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Arts: Bill Cook Jr.

Sculptor inspired by what he sees and hears Bill Cook Jr. has been coaxing artistic creations from natural materials since he was a boy whittling and carving wood. In his early 30s, Cook was living in South Florida when he saw a
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Strong Alley

A basic walking tour of downtown Knoxville is usually through Market Square to Gay Street, maybe skirting Krutch Park and, for the truly adventurous, down South Gay Street to the old Regas restaurant plaza and Knoxville Station. But you’ve
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Building Joy

Knoxville furniture maker mixes modern vibe with traditional techniques You know when you walk past your very favorite painting, and you smile? That’s how Alex Jaynes wants his customers to feel about his furniture. “The function of
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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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