Official State Art Forms & Artists of Tennessee
STATE FINE ART: Porcelain painting was designated the official state fine art of Tennessee in 1981.
STATE ART FORM: Songwriting was designated as one of Tennessee's official art forms in 2003, applauding individuals who are or have been skillful masters of this art form. Tennessee's state songs
STATE ARTISTS & ARTWORK:
1991 - Burton Callicott was designated Tennessee's official state artist recognizing his many contributions to the art community in Memphis and the state of Tennessee.
1997 - "Tennessee Treasures" (a painting by Tennessee artist Michael Sloan) was adopted as the state painting of Tennessee.
2000 - H.R. Lovell was designated Tennessee's artist-in-residence for expressing the spirit and assets of Tennessee through his works.