Category: section nine

Perspectives on Periscope: Megan Lightell

In this month’s Nashville Arts Magazine, artist Megan Lightell speaks about her experience in the 2016 class of Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training and how her practice has changed since completing the program. Read more over on Nashville Arts Magazine’s website or pick up a print copy – out now! Interested in applying for the 2018… Read more »

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 »

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 »