Now you are in for a treat! The Franklin County Arts Guild is pleased to announce that Tom Cowan, a well know woodworker specializing in fine furniture, will be showing his work in a Member Show at the Artisan Depot … Continue reading
The “Flowers” Community Arts Show reception was May 1st with a great turnout. This show had lot of wonderful paintings of flowers and an exceptional numbers of interesting and beautiful sculptures as well as lovely fabric works. I have put … Continue reading
Cara “Marynn” Robinson, who will graduate from Franklin County High School (FCHS) this spring, is the recipient of the Franklin County Arts Guild’s 2015 College Arts Scholarship. The $1000 Arts Scholarship is given annually to a talented student from Franklin County who is planning on pursuing a college degree in an arts field. The scholarship has been given by the Guild since 1986. Scholarship recipients for the last ten years can be found at https://fcaguild.wordpress.com.
Cara is the daughter of Winchester residents Jackie and Charity Robinson. She is an outstanding student ranking first out of 337 students at FCHS. Her many activity include current president of the Beta Club, a member of the National Honors Society, and playing in FCHS bands, and member of the Student Council. Cara plans to attend Middle Tennessee State University and obtain BA and Master’s degrees in Art Education and then come home to Franklin County to teach the children in her community.
Cara “Marynn” Robinson recipient of 2015 FCAG scholarship with Anna Kathryn Anderson, Scholarship Committee Chair.
Trails and Trilliums went really well. France Perea and Diana Lamb transported the FCAG Trunk up the mountain and with a little help from Margie Gallagher represented the Guild. There were some sales but better there was lots and lots … Continue reading
Arts and Ales is now in the past. An preliminary reports suggest that it was a great success. We owe a lot of that success to our co-sponsors Franklin County Lawn and Landscaping and Merrill/Rigsby Properties. They are the ones … Continue reading
You can now receive a work of art when you make a $20 donation to the FCAG.
You can get your name on the Rooster Booster Roster when you make a $20 donation to the FCAG Scholarship Fund.
You are also able to receive your pick of small works of art such as cards, jewels, or small pictures when you make a donation to the HVAC Fund for the new gallery heating and cooling system. Just come by the gallery and see all the beautiful things!
Susan Turner, artist and the owner of Brand New Day Studio located just over the state line in New Market, Al opened her member show “Gone Fishin” on February 19th and will run through April 4th at the Artisan Depot, … Continue reading
The Artisan Depot with the approval of the Franklin County Arts Guild has established a new policy and Schedule for art work that is hung on the Art boards in the gallery. This schedule is meant to encourage member artists to exhibit new works which will likewise encourage new visitors and customers to come to the gallery and to see what’s new. This January members are asked to collect art that is currently hanging and to bring in new work for exhibit. New works will be on exhibit for six months. Then in July these works will be removed and new works will be hung. This biannual schedule goes into effect this month. Can’t wait to see your new work!
New works by Rachel Thompson Schiff are now showing at the Artisan Depot in Cowan. Rachel opened her own studio/gallery, I am Art/Rachel & Friends, in Palm Coast, Florida where she currently resides. Her gallery has featured the expressionistic work of local icon JJ Graham and Petra Iston from Hollingsworth Gallery and is currently featuring her own work. The Artisan Depot is pleased to have several of her original works, two of which are of local Plein Air Franklin County scenes. She has recently studied under Mini Schiff of Lewiston, NY. She has been a part of the “New Nabis” painting group at Hollingsworth Gallery. Her work is has been exhibited at a number of notable galleries throughout Florida and around the country. We are excited to have her work in the gallery. Stop by and see it!