Deana expresses the emotions of her experiences through her paintings. Her abstract, improvisational style is layered with personal words, fluid shapes, designed patterns, creating a compatible, balanced compositions filled with energy. Regardless of which style she creates — large abstracts, graphic florals, contemporary landscapes or the “Collector Series” of European florals, each represents the intentional relationship of colors and how they share space within the community of the stretched linen. Deana holds a Fine Arts degree from The University of Tennessee and she notes that creating in many different fields as a beautiful opportunity. Each one of her paintings shares the intention to sprinkle joy throughout ones personal environment. “It gives me the greatest pleasure and fulfillment knowing my art expresses joy in the hearts of others.”
Brenda Bogart is a mixed media collage artist based in Dallas, TX. Her Dallas studio is filled with boxes of found and collected objects from around the world. Brenda's favorite haunt is in Paris where she finds hand-lettered antique documents and paper ephemera. She defines collaging as painting with paper and coaxes this chaotic medium into an intriguing work of art using her distinct style of color, pattern, and texture. Brenda holds a degree in Interior Design from TCU and has studied painting and drawing at SMU extensively under Mary Vernon and Barnaby Fitzgerald.
Megan Adams Brooks was drawn to painting and expressing herself at an early age. After obtaining a BFA in painting and drawing at Southern Methodist University, she went on to receive her Master of Fine Art at University of North Texas in Fibers. Megan’s processes include paintings on silk and monoprints on paper of her silkscreen paintings, an original and innovative medium. She incorporates fiber techniques, such as weaving and embroidery throughout her works, as well as repurposing her silks into unique collages, patterns and motifs. She draws her greatest inspiration from nature and is passionate about color — her studio is a mirage of tonal swatches, palettes, and scribbles.
Brook Soss is a contemporary artist exploring the sophistication of color and rawness of texture through mixed media. She builds a body of work using large-scale, nonstick platforms allowing her the ability to compose the foreground moving backward. Raw deconstruction within the confines of form are the crux of her creative process. The evolution of her work takes shape through sandstone, wood, acrylic and adhesive mediums. Her openness for experimentation of texture allows for a varied compilation of work. She draws inspiration from her love of fashion, design, nature and color theory.
The dynamic husband and wife team of Italian-born Fabrizio Venuta & Nashville-native Britt Steele meticulously create the signature "drops" cascading at the base of each piece. Their works of art come to life with the application of a marine-grade high gloss resin, inspiring what they call "contemporary transformative art."
As a studio art major in college, Kayce Hughes focused on drawing, painting, and photography. She went on to work with Ralph Lauren in New York before launching her own clothing line. Today, Kayce enjoys spending her days in her Nashville studio painting everything from small paper pieces to large scale canvas work. Her art has been incorporated into homes created by some of the most celebrated interior designers in the country.
Libby Keller Fink is a Charlotte, NC based contemporary artist. Her love of color, texture and pattern is evident in her mixed media artwork. Libby enjoys experimenting with different abstract painting techniques and mediums. As a child growing up in Birmingham, AL she spent years painting outdoors and attended art classes at Little House on Linden Art Gallery. As an adult, Libby reconnected with painting and developed a love of design. She also attended art classes at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA, but is mainly self taught.
"Being in nature and spending time with the animals recharges me and gives me peace and joy. It brings me closer to God. At the same time I love the urban colors and diversity of the city; the scents, noises and culture, which invigorates and inspires me. Another big inspiration is people. I love people. Everyone is so different and uniquely made. What makes people the way they are? Each person leaves an imprint on me, and that deeply reflects my paintings."
"Poetic License" and “Paloma” (acrylic/oil pastel on canvas)
Lanie Mann was raised in North Carolina. Her mother, an artist and art teacher, filled her childhood with conversations about color and composition. Lanie went on to take studio classes, study art history, and live abroad in Florence, Italy, where her passion for painting became a calling. She is inspired daily by the beauty in nature, photography, fashion, and interiors. Her preferred mediums are acrylic, oil, watercolor and ink. She uses canvases of all sizes to explore color and energy in abstract pieces, to capture light in sea and landscapes, and to reflect the spirit of children in unposed moments and natural settings.
Robert Rea brings an energetic quality to his paintings fueled by his love of music and nature. Through honest and lively brushwork, he captures a mood that reflects his musical sensibility. He creates a lyrical palette and a sense of depth and spatial relationships in each painting by subtly layering carefully chosen colors. Robert Rea’s well-trained eye for composition and color relationships inform his own style, reflecting a harmonious and contemporary perspective.
"Love Letters" Series (mixed media)
Tommy Mitchell designs and creates all of his pieces in his NC studio with the help of a dedicated team of artisans. He worked as an art restorer for more than twenty years, but became intrigued with metal sculpture and began creating his own floral pieces for a small audience familiar with his work. Tommy spends most days in his studio working with a combination of copper, brass and steel, paint, and gold leaf. His works are notable for their tactile finishes—influenced by his years working with important antiques and aged patinas. Each piece is hand made and signed.
Alex is a native of Knoxville and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. In 2018, he was the recipient of the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields grant, an international award for emerging artists, as well as the featured artist at ArtXtravaganza in Knoxville. He is a graduate of Carson-Newman and completed post-graduate study at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Idaho studio of renowned landscape artist, Scott Christensen. In 2015, he completed his M.F.A. degree at The New York Academy of Art. In 2015 he was awarded an Artist’s Teaching Residency at the Altos de Chavon School of Art and Design in The Dominican Republic. Alex has become known as a master of fine composition, attention to detail, perfection of color and light, and realism.
"Untitled" (acrylic on canvas)
Leslie Archer is an abstract artist working and living in Washington, D.C. Her love of nature is the impetus for the fluidity, motion and layering found in her work.
"Lilliputian" Series (pit-fired clay)
Moorhead’s work ranges from small clay figures to large bronzes. He began his career as a potter, and still loves clay. In 1993 he started Southside Gallery in Oxford and has twice received Mississippi Arts Commission grants.
Sabine Maes is self-taught, Belgium-born artist who has garnered international attention for her works in Belgium, Spain, France, USA, and beyond.
Lisa Upchurch Moore is an Atlanta based artist whose beautifully stunning works of the female figure carry a strong sense of serenity. From the palette to the canvas, the depiction of emotion and persona in these paintings is eternally apparent and utterly mesmerizing.
"Relic" (acrylic on board)
Ed Nash was born in Letchworth Garden City, England, in 1976. At age 13, Ed was awarded an Art scholarship to Bedford School, England, which accelerated his passion for art. He then went on to study Fine Art and Psychology at Reading University, England, where he graduated with a First Class Honors Degree. He currently lives in Nashville, where he is an Art Dealer, Appraiser and Artist.
A native of Oxford, Mississippi, Debra Hewitt’s foundation is deeply rooted in faith and family. Growing up surrounded by lovely homes filled with antiques and art instilled in Debra a love for beautiful things and the sentiment attached to them. A graduate of The University of Mississippi, painting faith-based art is her passion, and she truly gives God all the glory for allowing her to live out her dream. Debra resides in Birmingham, Alabama.
"Artodyssey" (mixed media)
Nashville-based Daniel Lai sculpts and repurposes discarded books. Daniel, of Chinese descent, was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He moved to the U.S. in 2000. He has a BA in Linguistics (2003) and an MA in Art Studies/Art History (2006) from Montclair State University.
“Creating art opens up the world around you. It is finding the truth in what you see, it's putting pieces together that make sense, it's exploring.”
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