Simply Stated…It’s a Hill

 “We want every client to walk out with a treasure.”  –Connie Hill  Eddie and Connie Hill have been creating child and family portraiture for more than twenty years, offering beautiful photographic wall art and hand-painted pieces. So, what sets them apart from all the other photographers? It's simple. The Hills are true portrait artists. In a field that has been inundated…

The Art of Assemblage

You may have been impressed by one of his largest works hanging in Tupelo Honey Cafe depicting two large quilt blocks, but you’ll definitely be fascinated by Nick DePalma’s creative process. A Middle Tennessean for decades, Nick graduated from Vanderbilt with a fine arts degree in the 1970s and later received his second degree in architecture from the University of Tennessee.…

A Corporation Leading the Way to a Healthier Planet

Many companies today are taking into account the impact their business practices are having on the environment and trying to find solutions that support sustainable growth. One company that has taken this to heart is Mars. A family-owned business that has operations around the globe, Mars has devised a plan that can improve the world now and in the future.

Rooster Tails Has a Tale

When you think of a business named Rooster Tails, what do you think? Nashville’s iconic hot chicken? Farm animals for sale? A place where you can buy metal rooster tails? For the past almost 17 years, Rooster Tails has been building and selling furniture and decor to people in Tennessee. The history of owners Wayne and Pat Killebrew goes back…

A Most Unlikely Destination for a Night Out

Travel a few miles south on Wilson Pike and you’ll find an art gallery with a history that’s as quirky as the one-lane, beneath-the-railroad-tracks, hairpin-turn you have to make to get there. You know you’re in for something special when you pull into the parking lot and see the original, 1970s-era gas pumps in front of the boxy old general…

EMBRACING 
many forms of 
EXPRESSION

As an artist poet, author and actor, Cory Basil is a ‘jack of all trades’ who defies labels. If you aren’t familiar with his work, you might recognize his larger-than-life sculpture, Fishboy’s Perilous Putt, on display at the Nashville Sounds’ First Tennessee Park. A collaboration between Basil and local sculptor Brian Somerville, ‘Fishboy’ sits in full view at the eighth…

A Lifetime of Growing into the Spotlight

Tony Lucca’s career may have gotten a big push from his appearance on The Voice, but that was nowhere close to the beginning of his work as a dedicated musician. Lucca, a Bellevue resident, grew up in a musical family, and he’s been surrounded by musical greatness all his life. From an uncle teaching him guitar riffs as a kid,…