Nashville, Tennessee, the United States of America

(615) 239-5321

The Art and Life of Lloyd Branson, Artist (1853-1925)

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Flag of Knoxville - 1896 - Watercolor on paper - 10 x 12”

Courtesy of the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Painted by Lloyd Branson


ALSO, MIKE HARDIN blogs about watercolors!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS - A NEW ANNOUNCEMENT! update - Sept

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You are invited

WE WANT YOUR HELP!!!!


If you have a special story about Lloyd Branson, or a bit of memorabilia, or even a piece of artwork.  


Contact us at janderson@bransonart.org and we'll post it on the blog, or as a "TOP OF THE FOLD" update. That's right, "FRONT AND CENTER!"


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In 2012, The Branson Art Organization was introduced to the public. With the support of our friends and family members, and the many relatives of Lloyd Branson, his history and genealogy has been researched in order to bring that information to the internet. We would like your input and suggestions as to how we can improve this site, as we continue our journey to bring new (and old) facts about Lloyd Branson to everyone. Pass it on!

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Check out the  Blog. There's a new button on the navigation bar above the Home Page  that says, "BRANSON BLOG."  There you'll find interesting facts, and some untold stories about the dates and times of Lloyd Branson's experiences as an artist. Eventually we'll sneak in some added features. Thanks again for looking into the Branson Art Organization - Tell your friends and "Share" our entries to FACEBOOK and Linkedin.  

About Us

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Our Mission

is to facilitate the interchange of ideas and information. To educate the public by providing opportunities to view and become acquainted with the art of Lloyd Branson - Knoxville Tennessee's famous 19/20th century artist. We strive to serve as an educational resource to students and their educators, while supporting the success and growth of The Branson Art Organization. 

Lloyd Branson's award winning painting, "Hauling of Marble." 1910, oil on canvas is 37 x 54 1/2"

Award Winning Artist

The first Appalachian Exposition was held September 12 to October 12, 1910, at Chilhowee Park. This is a public park, fairgrounds, and exhibition venue in east Knoxville, Tennessee. It was there Lloyd Branson received praise and adulation and a gold medal for his painting Hauling Marble. 

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Knoxville's Famous Artist

In Knoxville, TN, at his Gay Street studio in 1891, he painted and displayed his artwork. Paintings  were exhibited there and  moved to New York City, Paris,  and exhibited at the National Academy of Design with many other celebrated works. 

Contact Us: art.branson@bransonart.org

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There are so many ways to get involved in our art communities to conduct research, and help us search for more works by Lloyd Branson. Contact Us for more information!

Branson Art Organization

P.O. Box 158517 - Nashville, TN 37215 USA

(615) 852-7815 [leave a message for Art Branson]

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm Central Time

Saturday - Sunday: By Appointment