EXTRAORDINARY ART | EXTRAORDINARY PROPERTIES
AN EXTRAORDINARY COLLABORATION
We are thrilled to announce that our office will be transformed over the following week as our latest Visiting Artist Series is installed and we invite you to join us as we unveil the works next Tuesday, July 8 from 5:00-7:00 pm.
This is our biggest reception yet, which is free and open to the public, as it will feature two artists on display, two live performers, and catered refreshments including cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
Our first artist on display is photographer Jerry Atnip who has a 36-year career as both a commercial and fine art photographer. He began as Partner and Creative Director of an ad agency in Nashville as well as Director of its’ photography department. His images have been published in 40 countries, and since 2003, he’s held over 75 exhibitions and been presented with over 90 awards. He is also a teacher, workshop director, curator, juror and frequent lecturer. He is on the boards of several Arts & Photography organizations. In 2013, he and Nancy McCrary launched South by Southeast Photoworkshops providing training for photographers at locations worldwide.
His work has been collected by museums, corporate and private collectors and he is an Exhibiting Member of The National Arts Club in New York. Those who have curated his work include Carol McCusker, Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, CA, Hossein Farmani, Founder of the Lucie Awards, Cig Harvey, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Mac Holbert, co-founder of Nash Editions, Eli Reed, Magnum photographer, Julian Cox, Curator of deYoung Museum in San Francisco, Peter MacGill, President of Pace/MacGill Gallery in New York, Joyce Tenneson, photographer and Jane Jackson, Curator of the Sir Elton John Photography Collection.
Corporate collectors include Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Vanderbilt University, Hungarian Multicultural Center, Shepherd Center-Atlanta, Georgia, Music City Center, Omni Hotels & Resorts, Avenue Bank, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Vanderbilt Hospital, Tennessee Bank & Trust, DIGIfoto- Czech Republic and ABC’s Nashville television series.
In addition, we will have Vincent Peach Jewelry on display. Vincent Peach combines pearls with other natural, organic elements to create a collection featuring the highest quality pavé diamonds, rhodium chains, Vermeil, sterling silver and hand woven leather. Inspired by his Nashville roots and intertwined with the romance of luxury travel, the Vincent Peach jewelry collection is uniquely handcrafted and one of a kind. Combining the casual elegance of leather and the extraordinary beauty of fresh water and black Tahitian pearls, the bohemian chic collection is artistically crafted to create a feeling of comfort and ease.
Sponsors of the Visiting Artist Series include Nashville Arts magazine, Windmill Title, FirstBank Mortgage Partners – Green Hills, and American Home Shield. A portion of proceeds from all art sales will benefit Nashville’s W.O. Smith Music School.
The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty is known for artfully uniting extraordinary properties with extraordinary lives and this special event will unite extraordinary local artists with Nashville homeowners.