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Ray Kleinlein
Paintings by Ray Kleinlein
1818 Riverview Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Medium: oil painting
Phone: 615-410-1949

Ray Kleinlein's paintings are in several museum collections and hundreds of private and corporate collections throughout North America and Europe. He is represented by the Paul Thiebaud Gallery in San Francisco, The Cumberland Gallery in Nashville, The Keny Gallery in Columbus, and The Parker Gallery on Sea Island, Georgia.

Jessica G Nelson

Medium: Photography

Jessica Nelson's experience as a photographer spans over 20 years. Jessica’s work is most often inspired by the issues facing her family and life in the growing suburbs of Nashville. Her photographic journey began with photojournalism, later expanding to fine arts, commercial photography, and portraiture. She has participated with The Art League, Art Grind, Charlottesville Photography Initi...

Eric Snyder
Art Pottery Productions
1428 Avon Road
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Medium: Mixed Media Sculpture
Phone: 615-542-6368

As a lifelong clay artist, I've been in the family studio since before I can remember. Recently, I began a journey of discovery, learning, and investigation into our mother earth through the study of interdisciplinary sculpture by attending Goddard College in Vermont with plans to visit the Port Townsend campus in Washington with my next opportunity.

Carol Berning
Carol Berning Art
3824 Herschel Hudson Road
Lascassas, TN 37085

Medium: Oil Painting, Charcoal, Pastel
Phone: 615-337-6880

As a toddler, I sat underneath quilts which were suspended in large frames as my mother, grandmothers, and their friends created delicate, feathery patterns with their stitches. Gazing up at the “stained glass” fabric, I watched them push their tiny quilting needles through the layers of muslin, cotton batting, and colorful squares. That is my earliest memory of beautiful art. Following their...

Mark Henes
White Pharaoh Publishing, LLC
1814 Wiltshire Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Medium: Music
Phone: 6154263006

Nashville based artist and performer of original songs.

Lauren Thomas
The Creative Blessing

Medium: Artist/Graphic Arts and Abstract Art
Phone: 615-809-4365

Dani Wilbert
Studio Past

Medium: Artist/Sculptures/Fossil Replicas/Murals
Phone: 615-400-7720

Lydia Sims
10-A North Public Square
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Medium: Oil and Acrylic
Phone: 615-225-7816

Sharon Mayeux

Medium: Textile Arts
Phone: 818-317-8952

Lisa Sims
Lisa Sims Art
1731 Graybar Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Medium: Painting/Portraits
Phone: 615-513-0783

Justyna Kostkowska

Medium: pastels, oils
Phone: 615-904-8776

Justyna Kostkowska is an MTSU professor of English and pastel artist living in Murfreesboro. Her favorite subjects are landscapes of her native Poland, where she grew up and visits often. Her paintings are available at Dreamingincolor, 504 Maney Ave, Murfreesboro, or by contacting her directly (preferable).

Fiona Dowd
Fiona Stained Glass

Medium: Stained Glass
Phone: 615-238-7488

Susan Carter
Marks That Spark

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-796-3108

Cynthia J. Sullivan
C. Sullivan Studios

Medium: Visual Artist

Cynthia J. Sullivan is a native of Tennessee who is currently attending Middle Tennessee State University. She finds deep satisfaction in the act of creation, as well as in the meaningful conversations and deep cultural understandings that develop around art and aesthetics. Her work focuses primarily on mental health issues, and has been featured in juried exhibitions including the Cummins Station...

Evan Powers

Phone: 334-449-1293

Kristin Amaro
AFH Capture and Design
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Medium: Photographer/Designer
Phone: 615-278-8948

I'm Kristin Amaro - the girl behind the camera. I moved to Murfreesboro, TN in 2008 after living 37 years in California. Culture shock? Not for me…I have loved it here from the moment I rolled into town. And with every snap of my camera, I find joy...

