Tri-Star Arts is based at the historic Candoro Marble Building in Knoxville, including their gallery space, artist studios, and main office. The gallery features 5 exhibitions each year with a local, state-wide, and national focus on contemporary visual art.
The Candoro Marble Building was built in 1923 and recently restored by the Aslan Foundation in 2021. It originally served as the offices and showroom for the Candoro Marble Company. Today, Tri-Star Arts oversees programming there in partnership with the Aslan Foundation.
The historic Candoro Marble Building showcases a Charles Barber designed Beaux-Arts architectural style, beautiful Tennessee pink marble, and an iconic tree-lined drive on its one-acre grounds.
Building closed for the following major holidays:
Juneteenth (whenever it occurs during days open to the public)
July Fourth (whenever it occurs during days open to the public)
Thanksgiving and the days immediately before and after (Nov. 23 - Nov. 25, 2022)
Winter Holidays TBA
The current Tri-Star Arts studio artists are:
Lisa Flanary (Studio A), Rachel Sevier Dallery (Studio B),
Ashley Pace (Studio C), Risa Hricovsky (Studio D)
More about Tri-Star Arts:
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 forthcoming 2023 Tennessee Triennial, statewide collaborative projects, and the LocateArts.org web resource.
More about the Aslan Foundation:
The Aslan Foundation preserves beauty, advances livability, and supports cultural assets in the Knoxville area. The Aslan Foundation supports 501(c)(3) organizations that focus on arts and culture, animal welfare, land conservation, historic preservation, and advancing livability in Knoxville. The Aslan Foundation also has several of its own projects to serve the community. Current projects include High Ground Park, the Loghaven Artist Residency, and the Candoro Marble Building. Additionally, the Aslan Foundation partners with the City of Knoxville to conserve land, develop recreational facilities, and preserve historic sites in Knoxville's Urban Wilderness.