16
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 In-Kind Sponsors: Paradigm Marketing & Creative

Paradigm LogoAdvance Memphis thanks Paradigm for helping us to inspire our participants and volunteers. At Art for Jobs 2016, look for the way they’ll help us tell the stories of a few Advance participants. We’re grateful for their skills.

Paradigm is a full-service brand development, marketing, advertising, and creative agency located in Memphis. Helping clients to differentiate themselves and better their businesses, Paradigm offers a wide array of services including logo design, print and digital advertising, eye-catching brand videos, and web development. Paradigm seeks to not only create a design, but also build a strong relationship with each client.

Learn more about Art for Jobs 2016 here and visit Paradigm here, or at their beautiful new offices on Cooper (read more in the Memphis Business Journal.)

 

14
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 Artist: DARLENE NEWMAN

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Artist Darlene Newman at work on her Artist Wall for Art for Jobs 2016. Darlene’s mural will be accompanied by smaller, individual pieces for sale.

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Whump, Whump, Whump! Available on Darlene’s site.

ALL OF DARLENE’S WORK FOR ART FOR JOBS 2016 CAN BE SEEN IN THE ONLINE CATALOG.

One of Art for Jobs 2016 artists, Darlene Newman will create an Artist’s Wall and offer individual pieces for sale. Through lively, stylized human forms and bright, expressive colors, her work contains a mixture of humor and positive images, bringing them to life.

Darlene’s work is currently hanging in homes and businesses from California to New York in the U.S. and in Singapore. Her work has recently hung in formal and unconventional galleries in New Orleans and Oklahoma. She has shown at the TN Art Commission’s gallery and has worked on a few community revitalization and public art projects in Memphis. Learn more about her work on her site

No Ma'am from the Church Women in Hats series.

No Ma’am from the Church Women in Hats series.

This artist holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management and the Arts from Dillard University and an MFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has illustrated for the Wall Street Journal and other magazines. She has also illustrated two children’s books and has been commissioned for murals in homes and businesses across the tri-state area. She has been listed as one of today’s hottest artists by Visions Fine Art Magazine, a U.S. and Canadian publication. She believes that THE Creator has given her purpose as A creator and strives to fulfill her purpose every day.

13
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 Artist: J.E. GILLENTINE

28922067706_5793ab4aa8_oALL OF GILLENTINE’S WORK FOR ART FOR JOBS 2016 CAN BE SEEN IN THE ONLINE CATALOG.

J.E. Gillentine is a third-generation Memphian who has had a love for art since the third grade. Her work over the last eight years includes oil paintings, mixed media, and ink paintings. Today she serves clients across the southeastern United States, creating unique commissioned pieces for homes and offices. Her works may be purchased locally at Bingham & Broad.

28909863455_c1dea7e380_zThis is Gillentine’s second year contributing to Art for Jobs and we are grateful that she has agreed to create one of our featured Artist’s Walls. The artist can be seen at right with her husband as they worked in the Advance Memphis Warehouse to hang her art.

Don’t miss this Artist’s Wall at Art for Jobs 2016. Learn more about the event here or on Facebook.

12
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 Sponsor: Summit Asset Management

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John Laughlin of Summit (left) is pictured here with Gerald Johnson. The two have been friends since John volunteered in Gerald’s Work Life class in 2011. Also pictured are Advance staff member Cindy Chappell and John’s wife Britton, far right, a GED instructor at Advance.

2009 0105 Summit Asset Management logoCG10-1945Summit Asset Management, a Picasso level sponsor of Art for Jobs, has been providing investment services and financial advice to the Memphis area since 1991. This company has been connected to this community and the financial services industry for generations and knows the importance of lasting relationships. Summit Asset Management’s commitment to relationships with clients has formed the foundation of the company, and its vision is to continue building off this this commitment to people and the community of Memphis. We are grateful to Summit Asset Management for its support of Advance Memphis.

To learn more about Summit Asset Management, visit their website here.

Thanks to businesses like Summit Asset Management, we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community!

To learn more about about Art for Jobs, please click here.

12
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 Sponsor: RVC Outdoor Destinations

RVC logoRVC Outdoor Destinations, a Gold level sponsor of Art for Jobs, is a Memphis-based company that owns and operates vacation properties set within naturally beautiful environments and in close proximity to local attractions and activities. RVC features a variety of lodging options, including RV Sites, Yurts, and RVC Resort Cottages, as well as upscale services and hotel-like amenities at each location. This company seeks to serve its guests well through providing an environment that redefines the traditional camping experience. We are grateful to RVC for their support of Advance Memphis.

To find out more about RVC Outdoor Destinations, visit their website here.

Thanks to businesses like RVC, we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community!

To learn more about Art for Jobs, please click here.

