17 10, 2018

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Caleb Groh

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

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+00:00
6 10, 2018

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Sarah Mason

2018-10-08T08:23:45+00:00

By Nicole Keiper Sarah Mason’s abstract paintings, with washes of watercolor that evoke foggy, dreamy landscapes, can fit just fine in a gallery setting. But more often than not on the Birmingham artist’s social media feeds, you see her spotlighting pieces placed lovingly inside buyers’ homes — anchoring mantels, brightening master bedrooms, making a bold and colorful statement above

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Sarah Mason2018-10-08T08:23:45+00:00
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
2 04, 2018

Todd Herzberg at Hatch’s Haley Gallery

2018-04-02T11:38:51+00:00

Next week artist and printmaker Todd Herzberg will begin showing his work at The Haley Gallery, Hatch Show Print’s fine arts gallery that displays restrikes of original posters from the collection, as well as contemporary interpretations of Hatch's classic wood blocks by national and local artists. Herzberg is the co-founder of the Lexington Guild of Printmakers and is currently the

Todd Herzberg at Hatch’s Haley Gallery2018-04-02T11:38:51+00:00
22 12, 2017

Pretty Page Turners

2017-12-22T05:56:04+00:00

Founded in London in 1947, The Folio Society publishes carefully crafted editions of works of fiction and nonfiction, offering affordable beauty for the nightstand. Here are some recent releases: The Gastronomical Me This food memoir is introduced by Ruth Reichl and features 12 pages of black and white photographs chronicling M.F.K. Fisher’s life. $57.95v

Pretty Page Turners2017-12-22T05:56:04+00:00
22 12, 2017

Build a Book Collection

2017-12-22T05:56:50+00:00

Tips to get started Michael Keever has always been a collector; he’s from a family of collectors that goes back generations. Step into Worthington Galleries, which he owns with his wife, Ashley, in Gallatin and there is ample evidence of that collecting gene. From art and sports memorabilia to historical relics and statues, the space is packed with pieces. But

Build a Book Collection2017-12-22T05:56:50+00:00
3 11, 2017

Artist Spotlight: Julia Martin

2017-11-13T11:32:25+00:00

Photography by Connie Chornuk for Nashville Interiors When Julia Martin works on a piece, she doesn’t ever sketch or plan ahead. “I very much work intuitively,” she says. “To ‘finish’ is very much a visual balance that I have to reach, where I can put it down and walk away.” She has to reach a personal satisfaction with a piece

Artist Spotlight: Julia Martin2017-11-13T11:32:25+00:00
26 11, 2016

Revival of the Portrait: The New Narrative

2017-10-27T07:52:15+00:00

Fine art brushes in the studio of James Courtenay James. Photo by Billy Weeks [gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"]Chattanooga. In a Snap Chat world where an image is here today and gone tomorrow, an investment in an heirloom portrait feels like the new counter culture. Once a standard investment found in any fine home, portraits quickly grew out

Revival of the Portrait: The New Narrative2017-10-27T07:52:15+00:00
29 06, 2016

Wayne White Fantasy-Scape Wallpaper now available from Flavor Paper

2017-10-27T07:52:16+00:00

[gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"]NEW YORK. Flavor Paper, an international maker of wallpaper designs, now features the award-winning line "Waynetopia," based on paintings by artist Wayne White. White was raised in Tennessee and maintains close ties to his family and community in Chattanooga.  "Waynetopia" imagery is based on White's fascination with 19th century scenic landscape painting which he describes as

Wayne White Fantasy-Scape Wallpaper now available from Flavor Paper2017-10-27T07:52:16+00:00