Check out our column in Nashville Arts Magazine!
We’re grateful to have the opportunity to write a monthly column for Nashville Arts Magazine starting in January 2018. Be sure to check out this month’s Arts & Business Council column: an introduction to our new program, fiscal sponsorship. Through fiscal sponsorship we are able to offer our tax-exempt legal status to projects and emerging organizations that align with… Read more »
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 »
Periscope Pitch Wows Sold-Out Crowd for Second Year in a Row
Painter, sculptor, and percussionist chosen by notable Nashville judges and crowd voting for top honors at the Periscope Pitch. On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017, the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville named the winners of its 4th annual Periscope Pitch event and awarded $7,500 in cash prizes. For the second year in a row,… 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 »
Arts & Business Council Announces New Executive Director Jill McMillan
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 21, 2017) – The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville (ABC) is happy to announce the selection of Jill McMillan as its next Executive Director. McMillan will join the ABC on June 28 after finishing up her role at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) where she serves as Corporate Relations… 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 4: Stephanie Pruitt and Andee Rudloff
How did you come to get involved with this project? A: Stephanie asked me and Lauren at Oz was very supportive as well. S: Lauren Snelling at Oz (who I had worked with the last couple of years as a teaching artist on Family Day, and in curating a large physical poem event) approached me… Read more »
INTERVIEW WITH SHIRLEY ZEITLIN – NASHVILLE ARTS MAGAZINE
Learn more about the Ingram Arts Visionary Award winner, Shirley Zeitlin, in this interview with the Nashville Arts Magazine! Read HERE!
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 »