Virgin Atlantic: “Inside the blossoming Nashville art scene”

Check out this great article in Virgin Atlantic, a fantastic exposé on the expanding prominence of art galleries in Nashville! We're so excited to have gotten a mention!

Topography Grabs Spotlight in Nashville Arts Magazine

Daniel Tidwell of Nashville Arts Magazine gives our current exhbition, Topography, the spotlight in their October issue with this write up. 

"'Curating for me is about creating a composition, framing the conversation around a theme,' says Sheats. 'The same way a conductor orchestrates different musical groups to compose a song or an editor compiles a book of essays or short stories.'"

This quotation aptly sums up the way in which Jamaal beautifully crafted this exhibition, fitting these immense works with our aesthetic to create a wonderful display of contemporary art. Stop by the... on

Nashville Scene’s Overview of October Art Crawl Highlights Topography

This article covering the exciting new additions for the October Art Crawl highlighted the curatorial work of Jamaal Sheats, alluding to his exhibition in the Nashville Airport! Don't miss your chance to see this amazing show that runs through November 28th, as it will surely have quite the impact on your autumn art viewing experience.

Topography Lands Article in the Tennesseean

"The succinct show contains seven powerful pieces that work together to form a museum-caliber exhibition, one of the most important of the season."

Need we say more? You can read the article here.


Art Crawl Celebrates Its 9th Birthday!

With August's First Saturday Art Crawl approaching, the arts community in Nashville is reminded that this wonderful addition to the culture of this great city has not been around forever. The Art Crawl is celebrating its 9th year of existence, providing momentum and excitement for the decennial celebration next year. The Crawl has given the Nashville arts scene national attention and is a staple for any Nashvillian art lover's schedule.

Tinney Contemporary is also celebrating OUR 9th birthday! Our 10th year of business is sure to be one of continuous exploration and creativity,... on

Unveiling History

We were pleased to have hosted a reception this past Saturday for the unveiling of this historical monument that documents the Nashville Sit-Ins which happened here on 5th Avenue years ago to stand up against segregation. These brave men and women gave their all and fought, quietly and peacefully, for the rights of many.

The reveal was performed by two men who participated in the very Sit-Ins being commemorated. Check out the picture below of Susan Tinneyparticipating in the unveiling ceremonies!