Dogwood Arts names event chairs

Dogwood Arts has announced Knoxville business owners Eric Botts and Holly Hambright will serve as the 2016 Dogwood Arts Co-Chairs.

“I couldn’t be more excited to have both Eric and Holly representing Dogwood Arts in this, my inaugural season as Executive Director of this tremendous organization. I have had the good fortune of working with both of these servant leaders in previous roles within the Arts and Culture community and we’re fortunate to have them!” says Dogwood Arts’ Executive Director, Tom Cervone.

Dogwood Arts Co-Chairs serve as official community ambassadors for more than 15 Dogwood Arts events throughout the year.

Previous Dogwood Arts co-chairs include current board president Janet Testerman, Joan Cronan, Ken Lowe, the late Bobby Denton, Terry Turner, Alvin Nance, Mickey Mallonee and Eddie Mannis.

Dogwood Arts is a 501(c)3 organization with a mission to promote and celebrate regional art, culture, and natural beauty.  Since 1955, Dogwood Arts has been a Knoxville tradition that now produces more than 15 signature events, which include Art in Public Places, Dogwood Arts Festival on Market Square, Rhythm N’ Blooms, Chalk Walk, Knoxville Film Festival, Bikes & Blooms, and Bazillion Blooms.