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The Art Market Gallery is a cooperative of more than sixty East Tennessee artists dedicated to providing a vibrant marketplace for original art and fine crafts. We are located in the heart of downtown Knoxville with convenient parking on Gay Street, State Street Parking Garage and Market Square Parking Garage.

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Marilyn Dwyer

Originally from Mobile, Marilyn was captivated with the beauty and heritage of East Tennessee while visiting PlumNelly, an outdoor art show. After graduating from Auburn with a BFA, she moved to the area and still works as a graphic designer. In 2013, she returned to the fine arts when studio space, shared with other artists, […]


Carl Gombert

Carl Gombert was born in Brimfield, Ohio in 1959. He started taking painting lessons at the age of 14 with money he earned delivering newspapers.  He completed a BFA in Drawing from the University of Akron and an MFA in Painting from Kent State University.  He worked as a stagehand before earning a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts […]


T.P.Dunn

Original multimedia drawings and paintings in charcoal, graphite, acrylic or oil with ink, watercolor, acrylic and/or colored pencil Please contact artist for purchase of signed, un-numbered prints or other inquiries: theartoftpdunn@gmail.com


Kay Alexander

 I am a watercolor artist inspired to paint the beautiful landscape around me. I am most happy when I paint from my memory or my imagination. My goal is to capture the emotion I feel when seeing an amazing scene or remembering a place that brings back those emotions.     I like to work […]


Sandy Hoeft

Sandy Hoeft Landscape artist, Sandy Hoeft, uses acrylics, oils and occasionally watercolors to bring her love of nature to her paintings.  She spent over 40 years in Alaska hiking remote trails and taking photos to use as reference for her art.  Recently she and her husband retired to the Cumberland Plateau in beautiful Tennessee.  Currently, […]


Terri Swaggerty


Roger Hankins

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Luke Proffitt

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Pamela Salyer

Pamela Salyer (Mixed Media) Nature is my biggest and most consistent inspiration. Whether the subject is a landscape, a branch, or a group of trees, my paintings and collages are my attempts to describe and capture the ephemeral beauty that I find outdoors. The results are usually somewhere between direct representation and abstraction, transforming trees, […]


Sandra Abraham

Vista Bella, Pastel My pastel paintings are images of sunlit places I have visited. I have traveled to Italy, Bermuda, Florida, Maine, Eastern Canada, and the Southwest. Some of my work is painted plein aire, but most of the images are first composed with my camera. Later in my studio the photographs are used to […]


Hugh Bailey

Hugh Bailey Hugh Bailey received a B.A. in fine arts from Berea College in Berea, KY in 1956 and a Masters of Fine Arts in ceramics and painting from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana in 1959. He has extensively taught extension courses for the University of Virginia from its Bristol division and filled in for […]


Lynda Best

  For me, everything in nature is moving energy and that is part of my spirituality. The water and flowers are constantly changing because of our mountain seasons. I use acrylic in a modern impressionistic style with entrancing outlines and colors that “freeze” the movement and constant change found in the nature of Beautiful Tennessee. […]


Mary Ellen Bohm

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Paula C. Browning

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Gay Bryant

Gay Bryant is a painter and printmaker whose playful paintings and prints depict nature, architecture, and events of everyday life. The use of traditional printmaking and painting techniques lure the viewer into commonplace scenes of familiar images.  The rich landscape of eastern Tennessee informs and inspires Bryant’s paintings and prints.  Most of her printmaking involves […]


Lillian Clinard

  Artist’s website: http://ClinArt.biz Biography Living in East Tennessee, I am mesmerized by the beauty around me: the landscapes, cityscapes, people, animals and plants. Through reading, observing other artists and painting every chance I get, I portray the world around me. I am fortunate to have shown my work in local group exhibitions, galleries and juried […]


Gary Dagnan

Gary  has been drawing and painting since childhood. He was born and grew up in the East Tennessee area and his inspiration comes from the rural landscapes of this area. Most of his paintings are of the mountains, hills, lakes and structures of the East Tennessee area. Gary’s inspiration from the changing light and colors […]


Genie Even

I am a native Californian whose interest in art began in elementary school and continued throughout high school and college. I graduated as an art major from Scripps College, Claremont, CA. Millard Sheets was both my advisor and teacher. In the early nineties I was able to give art my full focus. My medium is […]


Kathy Holland

The landscape has always had a powerful pull on me and has shaped my sensibilities from a very early age all the way through my painting career. Recently I wanted to examine just how I related to the landscape, to challenge myself and take some risks. So I spent two months alone just painting the […]


Harriet Smith Howell

Harriet’s paintings are expressive interpretations of the Tennessee landscape. She uses color and movement to capture the emotional and visual energy of nature. Some pieces are explorations into a real time and place. Others are involved in revealing the emotion and energy of a location through abstraction. All are an intensely personal response of the […]


Suzanne Jack

Suzanne’s sensibilities as an artist are revealed through a vivid color palette and dynamic energy. Connecting physically and psychologically to the spirit of the land, the art represents a metaphor for her interior landscape. “Understanding one’s emotions, character and passions increases the flow of energy to the human heart and spirit.” Suzanne Jack is a […]


Inna Nasonova Knox

Inna Nasonova Knox  was born in Kazan, Russia. She immigrated to the United States in  2000 and became a dual citizen of both countries. For two decades, Inna has shown and sold her paintings at numerous art galleries and exhibitions in several states in the US, Russia, Ukraine, and Aruba. Her education includes four years of […]


Eun-Sook Kim

Eun‐Sook creates functional clay pieces using a number of techniques, double walled, inlay decoration, brushwork glazes, and sculpture which show her Korean, Chinese and Japanese influences.  She received her B.A. in English literature from Ewha Woman’s University in Seoul, Korea in the early 1960s. She was accepted into a graduate program at the University of Tennessee, and upon […]


Kate McCollough

  There is so much freedom in being able to create. The world of painting is a magical place where the looking glass is only limited by my imagination. The goal for my art is to not only reach that deeper place but to offer something to the viewer that could reach a place in […]


Marie Merritt

  A painting is not about the painter, but the subject. As the artist behind the work of art, I hope the viewer is first drawn to the emotion and character depicted in the painting. After focusing on this, details — the result of time-honored oil painting techniques — are discovered. Through the careful combination […]


Brenda Mills

I create art because it is exciting and liberating. My work frequently tells a story and often has an element of humor in it. I attempt to engage the viewer in my “narration”. They may never understand my intentions, but that is OK – the point is to enjoy the experience! Due to varied expressions […]


Victoria Simmons

I have spent most of my life creating images from nature. Whether the light reflecting on a mountain lake, or reflecting in the eyes of a fox, the natural world has always spoken to me. From the time I picked up my first crayon as a small child, I have been drawing animals. Dogs, cats, […]


Bradford Smith

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Fran Thie

Fran Thie regularly exhibits in juried shows across the Southeast and also previously participated in Artsclamation! and the Knoxville Museum of Art’s event Artists on Location. While she also paints in watermedia, pastel is her specialty and is the medium featured in this exhibit. She is both self-taught and educated through classes and workshops led […]


Marilyn Turner

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Nelson Ziegler

Nelson Ziegler, of Sevierville, Tennessee in the Smoky Mountains, is a graduate of The Art Institute of Boston and Northwestern Academy of Watercolor. A member of the Oil Painters of America, National Watercolor Society, New England Watercolor Society, Tennessee Watercolor Society, Northshore Art Association, and the American Association of Woodturners. He has participated in numerous […]