As Liza and I plan our StyleBlueprint calendar, we’ve become a bit more organized in progressing our conversation on literature and art. We’ve even added a fun new monthly post on local music — get excited as it will post next week. My hand always goes up when it comes to writing about local art: what’s
Nashville Art & Music
We highlight the best Nashville art galleries, places to hear live music, fabulous local artists to check out and more! Nashville is teaming with creative energy and we try to harness just a bit of it right here so that you can experience it as well!
These gift shops we are posting about don’t blast you with emails, shoot coupons to you in the mail, or solicit your business in any well-oiled marketing way. They just are. But, in their quiet and sedate manner, the museum gift shops in Nashville are quality treasures. In our search for great under-the-radar gift delights, these are
There are some artists who if I won the lottery, I’d buy enough of their work to consider it a collection. Let’s see, I would buy 20 or so of Kem Alexander’s concrete shoes, six or seven more of Hunt Slonem’s birds and, of course, a new painting from his Bayou collection and enough serving
A must read for every parent. Read it even if you are not a parent!
All of us who have donated our time and talents to our kid’s schools, favorite charities or neighborhood organizations felt the pain of the two chairs of the Harding Art Show when it was announced that the show had been cancelled due to H1N1 or more commonly known as the swine flu. Events like the Harding Art
I know the headline to this blog makes no sense unless you are aware of the fabulous magazine THE WEEK. If you are uniformed, as I was, you need to know about this magazine and website! I know, this is a Style blog but here’s my dilemma. I don’t fall for the whole “looking good”
When I was a co-chair of Artclectic, I discovered Kem Alexander. Since Artclectic is a juried show, it attracts incredible talent from all over the country. Most are true characters with a certain panache and je nes sais quois; Kem is no different. Only she’s homegrown with roots in Chattanooga. Around art circles, she’s known as the “Goddess of Uncommon Concrete”: a hardcore diva
You know that map of the United States that is featured in Sundance Catalog. Yeah, the one made out of license plates- the one that retails for $3,895. If you want the really big one, it is a whopping $25,000. Yes, I too would rather have the car attached to the license plate for this
Ursula Norris – Tin Wings / Mixed Media Artist Please give a brief description of your background as it relates to your career. I went to college in North Carolina (my birth place) where I majored in design. I’ve been drawing, painting, crafting and creating as long as I can remember. I started an art business
Project Paper Doll is a super cool way to own an original piece of art and help support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. To see this Ebay hosted auction, click here. Check out the wooden version of the familiar Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital logo that has each been decorated by various national and local