Meet The Urbaanite: Evan Brown

Meet Evan Brown, the Gallery Director and Curator of NKA Gallery, a gallery that features worldwide artistic talent with a goal ” to bridge the gap between underserved inner cities and creative forms of art.” NKA Gallery is a spot for all things creative: Art, Music, Fashion, Culinary, and Events. Offering a full line up of upcoming exhibitions and artist features, plus a spot for your next private event. Evan is curating opportunity for culture and community. We hope you enjoy meeting this Urbaanite.

Evan Roosevelt Brown, Gallery Director and Curator of NKA Gallery

Hometown: Nashville, TN

How many years have you been in Nashville?
Since I was 4 years old

Tell us what you are creating in Nashville?
NKA Gallery, located here in historic North Nashville. Opened and presented by Slim & Husky’s, the gallery’s goal has always been to help elevate our community by injecting culture into the heart of the city. By taking this approach with the arts, we are actively building a foundation for generations of Nashville artists of every discipline.

What inspires you?   
Inspiration comes from seeing beautiful art on the Nka Gallery walls and our ability to expose not only our community but other communities to the rich, profound art that is being produced by some of today upcoming and established artist.

Coffee, lunch, brunch, or happy hour?
Coffee at Gram’s Coffee in Madison. Lunch at Riddim n Spice. Happy Hour at EG+Mc by Slim & Husky’s

Describe Nashville in 3 words ? Ready To Thrive

Favorite Nashville musician, singer or artist?
Favorite artist is photographer, LeXander Bryant

What is your favorite Nashville spot you are digging right now? Plain Jane in East Nashville by Marcus and Jennifer Buggs.

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