Author: tcliftonart

Adam Trest from Laurel, Mississippi

Get to know Laurel, Mississippi artist Adam Trest.  Adam joined Kacky Walton on WKNOFM-91.1’s “Checking on the Arts” earlier today for a great interview.  Listen in to learn more about the path Adam’s art has taken, what are his current influences, and more.  Plus, hear about some of his work with HGTV’s Home Town series…. Read more »

Booking Appointments

Book your time to come shop or design framing.  We respect our clients all need a bit of flexibility these days as we all try to stay safe.   The gallery is open Thursday – Saturday, 11a – 3p.  Just drop in to shop.  However, would you like to shop in private when the gallery is… Read more »

Fiber Artist Joan Edelstein

Last week fiber artist Joan Edelstein visited with Kacky Walton on WKNOFM.  The link to her interview is below.  The interview is approximately 13 minutes.   Joan creates one-of-a-kind, limited production designs utilizing both contemporary and repurposed fabrics. Each scarf and wrap is surrounded by hand-dyed silk. Most of her pieces are created using upcycled fabrics, trims,… Read more »

Jewelry Designer Dorothy Northern

Get to know Memphis Jewelry Designer Dorothy Northern and how she chooses the stones and designs for her signature jewelry collection.  Dorothy recently visited with WKNO FM 91.1‘s Kacky Walton and discussed all things jewelry design.  Learn about the mystical powers of lapis and other stones that Dorothy incorporates into her designs.  To enjoy jewelry… Read more »

Memphis Artist N. J. Woods Interview

Listen in on last week’s Checking on the Arts segment with Memphis Artist N. J. Woods and WKNO FM’s Kacky Walton.  N. J. and Tom Clifton joined Kacky for her segment on Wednesday, October 1.  They discuss how her fond memories of childhood influence her paintings. N. J. Woods is a recognized folk art artist… Read more »

Glass Artist Scott Hartley

Get to know blown glass artist Scott Harley.  The artist visited with WKNO FM’s Kacky Walton on Monday during her “Checking on the Arts” segment.  Scott and Kacky discussed his path from teaching biology to blowing glass along with why he’s drawn to create glass sculptures that connect and are intertwined.  (20 min interview) Scott… Read more »

Mary Johnston Contemporary Art

Want to know more about Mary Johnston’s approach to painting? Listen to her recent interview with WKNO FM’s Checking on the Arts.  Kacky Walton visited with Mary and Tom.  Interview is approximately 17 minutes.  Click on link below.  Mary Johnston has been a part of the gallery for seven years.  Her work now graces many… Read more »

Jigsaw Puzzle Framing

A lot of us have spent time working on jigsaw puzzles lately.  Did you know you can keep them around by framing them!    Tips to keep in mind if you want to frame your puzzles:   1. Place a layer of wax or parchment paper underneath your puzzle before you begin. It’s easier to… Read more »

Cremation Memories

One of our most treasured requests is to have a blown glass memory created to memorialize a loved one or treasured pet.  We have had our artists create small pebbles to carry in a pocket as well as larger orbs to feature on a table.  Please contact us for more information if this type memory… Read more »

Custom Framing Tips

The past few months have changed our behaviors.  Staying safe during COVID19 peaks kept us home and cooking more.  As we emerge, are there areas of you home you now want to refresh? Missing your loved ones?  Let’s create a gallery wall of family photos and other key treasures.  Get your photos off your phone… Read more »