Richard's Real Estate Thoughts - Chattanooga TN Mortgage Lender: May 2009

Art 'til Dark sponsored by Winder Binder Gallery

Visited Art ‘til Dark this afternoon. It is a regular outdoor art showing sponsored by Winder Binder Gallery. Some talented folks. Sculpture, painting, glass blowing, handicrafts. The originality of these artists always amazes me.

Today I met Charles McFarland, a local sculptor. He has worked in steel for over 2 decades, but had only recently turned his skills into creating art. His pieces are both large and small. He works both freelance and by commission. His customers include many corporations in Chattanooga, but also individuals.

 Charles McFarland sculpture

 

 

Charles McFarland sculpture

 Here are two of the larger pieces by Charles McFarland being displayed at the Art ‘til Dark show. 

Today I also met Gypsy Hundley, a painter from North Carolina. As we talked, I mentioned that last week at the Who-Fest I met another artist whose work used the bright colors and imaginative drawing. Gypsy said, "Yes, my sister, Kim."

Two very talented ladies. With striking use of beautiful colors.

 

Gypsy's Folk Art

 Visit Gypsy's Folkart on myspace.

 

Kimberly Dawn's art at Art 'til Dark

 Gypsy's sister, Kim, was here today also, but I missed her. From her booth at Art ‘til Dark.

David Smotherman runs Winder Binder Gallery on Frazier Avenue, where the regular Art ‘til Dark shows are held. He also sponsored the Who-Fest last weekend.

Give him a visit and see these great and inspired pieces. The next show is June 6, at the start of Riverbend.

Winder Binder Gallery
40 Frazier Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37405
Phone: 423.413.8999


Thank you for visiting. This is the professional blog for

Richard Smith
NMLS# 184479 TN# 104002 GA# 28928 

Conventional, FHA, FHA 203k, HUD $100 down purchases, VA,

Rural Development ( USDA), and Jumbo Loans


Lending in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Georgia for over 20 years.

Sierra Pacific Mortgage

Cell phone: 423-280-0345 Email: Richard.Smith@SPM1.com

Visit my website to inquiry about a home loan.

Read my most recent articles in Scotsman Guide.

This blog represents the opinions of Richard Smith. The posts and comments written on the blog do not represent the opinions or positions of Sierra Pacific Mortgage. 

Comment balloon 0 commentsRichard Smith • May 30 2009 04:49PM
Art 'til Dark sponsored by Winder Binder Gallery
share
Visited Art ‘til Dark this afternoon It is a regular outdoor art showing sponsored by Winder Binder Gallery Some talented folks. Sculpture, painting, glass blowing, handicrafts. The originality of these artists always amazes me. Today I… more
Chattanooga Market - Beast Feast BBQ Cookoff
share
The Chattanooga Market had a first last Sunday with its Beast Feast BBQ Cookoff Some of the best BBQ chefs in the area set up shop. Despite the weather, the crowds came and stood in line to taste the best. We could buy a plate or a ticket… more
Tax credit downpayment. Is it back in play with new HUD announcement?
share
The tax credit down payment is back. Well maybe not so much. HUD announced today the details of the "new" program that have been much anticipated and in the news recently with a lot of false information. I expect that today's… more
Who-Fest 2009 - Wonderful art. Wonderful time.
share
Over the Memorial Day weekend Chattanooga was treated to a folk art festival. The third annual Who-Fest was held in Chattanooga. Despite some weather, dozens of folk artists set up shop and a good crowd came out to see their work. .. more
Is the US credit rating in trouble?
share
A new concern in the current US economic crisis is the credit rating of the United States. The fact that questions about the US credit rating is enough cause for concern. The strength of the dollar backed by the.. more
Nightfall Concert series opens with a large crowd
share
Nightfall is one the treats of living in Chattanooga. It is a free, summer, outdoor concert series The opening night performance this year was last Friday. There was a large crowd, and everyone had fun. &… more
Home price declines continue - pushed by unemployment, foreclosures,…
share
Recent reports are being viewed as pointing to a general housing recovery, or at least to reaching the bottom. The most recent is the RPX monthly survey. This seems to be some economic spin, most recently reflected in this morning's JUMP in… more
Will another agency help? Secretary Geithner considers creating…
share
It is hard for me to believe this. Treasury Secretary Geithner testified today before a congressional panel that the administration is considering creating another federal agency in order to protect consumers from certain financial and mortgage… more
Poetic Voices II at Rock Point Books, Chattanooga
share
Come tonight to enjoy readings from some of Chattanooga's local writers. Rock Point Books is holding the second Poetic Voices tonight from 6 to 8. Sheduled writers are: Bruce Majors a finalist for an Indie Excellence Award in the 2007… more
Who-Fest This Weekend, Memorial Day in Chattanooga at Renaissance Park
share
The Who-Fest is this weekend. Saturday and Sunday, Memorial Day Weekend, at Renaissance Park. 10am to 6pm. It is an art and music festival sponsored by the Winder Binder Gallery of Folk Art. The festival is "a two day celebration… more