Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire

On Sept. 9, 2017, artists, engineers, and scientists all mingled together resulting in the annual Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire. A maze of booths showcasing makers of all kinds covered the grounds at the First Tennessee Pavilion with ingenuity. The Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire is put on by CO.LAB, a nonprofit organization in southeast Tennessee whose goal is to encourage and enable entrepreneurs in their growth and success. The purpose of the Maker Faire is to promote makers and learners no matter where they are from. It is the pinnacle of the unexpected.

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Inmaterial: Cloth in Collaboration

On Thursday, Sept. 21, Jenine Shereos led a discussion about her art collection titled “Immaterial: Cloth in Collaboration,” which is currently on display in the Kresge second-floor gallery. She fielded questions about her art with humility and openness in her pleasant, soft-spoken manner. Jenine’s art reflects her graceful, unimposing personality, and leaves the thoughtful viewer with questions about man’s place in nature and art’s ability to bring the two closer together.

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