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New Gallery Exhibit Features Nossi Illustration Instructor, Lisa Taylor

Centennial Art Center’s 2017 spring exhibit, A Walk in the Woods, celebrates the natural world with four artists exploring the textures, colors and glowing beauty of natural wood. Landscape paintings by Lisa Taylor, a local, Nashville artist combined with graceful handcrafted wood-turned vessels and sculptures by Barry Werner and Michael Holowach, and intricately sculpted furniture …

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Illustrate your Motivation – Lisa's 30-Day Challenge

Pushing yourself to be your best can be tough. You know all your own weak spots – procrastination, distraction, rationalization – recognizing them and learning to overcome them is extremely important in the creative profession. Lisa Taylor, an illustration instructor at Nossi College of Art, took a challenge to push herself by creating one new …

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Getting Creative with Alicia Maynard

The country duo Big and Rich were looking for interesting cover artwork for their 2012 album, HillBilly Jedi. A brainstorming session between Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Big Kenny and John Rich steered the team to a song lyric, “Hillbilly Jedis with attitude.” Bon Jovi knew immediately that would be the name of the album. During …

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The Whimsical Stylings of Danielle Duer

Danielle Duer is graduate of Nossi’s Illustration Program who currently lives and works from her studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Her unusual acrylic paintings and textiles have been described as haunting and romantic. She uses intense, beautiful color combinations and layers the main images with dainty, inky details. Danielle’s “Honey Child Dolls” portray her fascination with …

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