Artists on Art with Andy Tennille

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Join us for a conversation with Andy Tennille about his journey as an artist taking place on Sunday, December 7 from 3 to 4:30 PM at Krankies Coffee. Free and open to the public.

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Over nearly two decades covering music, Andy Tennille has had his work – writing, photography and short films – featured in Rolling Stone, NPR Music, Huffington Post, New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Yahoo! Music, Los Angeles Times, Paste, SPIN, among many others.

Andy was a senior writer at HARP Magazine and co-founder of BLURT Magazine, serving as its associate editor until 2010. His story on the rise of Daptone Records was selected for Da CapoPress’ 2008 Best Music Writing anthology, and he is also the author of San Francisco Love Affair, a retrospective of the work of famed Bay Area shutterbug Gene Wright. Most recently, Andy has worked as a tour photographer/documentarian for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Widespread Panic. His photography and short films documenting the 2010 Mojo Summer Tour earned a Webby Award nomination. His photos have been featured in album and DVD artwork for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, Jonathan Wilson, Hard Working Americans, Bob Weir and used for marketing purposes by companies including L-Acoustic, Avid, Sirius XM, Echo Mountain Studios, EAW, German Light Products, High Resolution Systems, Bandit Lights, Chaos Visual Productions, TRI Studios, Washburn Guitars, Modulus Guitars and artists such as Drive-By Truckers, Alabama Shakes, Dave Rawlings Machine, Band of Horses, Michael Kiwanuka, Steve Winwood, Gillian Welch, Jason Isbell, Joe Cocker, Eric McFadden, and Patterson Hood.

In addition to his creative pursuits, Andy has been a member of the SECCA Foundation Board since 2009 and curates the Crossroads @ SECCA concert series. He lives in Winston-Salem with three wonderful women – his wife, Mary Craig; daughter, Olivia; and dog, Mildred.

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