Making a City More Beautiful, One Piece of Wood at a Time

You may have seen his work around town or you may have attended an event at Ironwood Studios at 119 Jennings (Just off Central), the 17,500 square foot space occupied by his woodworking studio and Preston Farabow’s metalworking studio. The space is often converted to an art show or used for a charity event. But […]

After Multiple Strokes, Local Artist Chris Cornett Returns (and Could Use Your Help)

Just over five years ago I first encountered the art of Chris Cornett. The challenging nature of the works and the striking use of color captivated me at once. I took my first photograph of his work at Preservation Pub and later that year at Union Avenue Books. We first met a year later at […]

Patricia Nash Designs Holds Grand Opening, Shows New Headquarters

Last week I showed you a photo or two taken from outside the new Patricia Nash corporate headquarters and showroom. The grand opening late last week offered the opportunity for a look around inside the space. It’s one of the best looking interior spaces I’ve seen any of our many building rehabs. Jeffrey Nash (developer […]

TaTas the Talk of the Town and More on the Feminine Form

This is a big week for tatas around town. One big event this past Friday will be followed by another on Friday of this week. I ran into a friend during my rounds on First Friday and talked tatas. It was a bit of a surreal moment for those of us of a certain age. […]

Ironwood Art Fair: A Cool Urban Party

Last weekend I attended an art fair/party at Ironwood Studios on Jennings Avenue, which is just a block off Broadway and just off Central – sort of between uptown and Happy Holler. The idea was simple: Open a warehouse/iron and woodworking studio to artists who want to display, add food for purchase, bands and dancers […]