Award winning art by Holly Carmichael


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Holly Carmichael, Expressionist Fine Art Painter Takes The Bronze In TOMC 2014

September 21st, 2014

Holly Carmichael, Expressionist Fine Art Painter Takes The Bronze In TOMC 2014

Holly Carmichael, Nashville based, Expressionist and Fine Arts Painter, pictured with her son, Kenneth N. Carmichael of Smyrna, TN was awarded Third Place in the prestigious Toast of Music City Reader's Choice Awards 2014 in the "People and Places" category for "Best Local Artist (Visual). The awards, hosted by "The Tennessean" newspaper annually for approximately 40 years, are highly touted and desirable for local businesses to attain gaining print and other local media attention as well as winning brag banners, posters, certificates and flyers . There were upwards of 90 categories overall and approximately 90,000 votes cast in this overall competition.

The winners in this category were Holly Stokes, Photographer, First Place, Aimee Stubbs, Photographer, Second Place and Holly Carmichael, Fine Art Painter, Third Place. CONGRATULATIONS WINNERS!

The ceremony was hosted in the Musician's Hall of Fame and Museum in downtown Nashville. It was a business attire affair...

Artlightenment Takes The Stage Awards 2011

January 9th, 2012

Artlightenment Takes The Stage Awards 2011 "Artlightenment film and art festival" drew hundreds in its third annual year. Final press release reads in part:
Nashville, TN, November 25, 2011 --( ....snip: ....Others earning awards for visual art were Steve Graham of Nashville (Best New Art Form);*** Holly Carmichael of Nashville (Best Acrylic Art)***; Camille Engel of Nashville (Best Oil Paintings); Christopher Gatelock of Nashville (Best Photography); Thomas Royalty of Hermitage, Tenn. (Best Abstract Art); Carla Christina Contreras of Ashland City, Tenn. (Best Mixed-Media Art); and Dan Deming of Big Bear, Calif. (Best Biggest Painting Ever)."Gail McDaniel embodies the spirit of ARTlightenment with the lives she has changed with her art and teaching," Morshead added, "I couldn't be happier that she won."Judges for the ARTlightenment Awards were Deborah Gordon of the 48 Hour Film Festival; Cece Dubois, president of the American Federation of Radio & Television Artists;...