About Mimi Kind

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Mimi Kind an artist and former art teacher at Tennessee High School. In 2003, she was named Secondary Art Educator of the Year, and in 2004 she received one of three National Awards of Excellence from the Council for Art Education. In 2012, Mimi received the Mayor’s Award of Distinction for her service to kids and the community. She will be teaching classes in drawing, watercolor, pastel, and batik.


Three new classes: Precious Metal Clay Jewelry Workshop, Batik, and Watercolor (September-October 2015)

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Precious Metal Clay Jewelry Workshop

September 29, 30, and, if needed, Oct. 6, from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M.  Use PMC to create solid silver pieces of jewelry.  You will be amazed at the ease with which you create beautiful pendants and more.  The class is $60 plus the cost of your clay.  Call  423-612-9053 with any questions.  You must register and prepay by September 22 so I can order your clay!  *

*Cost of clay fluctuates with the market. Current price is $35 for 16 grams or $50 for 25 grams.


5 classes meet Oct. 7, 13,14,20, and 21, from 6:30-8:30. This super-fun class lets you create beautiful works of art using wax and dye on fabric, even with no experience!  $130.00 includes all instruction and materials!


5 classes meet on October 1, 8, 10, 15, and 22, with the Thursday classes meeting from 6:30-8:30, and the Saturday class from 2:00-4:00. Explore techniques that will actually make watercolor behave itself for you!  $100 if you have all your own materials OR $125.00 includes all materials needed for the class!

Instructor for all classes:  Mimi Kind

Art Camp: June 16-19

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June 16-19, 2015 1:00-4:00 PM

Come have fun doing tie dye, reverse tie dye, batik, bookmaking, painting, and more! Space is limited, so sign up soon! Cost is $130.00, and spaces are guaranteed by payment. Just bring a 100% cotton white tee shirt, a cotton dark tee shirt…neither has to be new…and a fun-loving attitude! Questions? Call One of a Kind Gallery at 423-652-2648.

Fun with Batik

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This class  will be 5 Thursdays beginning April 30, from 6:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. If that one fills (I keep these classes really small)  I will open a second class that will be 5 Wednesdays beginning May 6 from 6:30-8:30. This exciting class will use wax and dye on cloth to create beautiful works of art.  Huge Fun!!! $130.00 includes all your materials…even your cloth!

Art Devine – Downtown Bristol, March 13, 2015

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Art D’Vine is this Friday night!!!!!! One of a Kind Gallery will be open from 6:00-9:00, happily serving a lovely Cupcake pinot noir with complimentary nibbles. As always, we will also have Mimi’s almost famous lime “fizzy water.” Sip and nibble while you browse our current selection of art and handcrafted items, as well as discounted art supplies. Oh, and all canvas is 40% off!

UPDATED: Combined Beginning and Intermediate Slab

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Description:  “Beginning projects and techniques will be introduced for those who never worked with clay before.  Additionally, more advanced possibilities will be presented for those who already have some experience with slab work or simply want a greater challenge.”

Here is the new schedule for the slab class:

  • March 12, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • March 19, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • March 26, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • April 2, 6:00pm – 8:00pm (final session for wet clay work)
  • April 9, SKIP WEEK (to give me time for all ware to dry and get bisque fired)
  • April 16, 8:00pm – 10:00pm (glazing only)

KIDS ART HOUR (beginning February 5)

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This class is for the younger set, ages 5-7, to have a weekly art experience,
designed to hide art instruction in fun!  We will begin on February 5 and cost is $20 per
class or $90 for a block of 5.

KIDS DRAWING (beginning February 3)

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Kids will learn basic skills in pencil drawing that will ultimately help them in
any artistic endeavor that they may later choose, and have a lot of fun at
the same time!  We will meet 5 Tuesday afternoons beginning February 3, from 4:00-5:30,
and cost is $100 if they have materials (sketchbook, drawing pencils,and eraser) 
or $110 if you prefer that I provide what they need.