Number: 100

Editorial 100: Conversations

Editorial 100: Conversations

  For 32 years, Number: Inc’s mission has been to support artists and promote dialogue about contemporary art in the South. Over time, our geographic boundaries have expanded from coverage in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi to a much ...

Robert Hollingsworth & Brooke P. Alexander

Robert Hollingsworth & Brooke P. Alexander

  Hello Brooke! Hey, its Robert Hollingsworth. How are you?   I’m good, thanks!     Uh, I am almost to the art building. Where should I park? Oh, you have a pass for me. That’s great­– back by the loading dock?   Perfect.  I will ...

Conversational Wavelengths: Nick Peña and Joey Slaughter

Conversational Wavelengths: Nick Peña and Joey Slaughter

    Nick Peña: Joey, we have many crossovers, we have mutual friends, we have been in shows together, but most recently we both were residents at Crosstown Arts Summer Residency. We even spent some time working in the same studio and ...

Kate Renner & Brian Jobe

Kate Renner & Brian Jobe

  Kate:  First, I’m super curious to hear how initial conversations about producing a Triennial event in Tennessee even came about. What a crazy undertaking! My husband is a visual artist and I can tell you there’s already lots of ...

Tom Lee & Patrick DeGuira

Tom Lee & Patrick DeGuira

  Patrick DeGuira: So many people think of every aspect of the art world as a “creative” endeavor, but there’s a huge part of the art world that’s really not about being artistic or creative at all.   Tom Lee: Yeah. Things ...

Beth Edwards & Melissa Wilkinson

Beth Edwards & Melissa Wilkinson

    I sat down with Melissa Wilkinson in her West Memphis studio behind her home to discuss her work as a whole and the two series that was to be exhibited in the fall. One exhibition was to be seen shortly at Christian Brothers ...

Looking for Resplendent Feathers After El Paso: Richard A. Lou & Dr. Guisela Latorre

Richard: Before and since Donald Trump took over as President, Mexicans, women, Muslims, communities of color, LGTBQ communities, everyone that’s typically been on the margins, have been under attack, rhetorically and physically, and dehumanized ...

Return and Revisit: A Conversation with Sherrill Roland

Return and Revisit: A Conversation with Sherrill Roland

  Sherrill and I both grew up in Asheville, North Carolina. We went to the same high school. We sat in the same row in our AP Art History class. We both attended college in state. We both went to graduate school. And yet, one of us ended up ...

Moth Moth Moth & Jean Holmgren

Moth Moth Moth & Jean Holmgren

    The following conversation between artists Jean Holmgren and Moth Moth Moth uncured over the course of a week via email.       Good afternoon Jean!   It’s hard to know where to start our dialogue. The world has ...