Art Guild of Tellico Village


Create and Appreciate the Visual Arts 

Other Learning Opportunities 

Invitation to Create Art in the Garden

Calling plein air artists who would like to paint in a lovely featured garden during the 2018 Garden Walk on June 7, sponsored by the Tellico Village Garden Club.  The five gardens will be open 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. that day.  Set up your easel in your favorite spot in the garden, choose your preferred time (e.g., 9-11), and create.  Includes opportunity to sell your art. For more information, contact Linda Schuessler,, 865-657-9228.

Laurie Szilvagyi

3 - Day Learning Lab - Graphite

 "Atmospheric Drawing with a Touch of Color"

Instructor:  Laurie Szilvagyi, TNWS

Dates:  March 7, 8, 9, 2018

Time:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location:  Szilvagyi Studio @ Rarity Bay, 186 Rock Point Drive, Vonore, TN 37885

A Learning Lab is just that..."A place to learn, explore and try something new.  You will gain a deeper understanding of the tools, techniques and processes in a particular area and exchange ideas with fellow artists in a relaxed atmosphere.  Exercises, lectures, and demonstrations will enable each student to better understand the medium with hands-on experience. This Lab is suited for all levels of experience. Student may bring there own reference photo or one will be provided in class.

Exercises will focus on: 

  • Understanding graphite tools and techniques
  • Building a landscape composition
  • Assessing a photo  and value structure
  • Exploring atmospheric patterns, techniques and techniques
  • Complete a finished drawing

To register, please e-mail your interest to for further information and to determine availability. Make payment ($150) directly to Laurie Szilvagyi, 186 Rock Point Drive, Vonore, Tennessee 37885. Upon registration, you will receive a supply list which will be minimal...some materials will be provided.

Dennis Sabo Photography
Art Reproduction Photography For AGTV Members

An artist's work is special.  Professional skills and professional camera equipment along with post production software and knowledge are required to successfully reproduce artwork for Giclee reprints, exhibition submissions, website usage, insurance purposes and more.  It takes precision rather than creativity to ensure replication at its highest degree.  

Dennis Sabo Photography offers a special pricing structure for AGTV members depending on individual art reproduction needs.  

Costs Include:  Travel to your home, the production shoot of your painting (artwork), professional post-production of the art in the digital dark room and high resolution imagery specific to your needs (exhibit submission, archival, reprint, etc.)  
One Painting:  $75
Two Paintings:  $135
Three Paintings:  $180
More than 3 Paintings:  Price Negotiable

For more information and artist references, contact Dennis at or call him at 865-253-0798.