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The Art of Paul Murray

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Address: 1003 Glades Rd, Winter hours see American Sideshow on 346 Parkway next to Rocky Waters Motel, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-5555
Phone Number: 18654368445
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Step back into tyme, an 1800's Tenn. Mountain farm comes alive with...

Step back into tyme, an 1800's Tenn. Mountain farm comes alive with paintings and sketches of real mtn folk. Self taught artist Paul Murray has dedicated his life to preserving the last flicker of the past. In these faces you see and feel their hard lived lives, the peacefulness of isolation from progress and a soul like no other can capture. Award winning art that touches the soul, an experience that wont be easily forgotten. Wood crafts, Mtn landscape photos, wildlife art, heritage homestead. Porch sitting and storytelling. Winter hours by Appointment or Satellite Gallery at American Sideshow 373 Parkway, Gatlinburg,

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wonderful afternoon surprise

Had the pleasure of wandering into the gallery today even though it was technically closed. KatiJane welcomed us in and we spent the next hour learning about Paul and his art and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kate M
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Beaumont, Texas
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Beaumont, Texas
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of wandering into the gallery today even though it was technically closed. KatiJane welcomed us in and we spent the next hour learning about Paul and his art and the wonderful stories of the people he brings to life though his drawings and paintings. KatiJane was so nice, we felt like family by the time we left.... More 

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Hartville, Ohio
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21 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stopped by this store as we were exploring the arts and crafts loop. The outside of the shop is quaint and very inviting. There was a man sitting on the front porch. As I started up the stairs, I gave him a very friendly hello. He just stared at me and didn't speak. My friend and... More 

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2 Thank Donna W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful gallery, original home of native Tennessean. Murray family warm and inviting. Purchased four prints which Paul Murray cheerfully signed for me!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each painting holds the emotion and realism of the subject. Looking into the painting gives me the sense of being their and feeling what they feel. So rewarding seeing the life of what america should be.

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Paul M, Owner at The Art of Paul Murray, responded to this review

Thank you so very much, what a terrific review. We appreciate your support and bragging on us. We are glad we added a memory to your visit KatiJane Murray More 

North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paul is a Canadian artist who has done some of the most beautiful paintings I have ever seen.His work is most unusual in that he doesn't concentrate on the overall details of his subject. He is gifted with the ability to look into the soul through the person's eyes. He makes you feel the true nature of the person. You... More 

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Paul M, Owner at The Art of Paul Murray, responded to this review

SYLVIA , thanks so much for taking time to do this super review. We are glad we added to your memories of the Smoky Mtns. We hope that Pauls art makes your heart happy every time you see it. We are looking forward for you to come back and sit on our front porch. Hugs until next time. katiJane Murray More 

Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

When you pull up there is a garden out front and an easel set up for Kati-Jane to draw.The view from the road makes you think of a place of comfort from the chairs on the porch to the garden Paul has planted. Paul's art takes you back in time with stories behind each one. I have been there twice... More 

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Paul M, Owner at The Art of Paul Murray, responded to this review

William & BEV & Bri, thank you so much for dropping by and trading stories with us. It was nice to have you draw and take in what Paul had to share with another budding passionate artist. Come on back ok! KatiJane Murray More 

Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Stopped in on a rainy day, stayed for a while, really appreciated being able to see works in progress, nothing I have ever experienced before. Very much enjoyed the stories behind the paintings. Well worth your time.

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Centerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The Art of Paul Murray is one of several very nice art centers on Glade Road. We recommend at least a one-half visit.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I really enjoyed the art work of Paul Murray he really has a way of capturing the fine details of the people in his work down to the very facial expression.

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Paul M, Owner at The Art of Paul Murray, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. In a large world, it is wonderful to be appreciated. I try to make a difference in hearts and in the charities. We hope you come again and visit with us in the summer season. Kati Jane Murray More 

Guntersville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We own several Paul Murray prints and especially admire his portraits of old mountain folks -- such character in their faces.

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