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NEW: Requests for Artist MicroGrants now being accepted

Financial barriers are oftentimes all that stands in the way of the an artist’s next critical step in their career. The Arts Council of Williamson County is pleased to be able to offer MicroGrants to artists living in Williamson County who are 16 years or older. The funds may be used to apply for workshops, entry fees to show your work, framing, or a whole host of costs incurred while trying to get your work out to the public.

Learn more now on how to apply.


Support us when you shop on Amazon!

Each time you shop on Amazon, just sign in to smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com and simply select us as your charity of choice. A portion of your sales (at no cost to you) will support the Arts Council of Williamson County. Don’t worry – you don’t need to set-up a new account. smile.amazon.com will automatically know who you are.

March 10 is the next Lunch Bunch

Guest Speaker: Caroline Thompson
“The Art of Business and the Business of Art”

11:30 – Meet & Greet
12:00 – Presentation
1:00 – Informal Art Show & Tell
The Art of Business: Caroline will share her thoughts on the artist’s creative/artistic energy and how to bring authenticity and excitement to your work.  
The Business of Art:  She will lead a Q&A focused on the business side of being an artist, and how the two topics compliment each other.

 


January Member Meeting / Lunch Bunch

A big thank you to Renee Ford who helped demystify the often confusing but necessary mobile payment platforms – Square and PayPal – at our January ACWC member meeting. Renee is a full-time studio jeweler and metalsmith living in Franklin and shows her work at craft galleries, jewelry stores and online. Thanks again, Renee! www.reneefordmetals.com

While it’s not same as hearing her live, feel free to download her presentation now!
Mobile Payment Platforms


Featured Artist
January – February
Angela Faye


Artwork in the Main Rotunda (New books section)
Williamson County Public Library, 1314 Columbia Ave. 

Learn more now about Angela’s work.


Meetups are winding up!

Thank you so much to those who have signed up for our Meetup group. We so appreciate your interest in joining and socializing with other art and culture loving people! Stay tuned for new and exciting changes to our Meetup group coming soon!

Membership News

Welcome to new/returning members — we can’t do it without you!
Marcia Billig, Karen Crook, Tifny Miller,
Christine Parachek Marshall, Donna Zimmer

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