Portrait Artist Michael Field Has Upcoming Show And Class At MACC

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Michael Field
Michael Field

The Mountain Arts Community Center on Signal Mountain will feature the art work of Michael Field July 19-Aug. 16 in the newly opened Gallery 5.   His show, Portraits and Landscapes, will open Saturday evening with a reception from 5-7 p.m.  The reception is open to the public and there is no charge for admission. 

Mr. Field is a well know portrait artist in the Chattanooga area.  He is also a pilot which enables him to use his own aerial photography as inspiration for some of his new landscape paintings.

Mr. Field taught for many years at the Harris School of Art in Nashville and later chose to do portrait painting exclusively with clients throughout the southeast.  

He will be offering a class at the MACC July 21-25 from 2-4 p.m.  It will coincide with his show in Gallery 5.   The class will focus on mixing colors and building on the understanding of light and shadow.  Cost of class will be $140 ($125 for MACC members.)  

The gallery is open during MACC hours, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

For more information contact the Mountain Arts Community Center at 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain, 886-1959 or visit signalmacc.org.

Fred Child, Host Of Syndicated Radio Show "Performance Today" To Visit Chattanooga

Fred Child, host of the popular radio show “Performance Today,” will be visiting the Chattanooga area Oct. 21-22 as a thank you to supporters of WSMC 90.5 FM, Southern Adventist University’s classical music station. “Performance Today” had been a staple on WSMC before a series of syndicated shows were cut due to costs. After fielding calls from numerous classical music lovers ... (click for more)

Dog Training Classes Registration Begins Sunday, Oct. 25

The Obedience Club of Chattanooga will begin its next 6-week session of obedience, rally, and agility classes for puppies and dogs on Monday, Oct. 26, at its training facility 4 miles south of Chattanooga on Highway 193 in Flintstone, Ga. Registration will be held on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 1-3 p.m. at the training facility.  During registration, various OCC dog/handler teams ... (click for more)

Attorney Patrick Says Chattanooga Is "Most Logical Place" For Consolidating Volkswagen Lawsuits; Hearing Set Dec. 3

Attorney Gary Patrick said Chattanooga is "the most logical place for consolidating the Volkswagen litigation because it is the only location in the country where VW vehicles are being produced." Attorney Patrick, of the local firm of Patrick, Beard, Schulman and Jacoway, said a hearing is set Dec. 3 in New Orleans on the issue. A host of lawsuits seeking class action status ... (click for more)

Woman Stabbed To Death On Hooker Road; Man Injured; Suspect Being Interviewed

A young woman was stabbed to death on Hooker Road early Friday morning and a man was injured. At approximately 1:54 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a stabbing at the 4000 block of Hooker Road. There police located Angel Evans, 33, deceased. She was stabbed multiple times. A second person, Gerald Nelson, 24, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening ... (click for more)

The Facts About Jail

Since Roy had such a positive reaction to Jeffrey Cross's wonderful (and wonderfully civil--how refreshing) email response to his column on the bike lanes, allow me to speak on the subject of the jail.  First off, Roy's right about some things:  It is overcrowded, underfunded, and understaffed.  This is no secret, it's in the Grand Jury report every term.  Here's ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Must Learn To Tell

On July 4th of this year, FBI agents – acting on a tip -- arrested Alexander Ciccolo, a 23-year-old with known mental problems, as he carried a duffle bag full of automatic attack weapons. Moments before, he had bought the illegal firearms from an undercover informant outside of Boston. As agents later scoured his apartment, they found bomb-making equipment including a pressure ... (click for more)