Marla Faith Named Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign

The Arts & Business Council, Blackbird Media, and F&M Bank have teamed up to present the Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign. This week’s featured artist is Marla Faith. Marla is a narrative colorist, working from intuition and life, with personal symbolism, to create uplifting unique artworks. Known for her collages, drawings, and paintings, she holds… Read more »

Watch All Eight Pitch Videos from the 2021 Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville hosted the 8th annual Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase held at OZ Arts Nashville on Sept. 8, 2021. The event was the culmination of the 2021 Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training, a year-long intensive business development curriculum and mentorship program for local artists of all disciplines.  The… Read more »

Gary Owen Named Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign

The Arts & Business Council, Blackbird Media, and F&M Bank have teamed up to present the Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign. This week’s featured artist is Gary M. Owen. Gary M. Owen is a self-taught painter from the middle Tennessee area. He began painting around the age of 12-years-old, placed art in an annual juried… Read more »

Olena Noëlle Lysenko Named Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign

The Arts & Business Council, Blackbird Media, and F&M Bank have teamed up to present the Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign. This week’s featured artist is Olena Noëlle Lysenko. Olena is a multi-media artist who specializes in oil painting and sustainable fashion. She was born in Ukraine and raised in NJ where she received private… Read more »

Angela Howell Named Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign

The Arts & Business Council, Blackbird Media, and F&M Bank have teamed up to present the Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign. This week’s featured artist is Angela Howell. Angela is a national speaker, abstract artist, transformation coach and the best-selling author of “Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness.” Her art is available at All… Read more »

Josh Black Named Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign

The Arts & Business Council, Blackbird Media, and F&M Bank have teamed up to present the Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign. This week’s featured artist is Josh Black. Local artist, comedian, and East Nashvillian cover star Joshua Black has taken social media by storm with his refreshing, riveting, and genuinely funny takes on Nashville. His stand-up… Read more »

Nicole Kutz Named Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville, Blackbird Media, and F&M Bank have teamed up to present the Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign. This week, Nicole Kutz is featured! Nicole is an artist and curator based in Nashville. Her work meditates on life’s transience by using handmade pigments and dyes to create ethereal abstract… Read more »

Randy Purcell Featured as Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville, Blackbird Media, and F&M Bank have teamed up to present the Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign. This week, Randy Purcell is featured! Randy is a Nashville-based artist who has exhibited in prestigious venues such as ArtFields, ArtPrize, Artclectic, Flying Solo at BNA, Dogwood Arts, and the Harding… Read more »