Southern Fried Gallery open house to showcase art

To celebrate the long-awaited onset of spring, Southern Fried Gallery will be hosting an Open House from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 24. Guests will be treated to special sales, prize giveaways and refreshments. The gallery is located in Townsend’s Trillium Cove Shopping Village of East Lamar Alexander Parkway. This event is open to the public.

Guests are invited to browse the gallery’s selection of spring inspired arts and crafts including pottery, jewelry, glass, photography, paintings and more. Southern Fried Gallery also has new work from veteran artists and artisans, as well as works from newcomers. Artists and craftsmen include Buzzabee, Bottle Cap Accessories by Amy Campbell, paintings by Amanda Long, cards by Sallie Macy, Stephanie Onel Designs Jewelry, Needle-Felted wall hangings by Christina Serra, art photography by Jennifer Simpson, pottery by Maria Andrade Troya and Kathryn Shanks, clutches and wallets by Urban Olive and Wagwater jewelry by Alane Wyss.

Southern Fried Gallery exhibits artistic mediums that reflect the culture and heritage of Southern Appalachia. Everything in the store is handmade and handcrafted by artists and artisans from all over this region.

Southern Fried Gallery is run by Amy Rochelle, and her daughters, Remy and Millie. The shop is open from 12 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information contact Amy Rochelle at 865-738-3341 visit her at or visit

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