ART CLASSES: Come join me this fall to paint, learn and laugh. There’s room now in the second session of my classes: November 3 – December 15th. 6 classes at Nellie Jo Rainer’s Studio in Grassland–between Franklin and Green Hills in Nashville, TN. We meet Tuesday mornings, 9 – 12 Space is limited, so contact…

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This article was published in the September 2015 issue of Nashville Arts Magazine by Rachael McCampbell Buying art can be intimidating. Having worked in art galleries in both New York and Los Angeles, I remember clearly the tentative, almost fearful, faces of clients who had never purchased fine art. Seasoned art buyers were bold and asked tough questions. They…

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Fall Art Classes! I am teaching 2 series of art classes this fall—6 sessions each. They will be held every Tuesday morning from 9 am-12 at Nellie Jo Rainer’s Studio in Grassland near Hillsboro Road and Old Hillsboro Road in Franklin, Tennessee.  The size of the class is limited so please sigh up soon. (If we…

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This article was published in the August 2015 issue of Nashville Arts Magazine by Rachael McCampbell Before the Italian Renaissance, all forms of art were under one umbrella until the architects, painters, and sculptors were plucked from the artisan pool and made into superstars. This left the potters, glass blowers, tapestry weavers, goldsmiths, etcetera, in the…

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This was published in the July 2015 issue of Nashville Arts Magazine by Rachael McCampbell Years ago, I walked into a Los Angeles gallery and saw a pile of clothes in the middle of the floor. I remember asking myself, is that art? I had to step out of the formulaic art box in my…

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This article was published in the May 2015 issue of Nashville Arts Magazine by Rachael McCampbell It’s amazing to think that visual and sculptural arts were around almost 30,000 years before the first language was recorded. Humans have always possessed an inherent need to express ourselves through art. Before the majority of the world could…

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