Archive For The “Number: Inc” Category

A Painter’s Refusal

By |

In Melville’s short story “Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street” Bartleby, a young, introverted young man, is hired by an attorney to copy law forms. Told from the lawyers perspective it is the story of how Bartleby disrupts the workflow with his odd, peculiar refusal to follow orders, using the phrase: “I would…

Read more »

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 »

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 »

McLean Fahnestock: Over the Horizon

By |

No.87 By: Anthony J. Morris   Video and digital media artist McLean Fahnestock is a prodigal daughter of Tennessee who spent a decade in California before her return in 2014. She began her career as an artist working sculpturally with found objects. She created installations of asphalt slabs supported by champagne flutes to generate a…

Read more »

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

By |

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…

Read more »

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

By |

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 has…

Read more »

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

By |

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 him…

Read more »

No: 80 Cover Art Competition

By |

Call for Art Work – No: 80 Cover Art Competition – Deadline September 23, 2014 This is an open call for artwork to be considered for the cover of the Fall 2014 issue of Number. Artists from AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, and VA are eligible to submit…

Read more »

Number: Presents Art of the South 2014

By |

Number: Inc is happy to announce a Juried Exhibition entitled Art of the South 2014. This exhibition will take place at the Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary at University of Memphis. Submit your work online here. Details A juried exhibition open to all artists 18 and older working in any media residing in AL, AR, FL,…

Read more »

Number: 25 years and 25 more

By |

Hello readers! As you know our region is rich in talent, venues, and passion for visual art. Number:’s 25 year volunteer run publication history is a unique tribute to the amazing visual arts of our region. We recently extended our efforts for arts coverage by creating a website designed to make it easier for you…

Read more »