19T04:20:23+00:00

By Allie Myszka Photography by Gabe Ford Nashville’s 8th Avenue is full of life and bustling with constant change. Now densely lined with local restaurants, residential buildings, and shops, the street has become a well-loved neighborhood for locals and tourists alike. Among the best of 8th Avenue’s offerings are several businesses that are full of treasures for those in

Shopping Nashville’s 8th Avenue2018-06-19T04:20:23+00:00
12 06, 2018

American Artisan Festival Brings Art to Community

2018-06-12T10:38:46+00:00

Could there be a more perfect Father's Day gift than some original art? This weekend the American Artisan Festival returns to the front lawn of Nashville’s Centennial Park June 15-17 for its 44th year. The festival is free, family-friendly, and open to the public. There will be 150 artists from across America, fun kid-friendly art projects, an amazing range of

American Artisan Festival Brings Art to Community2018-06-12T10:38:46+00:00
5 06, 2018

Artisan Spotlight: Keith Merry

2018-06-05T13:04:32+00:00

Balancing family legacy with creative reinvention By Allie Myszka Keith Merry inherited two things from his father: a family business, and an insatiable creative bent. Merry’s father, Bill Merry, Sr., was a cofounder of Nashville-based ornamental iron business Herndon & Merry, and as such, Keith Merry has been around metalworking for most of his life. He began working alongside

Artisan Spotlight: Keith Merry2018-06-05T13:04:32+00:00
21 05, 2018

Paper Dolls

2018-05-21T13:43:37+00:00

Wallpaper just the beginning for New Hat’s creative collaborative Portrait by Sanford Myers Spaces by Danielle Kirk and Heidi Ross It all started in the bathroom of a bakery. It was at Dozen Bakery in the Wedgewood-Houston part of town where Kelly Diehl was working as a pastry chef. She pulled in her longtime friend and designer Elizabeth Williams for

Paper Dolls2018-05-21T13:43:37+00:00
2 05, 2018

Local Artists Abound at Harding Art Show

2018-05-04T12:20:48+00:00

Celebrating its 43rd year, The Harding Art Show will host 70 artists from across the country May 3-5, 2018. And more than half of them are from right here in Middle Tennessee. Nashville artist Troy Duff photographed by Reeves Smith Some of those local creatives include Trevor Mikula, Troy Duff, Ed Nash, Lee Crum, Jim Sherraden, Katie Neal,

Local Artists Abound at Harding Art Show2018-05-04T12:20:48+00:00