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Little Leipers Fork, Tennessee—big time destination for fine art seekers

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Leipers Fork, Tennessee art gallery owners from left to right David Arms, Lisa Fox, Talbott Grimm, correspondent Tom Wilmer, John Grimm.

Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from Leipers Fork, Tennessee where he explores just why this small village, a half hour from Nashville, is fast becoming known as a destination for seekers of fine arts.

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Leiper's Creek Gallery, Leipers Fork, Tennessee.

To explore the world of Leipers Fork, Tennessee art galleries, showcased artists and why it’s become a burgeoning destination for plein art painters, Wilmer visits with Lisa Fox, owner of Leipers Creek Gallery;

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David Arms Gallery, Leipers Fork, TN

David Arms, owner of David Arms Gallery; and Copper Fox Gallery owners, Talbott and John Grimm.

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Copper Fox Gallery, Leipers Fork TN

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