Author Archive

Interview With Delita Martin

By |

By Jesse Butcher   Delita Martin is an artist currently based in Huffman, Texas. She received a BFA in drawing from Texas Southern University and a MFA in printmaking from Purdue University. Formally a member of the fine arts faculty at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Martin is currently works as a full-time…

Read more »

Art is Long and Time is Short: At the Intersection of Art and Community

By |

No.88 By Jared Butler   To lift a weight so heavy, Would take your courage, Sisyphus! Although one’s heart is in the work, Art is long and Time is short. Charles Baudelaire, “Le Guignon” (Bad Luck, 1857) Arguably this summer’s most provocative arts-related story in Georgia, the breakdown of the Macon Arts Alliance’s (MAA) Mill…

Read more »

Interview with Patricia Lee Daigle, Director of the Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art

By |

By Jesse Butcher   How did you become a curator/gallery Director? I’ve loved art and museums since I was a child, but it wasn’t until I was in graduate school that I wandered into the curatorial world. Maybe it was the recession or just a desire for change, but I felt this urgent need to…

Read more »

Living in an Imagined Future: Queering the Southern Artistic Narrative, A Call to Arms

By |

No.88 By Liz Clayton Scofield The Southern queer narrative is often one of migration. Get out when you can. Go to California, New York, Portland. (I did actually go to Portland. It was short lived.) Artists often echo this narrative.  To be a Southern queer artist, to be Elsewhere, to be living in an Imagined…

Read more »

Michi Meko: Navigating Contemporary Art

By |

No.88 By Sara Lee Burd Atlanta-based artist Michi Meko remembers the fear he experienced when he learned that being black meant following certain rules to make other people comfortable. “When you are a black teenage boy there is a moment where your elder will tell you how to survive your daily life. This is how…

Read more »

Barry Doupe: Ponytail

By |

Suspending the Story to Tell the Story Review By Matt Christy Ponytail is the moment laughter turns into tortured dry heaving. Ponytail is the Toa Te Ching mixed with vodka and spritzer. Ponytail is an oversized baby that babbles in animal calls and Zen koans. Ponytail is airport boredom. Flounder flavored toothpaste. Acupuncture tit. Burst…

Read more »

I Want Candy: Dana Oldfather’s Sugar

By |

Red Arrow in Nashville is a sophisticated treat. Review By Joe Nolan I made my first visit to Dana Oldfather’s exhibition of new paintings and prints, Sugar, when I stopped by Red Arrow during the September edition of East Nashville’s Second Saturday East Side Art Stumble.

Read more »

The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston

By |

The exhibition at The University of Mississippi Museum in Oxford will run September 13, 2016 through January 14, 2017. Review By Amanda Malloy William Eggleston’s use of deeply saturated color and seemingly mundane subject matter may have caused some controversy at the photographer’s premiere exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1976, but today…

Read more »

Duane Paxson: Malelingue

By |

Perspective Gallery, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia August 26-October 21, 2016 Review By Dorothy Joiner In 1898, an open letter printed on the front page of the liberal Parisian newspaper l’Aurore began with the words “J’accuse.”   Emile Zola thus began his denunciation of the President of France and of the government for anti-Semitism in the conviction…

Read more »

Interview with Katie Hargrave

By |

By Jesse Butcher Katie Hargrave is a multi-media artist interested in the production of American identity through politics, history, mythology, and narrative. Her work elevates stories from popular culture, those hidden in the archives, and the everyday conversations from passerby’s and participants. In addition to her studio practice, she is an assistant professor at the…

Read more »