- Burton Callicott
- Born in 1907 in Terre Haute, Indiana, Burton Callicott spent much his
of childhood and his seventy-year career as an artist and educator in
Memphis. Callicott graduated in 1931 from the Cleveland Sc... Continue Reading »
- Edward Spencer Faiers
- A major contributor to the arts in Memphis from the 1950s until his death in 1985, Edward Spencer Faiers was significant as a teacher and an artist. He moved to Memphis in 1952 and joined the faculty ... Continue Reading »
- Frist Center for the Visual Arts
- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts opened in April 2001 in the former U.S. Post Office building in downtown Nashville. Constructed in 1933-34, the building, an example of Depression-era “Strip... Continue Reading »
- Promise Land
- First settled by freedmen during Reconstruction, the community of Promise Land, north of Charlotte in Dickson County, sheltered its residents from the Jim Crow South, offering them protection from the... Continue Reading »
- Anna Wiley
- Born in Coal Creek (now Lake City), Tennessee, in 1879, Anna Catherine Wiley played an instrumental role within Knoxville's art community at the beginning of the twentieth century. Educated in th... Continue Reading »
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