Becoming an artist doesn't necessarily mean you have to invest in expensive supplies or even art lessons. Charles Haston began painting at the tender age of 55, with brushes from Walmart, and never looked back. Tennessee Crossroads traveled to McMinville, TN to meet the man known there as "The Artistic Judge".
Sometimes working with family can put a strain on the relationship, but for two sisters in West Nashville, working together has enhanced their artistry and creativity. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the The Twisted Sisters in Nashville, TN.
Old Hickory, TN
With music being such an integral part of Tennessee's landscape, it's no surprise many guitars and banjos are built in the state. Celebrities like Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton and John Fogerty have had some of their stringed instruments custom built in Old Hickory, TN. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Crafters of Tennessee - Old Hickory.
If you're an artist, it's often not what medium you use or how good you are that garners attention. Sometimes it's what you make with your talent-the subject matter. Case in point the Somerset, Kentucky wood turner Tennessee Crossroads met. He makes much of the traditional pieces, but you gotta tip your hat to his main attraction. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Wooden Hats.