The Naming of Pivot Point Gallery

 

What's In A Name?

What is in a name?  To me, there must be meaning. Personally, there was deep meaning in our original name, The ASLAN Gallery at Historic Emory Place. I loved the meaning ASLAN has and that it was also part of our corporate name.  I loved that it called out “at Historic Emory Place”. I loved learning the “history”, which added to the desire for this particular building even more.

 

But then there was a wrinkle. An unknown factor that brought pause. That caused a rethinking.  Many days of searching and I do mean days!!  And researching what felt like thousands of alternate names for this “baby”…the gallery. 

 

And then it happened. Something felt right. Something gave new meaning.  A different significance. Novel light.  It was a “Pivot” to change the name. Our “Point” on Emory Place is where the road “pivots” - not a full turn, but a shift. 


The efforts being made for Emory Place as a whole in bringing renewed energy to the area is to “pivot” from what has been a bit forgotten area of Knoxville.  Pivoting back to the original town center.


The driving purpose of the gallery is to be a “Pivot Point” for artists. 


Coming to Knoxville. Changing careers. Pivot after pivot since November of 2019. 

 

So what is in a name?  Well, this name has a deep and thought out meaning…and hope…and promise…and excitement for all that is to come.

 

Welcome to our gallery. Welcome to Pivot Point Gallery. 

 

-Faith Ferguson and Don Stoner

ADDRESS

GET SOCIAL

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

QUICKLINKS

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER!

Copyright © 2022, Art Gallery Software by ArtCloudCopyright © 2022, Art Gallery Software by ArtCloud