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 »

Arts & Business Council Executive Director Casey Summar to Leave Position this Summer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2017) – The Arts & Business Council’s (ABC) executive director, Casey Summar, announced that she will be leaving the arts nonprofit this summer after more than a decade with the organization. She and her husband, Trent, are moving to Santa Barbara, California in June. Lucia Folk, board chair of the ABC and… Read more »


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 21, 2017) – Each year, the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville celebrates a Nashville resident for their inspiring leadership and patronage of the arts with its Martha Rivers Ingram Arts Visionary Award. This year, the deserving honoree is Shirley Zeitlin, a long-time Nashville business leader and arts supporter. Zeitlin’s friends, family… Read more »

Save the date for Arts Immersion 2017!

Arts Immersion is a summer soirée showcasing Nashville’s creative community through live music, dance, theatre, and interactive art. Coupled with riveting performances, attendees will partake in delicious local fare, with ample libations on May 24th, 2017 at 6 p.m. at W.O. Smith School. The evening will culminate with a silent auction celebrating creative and local… Read more »