Tag Archives: Dogwood Arts Festival 2015

Sidewalk Magic: Dogwood Arts Chalk Walk 2015

Because so many people look forward to the Dogwood Arts Chalk Walk each year, we’re republishing this post featuring some of the amazing art from Chalk Walk 2015.  The 2017 event will be held at Market Square Knoxville on Saturday, … Continue reading

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The commanding gardens of Dr. Alan Solomon, a Dogwood Featured Garden 2015

(We are re-publishing this post from 2015 since Dr. Solomon’s garden will be open for touring as a Dogwood Arts Featured Garden again this year, 2017.  For more information on times and location, click here.) Perhaps one of the most … Continue reading

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Born, raised, made in Knoxville: Marc Nelson Denim

Dogwood Art DeTour 2015 took us a lot of places from the open studios of Diana Dee, Melanie Wood, and Shannon Davis to the heart of Knoxville on E. Depot Avenue for the art of manufacturing at Marc Nelson Denim. … Continue reading

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Art DeTour 2015 at White Fox Beads and Davis Studio

The beauty of following the Art DeTour signs during Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival is that you never know what you’ll see next.  Or who you’ll meet.  Or what you’ll learn.  And that’s the joy of the hunt for us. The … Continue reading

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The art of Melanie Wood: Dogwood Art DeTour 2015

Melanie Wood.  Ahh, Melanie Wood.  For those of you following our blog, you know we met her in 2012, wrote about her beautiful home studio and richly colored impressionistic art, and then republished the post again this spring in anticipation … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Centre

Dogwoods — whether creamy white or delicate pink — have four petals (called bracts) attached to a greenish-yellow floret in the center.  In full bloom, dogwood trees seem snowy or lacy, as the branches make a showy stand or move … Continue reading

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The art of Diana Dee: Dogwood Arts Art DeTour 2015

Art DeTour, an annual event of Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival  has become a don’t-miss-this-if-you-can-help-it tradition for us.  We block out this weekend each year because it’s a rare invitation to see the inside of an artist’s studio and get to know … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Afloat

Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival Chalk Walk frequently receives entries showing something afloat.  If nothing else, those of us with little artistic talent feel as if we’re floating as we walk between the chalk drawings simply amazed that anyone can stay … Continue reading

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Teachers can paint: Art Source 2015

Yes, teachers can paint.  And sculpt.  And put together interesting collages.  And all the while help little kids who spill paint, can’t think of anything to draw, and would not like to clean up even though the bell is about … Continue reading

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Very fine indeed: Dogwood Arts 2015 Regional Fine Art Exhibition

Dropping in on First Friday activities in downtown Knoxville has become a habit for us.  But First Friday during Dogwood Arts Festival brings on even more quality art to see and artists to meet.  On April 3rd, The Regional Fine … Continue reading

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