Ginny Togrye
Creative Visions Sculptural Painting

Medium: Sculptural Painting
Phone: 615-403-7161

Ginny Togrye is a sculptural painter and sculptor with Creative Visions Artists. She began her life and education in Louisville Kentucky and finished at Middle Tennessee State University with a minor in Sculpture. She later returned to complete painting and drawing courses. Currently, she is complementing her work at Studio S in clay sculpture. Togrye was awarded Painter Laureate with Cultural Ar...

Pam Williams

Medium: Fiber Art
Phone: 615-684-3077

Pam Williams is an Artist, Arts Administrator, and Activist living in Middle Tennessee. She is a graduate from Tusculum College where she double majored in Graphic Design (with a concentration in Illustration) and Studio Art (with a double concentration in Sculpture and Painting). In college she completed a Glass Blowing apprenticeship and worked full time as a Graphic Designer. After college she...

Jody Hoevelmann
Jody Raye Photography

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-796-6778

Samantha Collier
Samantha Collier Art

Medium: Painter/Portraits
Phone: 901-497-0853

Nancy Rebecca Olson
1225 E Northfield Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Medium: Watercolor, Drawings, Acrylic, writer
Phone: 615-962-0497

Susan Lebeau

Phone: 615-631-6346

Tasha Brown
Sweet T Photography

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-295-1054

Steve 'Cutter' Blades
Blades Photography

Medium: Photographer
Phone: 615-483-9241

Blades Photography provides Portrait, Event & Fine Art photography to the Greater Nashville area and beyond.

Kristen Birckholtz
Birchtree Whimsies

Medium: Artist and Art Teacher
Phone: 615-603-5006

Rhonda Stansberry
Rhonda Stansberry Photography

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-479-1249

I am a photographer here in middle Tennessee. Mostly I love to take photos of nature, landscapes, architecture, and document historical buildings.

Jessie Rasmusson
Ansata Photography

Medium: Photography

Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith Photography

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-969-4053

Karen Smith
Carpe Artista
115 Front Street
Smyrna, TN 37167

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-995-2898

Heather McCormick

Medium: Multi-media
Phone: 615-720-3772

Frank Baugh

Medium: Painting

Trying to capture the ephemeral.

Marjay Searcy
Marjay Searcy Photography

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-767-9620

Phil Wagner
PW Studios

Medium: Artist/multidiscipline
Phone: 615-900-6420

Monica Ashbaugh
Daily Monica

Medium: Writer/Poet/Blogger/Photographer

Ray and Susan Allen
Popcorn Studio and Pottery
2031 Nelson Ln
Murfreesboro, TN

Medium: Pottery
Phone: 615-896-9167

Eva Berg
Everich Farm
8695 Hwy 269 Bell Buckle Rd.
Christiana, TN 37937

Medium: Artist/Felt/Fiber
Phone: 615-499-6286

Phil Sadler

Medium: Artist

Lindsay Halford

Medium: Musician
Phone: 615-727-4752

Theresa Sifford

Medium: Murals and Watercolor
Phone: 615-809-8702

Nicole Foran

Medium: Painting
Phone: 956-473-9206

David Adkins
Art Wire Music
Scenic Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Medium: Multidiscipline artist
Phone: 615-995-9925

Bill and Judy Heim
Red Oak Pottery
2925 Spain Hill Rd
Lascassas, TN 37085

Medium: Pottery
Phone: 615-273-2147

The pottery of Bill and Judy Heim features muted colors of blue and green and classic colors of black and white that reflect the nature around their rural studio outside Lascassas. Their wheel thrown stoneware ranges from dinnerware and serving pieces to vases and candle holders, many with a leaf or horse motif. There are splashes of bright blue, green and white on some pieces and surprising addit...

Richard and Kathryn Spry
Chimes for Justice
2414 Spalding Circle
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Medium: Stained Glass
Phone: 615-491-5482

Lewis Snyder
Studio S Pottery and Galleries
1426 Avon Rd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Medium: Pottery and Sculpture
Phone: 615-896-0789

Fine craft artist and owner of Studio S Pottery for nearly 50 years arriving in town through MTSU to join the art department as sculpture and clay professor. From there served as Director of Craft with the Tennessee Arts Commission before leaving to pursue a full-time career in the studio making designs of pottery and sculpture of metal or primitive-fired, stoneware, raku, terracotta, and reductio...

