Meets at Rose Center
442 W.2nd N. Street
Morristown, TN 37814
Mike Everidge, Pres.
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Artists in the local area are represented by MAA the ONLY organization for fine artists of two and three dimensional art
Finely Feathered was created in August of 2017. After being in the western retail business for over 25 years the idea seemed to come naturally. Mother and Daughter team, Kendall and Patty Lawson, began taking large leather hides from their former store and creating them into earrings and necklaces. Patty is a retired educator and administrator from Hamblen County Schools and is the current co-director of the First Methodist Parents Day Out Program. Kendall currently serves as chief deputy in the Hamblen County Trustee's Office. By weekends and evening though you can find them traveling across the South peddling jewelry, delivering orders, setting up at events, or hunting part of the next project. The first few pairs they made were just something to add to their own jewelry boxes, but after posting them on social media they were contacted with people wanting to buy the jewelry. The pair began working at night and on the weekend to design and produce what they consider an individualized piece. "We strive to make sure each piece is unique. We don't want two people meeting themselves on the street." The mother and daughter duo enjoy traveling and searching for unusual pieces to adorn their leather jewelry. By pairing different textures, colors, styles, and metals they are able to offer what they feel is something that is nontraditional. Often, they repurpose old or broken items and give them a second life in a pair of earrings or necklace. And, yes, each piece is all hand cut, handmade, and hand finished! "By doing everything by hand we feel it allows us to control the design better and offer a wider variety of the product making the possibilities endless. The best part of it is having that creative outlet to explore as well as, the quality time we spend together. We are honored and look forward to seeing everyone!!"
This month, we celebrate Tom Teller. To see his work,
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December 2018 and January 2019
Bill Sturdivant - 1st -20 points (4 votes) Ode to Jesse
Cathy Teller -2nd -14 points (1 x 1st) (3x 2nd) Spring
Mike Sandlock -3rd - 11 points (2 x 1st) (1 x 3rd) Blue Ridge Mountain fogFor a list of points, go here
Date for Pickup from Library Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9 a.m. to 12 noon