Next Occurrence:

  • April 16, 2020 – 4:00 pm

Teen ARTlab

Select Thursdays, 4:00–6:00 p.m.




Art-making activity 4:00–5:30 p.m. • Q&A 5:30–6:00 p.m.
Frist Studios
For ages 13–19 only • Free • Registration not required • Materials provided


Thursday, February 20
Illustration and tattoo art with Elisheba Israel Mrozik

Internationally recognized tattoo artist Elisheba Israel Mrozik has been working in graphic design, anime, and fine art since 2006. She began tattooing in 2010 and, a year later, she opened One Drop Ink Tattoo Parlour and Gallery in North Nashville. She was named Nashville Tattoo Artist of the Year by Indieville TV in 2015, and appeared in the international TV showInkmaster. Hang out with Elisheba and get a temporary tattoo during this session of ARTlab: Teen Studio. Visit to see some of her work.



Thursday, March 12
Documentary filmmaking with Lesa Dowdy

Lesa Dowdy is a graduate of Watkins College of Art. As a native Nashvillian, she enjoys creating film and simply wants “to inspire the world with my creations.” Join Lesa at the Frist on the second Thursday of March to discuss documentary filmmaking and learn directly from her about film editing techniques. Visit to view clips of her work.



Thursday, April 16
Photography with DaShawn Lewis

Join DaShawn in the studio for a photo shoot. Learn about how he sees the world and focuses on creating “photographs that display the unrecognized beauty in my community and surrounding areas.”

Photo: Justin French @frenchsart


Teen ARTlabs are part of the Frist Art Museum's Art After Dark presentations, which include Drop-In Drawing and other activities. 

Our teen programs receive funding from the Robert K. and Anne H. Zelle Fund for the Fine and Performing Arts of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

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