Summer Art Camps at the Tullahoma Fine Arts Center Please click on this link for details! See you there!
The 2016-2017 annual membership drive for the Tullahoma Fine Arts center has begun! Membership runs from May 31, 2016 to May 31, 2017. TFAC is a membership driven organization and whether you are an artist or someone who appreciates the arts in the community, your contribution through membership makes a difference. TFAC is excited about the upcoming gallery shows, classes and programs. The emphasis in the upcoming months will be for the art center to be an inclusive regional art center for all. TFAC is expanding its youth classes and a portion of membership dues will go for scholarships for underserved youth in the community. TFAC depends on membership in order to continue its programs and there are a number of membership levels beginning as low as $30. A few highlights of upcoming events include gallery shows by local artist Jack Moore, the Tennessee Valley Woodworking Society and the Threads of Time Quilt exhibit. In March 2017, TFAC will host the American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit. Renewal packets will be sent to current members and we encourage new members to be pART of the education, fun and arts in the community. Please call TFAC at 931-455-1234 or visit us on Facebook to learn more!
The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center is proud to present the opening of an exhibit. by artists Mitchell Chamberlain and Ron Adcock! A prolific artist that has worked over twenty years and created over 400 paintings, Chamberlain has had 40 solo exhibits and 45 juried shows throughout the Southeast. He was also president of the Nashville Art Guild from 2000 to 2004. Chamberlain’s focus in his work is on recreating the textures and colors often found in nature and how they become abstracted up close, making beautifully realistic compositions. Adcock’s works are largely surreal and beautiful landscapes. Please join us at the reception on Saturday, May 21st from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Admission for the exhibit is $5 for TFAC members and $7 for all non-members.
Learn the craft of Tiffany stain glass taught by noted stain glass artist Tammy O’Connor. Through this 4-week long course, beginners can learn how to create stunning stain glass works! This course will teach the basics of cutting, foiling, soldering, and construction. Classes are 1 – 4 PM on Thursdays beginning on May 19, 2016. The class fee is $125 for TFAC members and $150 for non-members, which covers all four classes. Materials will be provided if needed for approximately $50, including a wonderful selection of glass. The class size is limited, so be sure to call at (931) 455-1234 and reserve your spot! Registration closes on May 5th. This is not the class project but a fine example of Tammy’s work.
Come join us for the opening reception on April 23rd at 5 PM for artist Chery Cratty! Pulp artist Chery Cratty works with textural art in the form of environment-friendly Pulp Paint, which is made up of cooked plant fibers mixed with high quality pigments. She creates the paintings by applying the pulp paint layer by layer using a porcupine quill, creating highly textured Impressionist paintings. Cratty has taught Pulp Painting at both the Appalachian Center for Craft in Tennessee and the John C. Campbell Folk School in North Carolina, and was named a Tennessee Master Craft Artist in 2015.
Watercolor artist Kay Foote is offering another fabulous watercolor class for beginners or shy intermediate artists! Space is limited so call today to reserve your spot! 931-455-1234. The class is scheduled for Saturday April 23rd from 9:30am to 2:30pm. All materials are included and the class fee for TFAC members is $60 and $75 for non-members. Students will take home a finished piece of work ready to be matted and hung!