The Arts, Creativity, Cognition, and Learning: A National Endowment for the Arts Research Lab

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville is pleased to be collaborating on an inaugural National Endowment for the Arts Research Lab. Understanding how to foster creativity is an imperative that cuts across many dimensions of social policy, including education, workforce, the economy, and urban and community development. Accordingly, unpacking how creativity works, how it is expressed, and how it can… Read more »

Join us for Periscope Pitch 2017!

Wednesday, September 6 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Nashville Entrepreneur Center After weeks of preparation, eight talented artist entrepreneurs will put their training to the test when they take the stage to pitch their arts businesses to the community at this capstone event for the Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training program. Throughout the evening, select artists… Read more »

Mini Golf Blog Series Part 5: Wm & Sascha Kooienga

How did you come to get involved with this project? Max Goldberg, son Jesse’s boss at Pinewood, and Sascha’s haircut client, asked us to participate.   How would you describe your artistic style? Free-form sculpture, sensuous lines, smooth surfaces, beautiful natural materials, mostly wood and stone.   Please describe your vision for this project. Bank… Read more »

Mini-Golf Blog Series Part 3: Jairo

How did you come to get involved with this project? Lauren Snelling at OZ Arts contacted me about participating.   How would you describe your artistic style? That is a loaded question!  I have been exploring materials and techniques for a long time, studying styles from representational to abstract. Over the past ten years, the… Read more »

Mini-Golf Blog Series Part 2: Brian Greif

How did you come to get involved with this project?  I had lived in Nashville before (twice).  I began working with street artists in 2008.  Each time I worked on a mural or exhibit I thought “This is something that should be in Nashville”  I moved back to Nashville from San Francisco in early 2014… Read more »

Announcing the 2017 Class of Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville is excited to announce its Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training Class of 2017. Comprised of promising artists of varying disciplines, Periscope is a dynamic, year round professional development opportunity that helps accomplished artists take their careers to the next level of sustainability and growth by looking at their… Read more »