 

12
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 Sponsors: Classic American Hardwoods, Frazee Ivy Davis, Christ City Church, Memphis Research Group, and Crestcore Realty

CAH logoClassic American Hardwoods, a Silver sponsor of Art for Jobs, is a lumber production company based out of North Memphis, whose mission is to “enrich the lives of its employees, customers, and vendors by responsibly purchasing, manufacturing, and marketing hardwood lumber products.” We are grateful to Classic American Hardwoods for their support of Advance Memphis.

To learn more about Classic American Hardwoods, visit their website here.

 

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Frazee Ivy Davis, also a Silver Sponsor, is a CPA firm in Memphis dedicated to focusing on the financial matters which affect businesses and families in the Memphis area.  They provide complete accounting and advisory services for private companies, families, individuals, executives, and legal and financial advisors. Visit their website to learn more.

 

christ cityAnother of our Silver Sponsors is Christ City Church, a church living, teaching, and following in the way of Jesus Christ. They believe that transformation of any lasting kind—in a person, a family, or a city—cannot happen apart from the gospel of grace through Jesus Christ. While based in Midtown, their vision and value include fostering renewal throughout the entire Memphis metro area, shaping a Memphis that looks increasingly like the new city to come. To learn more about Christ City, view their website here.

 

We’re grateful to Memphis Research Group and Jones Construction Service, Inc. for their Silver Sponsorship this year as well.

 

CrestCore Realty, Art for Jobs Silver Sponsor, is a property management company whose main purpose is to partner with real estate owners (as well as tenants, vendors, and colleagues) to help those they are working with achieve their goals. The company was started by two real estate investors who not only wanted their personal rental properties managed professionally, but also wanted a real estate brokerage and property management company that would truly partner with them as they made more investments. Read more about them on their website.

 

Thanks to sponsors like Classic American Hardwoods, Frazee Ivy Davis, Christ City Church, Memphis Research Group, and Crestcore Realty we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community! To find out more about Art for Jobs, click here.

 

12
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016: Redeemer Presbyterian Church

RPCRedeemer Presbyterian Church of Memphis, a Gold sponsor of Art for Jobs, is a worshipping community in the Midtown area sharing in Christ’s mission to make all things new. Redeemer dreams of seeing lives, relationships, and the city of Memphis flourishing—spiritually, social, economically, and culturally through the redemptive love of Jesus Christ. We are grateful to Redeemer for their generous support.

To learn more about Redeemer Presbyterian Church, visit their website here.

Thanks to Redeemer Presbyterian Church, we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community!

To learn more about Art for Jobs, please click here.

12
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 Sponsors: Jon Gambrell Construction & Easley Transportation

gambrellJon Gambrell Construction, a Gold level sponsor of Art for Jobs, specializes in both commercial and residential building remodeling, design, and construction. Jon and his men work all over the Memphis area, including East Memphis, Chickasaw Gardens, and Germantown, and have completed several projects located in both Shelby and Fayette Counties. We are grateful for Jon Gambrell Construction’s continued support of Art for Jobs.

To find out more about Jon Gambrell Construction, visit their website here.

Easley Transportation, also a Gold level sponsor of Art for Jobs, is ready to meet your logistical needs with responsibility and Easley Transportationintegrity. Easley Transportation provides Memphis businesses with reliable transportation solutions through services including expedited trucking, air freight services, warehousing, and temperature-controlled transportation. We are grateful for Easley Transportation’s support of Advance Memphis.

To find out more about Easley Transportation, visit their website here.

 

Thanks to companies like Jon Gambrell Construction and Easley Transportation, we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community!

To learn more about Art for Jobs, please click here.

12
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 Sponsor: The Daily News

The Daily News logoThe Daily News, a Platinum level sponsor of Art for Jobs, has served a vital role in the Memphis metro area since 1886 as a source for daily news and information on business and commerce. Published every business day, The Daily News offers the most comprehensive information on construction, real estate, the courts, and local business activity, all drawn each day from public records. We are grateful for The Daily News’ support of Advance Memphis.

To learn more about The Daily News, please visit their website here.

Thanks to businesses like The Daily News, we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community!

To learn more about Art for Jobs, please click here.

 

 

12
Aug

Art for Jobs 2016 Sponsor: nexAir

nexAirPlatinum level sponsors of Art for Jobs, nexAir, is a supplier of high-quality gases, dry ice, welding equipment, welding supplies, and medical equipment. In 1996, two family-owned Memphis-based companies combined operations to form nexAir, making it the second-largest privately owned distributor of gases and welding supplies in the United States. We are grateful to nexAir for their continued support of Advance Memphis.

To learn more about nexAir, visit their website here. Learn more about Art for Jobs here and find all the details on our Facebook event page.

 

 

Thanks to companies like nexAir, we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community!

To learn more about Art for Jobs, click here.