Official State Paintings of Tennessee
"Tennessee Treasures" and "Tennessee Treasures Too" by Tennessee artist Michael Sloan were designated the official state paintings in 1997 and 2007, respectively.
"Tennessee Treasures" features the ten most recognized symbols of Tennessee:
Tennessee Treasures Too
"Tennessee Treasures Too" was a follow-up work and also contains the tulip poplar, passion flower, and iris, but several additional symbols of Tennessee are shown; the yellowwood tree, honeybee, firefly, bobwhite quail, agate, box turtle, and channel catfish.
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