Category: Monthly Art

  • Be inspired by our national parks this summer.

    The See America Project has only made stops in New York, San Francisco, and Bahrain, and this summer, both Tomato Head locations will host the exhibit during June and July. It’s a crowd-sourced project from Creative Action Network and National Parks Conservation Association inspired by the See America posters from the New Deal era, which have been re-imagined for the 21st…

  • Calling all artists!

    Tell your friends we’re accepting submissions for our 2014 art exhibition schedule. The selected artists will have a monthly show at each Tomato Head location, including a First Friday one evening in Market Square. Labeled CDs are requested by October 18th, 2013.  Please include a brief bio, artist statement and sizes for each piece of work submitted.…

  • Art for a cause

    You might have noticed the new artwork hanging in our Market Square store. Local artist Sloane Baker Tillman is donating 20% of her sales from now until May 5 to HABIT (Human Animal Bonding in Tennessee). UT College of Veterinary Medicine sponsors this animal-assisted therapy program where pets visit nursing homes, after school programs and…

  • February Artist Announcement

    Before talking about the new artwork that’s up at both locations, we would like to give a huge thank you to Bethann DeGrow who organizes our monthly exhibits of local and regional artists. Grazie mille! This month at the Market Square store, you’ll find acrylic and watercolor paintings from Knoxville resident Dawn Hawkins. Dawn’s work…

  • December Artist Announcement

    This month at The Tomato Head on Market Square we’re featuring one of the co-founders of 17th Street Studios. Beth Meadows is presenting work from three different series “that all fall under an intrigue with modern female fashion, not only the garments but the industry as well.” The first is a series of paintings of…

  • October Artist Announcement

    You’ve got to check out the photos at our Market Square store by Dennis Sabo. Printed on aluminum and called Metal Prints, the images are infused into the surface making them scratch-resistant, weather-proof and exceptionally vibrant.  Dennis is an internationally award winning photographer whose clients have included Canon, Hilton Hotels, NASA, NBC, NOVA, Ocean Conservancy,…

  • Call for Artists

    Fame, riches and maybe a short blurb in the Metro Pulse calendar section await you. The Tomato Head is accepting submissions for its 2013 exhibit schedule.  Artists may submit 5-10 images of wall-mountable work either burned to a CD and mailed to Tomato Head Exhibits Committee c/o Bethann DeGrow, 1710 Jefferson Avenue, Knoxville, TN, 37917,…

  • September Artist Announcement

    We’ve got some amazing artwork at the Market Square location until October 5. Ruth Allen, an artist from Athens, Georgia, is showing her most recent paintings. These could definitely find a place alongside an Edward Gorey illustration. However, as with most descriptions of art, this fails to completely capture the essence of the paintings, and…

  • August Artist Announcement

    Professional artist and 2007 Maryville College graduate Jonathon Howe will be displaying his most recent works at our Market Square location from August 4 to 31. One quickly appreciates how Jonathon translates his love for landscapes and the Great Smoky Mountains to a blank canvas by filling it with the brilliant colors found in our…

  • July Artist Announcement

    The Tomato Head is very lucky to have Sarah McFalls exhibiting her artwork this month at the Market Square location. For examples of her most recent works, please visit http://web.utk.edu/~smcfalls/ Her work will be on display in Knoxville from July 7 to August 3. The show will then move to Maryville and run August 5 through…