Jarrod Houghton

Medium: Sculpture

Russ Faxon

Medium: Bronze Sculpture
Phone: 931-607-8176

Sisavanh Houghton

Medium: artist/multidiscipline
Phone: 615-203-3310

Tracy Yarbrough
Chickpea Studio
Murfreesboro, TN

Medium: Visual Artist
Phone: 615-849-9101

DeeDee Potter

Medium: Visual Artist

Erin Anfinson

Medium: Visual Artist and Animator

Erin Anfinson is an Associate Professor of Art at Middle Tennessee State University where she teaches drawing and design courses in the Foundations program. She earned a BA in Studio Art from the University of Northern Iowa and a MFA from the University of Connecticut in. Many of her encaustic-infused paper works are inspired by an interest in science, nature, memory and narratives of ecosystems i...

Jeff Gibson

Medium: Musician/Singer/Performer
Phone: 615-414-3089

Abby Reish
Murfreesboro, TN

Medium: Artist/Painting/Mixed Media

Mai Hamric

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-278-0600

Sheryl Ann Miller-Turman
Hippie Haven
420 Burton Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Medium: Artist
Phone: 615-987-4036

Becky Dickovitch

Medium: Painting

Leanne Riley
Treasured Moments Photography

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-751-7155

Melissa Paschall Scott
Joyful Life Photos
Smyrna, TN

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-414-8108

Thomas McEwen
Tbone The Photographer

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-260-9928

As you can tell in my portfolio that I shoot anything from portraits, landscapes, and sports. I have photos featured in magazines and websites including ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Hollywood Life, Arizona Highways and many more. I also have been selected as Sports Illustrated top 10 photos of the month. I currently shoot for Cal Sport Media and Getty Images.

Karl and Kelly Rae Huber
Lasting Image Productions
Murfreesboro, TN

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-828-2423

Karl & KellyRae Huber
Pod Studio 1
Murfreesboro, TN 37127

Medium: Audio, Video, Photography, Podcast
Phone: 615-828-2352

Pod Studio 1 is a smaller sized studio with a big heart. We are available for Audio recordings (Podcasts and Music), Video (Interviews, Vlogs, Green Screen, etc.), and Photography

Kayla Connolly
Geotique Designs

Medium: Artist

Don Clark
Uncle Don Clark Music

Medium: Singer/Songwriter
Phone: 615-962-8548

Megan Pinson
Megan Lea Photo

Medium: Photography

Lisa Marie Browning

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-396-7156

Telling the story of God's beauty and wonder, in nature and life - one painting at a time.

Carmen Bouldin
The Quotable Raven

Medium: Painting and Photography
Phone: 615-900-9395

Carmen Bouldin is originally from Memphis, TN and has lived in the Middle Tennessee area for 16 years. She has been an educator for 14 years and is currently an Assistant Principal in Wilson County Schools. She holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and is a self-taught artist. She has been painting for the past seven years, but has been drawing and creating art, including writing short stor...

Sandy Claiborne
Sandollar Studio
108 Sondra Ct.
Smyrna, TN 37167

Phone: 615-306-5905

Sarah Bradford
Heart of Sarah

Medium: Murals and String Art
Phone: 615-477-3180

Leah Boorse
Painting Positively

Medium: Artist/Portraits/Murals
Phone: 808-238-9204

Visual artist specializing in custom portraits and murals

Nancy Turner
Fine Linen and Scarlett

Medium: Book Artist
Phone: 615-653-7583

Gale Stoner
Gale Stoner Images

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-473-7674

Andie C Ayotte
Andie Does Stuff

Medium: Animator/Graphic Artist

James Oliver Langston
J. Oliver Gallery

Phone: 615-651-1004

Jennifer Richardson
Golden House Studio

Medium: Art Classes
Phone: 615-339-7353

Susan Rodehaver
Turtleware Pottery
4004 Southridge Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Medium: Pottery
Phone: 615-809-9808

Jessica Nelson
Jessica Nelson Photography

Medium: Photography

Taryn Simpson
The Shaky Artist

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-501-0103

Taryn Simpson began her journey in the arts by becoming a classically trained percussionist at an early age. She holds countless literary accolades, including competing for a Pulitzer Prize. Later, due to a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease, she became disabled and retired from music and writing at the age of 50. During this time she has picked up the paintbrushes to pursue art. While painting ch...

