The Tennessee General Assembly has honored two paintings by former state artist in residence, Michael Sloan, both by Senate Joint Resolution. Each depicts a series of symbols of the state.
Tennessee Treasures, by Michael Sloan was named as the official painting by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1997. [Find out more...]
Ten years after naming Tennessee Treasures the official painting of the State of Tennessee, the General Assembly named a second painting, Tennessee Treasures Too, by Michael Sloan as an official state painting. [Find out more...]
Tennessee General Assembly. Senate Joint Resolution No. 57. Nashville:The State of Tennessee, 2011. Web. 4 Sep 2011.
Tennessee General Assembly. Senate Joint Resolution No. 82. Nashville:The State of Tennessee, 2011. Web. 6 Sep 2011.
Shearer, Benjamin F. and Barbara S. State Names, Seals, Flags and Symbols: A Historical Guide Third Edition, Revised and Expanded. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 3 Sub edition, 2001.
M. Sloan - "Official Artist in Residence": Gallery featuring Michael Sloan.