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A Letter from Dolph Smith

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A Letter from Dolph Smith

A plea to fund the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment of the Humanities being excerpts from a letter Dolph Smith (artist and Professor Emeritus, Memphis College of Art) sent to TN Governor Bill Haslam, US Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker, US Representatives Steve Cohen and David Kustoff and TN State Senator…

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The Moon is a Tomato: Visiting Dolph Smith at Tennarkippi

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The Moon is a Tomato: Visiting Dolph Smith at Tennarkippi

No.87 By: Eileen Townsend Before I knew Dolph Smith, I knew about his home. It’s named Tennarkippi, so-called for Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi, the tri-states where Smith has spent his life as a teacher, painter, paper-maker, bookmaker, and woodworker. Tennarkippi is located in Ripley, Tennessee. It is a slate-grey house with lots of books inside…

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