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Victoria Rose Phillips

Born and raised in Knoxville, artist Victoria Rose Phillips showcases a style of art that she describes as “pure” and “visceral.” She says her work is based on her spirituality, proudly proclaiming that divine intervention has opened the
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Jimmy Chiarella

I have always been fascinated by the properties of light. This interest has influenced my life’s work over the past 50 years. As a photographer, I can’t think of a more important aspect of the work than light. Living in Los Angeles, I was
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Wendy Seaward

Upon close inspection, you realize that every bead is stitched individually. There are no shortcuts, no machines; the machine is the skilled hands of Wendy Seaward. A beadwork artist of 25 years, Wendy uses intricate stitches to create
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Deron Little

Deron Little brings next-level aesthetics to the culinary scene. Little is the part-owner of Seasons Innovative Bar & Grill in Turkey Creek and Kitchen 919, located in the former Orangery building. Little has been doing ice carvings
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Curtis Glover

https://vimeo.com/355997378 What do you get when you mix a Texan, former college pitcher, a server, faux finisher, and a framer? You get one of Knoxville’s most successful muralists. Curtis Glover has been enhancing the walls of
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The Art of Ink

In the last decade, tattoos have taken the art world by storm. Tattoo artists have forgone paint and brushes for ink and iron. People use tattoos as a form of expression, remembrance, and symbolism. They range from small numbers and words,
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John Phillips

His love of cooking led John Phillips to create the implements with which to do it. A wood- and metalworker for 15 years, Phillips turned his skills to knifemaking about five years ago after shopping for a kitchen knife and not
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Donald McCorkle

A master of many art forms, artist Donald McCorkle is currently exploring a new medium. With no formal training, McCorkle began painting, drawing, and sculpting at an early age and is currently perfecting his craft of 3D…
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Lily Allen

Farragut Intermediate School art teacher Lily Allen says she has never met a student that isn’t excited to be in art class. She works with third, fourth, and fifth graders—while keeping up with her own art as well. Allen says her…
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Matthew Cummings

Glass sculpture artist Matthew Cummings, owner of Pretentious Glass Company, has found that it is much more rewarding to get your art into the hands of many rather than few. “After drinking a little too much one day, because that’s when…
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