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610, 2018

Artclectic Artist Spotlight: Sarah Mason

By |October 6th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Antiques, Blog, Events, Feature, Fine Art, Fine Art Events, News, People|Tags: , , |

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

1308, 2018

Portia de Rossi talks art collaboration with Restoration Hardware

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Art & Artifacts, Arts & Antiques, Celebrities, Events, Feature, Fine Art, Market, News, News Stories, People, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , , , |

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,

107, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Jim Sherraden

By |July 1st, 2018|Categories: Annual Print, Arts & Antiques, Blog, Events, Feature, Fine Art Events|Tags: , , , , |

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

2606, 2018

Artclectic Inspiration

By |June 26th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Antiques, Events, Feature, Fine Art Events, News, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , |

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,

2306, 2018

Graffiti Goes Inside

By |June 23rd, 2018|Categories: Annual Print, Arts & Antiques, Feature, People|Tags: , , , , , |

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

1906, 2018

Shopping Nashville’s 8th Avenue

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: Accessories & Furnishing, Arts & Antiques, Blog, Feature, Market, Tips & Trends|

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

1206, 2018

American Artisan Festival Brings Art to Community

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Art & Artifacts, Arts & Antiques, Events, Feature, Market, News, People|Tags: , , , |

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

506, 2018

Artisan Spotlight: Keith Merry

By |June 5th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Antiques, Blog, Feature, Market, People|Tags: , , , , |

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

2105, 2018

Paper Dolls

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Arts & Antiques, Feature|Tags: , , , , |

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

205, 2018

Local Artists Abound at Harding Art Show

By |May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Arts & Antiques, Blog, Feature|Tags: , , , |

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,