The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center is proud to present a brand new exhibit with works by the Tennessee Valley Woodworkers! Formed in 1985 in Tullahoma, the Tennessee Valley Woodworkers is an organization dedicated to promoting woodworking skills to the community, and is currently made up of roughly 170 members who all share an interest in the art of woodworking. Along with exhibits, the Woodworkers also do small workshops where artists teach people how to use woodworking techniques. Come and see new woodworking pieces on display from artists John Hartin, Vincent Zaccardi, and Loyd Ackerman, among others in the Woodworkers’ talented group of artists! The reception for the show will be on Friday, August 26th, from 5 to 7 PM. The exhibition will remain open to the public until Saturday, September 24th. The admission is free for TFAC members and $5 for non-members. We hope to see you there!
Michelle Carmack! Michelle will be joining the Board of Directors beginning in September and officially voted in at our annual meeting on September 8, 2016. She is currently the Executive Director at Partners for Healing. Prior to joining Partners for Healing, Michelle worked in education for 8 years in several districts including Knox, Blount, Tullahoma and Bedford. She also worked one year with the Tennessee Department of Education as an Academic Consultant for the South Central Region. Michelle received her BA in Political Science from the University of Tennessee, as well as her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Michelle and her husband Aaron, who is a local Edward Jones representative, are the proud parents of one son Andrew and are members of First United Methodist Church. We are excited to have Michelle part of the team! Welcome!
Kay Foote is having a new watercolor class on Saturday, August 20th from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM for those with beginner-plus and intermediate experience. The course is $60 for TFAC members and $75 for non-members. Class size is limited to ten students, so be sure to register by calling either the Tullahoma Fine Arts Center at (931) 455-1234 or Kay Foote at (423) 884-3027 today!
The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center- is seeking an experienced part time Director to lead, develop and manage this long standing art organization. This position requires a creative person who will work with the Board of Directors to meet its purpose of serving the community through the implementation of the current Strategic Plan.
The duties would include but not limited to the following:
Identify and recruit quality art for exhibits in the Upstairs Gallery (10 shows a year)
Develop and oversee 3 major fund raising events annually.
Develop and oversee educational art classes and summer youth art camps.
Represent TFAC at local events to promote the events of the center and encourage new memberships, scholarships and sponsorships. Example would be monthly Chamber of Commerce meetings.
To be current on non-profits responsibilities and requirements from the City of Tullahoma and any and all government agencies. Attending trainings relating to non-profit activities or marketing sponsors by various organization. subscribe to on-line blogs relating to non-profits.
Being aware of opportunities provided by The Tennessee Art Council and the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and writing grants as the situation warrants.
Be responsible for the general maintenance and upkeep of the building.
Skills and Experience
This position requires the ability to demonstrate independent judgment, display initiative and offer creative thinking. Prioritizing tasks, self management and self-discipline and self motivation is a must.This position is approximately 45-50 hours a month and the salary range is $17-$20 hourly. DOE.Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word “Director” in the subject line.
The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center is proud to present the gallery solo exhibition for Jack Moore! The artwork of Jack Moore shifts between mediums from abstract oil painting to three-dimensional cardboard sculpture to found objects. According to the artist himself, his creates his art to search for a balanced composition, and to keep creating and experimenting with art as sincerely as possible to learn from the experience. The reception for Jack Moore’s exhibit will be on Friday, July 29th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, and the exhibit itself will be open until Saturday, August 20th. The admission is FREE for TFAC members and $5 for all non-members. Hope to see you there!
Celebrate summer with a fun day learning stained glass techniques. Students will make a hummingbird feeder with their glass piece and a wine bottle. Stained Glass artist Tammy O’Connor will hold the beginning class on Saturday June 25th from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. and a class on Saturday July 16th. Each class is the same, just being offered on two different Saturdays. Class fee is $45 and a $20 material fee! Class size is limited so call now to register for the class. Teens and Adults! 931-455-1234. Please share this with all your FB friends to help us get out the word! Thank you!