Dogwood Arts Festival





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2017 Dogwood Arts Festival on Market Square

With quality arts and crafts booths, performing arts, and an expanded children’s creation station, several blocks of downtown Knoxville are transformed into a lively street fair for the Dogwood Arts Festival!

There will be more than 60 local and regional juried artists exhibiting and selling their original work in mixed media, clay, drawing/pastels, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, painting, photography, sculpture, and wood. In addition to the artist areas in Market Square and Krutch Park extension, enjoy cooking demonstrations, and festive food creations. Live performances all weekend long on the Market Square stage, the Union Avenue pop-up stage, and the Children’s stage. Blooming Boulevard returns to the Dogwood Arts Festival providing unique colorful flower markets filled with live blooming plants, herbs, flowers, and trees.

Join us for a spring celebration of our region’s arts, culture, and natural beauty in the heart of downtown Knoxville!

Where: Market Square, Downtown Knoxville
When: April 28-30, 2017
Time: Friday: 11:00am-9:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am–9:00pm, and Sunday: 11:00am–5:00pm
How Much: Free

Children’s T-Shirt Design Contest

Our  T-shirt Contest is open to children 12 and under! The contest will run March 24-April 21, 2017.
UPDATE! See the winning design and watch it printed live at the Label Industries Print Truck at Creation Station!

Festival Support provided by

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 2017 Artists


Beeb Benson Arts Company, Beeb Benson  | Knoxville, TN
River Impressions, Lynda Best | Tellico Plains, TN
Aly M Art, Alyson Cannon | Maryville, TN
Penny Dobson | Rome, GA
Peppered Paper, Lesley Eaton | Knoxville, TN
Rubber Stamped Prints, Carl Gombert | Maryville, TN
Lorri Y Kelly Fine Art Studios, Lorri Kelly | Chattanooga, TN
Jeri Landers | Rutledge, TN
With Bear Hands, Beth Meadows | Knoxville, TN
S. Moore Studio, Sarah Moore | Knoxville, TN
Black Oak Studio, Mickey Payne | Oneida, TN
Windows to the Garden, Babs Schnabl | Lake Geneva, WI
Whiteside Art, Heather Whiteside | Knoxville, TN



Stony Clay Station Pottery, Melissa Ball | Lenoir City, TN
Egenolf Ceramics, Adam Egenolf | Nineveh, IN
Sam Hitchman Ceramics, Sam Hitchman | Cincinnati, OH
Becca Irvin Pottery, Becca Irvin | Candler, NC
Amber Anne Palo | Sevierville, TN
Riffe Pierson Pottery, Vicki Pierson & Dana Riffe | Hixson, TN
Spears Pottery, Larry Spears | Nashville, IN
Suphattra’s Clay Flowers, Joy Suphattra | Haslett, MI
Sarah Sunshine Pottery, Sarah Vekasi | Black Mountain, NC
T Weber Pottery, Timothy Weber | Nashville, TN
Baum Pottery, Mike & Karen Baum | Lebanon, OH



Pretentious Beer & Glass Company, Matthew Cummings | Knoxville, TN
Debi Dwyer Designs, Debi Dwyer | Boone, NC
Gothrup Glass, Ryan Gothrup | Mt. Juliet, TN
Buckhorn Ridge Studio, Paula Marksbury | Athens, TN
Susan Parry Designs, Susan Parry | Signal Mountain, TN
Glassadazical, LLC, David Teeters & Hanson Brown | Knoxville, TN
The Glass Haus, Leonard Wilson | McHenry, IL
Marble City Glassworks, Matt Salley | Knoxville, TN


E Griffin Designs, Elizabeth Barthel | Franklin, TN
Gilded Lily Glass, Lynn Burcher | Hillsborough, NC
New Eve Jewelry, Megan Craig | Knoxville, TN
KDD Jewelry, Katie Dirnbauer | Knoxville, TN
Happy Arsenal Jewelry, Chris Jones | Taylors, NC
Mani Designs, Amber Mahler | Asheville, NC
Artistic Icing, Angelica Markland | Unicoi, TN
Sylvia McCollum Handcrafted Jewelry, Sylvia McCollum | Swannanoa, NC
JL Merrill Metalworks, Julie Merrill | Asheville, NC
Normily- A Blended Jewelry, Norman & Emily Morgan | Lake Lure, NC
Osten Designs, Charles Osten | Knoxville, TN
Kathryn Riechert Jewelry, Kathryn Riechert | Savannah, GA
Spoke-n-for Jewelry, Sergio Ruano | Athens, GA
Symbology by Alice Scott, Alice Scott | Asheville, NC
Mountain Song Jewelers, Robert Sherman | Greeneville, TN
Thornton Metals, Susan Thornton | Watertown, TN
Amy Brandenburg Studio, Amy Brandenburg | Asheville, NC
Dwyer Designs Gemstone Jewelry, Karen Dwyer | Maryville, TN



