11 06, 2019

45th American Artisan Festival at Centennial Park

2019-06-28T09:40:28-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photo by Theodore Lillie This Father's Day weekend, June 14-16, more than 100 handmade art vendors, local food and drink trucks will be present at Centennial Park for the 45th Annual American Artisan Festival. Festival director and Nashville-native, Samantha Saturn moved back to Music City from NYC after 20 years to revive the festival as a

45th American Artisan Festival at Centennial Park2019-06-28T09:40:28-07:00
4 06, 2019

EClan Designs aims to connect art with designers

2019-06-04T05:13:45-07:00

Sometimes it takes an introduction, and that is what Lisa Oppenheimer hopes to do as EClan Design’s new sales and marketing director, connecting the art of folding screens and room dividers with interior designers, artisans and curated stores throughout the Southeast. "As a long-time art enthusiast, it is exciting seeing how art and the perfectly curated piece can make a

EClan Designs aims to connect art with designers2019-06-04T05:13:45-07:00
31 05, 2019

Fountains to be added to Musica sculpture

2019-05-31T12:46:15-07:00

Campaign underway for Boudleaux & Felice Bryant Fountains of Musica This week The Fountains of Musica Foundation announced the naming of the iconic Music Row sculpture, a community-wide fundraising campaign launch and construction plans for the three-fountain, Music Row project. The inclusive campaign engages community-wide support to complete the projected $12 million project, which will provide an official entry to historic

Fountains to be added to Musica sculpture2019-05-31T12:46:15-07:00
28 05, 2019

Belle Meade Framers, Beveled Edge Merge

2019-05-28T05:32:49-07:00

Two Beloved Nashville Custom Framers Join Forces By Brianna Melanson Have you ever been sitting at Jason Aldean or Luke Bryan’s restaurants in downtown Nashville and noticed the photos on the wall? Those were all framed by Belle Meade Framers. Have you seen an impressive photo gallery wall in a Nashville luxury home? Chances are, they were framed at

Belle Meade Framers, Beveled Edge Merge2019-05-28T05:32:49-07:00
3 05, 2019

Shopping Spotlight: Chic Artique

2019-05-03T03:59:17-07:00

Family business thrives with rustic aesthetic, custom pieces By Hollie Deese While some people could never comprehend the thought of working with family, for others it is nothing but a dream come true. Like when Jenna Rummel’s son Xander came to her when he was 16 with the idea to create a custom headboard with lights. It was just

Shopping Spotlight: Chic Artique2019-05-03T03:59:17-07:00
15 04, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Adam Cremona of Cremona Custom Built

2019-04-15T03:26:39-07:00

Furniture maker creates live-edge pieces for commercial spaces By Hollie Deese Connecticut native Adam Cremona never intended to make furniture, or to live in Nashville. After high school he put college on hold to travel the world, snowboard and make music. “I lived in Thailand for a little bit and just wanted to experience things other than education —

Artist Spotlight: Adam Cremona of Cremona Custom Built2019-04-15T03:26:39-07:00
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