Wednesday, May 25, 2022
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The Scene Presented By Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles

Spotlight a growing and vibrant arts community in the Upper Cumberland with The Scene on Lite Rock 95.9. Host Emily Newman interviews local artists, performers, and more to learn what goes into their craft and why. Find out where their ideas and talents originate, while also keeping a pulse on upcoming performances and galleries around the Upper Cumberland each week on The Scene.

Showcase local talent from across the Upper Cumberland with Emily Newman and The Scene – Sunday mornings 9-11am on Lite Rock 95.9

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. Harper’s is your home for rare books, vinyl records, and collectibles in Cookeville. Find them at 41 W Broad Street in Cookeville, or give them a call at (931) 651-2013.

Sundays 9-11am

 

The Scene: Mountain Sunrise Art

Meet Cookeville abstract painter and owner of Mountain Sunrise Art, Larry Taylor  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville abstract painter, and owner of Mountain Sunrise Art, Larry Taylor. They discuss how he got his start as an artist, how and why he enjoys experimenting with different mediums for his art, as well as what inspires ... Read More »

The Scene: Jeanne Brady & Textile Art

This week, explore the artistic career of Smithville textile artist Jeanne Brady.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Smithville textile artist Jeanne Brady. They discuss how she got into the arts growing up, the concept behind one of her latest pieces – “It Weighs Heavily Still,” as well as where she finds the inspiration for her ... Read More »

The Scene: Gerry Burklow & Folk Art

Get to know Monterey folk artist Gerry Burklow and her needle felting projects.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Gerry Burklow, a Monterey folk artist specializing in papier-mâché and needle felting. They discuss how she got her start with needle felting, what her artistic process is like from start to finish, as well as how her ... Read More »

The Scene: Susan DeMay & Clay Art

Learn more about Smithville clay artist Susan DeMay of Made By DeMay and her art.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Smithville clay artist Susan DeMay. They discuss what got her into clay as a medium, the differences between throw work and hand building work when it comes to her art, as well as the various ... Read More »

The Scene: Mike Bruce & Cosplay And Props

This week Sparta artist Mike Bruce discusses his cosplay & prop making processes  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Sparta cosplay artist and prop maker, Mike Bruce. They discuss how he got his start as an artist, the materials and processes that he uses to create his props, as well as how he goes about creating ... Read More »

The Scene: Marc Burnett & Painting

Marc Burnett discusses how he got his start painting, and what inspires him.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville painter Marc Burnett. They discuss when he became interested in painting, the events that led to him getting started, how he takes and uses pictures for his inspiration, as well as when that inspiration is most ... Read More »

The Scene: Damon MacNaught & Glass Art

Get to know Silver Point glass artist, and art instructor, Damon MacNaught.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Silver Point glass artist, and teacher at Cumberland University, Damon MacNaught. They discuss his specialization in making unique paper weights, how long he’s been an art instructor, what his artistic process is like for his paper weights, as ... Read More »

The Scene: Britnee Holley & Fiber Art

This week on The Scene learn about fiber artist & recent TTU grad Britnee Holley  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with fiber artist, and recent Tennessee Tech University graduate, Britnee Holley. They discuss where her interest in weaving comes from, what her final thesis at TTU was and how she conceptualized and designed everything for it, ... Read More »

The Scene: Tabitha Thierjung & Glass Art

This week on The Scene, learn about Silver Point glass artist Tabitha Thierjung.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Silver Point glass artist Tabitha Thierjung. They discuss what led to her wanting to be an artist, what her artistic process is like from start to finish, as well as where she finds her inspiration, and how ... Read More »

The Scene: Brianna Wainright & Digital Art

Learn more about Sparta digital artist Brianna Wainright, and her unique style.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Sparta digital artist Brianna Wainright. The discuss how and when she became interested in art, how she comes up with her ideas, as well as where she draws inspiration from for her style of digital art. Presented by ... Read More »