Archive For The “Guest Editor” Category

Guest Editor of Number 96: Laura Denzer

As guest editor of Number:96, one of Laura Denzer’s responsibilities was to develop its theme, dependency. Said Laura in the issue’s editorial, “I come to dependency as the thematic prompt primarily because of its ubiquity and wide interpretive berth, from the seemingly banal to the morbidly curious. It feels relevant.”   Well, it turns out she was right….

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Guest-Editor: Denise Stewart-Sanabria

Denise Stewart-Sanabria was born in Massachusetts and received her BFA in Painting from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. She has lived in Knoxville, TN since 1986.   Sanabria paints both hyper-realist “portraits” of everything from produce to subversive jelly donuts. The anthropomorphic narratives often are reflections on human behavior.  She is also known for her life…

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Guest Editor: Erica Ciccarone

  Erica Ciccarone publishes personal essays, news, reviews of all sorts, and art criticism in publications such as Nashville Scene, BURNAWAY, Nashville Arts Magazine, and Temporary Art Review. She also contributes features to Nashville Public Radio and won an Associated Press award for Best Writing of a feature-length story in 2016. She holds an M.F.A. from…

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Interview: Sara Estes, Guest Editor, No.83 – Collaboration

Sara Estes is a writer and curator in Nashville, Tennessee. She is the guest editor of Number: Eighty Three. She is the lead visual arts writer for The Tennessean and contributes a weekly column over at BURNAWAY in Atlanta. She is involved with David Lusk Gallery and contemporary exhibition space Threesquared, both in the Wedgewood-Houston…

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Interview: Bill McKeown, Guest Editor, No.82 – Criticism & Aesthetics

Bill McKeown is currently associate professor of art history at the University of Memphis. He is the guest editor of Number:82, Criticism & Aesthetics. Bill received his PhD in the History and Criticism of Art from Florida State University, and his Master of Arts in Art History and Criticism from the State University of New…

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Interview: Elaine Akin, Guest Editor, No.81 – Art of the South

  Elaine Slayton Akin is currently working at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, TN. She is the guest editor of Number:81 – Art of the South. A former member of the Board for Number: Inc., Elaine received a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Memphis and…

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Art As Community Builder – Interview with Dr. Scott Contreras-Koterbay

  Dr. Scott Contreras-Koterbay is an Associate Professor of Art History at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) in Johnson City, TN. He is guest editor of the November 2014 issue of Number: Inc. magazine. I sat down with him at his home in the historic “tree streets” area near the university to learn more about…

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