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Tennessee Craft – Northeast

Tennessee Craft – Northeast

About the Chapter

Tennessee Craft – Northeast serves a variety of artists in the Tri-Cities area. This chapter plans and implements innovative events allowing its members to show their work to members of the community and collectors. From networking events with galleries and retailers to window displays in downtown locations to booths at the National Storytelling Festival, each chapter event is designed to raise the profile of the talented artist living in northeast Tennessee.

Meetings are held throughout the year and feature rich content to help members grow their fine craft businesses. This chapter welcomes artists from the following counties to participate in meetings and events: Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington

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Upcoming events/meetings


Past events/meetings

Chapter Meeting
Date: Tuesday, August 25, 6:30 PM
Location: Atelier 133, 133 N Commerce St, Johnson City

We had a meeting (while practicing social distancing and wearing face masks) to learn more about Nancy Fischman’s Studio (Atelier 133) in downtown Johnson City. Although the facility is not quite finished, Nancy provided our program by giving us a tour of the facility and explaining how it will operate. She also gave some updates on Johnson City Public Art and how activities are being impacted by COVID-19. Nancy will have a gallery–Fischman’s Art Gallery and a Cafe’–Lazy Lady Bakery Company.

Chapter Meeting

Date: Tuesday, June 23, 6:30 PM

Location: Washington College Academy School of Arts and Crafts, 116 Doak Lane, Limestone, TN 37681 (423-257-5151;

We are postponing our annual picnic meeting to July. However, we did have a June meeting at Washington College Academy. We canceled the April meeting that we had scheduled for there…so…this was a perfect opportunity to make up that meeting and program. The staff at Washington College Academy provided the program. There was a blacksmith demonstration and information provided about the Academy and its mission. They provided information to us about applying to be an instructor on their campus.

Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 PM
Strawberry Fields Clubhouse, 103 Sugar Mill Drive, Johnson City, TN
Reneau Dubberley provided our program on group exhibition booths.

Holiday Meeting
Tuesday, January 14, 6:00 PM
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, 1903 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN. With handmade gift swap.

Fine Art in Northeast Tennessee
October 1-24, 2019 at General Morgan Inn, Greeneville, TN
October 24, 6:30-7:00 PM: Closing & Awards Ceremony, Chapter Meeting

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

In conjunction with Tennessee Craft Week and American Craft Week, Tennessee Craft Northeast conducted a fine art show made up of only Tennessee Craft-Northeast Artists in this juried art show hosted by the historic General Morgan Inn.

National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough
October 3-6, 2019

Art Struck Festival, Johnson City
Saturday, September 28

August Chapter Meeting
Friday, August 2, 6:00 PM
We hosted a reception for Tennessee Craft’s Board of Directors at the home of Richard Dwyer, in lieu of our regular meeting on August 27.

June 3-29 at General Morgan Inn, Greeneville, TN
June 29, 3:00 – 5:00 PM: Closing reception, Awards presented, Artwork may be picked up after 5:00 PM.
Visit our Handmade Here Page for more information.

Chapter Meeting
Saturday, June 15, 6:00 PM
Strawberry Fields Clubhouse, 103 Sugar Mill Drive, Johnson City, TN

Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Featuring a discussion on scholarships and craft schools.

Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, February 26, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
A representative from the Johnson City Arts Council talked about Summer Arts Festival 2019, and Nancy Fischman provided an update on her new studio. These are exciting times for the arts in this area!

Handmade Here: A Tennessee Craft Exhibition
Exhibition Dates:
June 1 – 30, 2018
Reece Museum

Summer Craft 2017
Exhibition Dates:
June 19 – July 21, 2017
Reece Museum


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