Upcoming Events At Shuptrine's

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Here are the upcoming events at Shuptrine’s Gold Leaf Designs:

New Artist Spotlight: Karen K. Brown
February - March: Come to the gallery to view just finished works by one of Shuptrine's painters, Karen K. Brown.  Ms. Brown is an oil and acrylic artist from Asheville, N.C., and her work reflects her passion for painting as she conveys on canvas the beauty of the ever changing ethereal landscapes of the Smokey and Blue Ridge mountains.  Ms. Brown’s style is loose, emotional, and whimsical, full of bright colors and strong movement that provides the viewer a peaceful experience in an atmospheric perspective. Large spatial works and smaller room fillers on view.  The New Artist Spotlight runs until the end of March.   

Pink Open House
Saturday, Feb. 9: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Open House Saturdays at Shuptrine's.   Enjoy an array of pink treats, browse the galleries and take a private tour with gallery manager, Stephanie Valencia.  Get the inside scoop of all new works, and have a designer digitally mock up favorite works in your personal space for visual reference, a technique for seeing how the artwork works within your home.   

Late Night Thursdays:  Thursday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 
Shuptrine's will be open late night Valentine's Day for those last minute gifters, and for the opportunity to experience a date night activity before dinner plans.  Stop by the gallery and enjoy a romantic ambiance,  smooth jazz,  and a glass of champagne while surrounded by works of art.  

Call for Artists:  Scenic City Paint Out in April 

Accepting applications now:  $55 per person
In celebration of our city and all artists of the world, Shuptrine's is hosting the first annual Scenic City Paint Out. All artists and mediums are welcome to apply.  The event will include workshops in oils, watercolors, and pastels, paint various views in Chattanooga, win prizes, and showcase work. There is a $55 application fee and all mediums will be considered for the Scenic City Paint Out. This event supports the Reflection Riding Nature Center, a non-profit organization in Chattanooga, the application fee grants unlimited access in and around Reflection Riding for the week, as well as a special day of painting at The Hunter Museum of American Art and a backstage tour with a Hunter Museum curator.  Contact Shuptrine's at 266-4453 or theworkinggallery@goldleafdesigns.com for application requirements, and more information and to find out how to participate.

Shuptrine’s Gold Leaf Designs is at 2646 Broad St.  


A Moment Of Stardom Competition Offers Local Singers The Chance To Win A Recording Session

The Friends of Hixson is hosting “A Moment of Stardom”, an amateur singing competition, on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. Contestants will take the stage at Abba’s House to perform in front of their community and a panel of judges.  The winner of the contest will receive a professional recording session, donated by Life Care Centers of America. Auditions will be held on Sept. ... (click for more)

Air Quality Forecast For Saturday and Sunday

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau announces the weekend air quality forecast. Friday:  52 (Moderate) Fine Particles - Air quality is forecast to be in the moderate range with fine particles predicted to be the dominant pollutant. Health Message:  Unusually sensitive people should limit prolonged outdoor exertion. Saturday:  54 ... (click for more)

Family Forced From Home After Storm Blows Tree Down

As a severe thunderstorm blew through the Chattanooga area Sunday afternoon, high winds knocked down a large tree onto a house around  4 p.m.  at 1105 E. 13th Street. Captain David Thompson, Jr. said no one was injured, but the damage was severe enough that the family would have to stay elsewhere  tonight . Volunteers with the American Red Cross of Southeast ... (click for more)

Michael Wilson Back In Bradley County; Due In Court On Monday

Michael Wilson is back in Bradley County, and was escorted into the Correctional Facility around 8:15 p.m. Wilson’s first appearance in court will be on Monday, at 9 a.m. in the Bradley County General Sessions Courtroom at the Judicial Complex at 2290 Blythe Ave. Wilson was arrested last week, after e ndangered Bradley County child Skyla Wilson was found safe in Colorado ... (click for more)

Pedestrians Have The Right Of Way - And Response (3)

Often I visit Gold's Gym at Chestnut and 4th Street. I  park in the theater parking lot at Broad and 4th Street.  I depend on the walk signs to get me there safely.  Most days I almost get hit by someone turning left or right coming from the exit ramp off 27 or turning right on 4th street from Chestnut. This happened yesterday as I was almost mowed down by a garbage ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Girls - ‘I Can And I Will’

Every night after the Rodriguez girls went to sleep not that long ago in a grim, rat-infested basement apartment on Chicago’s South Side, their father – a boxing referee who came to America from Puerto Rico -- would kneel beside the girls’ bed and whisper in each child’s ear. Their parents made them sleep hot-dog style, tightly wrapped in the same sheet and pressed together to protect ... (click for more)