Carol Berning
Carol Berning Fine Art
3824 Herschel Hudson Rd.
Lascassas, TN 37085

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-337-6880

Kay Currie
Blue Pony Art
88 Hoyt Knox Rd.
Readyville, TN 37149

Medium: Clay and Painting
Phone: 615-477-4759

My artwork in clay sculpting, throwing, and my paintings naturally migrate towards animals, especially horses since they are my passion and I have a thirty-year background in animal science. I have been a clay instructor in hand-building and sculpting classes at Studio S for more than eight years. I love teaching and giving back to the community by teaching children.

Anne Rob

Medium: Jewelry
Phone: 615-896-8776

I was born in Bindjei, Sumatra, Indonesia, of Dutch parents. I immigrated to the United States in 1960 and became a naturalized U. S. Citizen in 1965. I am a member of Tennessee Crafts, the Highlands Craft Guild, and the American Craft Council. I have served on the board of the Stones River Crafts Association and I have participated in the Studio Tour since its inception. My work was accepted at f...

Kory Wells
Kory Wells
Murfreesboro, TN

Medium: Poet and Writer
Phone: 615-898-0063

Kory Wells was selected Murfreesboro's inaugural poet laureate in 2017. Author of the poetry collection HEAVEN WAS THE MOON (March Street Press), she founded and co-curates a local reading and open mic series, Poetry in the Boro. Her writing appears in publications such as CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, DEEP SOUTH MAGAZINE, JAMES DICKEY REVIEW, and the Tennessee volume of THE SOUTHERN POETRY ANTH...

Amy Seaton Nolen
A. Seaton Photography

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-785-2139

Amy Cords
AKC Images

Medium: Artist/Photographer

Joe Brown
Joe Brown Blacksmith
3538 Cripple Creek Rd
Readyville, TN 37149

Medium: Artist/Blacksmith
Phone: 615-890-3805

Jan Quarles
1002 Kirkwood Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Medium: Textiles
Phone: 625-812-1555

Jan Quarles is a former MTSU professor of Mass Communication, now textile artist and dyer. She produces one-of-a-kind scarves, shawls and baby onesies and will be producing linens for the home and simple linen tops.

Kylie Michelle Goss

Medium: Artist/Art Teacher
Phone: 615-631-9380

Ashley Callahan-Payne
Ashley Callahan-Payne Photography

Medium: Photography
Phone: 931-303-1711

Stephen Legenhagen
Hagen's Hammer

Medium: Sculptor and Metal Fabricator
Phone: 615-542-1344

Breanna Kinkaid
Felt Good Fibers

Medium: Fiber
Phone: 931-284-7947

Alfred and Linda Gordon
Gordon Ralston Photo

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-962-0759

Norris Hall
Norris Hall Studio
1215 Sunset Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Medium: Mixed Media
Phone: 615-890-5510

Norris Hall started his studio in 1987. Over his 31 year career, he has been commissioned by Disneyland Paris, AT&T, Charter Communications, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville International Airport, Children’s Discovery Center, Linebaugh Public Library, Skokie, IL Public Library, numerous schools, authors, pediatric dental offices, orthodontists’ offices and pediatricians’ offices for...

Susan Gulley
Carpe Artista

Medium: Mixed Media and Painting
Phone: 615-714-3650

Sayward Mitchell Ratliff

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-430-5856

W. Michael Bush

Medium: Artist/Painter
Phone: 931-580-8058

Sylvanye Sam Roh
Designs by Sylvanye

Medium: Jewelry
Phone: 615-397-6406

Wendy Bolin Reed
Astral Art Universe

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-589-4086

Angela Elkins
Earthsoul Studio

Medium: Multiple mediums
Phone: 615-586-1242

James Pfeffer
James Pfeffer, Inc.

