(Editor's Note: This post was revised December 28, 2017)
The Franklin County Arts Guild is showcasing several new artists in 2018, with eight member shows and six community shows in its gallery, the Artisan Depot. The season kicks off with a show by members of the Tullahoma Arts Center, at the Artisan Depott January 11 through February 18.
Member shows include:
Wraps, Jewelry & Wearable Art | February 22 - March 31
Joy Snead | April 5 - May 13
Catherine Norell | May 17 - May 19
Christi Teasley | June 28 - August 5
Dick Wollam | August 9 - September 16
Bob Askew | September 20 - October 28
Member Show | November 1 - December 23
In its commitment to supporting arts in the wider community, the Franklin County Arts Guild sponsors themed community shows, open to anyone; membership in the Guild is not required. The line-up of community shows at the Artisan Depot in 2018 is:
Flora & Fauna | January 11 - February 25
Earth, Wind & Fire | March 1 through April 22
Magical Thinking | April 26 - June 17
Craft: Art Made by Hand | August 16 - October 14
Veterans | October 18 - November 11
Snow | November 15 - December 23
Please follow the Guild's Facebook page and sign up for newsletters for updates on these and other Guild happenings.
This year, give one-of-a-kind gifts to everyone on your list. You'll find them at the Artisan Depot: hand-crafted pieces in wood, ceramic, metals; jewelry; hand-made books; ornaments; paintings; cards; photographs; mosaics; knitted hats and woven scarves. There is something for every taste and every price range at the Artisan Depot.
A perfect time to shop is at our Hand-Crafted Christmas during Cowan's annual Small Business Saturday on November 25 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Don't miss it!
The Artisan Depot will also be participating in the Sewanee / Monteagle Holiday Studio Tour on December 2 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and December 3 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. We will have our Traveling Art in a Trunk at the Pippa Browne Studio, 92 Abbott Martin Lane in Sewanee. The trunk will be filled with artwork and crafts by exhibiting members at the Artisan Depot. Look for the yellow tour signs with the hand logo. The tour is sponsored by TN Craft - South; maps of the Studio Tour are available at the Artisan Depot.
The Artisan Depot is an outreach of the Franklin County Arts Guild. The gallery and gift shop are open each week from noon to 5:00 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays and 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays. It is located aat 204 Cumberland Street East in Cowan, Tennessee. Click here To keep up to date with happenings at the Artisan Depot, please like our Facebook page, and join our mailing list below.