Art of the South, an annual exhibition presented by Number: Inc, is a juried event open to all artists living and working in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia.
In our sixth exhibition to date, Art of the South 2019, we were pleased to have featured 49 works from 50 artists in 16 states and 1 district at the Memphis College of Art. The exhibition was on view May 28 through July 14, 2019.
We want to thank Memphis College of Art, our juror Bethany Springer, all of our supporters, and every artist who submitted work to the exhibition. Thank you for making Art of the South 2019 such a tremendous success.
Stay tuned for information about Art of the South 2020! We will notify everyone through our website, social media and newsletter as soon as we begin taking submissions. In the meantime, if you have any questions about Art of the South, please email Shaun Giles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Juror Bethany Springer
Art of the South 2019
Bethany Springer was born in Washington, D.C. in 1975. Her installations have been exhibited at venues including 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville, AR, Maryland Art Place (MAP) in Baltimore, Boston Center for the Arts, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT, the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ, City Gallery East in Atlanta, the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, the Georgia Museum of Art, the Kansas City Artists Coalition, Full Tilt Creative Centre in Newfoundland, Canada, and The Delaware Contemporary in Wilmington, DE (forthcoming).
Springer received her MFA in Sculpture from the University of Georgia in 2001. She is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Arkansas Arts Council, an Artist Mini Grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a Community Research Award from the University of Arkansas Community and Family Institute, and a Research Grant from the Center for Digital Technology and Learning at Drake University in Des Moines. Springer has also been in residence at Full Tilt Creative Centre and Terra Nova National Park in Newfoundland, the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences in Georgia, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, NE, the Artist House at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and The Arctic Circle in the International Territory of Svalbard, Norway (forthcoming). Springer currently lives and works in Fayetteville, Arkansas and is an Associate Professor in Sculpture at the University of Arkansas.
Images from Art of the South 2019 Opening Reception
Memphis College of Art, Rust Hall, June 7, 2019
(Click on the name to view Artwork)
NICHOLAS DELLA MORTE
MCLEAN FAHNESTOCK (Video)
PAULA KOVARIK (Video)
CARL E. MOORE
MIA ROLLINS (Video)
HEATH SCHULTZ (Video)
CLINT SLEEPER (Video)
RAIN HARRIS & KYLE TRIPLETT
JOHN WARREN (Video)