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.


Gordon Fowler

I’m a full time stay-at-home-dad to my three children. I have been turning wood in my “spare time” since 2002, using a woodturning lathe. Almost all of the wood I use is native to East Tennessee. I enjoy recycling these logs that would otherwise have gone to someone’s fireplace or the landfill. I have taken […]

Janis Proffitt

JANIS PROFFITT Woodworking has been in Janis’s family for several generations dating back to the first settlers in Sevier Count. She grew up helping her father in his wood shop and learned her woodworking skills from him. In the 80’s she taught herself pyrography incorporating it into he woodturnings. For over 20 years she has […]

Ron Smith

Following some experimentation while taking a sculpture class at Walters State, Ron Smith began making pipes in 2014.  He has studied in the shops of recognized makers  Tim West, Jessie Jones and  Manfred Hortig and attended the Pipe Making Seminar in Chicago and the Workshop in Raleigh, NC hosted by David Huber and John Inge. […]

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 […]