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Few local artworks are as poignant as the newest series of otherworldly drawings and paintings that are being produced by Chattanooga artist Zena Gottholm. Many of these dreamlike compositions depict a cast of psychedelic characters interacting ... more

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A remarkable series of new works is being produced by Chattanooga Workspace artist Hollie Berry. A pioneer in the process of torch painting, she has developed a unique method of capturing a high degree of realism with fire and wood. more

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Since the 1960’s, Lookout Mountain has been home to a vital community of creatives, many of whose lives were touched by legendary artist Charles Counts. Counts graduated from Berea College and Southern Illinois University before studying with ... more

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name—a perfect example of this is the work of Heather Lacy, whose career as an artist has been punctuated by real world needs. When she was a kid, Lacy told her parents that she was going to be an artist when she grew up. “I always drew in school ... more

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One of Chattanooga’s best illustrators is pushing the boundaries of sequential art and digital media. In a relatively short time, Tara Hamilton has risen to the top of the indie comic world, and she’s just getting started. Hamilton began drawing ... more

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Ever since its transformation from industrial wasteland to vacation destination, the Scenic City has been preoccupied with beauty. Much of the art made here reflects that, but none accomplishes it quite like the work of Theda McPeek. more

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For over two decades, Kevin Bate has been delivering one tour de force after another. By organizing and painting a myriad of enormous murals, producing countless paintings in his Chattanooga Workspace studio, and involving himself in community ... more

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Beloved Chattanooga artist Terry Cannon is back in action after a hiatus, and has set up his new studio two doors down from the old Loose Cannon event space. The studio is open to the public by appointment, and will be hosting a series of art & ... more

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The Tomorrow Building is an appropriate name for the structure that houses one of Chattanooga's newest and most exciting art galleries. Situated within the Palace Theater, the Bazar Odditorium is a boutique style gallery that focuses on the art ... more

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For most people, art is everywhere—at home, school, work, and all places in between.  Art has a myriad of meanings and functions, but one quality that it is universally recognized for is entertainment. When one wants to take the enjoyment and ... more

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The work of Chattanooga painter Steven Yessick goes far beyond the canvas, transferring the energy of friendly social gatherings to international forums. Yessick first discovered an interest in abstract art when drawing and designing buildings in ... more

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Chattanooga is saturated with “happy art”—colorful landscapes, pictures of the walking bridge, still lifes, portraits, pretty abstract paintings, most of them created by happy people for the delight of satisfied customers. In this environment, it ... more

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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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