Editorial

Editorial 103

Editorial 103  Glancing through an art history textbook, it is noticeable that important moments in art came out of important moments in history. Those moments challenged the creative minds through times that were confusing, tragic, and hopeful. From ...

Editorial 102: Craft & The Creative South

Editorial 102: Craft & The Creative South    By Katie Maish   The distinction between craft and art – and the value placed upon each – is a long-standing, oft-discussed topic in visual arts. Depending upon when and where artists have lived and, importantly, ...

Editorial 101

Editorial 101    Let’s face it: making art has its own set of challenges, but getting your work out there, looked at, reviewed, funded, exhibited, marketed, collected, or purchased – whatever fits your definition of being a working artist – can be ...

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 ...

Editorial: Issue 99

Editorial: Issue 99By Chase Westfall   If popular portrayals of magic have taught us anything, it’s this: to the inexperienced conjurer – beware! The forces you summon can have a mind (and power) of their own.* It follows, then, that the magic ...

Editorial 98:  Future Past

Editorial 98:  Future PastBy Sunni Johnso     In David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, the demonic inhabitant known as Bob monologued a riddle regarding the “future past” as one totality. Instead of the mutually exclusive idea that we know the past and the future to be, ...

Editorial: Issue 97

Editorial: Issue 97By Kris Bespalec-Davis   Objects and images, preserved in archives, or immaterial and memorialized in the annals of memory: these are Relics.   They are evocative, even provocative, and, through miraculous belief, these cultural traces ...

Guest Editor of Number 96: Laura Denzer

Guest Editor of Number 96: Laura DenzerAs 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 ...

Guest-Editor: Denise Stewart-Sanabria

Guest-Editor: Denise Stewart-SanabriaDenise 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 ...