Greg’s Garage, Gregory Tune | Knoxville, TN
Michigan Made Metal, R. Dean & Gloria Barkley | Hartland, MI
The Nature of Metal, Jason Lydic | Hendersonville, NC
Presentability LLC, Peter Staples | Royal Oak, MI
Wells Studio, Robert & Dolores Wells | White Pine, TN



Marble Sculpture by Bill Cook, Jr., Bill Cook, Jr. | Knoxville, TN
Succulents Go Vertical, Michelle Durham | Lenoir City, TN
DragonHorse Silk Studio, Sarah Glazer | Knoxville, TN
Twenty Two West, Mary Hamby | Chattanooga, TN
Vicki Love Designs, Vicki Love | Knoxville, TN
Nelson Farms, TN, Amy Nelson | Rockwood, TN
Whispering Willow Soap Company, Wayne Parker | Lincolnton, NC
Element Tree Essentials, Kasey Jackson | Asheville, NC
Rainwater Farms, Colette Souder | Maryville, TN



Will Byers Fine Art Photography, Will Byers | Lyons, CO
Copeland Photography, Bob Copeland | Chattanooga, TN
Fred Draper Photography, Fred Draper | Knoxville, TN
Cole’s Corner, Julia Dressler | Clarksville, VA
Robert Jones Photography, Robert Jones | Waleska, GA
Trace of Light, Michael Serkownek | Maryville, TN
Wildlife Photography by Clay Thurston, Clay Thurston | Knoxville, TN
Left Behind, Kyle Wilson | McHenry, IL


Koolbird Birdhouses, Mark Ellis | Charlotte, NC
Buffalo Mountain Studio, Steve Rhule | Powell, TN
Alfred Sharp Cabinetmaker, Alf Sharp | Woodbury, TN
Kitchen Art, Mo & Gwen Whitson | Clinton, TN


Artist Support provided by 

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2017 Entertainment  

friday, april 28

Bill Lyons Market Square Stage
12:00 pm | Liza Jane Alexander and Fiddlin’ Curly Cottrell
1:00 pm | Akima Singers
2:00 pm | Empty Bottle String Band
3:00 pm | High Heat
3:45 pm | Daje Morris
5:00 pm | Blonde Bones
6:30 pm | Elise Davis
8:00 pm | Devon Gilfillian

Children’s Stage
One World Circus Performances and Activities:
11:30 am | Worm Show
12:00 – 1:00 pm | Making Giant Puppets

1:00 pm | Cattywampus Puppet Council
1:45 pm | One World Circus Free Play
3:00 pm | Cattywampus Puppet Council
4:00 pm | One World Circus: Put On Your Dancing Shoes
4:30 pm | One World Circus Free Play

saturday, april 29

Bill Lyons Market Square Stage
10:30 am | Tennessee Valley Cloggers
11:00 am | Bethany Hankins – School of Violin
11:30 am | Knoxville Children’s Theatre
12:00 pm |Bethany and the Swing Serenade
1:00 pm | Suzuki Violins
1:45 pm | Sound of the Smokies Chorus
2:15 pm | Benny Bassett
2:45 pm | Knoxville Youth Trombone Choir
3:15 pm | Black Oak Heights Baptist Church Celebration Choir
4:00 pm | Kelley Jolly
5:15 pm | Pale Root
6:30 pm | Briston Maroney
8:00 pm | Humming House

Children’s Stage
One World Circus Performances and Activities:
11:00 – 11:30 am | Stilt Walkabout
11:30 am – 12:45 pm | Circus Free Play
1:00 – 1:20 pm | Circus Extravaganza Youth Troupe Performance
1:30 – 2:00 pm | Put On Your Dancing Shoes
2:00 – 2:20 pm | Circus Extravaganza Youth Troupe Performance
2:30 pm | Worm Show

3:00 pm | Cattywampus Puppet Council
4:00 pm | One World Circus Free Play
5:00 pm | Cattywampus Puppet Council

sunday, april 30

Bill Lyons Market Square Stage

11:00 am | Tanasi Winds
12:00 pm | Spooky Ooos
12:30 pm | Danse ET Plus
1:00 pm | Knoxville Children’s Theatre
1:30 pm | Knoxville Jazz Middle School Orchestra
2:00 pm | “Spirit of Praise” Ensemble – CAK
2:45 pm | The Accidentals
4:00 pm | Devin Badgett

Children’s Stage

1:00 pm | Mudd
2:00 pm | Badd Hatt’rs
3:00 pm | Spooky Oos


Presented by:  ClaytonBankLogo_Horizontal

Children’s Stage Media Sponsor:

Food Trucks

Captain’s Muchacho’s
Chelsea’s Food Truck
Cruze Farm Milk Bar
Denton’s Fun Foods
Holy Smokin’ BBQ
Kettle Corn
Kimmy’s Kitchen
Meatball Madness & More
Savory & Sweet
Street Provisions
Sweet Smuckers Donuts
Tootsie Truck
VG’s Bakery

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2017 Creation Station


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2017 Bloomin’ Boulevard

Bluff Mountain Nursery
Gregory’s Greenhouse Productions
Wilson Fine Gardens