Appalachian Center for Craft, Tennessee Tech University

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We educate makers in fine contemporary skilled craft

The Appalachian Center for Craft, a campus of Tennessee Tech, is located in Smithville, Tennessee, and is dedicated to promoting excellence in American craft by teaching both tradition and innovation in professional studio craft, and fostering access to the highest quality craft education, craft artists, craft works and events in a community arts context.

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1560 Craft Center Dr

Smithville, TN. 37166

DBA Terina Gillette Fine Arts

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I create visual art, murals, window paint, & face painting

I work in mixed mediums. I have been a "working" artist for over 26 years. I love to create local landmarks of our area. I create texturized pieces and combine various techniques for effect. I work in a wide variety of mediums and techniques. I provide professional face painting

Cultivate Your Happiness

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Author of Mindfulness Book

Elle Benson is what many would describe as a typical working mother. She’s the one on mute during the conference call, balancing her phone on one shoulder and her toddler in the other arm. One minute she’s researching toddler books starring powerful females, and the next minute she’s helping nonprofit organization build the capacity to achieve their missions.

She doesn’t believe there’s a science to motherhood, but does believe that women need to stop judging others, and, more importantly, themselves. She began studying positive psychology to help people finish the phrase, “I’ll be happy when...” Her desire is to assist others with being happy in the present moment.

Creating Mindfulness

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We help people connect with a practice in mindfulness and art.

Jennifer MacIsaac and Dorothy Verbick have teamed up to teach mindfulness and creative play. On the path of self-love, confidence, and acceptance. Creating Mindfulness is about merging your innate creativity with a practice in mindfulness.

We provide opportunities through classes, women's circles, and retreats for people to connect with a practice in mindfulness and art.

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Stile & Co.

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I am a commercial photographer who saw a need for backdrops for food and other product photos that were super realistic but lightweight and easy to bring to shoots. As I created them, I realized the need for these in any small business industry that wants to take better product shots without having to invest much money in photography.

Annie B. Designs

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Beautiful Interior and Exterior Spaces

I'm Annie B., a former HGTV manager and full-service designer in East Tennessee. I'm passionate about designing spaces that capture the personality and lifestyle of my clients, so they can dwell in places that inspire them to live beautifully. I take the guesswork out of redesigns so clients can avoid the costly mistakes and headaches of doing it themselves and increase the value of their property. I study their story, style and needs to help them make thoughtful design decisions and visualize their finished product. A home should be designed to fit the dweller's lifestyle –– not the other way around.

SkyMart Venture Place


Meeting and CoWorking Space; Business Workshops and Trainings

SkyMart Venture Place provides high speed internet and a comfortable place to work and hold meetings. Spaces include office furniture, internet, kitchen area and lounging area.

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144 W. Main Street, Suite 200, Morristown TN 37814

24 hour access to coworkers and others, Parking available at SkyMart level, call for access


Valraven Forge

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Blacksmith items: wrought iron, knives, wine racks, bbq sets, fire pokers, fireplace grates, etc

Michael is a blacksmith with over 28 years experience. He has previously been employed at Dollywood as a blacksmith and now owns and operates Valraven Forge. In the past, he has been commissioned by the McClung Museum to produce a touchable medieval armour exhibit and can make custom armour. His products are crafted by hand with no automated machinery using old world techniques.

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Steeplechase Collective

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Branding for Businesses

Steeplechase Collective is a brand design team with a combined twenty years experience. Founders and designers Erica Beck and Elliot Lollis have Southern roots that run deep and sophisticated style that runs deeper. Their mission with SC is to serve clients above and beyond their expectations, creating unique brands that surprise and delight through the beautiful process of high design.

Origami Day

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Work Life Balance Products & Services  

Origami Day is a lifestyle of balance and the tools to maintain it. We help people shape their time to achieve work life balance by prioritizing, planning, and being more present, to live a life of peace AND productivity.

I am Samantha Lane and I am a reformed workaholic. I now use my passion for efficiency to help others find work life balance without compromising productivity. I created a two-part time management system made up of a planner/notebook and folding weekly planning sheet. Anyone can benefit from using the tools independently or as a system.

107 Bearden Place

Knoxville, TN 37917

City of Refuge, Inc.

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We unite local creatives, connecting them with families/individuals coping with trauma (foster, adoptive, human trafficking victims, etc.)  

Kyle and Elizabeth Ford started City of Refuge, Inc. as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 2016 as a way to help support families coping with trauma. As foster parents, they saw the need of better support systems for foster/adoptive families, but also how visual arts, music, and the maker arts could help someone find their story and better cope with feelings of anger, depression, anxiety, etc. Now, we create a community of local creatives using interactive concerts and workshops, better equip families and individuals coping with trauma through workshops, and connect the two together through mentorship opportunities.

The Carpetbag Theatre, Inc.

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The Carpetbag Theatre, Inc. was founded in 1969 and chartered in 1970. We are a Knoxville-based professional, multi-generational ensemble company dedicated to the production of new works. We work in partnership with community artists, activists, cultural workers, storytellers, and leaders to create original, theatrical works. Our mission is to give artistic voice to the issues and dreams of people who have been silenced by racism, classism, sexism, ageism, homophobia and other forms of oppression.

Mighty Mud

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Ceramics, Sculpture, Pottery, Mosaics, Paintings

We are locally owned and artist operated. Mighty Mud is the place to go in Knoxville for all of your ceramic supply needs. We also offer a wide variety of art classes and workshops, provide studios to local artists, and sell finished artwork in our gallery. We have been making some exciting changes to the store and studio including lots of new product lines and new class and workshop offerings.

127 Jennings Ave. Knoxville, Tn 37917

Tues 11-6, Wed 11-6, Thurs 11-9, Friday 11-6

Parking on site


Brex International, LLC

The Hedgehog

The Hedgehog Featherboard

I am a product developer and my latest product is the Hedgehog featherboard used by woodworkers to work safer and be more productive. The patent pending design utilizes a single pivot point that enables fast setups and quick adjustments. This means it gets used more than traditional featherboards which enhances shop safety and workflow.

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Roam Goods

Roam Goods

Leather Goods

Wherever life takes you, our goods are built to tag along. We believe in handcrafting quality products that are built for the road, and won't let you down when you're a long way from home. We use premium materials and take our time in crafting each item, which results in a high quality and unique product every time. From the hills of East Tennessee to wherever your travels take you, Roam Goods are ready for the trip. Take the journey...