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A single glance at one of Michael Salter’s drawings is all that it takes to know that he is a consummate draftsman. A similar thing can be said for any of his paintings, illustrations, comics, designs, and for his drumming. As he says, “Music and ... more

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Visual art could not exist without some kind of concept, and conversely there must be a visual element for conceptual art to exist. The primary difference between these two branches is that ideas are the most important components of conceptual ... more

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For almost two decades, there has been an initiative in Chattanooga to create an environment that is hospitable to artists. From grants, incentives, and residencies to huge pieces of public art, the push to make Chattanooga an “Arts City” is ... more

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The historic Tivoli Theatre is without a doubt the crown jewel of Chattanooga’s performance spaces. Nestled in the heart of downtown in the 700 block of Broad Street, the city’s most beautiful venue hosts a variety of musicals, operas, ballets ... more

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For some fine art connoisseurs, seeing a nice piece of performance art scratches an itch that can’t be scratched by any other scratching post. There’s nothing quite as stimulating as an uncommon event. For some, there is nothing more vital than ... more

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Some artists are like a force of nature, like a big art hurricane barreling at beach eyes. One bright shining example of this is Matthew Dutton, whose work has been a driving force within Chattanooga’s art community for over two decades. more

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All artists are like gems, but there are few who have as many facets as Edward Verner. If variety is the spice of life, then this multi-disciplinarian creator is like an entire spice rack. Though the material content and composition of his work ... more

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Though Wayne White’s show at the Hunter Museum is over, and Wayne-O-Rama is gone, the effects of his tenure are still lingering. Perhaps the most profound result of Wayne’s time in Chattanooga is the inspiration he has given to the local arts ... more

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A new art institution called Stove Works is being developed for Chattanooga starting in 2018. The local arts community is extremely fortunate to have this massive project taking place—in addition to boosting the local art economy and providing ... more

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A brief investigation will reveal that Chattanooga has an incredible quilting scene, filled with hundreds of active quilters, many of them organized into quilting clubs and societies. These artisans are continuing one of humanity’s oldest art ... more

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This weekend, one of Chattanooga’s human treasures is gifting the community with a rare opportunity to visit his studio. A lifelong artist, Bob Fazio is a veteran art teacher and member of the Rising Fawn school of pottery. Many patrons of Area ... more

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This fall, the chefs at Easy Bistro are serving up delicious fine art, creating food that is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palette. The most crucial part of their visual presentation of culinary masterpieces is the plating process. more

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A stunning new collection of paintings by Brianna Bass is on display at the LIT Gallery in St. Elmo until the end of the month. Her constant development of style and experimentation with color has caused these pieces to represent a departure from ... more

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This month, one of Chattanooga’s best and brightest young sculptors is moving away to pursue his career in Los Angeles, and we will miss him. Turry Lindstrom’s H.R. Giger-esque non-objective sculptures are visions of alien forms, conceived by the ... more

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A treasure trove of delightful mixed media copper sculptures are being made right here in the Chattanooga area by local artisan Mont Overton. These fascinating pieces walk a tightrope between folk art and fine art, ranging from playful cartoon ... more

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This past weekend, the Southern Brewer’s Festival hosted the unforgettable indie rock duo Hank and Cupcakes. The pair are known for delivering high-energy performances that are accented by creative stage sets and costumes. The continuing ... more

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Chattanooga’s Lisa Michele Norris has created a line of fashion-savvy collages that are challenging the medium, and gaining national popularity. All of her fine collages are based on vintage clothing designs. For inspiration, she looks at old ... more

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So far this year, the state of Chattanooga’s Art Galleries has been like a train rolling down the tracks. Steady, smooth, and predictable, with the occasional stop for a cow. There haven’t been very many new galleries opening, and there haven’t ... more

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Photography is an extremely diverse and expansive realm of the visual arts. Since its invention in 1685, the camera has had a serious impact on humanity, allowing us to document the world with a new efficiency. A scene that might have taken a ... more

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One of the most important developments in recent art history is the inception of the internet meme. Materially and conceptually, the meme is the first truly new and distinctive artform to emerge in the 21st century. This is likely because a meme ... more

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May 21, 2018

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