“Nashville’s Guitar Art: The Art of a Music
City Legend”, a colorful limited edition, commemorative book highlighting
released on Thursday, November 10, 2005 with an exclusive book launch party
at Borders Books on West End Avenue in Nashville. The vibrant collector’s
art book is printed in limited quantity and includes photographs of all of
the guitar sculptures and showcase guitars. It also includes profiles of
the visual artists and profiles of the many country music artists who supported
this project. From Kenny Chesney to Wynonna, the book is a memoir of the
exhibit which has been recognized worldwide.
This collector’s item is the perfect holiday gift
or a unique corporate gift giving option. All of the book proceeds will benefit
the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The District, the Country Music Hall of Fame
and Museum and the United Way of Nashville. Once the books are sold out they
will not be reprinted
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The guitars will complete
a "tour" of Nashville and then be sold at a Auction Gala Event in Nashville
at the BMI building on Thursday, February 23, 2006 with all of the proceeds
going to the charities listed above. Bidders can also bid live during the
function via on line bidding. For more auction information, please visit
The GuitarTown Project, presented by
Gibson Guitar, is a public arts project
that features thirty-nine 10 foot tall fiberglass guitars as well as thirty
showcase (regular size) guitars. The project has united the Nashville art,
music and business communities behind the cause of raising money for four
local charitable organizations.
GuitarTown Project is administered through the Gibson Foundation, a Division
of the Gibson Guitar Corporation, which is dedicated to improving the quality
of life through its support of the arts, education, health & welfare
and environmental causes.
Visual Artists Include: Dani Aguila, Sheila Bartlett,
Jennifer Casiello, Barbara Coon, Brad Gaidos, Michael Cooper, Trey Eckles,
Elizabeth French, Rob Hendon, Doug Jones, Rachel Kice, Alan Rhody, Harold
Kraus, Sharon Rusch-Shaver, Marsha Rusk, Staci Garner-Spivak, Ron Sweeney,
Eileen Wallach, Will Van Zandt, Brian Tull, Manuel, Jim Sherraden, Paige
Easter, Dan Goostree, Dawn Hale, Brooke Sisco, Katherine Falk, Robert Love,
Claire Burns, Barbara Gronefeld, Paul Chase, Bryan C. Adams, Katie Schulz,
Jennifer Quigley, Julianna Ericson, Joe Sorci, Jason Sorey, George Hamaker,
Brittany Luplow, Melodi Crain, Didi Latina, Roxanne Charette, Laurie Relleva,
Leslie Roberts, Lyle Carbajal, Sara L. Webne, Sharon Massey, Spring Barnickle,
Stacey Klinger, Thurman Rivers, Ynette Newman, Ronell Venter, Linsdey Bailey,
Sheryl Spencer, Dawna Coleman, Vance Landers, Jim Mooneyhan, Janet Wilcox,
Dean Dixon, Lucy Ray, Heather Thorsby, and Paul Sacky.
Music Artists Include: Charlie Daniels, Dolly Parton, Dierks Bentley, LeAnn
Rimes, George Jones, Emmylou Harris, Sara Evans, Martina McBride, Wynonna,
Buddy Jewell, Randy Travis, Brad Paisley, Josh Turner, Deana Carter, John
Michael Montgomery, Montgomery/Gentry, Bill Anderson, Brenda Lee, Loretta
Lynn, Kenny Rogers, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn, Muzik
Mafia, JoDee Messina, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Rascal Flatts,
Phil Vassar, Keni Thomas, Kim Carnes, Julie Roberts, Michael W. Smith, Lee
Ann Womack, Jamie O’Neal, Cledus T. Judd, Steve Cropper, Lee Roy Parnell,
SHeDAISY, Daryll Worley, Tracy Lawrence and Diamond Rio.
Guitar Sculpture Sponsors Include: 103 WKDF, The Tennessean,
WSMV TV-Channel 4, Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau, BMI, CMT, Vanderbilt
University, Warner Bros. Records, Pancake Pantry, Tennessee Auto Auction,
William Morris Agency, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Hadden Group/Tom Black,
TVZ Records, Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel, Captain D’s, Purity Dairy,
Sony/ATV Music Publishing, ASCAP, Waddey and Patterson, Barbara Orbison
Productions, UPS, Bellsouth, Curb Records, Legends Corner, The Stage on Broadway,
Champion Ford and a Private Charitable Foundation.
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