Kay Foote and Linda Overton Heath, an unforgettable show!


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Kay Foote was born in Iola, KS, and grew up in Davenport, IA. where her grade school art teacher inspired her to try different art forms. She won several art awards during those years including the opportunity to attend the Davenport Art Gallery for private instruction. She continued to pursue her interest in art throughout school, including Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS. In her early 20s she took private lessons in Lynchburg, VA, Bluefield, WV and  Lake Saint Louis, MO before her life got busy with raising a family and work.

Upon retiring, Kay again returned to her love of art and at that time concentrated on watercolor and mixed media. She has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to take workshops from many nationally-known watercolorists through her participation in the Cape Coral, FL Art League, Lake Tellico Art Guild and the Little Tennessee Artists group. Since moving to Tullahoma this spring, she has enjoyed being involved in the TFAC.

Linda Overton Heath was born in Hasings Kent, the site of the Battle of the Roses. Her style, is what she calls “Oriental Contemporary”. While she has very little knowledge of art history, she believes that her trips to the Royal Pavilion with her father many years ago planted the seeds for her current body of work. She studied at Brighton College of Art for four years, focusing on applied technique and developing an interest in portrature. After her graduation, she studied for six months in Frankfurt, Germany. Shortly after she returned to Britain, she emigrated to the United States. She married and turned her creative energies to raising her two daughters and volunteer work.

Ms. Overton Heath has only recently begun publicly exhibiting her work. She did not realize there would be an interest in her work until friends pressed her to enter an art show in Huntsville, Alabama where she won an award. That coupled with an overwhelmingly positive public response convinced her to give her work a broader audience.

This show is sponsored by Hanson Realty and Auction Co, Inc. THANK YOU!

 

 

 

 

 

About Tullahoma Art Center

"Preserving the past, engaging the present and nurturing the future of Middle Tennessee by stimulating diverse creative expression, positive encouragement and quality, regional opportunities for access to and instruction in the Arts and Humanities." The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center is an ADA-compliant facility committed to the development of quality cultural experiences and education by providing access to and instruction in the Arts and Humanities, and influencing the direction of area visual, literary, performing and creative arts. TFAC, above all, encourages professionalism in the artistic community and among its artists and students, thereby raising standards of excellence in creativity, design and the production and practice of cultural craftsmanship. We promote the development of arts programming opportunities by offering classes, demonstrations, performances, publications and exhibitions. We are currently expanding our Member Gallery so that members may display and/or sell their original works -- creating unique marketing opportunities for them to reach local, regional and national audiences. We strive to increase public experience, understanding, appreciation and awareness of (as well as access to) the Arts and Humanities, especially in underserved and disenfranchised communities. TFAC seeks to strengthen our existing Regional Art Museum and lending library by encouraging donations of books, works of art and the endowment of funds to secure further permanent collections of both. We are actively exploring ways to assist area school systems with their Arts and Humanities curriculums, providing both extracurricular and co-curricular opportunities for gifted and talented students as well as for the academically and economically disadvantaged. Finally, we are firmly committed to partnering with civic organizations, other non-profits, city, county and state governments to compliment each another’s fields of expertise.