Entries by Beth Estep

Deadline July 1st! Apply to the 44th Annual Christmas Connection – Artistic Creations Fair

CHRISTMAS CONNECTION 2023 – A CALL FOR VENDORS Calling all artists, artisans, creatives and craftspeople of all trades. Applications are now being accepted for Christmas Connection 2023. The two-day event will take place November 10-11 at the Meadowview Conference Resort and Convention Center. “The Christmas Connection – Artistic Creations Fair” is sponsored by the Kingsport […]

Advanced Wire Wrapping (Sunday, 4/22/23)

Advanced course on Wire Wrapping – Stone Setting with your choice of advanced techniques Build upon your skill set from the introductory course and learn to make advanced level ‘fancy’ jewelry – Advanced cabochon wraps, chainmail, crochet, macramé, and all the other little fancy things that they don’t show you online. This 4-hour course will teach you […]

Wire Wrap Pendant – Jewelry Class (Sun. May 21)

In this hands-on class, learn to create beautiful wire wrap jewelry from a master wire sculpture artist. Using semi-precious gemstones, fine copper or silver wire and over two decades of experience, Russell Lawson guides each student to gain a working knowledge of essential wire wrapping techniques. Students will become familiar with the tools of the […]

A Call for Vendors – The G.O.A.T. Festival

A Call for Vendors – The G.O.A.T. Festival A herd of hungry goats have been helping Kingsport clear kudzu from Cement Hill for more than a year. Now, it’s time to celebrate these helpful goats in the form of public art. And you can help us do it. Kingsport will be home to a brand-new […]

An evening with artist, author Suzanne Stryk

An evening with artist, author Suzanne Stryk The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Create Appalachia are hosting a one-night only event with Suzanne Stryk, one of the region’s most noteworthy fine artists. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Kingsport Renaissance Center (1200 E. Center Street). Admission is […]

Join us for The 43rd Christmas Connection – Artistic Creations Fair

A Kingsport Tradition!  – NEW Location! Celebrating 43 Years of Artisans & Crafters in Kingsport!   Kingsport, Tennessee –  The beloved Christmas Connection, Artistic Creations Fair, is celebrating 43 years of bringing some of the region’s best arts and crafts vendors to Kingsport.  This year we have a new location – Kingsport’s Meadowview Convention Center, […]

Call for Qualifications – the Sculpture at Brickyard Park

CALL FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR KINGSPORT, TN The Rotary Club Sculpture at Brickyard Park The Rotary Club of Kingsport, TN, in collaboration with the Kingsport Public Art Committee, Edens Investment, and Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is seeking qualifications from artists or art teams for the commission of a centennial sculpture to commemorate the every-day heroes of […]