Talks with Taigan: Jim Fowler of FowlerPeriod Gallery

Jim Fowler of FowlerPeriod Gallery is that unique and rare mix of Sportsman and Artist. Fowler started collecting antiques at a very young age, and what was then an interest has turned into a passion and career. With an inventory of extraordinary flies and reels, FowlerPeriod Gallery has set itself apart with an impressive assortment that would tempt both art lover and sportsmen alike.

Describe your store’s style in 3 words or less.

Investment Quality Art

What is the most beautiful image you have ever seen?

The paintings at The Musee d’Orsay in Paris.

Whose style do you admire right now?

The artist I represent, Michael Coleman.

What is your most prized possession?

My fly reel that belonged to Bing Crosby.

You have one full day to spend in Nashville. What would you do?

Go to Cheekwood and The Frist Center.

Tell us something that no one knows about you.

I write poetry.

Describe your most memorable Taigan find.

Oyster Fly Rods.

What is your favorite item found on Taigan?

The quality of engraving on Oyster Fly Rods.

What is your favorite item found in your shop?

The Purple Jock Scott

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