Tom donated pieces to the silent auction in support of the American Friends of Chantilly. As part of the event a Turnbull plate was presented to French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy. De Givenchy is founder of the The House of Givenchy and designed iconic wardrobes for people like Jackie Kennedy, Ingrid Bergman, the Dutchess of Winsdor, Jayne Wrightsman, Greta Garbo, and famously for Audrey Hepburn in the movie Funny Face. You can help support Château de Chantilly by visiting the American Friends of Chantilly website or Facebook page.
PRESS RELEASE President Bush Scheduled for Ribbon Cutting Thirty-six large porcelain vessels, hand-thrown by Nashville artist Tom Turnbull, have been selected for permanent display at the Center for Disease Control national headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. When President George W. Bush cuts the ribbon to open the new center, Turnbull’s pottery will be one of the first things the President and other dignitaries see as they enter the lobby. It may be the only art that they see, because Turnbull will be the featured artist at the grand opening. “This honor is well deserved,” stated Greg Decker, a nationally recognized artist Read more »