Category: Artist Spotlight

Meet Karen Fox

Karen Fox has been passionate about photography for most of her life, and in 2018 she decided to turn her love of photography into a business. She serves on the executive board of the Tennessee Professional Photographers Association (TNPPA) and is a member of the Professional Photographers of Middle Tennessee (PPMT) and the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). In addition to creative services, she offers photography education to small groups or anyone with an interest in improving their craft.

Meet Aaron Grayum

Aaron Grayum has lived in Middle Tennessee his entire life, moving to Fairview with his family in 2018. He met his wife Michelle, also an artist, at MTSU where he graduated with a BFA in 1999 and has worked as a graphic designer ever since — winning multiple Addy awards and appearing in Print Magazine. In 2005 Aaron began consistently showing his paintings in galleries and art fairs, in a style inspired by his own childhood art.

Meet Amanda Monroe

Amanda Monroe, who has painted for as long as she can remember, is a Tennessee native who creates bold, colorful abstract paintings inspired by stained glass.

Meet Eric Freeman

The Unseen Paranormal Podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Fairview native Eric Freeman, featuring a different author, historian, researcher, or investigator discussing all things paranormal. Most of the guests are local, sharing stories and the histories – and hauntings – of various Tennessee locations.

Meet Michelle Murakami

Fairview native Michelle Murakami has been a graphic designer for more than 33 years and has recently returned to painting with acrylic, oil, and watercolor.