April First Friday, What to do?

New Sculpture, Krutch Park, Knoxville, April 2012 Happy Friday to everyone. It looks like the weather will be awesome for our monthly street party in the city and the crowds promise to be huge. As usual, there is so much to do in such a short amount of time, there is no way to catch […]

It’s Cold, It’s Spring and Knoxville is about to Explode

Sculpture on Gay Street, Knoxville Just when we thought we’d moved past winter, it has re-emerged from its lair. It was just cold and damp enough this weekend in the city, that short sleeve shirts didn’t do the trick no matter how much you told yourself that April starts this week. It is that happy […]

Downtown Sculptures – Keep it or Lose it, Part One

I haven’t taken the time to talk about one of the most conspicuous installations downtown. These are the several dozen sculptures displayed in various places around the area, but concentrated downtown, that were placed as part of the Arts in Public Spaces effort of the Dogwood Arts Festival.  I believe I mentioned them in the blog I wrote […]

Take another little piece of my art, now baby!

Well, public art is a controversial topic in a number of ways. Who should pay for it? Should public funding be used? How should it be selected? Whose are and which topics are worthy of display in the city? Knoxvillians hold varied opinions on all the above. We have a significant number of citizens who would […]