TRI-STAR ARTS

Cultivating + Spotlighting Contemporary Art in Tennessee

WHO ARE WE?

Tri-Star Arts serves Tennessee by cultivating and spotlighting the contemporary visual art scenes in each region while fostering a unified state-wide art scene. Tri-Star Arts programs promote art dialogue between the different cities in the state, and between the state and the nation. Tri-Star Arts initiatives include a gallery space and artist studios at the historic Candoro Marble Building, annual Current Art Fund project grants, the Tennessee Triennial for Contemporary Art, statewide collaborative projects, and the LocateArts.org web resource.

BRIAN R. JOBE Executive Director / Co-Founder

Brian R. Jobe co-founded Tri-Star Arts in 2015 and is also its Executive Director. He previously taught at colleges and universities throughout Tennessee and Texas for 12 years. Additionally, he previously worked at the Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY) and the Blue Star Contemporary (San Antonio, TX). He is a sculptor and exhibits his work nationally. Brian grew up in Memphis, TN.

CAROLYN JOBE Chief Advisor / Co-Founder

Carolyn Jobe co-founded Tri-Star Arts in 2015 and is also its Chief Advisor. She previously worked in administration for the Chelsea Music Festival (New York, NY), Art Crating Inc. (New York, NY), and for churches in San Antonio, TX and Knoxville, TN. She is a painter and exhibits her work nationally. Carolyn grew up in Nashville, TN.

RACHEL BUBIS Web Manager for LocateArts.org

Rachel Bubis is a Nashville-based independent arts writer, regular contributor to The Focus blog, and LocateArts.org Web Manager for Tri-Star Arts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Rollins College (Winter Park, FL).

BEHIND TRI-STAR ARTS
TRACY AYERS - TREASURER
Board Member

Finance Professional

LAURENCE EATON
Board Member

Affiliate Broker at Connell Properties

BRIAN R. JOBE - PRESIDENT
Board Member

Executive Director / Co-Founder of Tri-Star Arts

JAMES PATTERSON
Board Member

Founder of Delta Axis / Physician

DENNY RENSHAW
Board Member

Arts Advocate / Photographer

SYLVIA PETERS
Board Member

Founder of The Delaney Project

JAMAAL SHEATS - SECRETARY
Board Member

Associate Provost of Art and Culture at Fisk University / Artist

JANET DECKER YAÑEZ
Board Member

Mortgage Loan Officer at Accurate Mortgage / Founder of Ground Floor Gallery / Artist

 
WESLEY RODEN

Gallery Associate at Candoro Marble Building

CHASE WILLIAMSON

Fall 2024 Intern

 

We invite you to partner with Tri-Star Arts. We welcome recurring or one-time gifts of any amount. Tri-Star Arts is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

 
 

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