17 05, 2021

Artist Spotlight: Jay Jenkins –– Woke3

2021-05-17T06:13:11-07:00

By Marq Burnett Photography by Keep3 Jamal “Jay” Jenkins, known artistically as Woke3, describes himself as a melanated muralist and mixed-media artist from “Norf” (North) Nashville. Jenkins was born outside of Los Angeles but left the West Coast at the age of 4. The “Norf” raised and made him into the man he is today, and he hasn’t forgotten

Artist Spotlight: Jay Jenkins –– Woke32021-05-17T06:13:11-07:00
14 05, 2021

Time for Tile

2021-05-14T05:20:27-07:00

Hatch Master Printer takes textile art to interior tiles By Jennifer Chesak Photography by Michelle Morrow Master printmaker Jim Sherraden, who managed Nashville’s iconic Hatch Show Print for more than 30 years, has a new venture called jimjim and co. His artisan tile business is a collaboration with sculptor Jammie Williams and the crew at Nashville Tile & Interiors.

Time for Tile2021-05-14T05:20:27-07:00
7 05, 2021

Artist Spotlight: Anthony Fazio

2021-05-07T04:52:38-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by William DeShazer Ten years ago Anthony Fazio’s life was almost unbelievably different than it is today. A firefighter from New Jersey, he was more accustomed to going into burning buildings than buying art supplies. But a shoulder injury on the job forced him to reevaluate everything. “I had a few surgeries and had nerve

Artist Spotlight: Anthony Fazio2021-05-07T04:52:38-07:00
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
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