Medium: Watercolor
Phone: 615-479-9505

Lynn Driver
Lynn Driver Art
181 Bynum Rd
Bell Buckle, TN 37020

Phone: 615-308-5829

Mysti White
Mysti White Art

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-967-1124

I have always been a doodler, sketcher, and color loving person. Throughout my life, I have written poems, songs, prayers in journals, and filled my space with visual reminders of everything I loved. My creative outlets have been singing, songwriting and ultimately all about painting. I love all styles but am especially drawn to abstract, abstract impressionism, and messy, drippy paint. I am more...

Diane Stockard
Diane's Freelance Art

Medium: Painting
Phone: 6155946647

Painting Dancing Flame was ranked 3rd in an International Art Contest, Germany and China were 1st and 2nd and I was 3rd out of 1000 or more artists around the world, it was an honor!. I was one time ranked 7th in the Nation for my colorful art. Music with Art is composed of so many beautiful paintings with the Music flowing through each painting. I started painting when I was 7 years old when ou...

April Davis Broussard
Sanctuary Society
Cane Ridge, TN

Medium: Painting and Mixed Media
Phone: 615-680-9822

Sara Andrews
Noah Bear Gifts
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Medium: Watercolor painting
Phone: 615-603-2748

Colorful, unique, & specific watercolor gifts made with love especially for you or your loved one. Specializing in: pet portraits, home decor, cards, and bookmarks

Linda Watson
Artistic Designs

Medium: Painter
Phone: 615-396-7693

Ryan Frizzell
The Rhinovirus
Murfreesboro, TN

Medium: Painting
Phone: 6156485123

Mixed media artist specializing in spray paint, and repurposed arts. I have a love for all arts especially street art, graffiti, slapart, wheatpaste, screenprinting, and just plain ol dang brush painting.

Jessica Rose Maraschiello
Carbon Made

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-439-5638

Kaitlin Savage
Kaitlin Savage Ceramics
Murfreesboro, TN

Medium: Ceramics
Phone: 615-995-9339

Streater Spencer
Streater Spencer Art
230 Franklin Rd.
Franklin, TN 37064

Medium: Painting
Phone: 6153068169

Mary Miller Veazie

Medium: Painting
Phone: 615-631-4161

Mary has lived and painted throughout the United States, and is now based in Tennessee. She is well known for her commissioned portraits in oil. Depending on her client's wishes, she paints in a controlled formal manner or in a loosely posed impressionistic style. Mary connects with the viewer by creating powerfully expressive paintings that become family treasures.

Elizabeth Bray
Elizabeth Bray Jewelry
521 E. Main St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Medium: Jewelry
Phone: 6155626780

Michelle Sweatt
Inclined to Improvise

Medium: Mixed Media and Painting
Phone: 615-554-2061

Alicia Maynard
Art By Alicia Maynard

Phone: 6157779587

Laura Michelle Neal

Phone: 6155699530

Barry Shaffer

Medium: Photographer
Phone: 615-556-0598

Carrie Lowrance

Medium: Writer/Author/Author Coach
Phone: 872-216-4353

Carrie Lowrance is a writer, author, and author coach. Her work has been published on Huffington Post, Bon Bon Break, Crosswalk, ParentMap, The Penny Hoarder, etc. She has published three books of poetry, Lithium Dreams And Melancholy Sunrise, The Safety of Objects and Shadow Of Soul. She has also published two children's books, Don't Eat Your Boogers (You'll Turn Green) and Brock...

Mark Wesley Jackson

Medium: Painting
Phone: 6159621335

Art Growden
Art Growden Creative
2060 Kingwood Ln
Rockvale, TN 37153

Phone: 615-476-5854

Jerry Winnett

Medium: Photography
Phone: 615-977-2695

Dawna Kinne Magliacano
Acorn Studio

Medium: Multi-Discipline Artist
Phone: 615-631-9895