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.  

Harvest Festival In Menlo Park Community Is Oct. 29

There will be a Harvest Festival in the Menlo Park Community in Brainerd on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. The event will be held at Greater Emmanuel Church, 400 Tunnel Blvd., and everyone is invited to attend this free event.   Activities will include Trunk or Treat, carnival games, face painting, bounce houses and other entertainment.  Free winter coats ... (click for more)

Tennessee Highway Safety Office Promotes National Drug Take Back Initiative

In efforts to prevent drugged-impaired driving statewide, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office encourages Tennesseans to participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back initiative on Saturday. THSO asks residents to dispose of unused and/or outdated prescription drugs to help prevent the illegal use and abuse of prescription drugs by ... (click for more)

City Council Set To Act Tuesday Night On First Reading On Short Term Vacation Rentals

The City Council is set to take action on first reading on Tuesday night on a process to legalize short term vacation rentals in Chattanooga. The second and final reading is set for the following Tuesday. The final version comes after several public hearings and extensive discussion by the City Council and staff. Short term vacation rentals will be allowed in residences with ... (click for more)

16,858 Cast Ballots In First 3 Days Of Early Voting In Hamilton County

In the first three days of early voting in Hamilton County, 16,858 have already cast ballots. That includes 1,607 ballots received by mail. There were 5,157 who turned out at early voting sites on Wednesday and 5,083 on Thursday. The total on Friday was 5,011. Sites: Brainerd 1,084, 1080, 1,030 Election Office 1,848, 1,731, 1,698 Collegedale 956, 954, ... (click for more)

Please, No Short Term Vacation Rentals In My Neighborhood

Approval of the short term vacation rental item on the City Council agenda for Tuesday  will be the next step toward commercializing our residential properties and communities to benefit those more interested in making money than preserving an old, well-established, rich community of like-minded families.    Anything requiring a business license is ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Kelly Could Win It

I am neither a sleuth nor an odds maker but I’d say there is about a one-in-three chance that Interim Hamilton County Department of Education Superintendent Kirk Kelly could become the permanent superintendent of our public schools next Thursday. I am assured something squirrelly is happening on our newly-seated school board. It has been seven months since the last superintendent ... (click for more)