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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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Jill Stone

Like many great artists, Jill Stone was inspired at a young age. Jill's influence was her art teacher: Mrs. Price at East Ridge Middle School in Morristown, Tennessee. Sixteen years ago, while living and working in the Washington D.C. area,…
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Karly Stribling

Karly Stribling’s business, Soil & Steel, started as a half gardening/half metalwork business, has grown into mostly metalworking and sculpture business. Growing up in Louisville, Kentucky, she attended DuPont Manual Magnet…
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Gordon Fowler

For every artist, there is a defining moment when a hobby moves to a passion—for Gordon Fowler that moment has continued to resonate with him. Starting as a stay-at-home dad who put together birdhouses in his free time, Fowler has grown his…
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Laura Goff

Over the years, Laura Goff has produced thousands of stained glass projects for private residences and businesses throughout the Southeast. After graduating from UT, she set off for a six-month backpacking trip across Europe. “I was an…
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