Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs June Events

Monday, May 6, 2013

Here is a list of what is happening at Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs during June. 

On show now - June 30  Plein Air -The Art of Outdoor Paintings

New exhibit of Plein Air paintings by nationally known and awarded artists- now in the North and South galleries at Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Galleries.  Enjoy plein air works in oil, watercolor, and pastels of landscapes, sunsets, and colorful still lives. Highlighting a special selection from artists Lori Putnam, Roger Dale Brown, Alan Shuptrine, Brett Weaver, Paula Ann Ford and Beverly Ford Evans.

Shuptrine's at the Chattanooga Market in June

Shuptrine's will now have a booth on select Sunday's at the Chattanooga Market.  See gilded arts demonstrations, purchase select Alan Shuptrine fine art giclee's and sample some of the new Shuptrine's twisted products. Shuptrine's Twisted Products will be making its debut in 2013 on Sunday's at the First Tennessee Pavilion.   Stop by the booth to sample some of Shuptrine's tasty twisted recipes which includes: dips, chicken, cornbread, relish and marinades.  For more information visit  Learn more about Shuptrine's Twisted Products at or call 266-4453 for more details.

Thursday, June 20, 3-6 p.m. - Realistic Watercolor Workshop with Alan Shuptrine

An intense one day only workshop with master watercolor artist, Alan Shuptrine. Learn to paint with watercolors in extreme realism using wet-in-wet technique for the background, and detailed drybrush technique in the foreground. Mr. Shuptrine will teach how to literally "sculpt" a painting from back to front. This workshop is for anyone has ever been intimidated by watercolor and will dispel the myth that watercolor cannot be controlled  This workshop is open to all skills levels from young adults to professionals - 12 years and up. There is a limit of 10 spaces, $75 per student.  Call Stephanie Valencia at 266-4453 to reserve a spot.

Shuptrine’s Gold Leaf Designs is at 2646 Broad St.  Regular hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, late night Thursday till 6 p.m., and some Saturdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  

Urban League Offers Free Tax Prep Assistance To First Responders

Police officers and firefighters are invited to have their taxes prepared for free next week through the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga’s VITA program. Urban League and the IRS are designating one day to do free tax preparation and e-filing services for all Chattanooga and Hamilton County police officers and firefighters. The VITA program is co-sponsored by the city of ... (click for more)

HCSO Hosts Seminar On Homicide Investigations With Emphasis On Opioid Deaths

Throughout this week, beginning on Monday, March 12, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office hosted a seminar taught by the world renowned Law Enforcement Training firm, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, to area law enforcement investigators to help investigate potential opioid related deaths.  This week long training contained modules in crime scene analysis, interview ... (click for more)

Driver Crashes Into Forgotten Child Fund Building

T he Forgotten Child Fund building on East Main Street suffered an estimated $70,000 when a car crashed into it early Sunday morning. The driver in the wreck was arrested. Officials of the fund had to shut off electricity and water to the building. The fund provides presents to needy children at Christmas. (click for more)

Severe Storms Possible On Monday

The Chattanooga area could see severe storms on Monday. Here is the Hazardous Weather Warning from the National Weather Service: Severe Thunderstorms Possible late Monday and Monday Evening... ...Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night... Another storm system will move across the Southern Appalachian Region on Monday ... (click for more)

Why Are Pictures Of Our President And Vice President Not Hanging At Our Federal Courthouse?

I would like to know why the pictures of our President and Vice President have not been hung in our Federal Courthouse. They have been approved by the White House. Every time I call they tell me they are on order. Tommy Fryar (click for more)

Roy Exum: Battling The Beggars

The revelation that Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy wants to crack down on the city’s panhandlers is every bit as refreshing as the beautiful jonquils now bursting forth across our city. In a recent poll on, over 80 percent of those who live here indicated they are scared to go downtown and that is inexcusable. This is no way for anyone to live. But I can ... (click for more)