FCAG Scholarship Recepient for 2015 Named

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.
2015 Winner2 Cara “Marynn” Robinson recipient of 2015 FCAG scholarship with Anna Kathryn Anderson, Scholarship Committee Chair.

FUN Way to Support the FCAG!

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.

Tiny wood carvings by Dwain Adams

Tiny wood carvings by Dwain Adams

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!

Computer manipulated watercolor repainted in ink and watercolor

Computer manipulated watercolor repainted in ink and watercolor

Winners, Winners, Winners!!

We have a lot of Peoples Choice winners of the community shows to announce. Congratulations to everyone.

nancyprize2The winner of the Human Form show was Nancy Wallace.
BARBARA_cropThe winner of the Santa Show was Barbara Coffelt.

Photo Oldham Theater  PRThe winner of the Scenes Franklin County show was Frances Perea

New Policy & Schedule for Hanging Art in the Artisan Depot

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!

Artisan Depot Welcomes New Artist, Rachel Thompson Schiff

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!