Interviews

Hi-Lo: Where Everyone Knows Your Name, Interview with Dianna Settles by Blair LeBlanc

Hi-Lo: Where Everyone Knows Your Name, Interview with Dianna Settles by Blair LeBlancby Blair Le Blanc             Founded in 2016 by artist and curator, Dianna Settles, Hi-Lo Press is the heart of culture for artists in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. The gallery started out as a space for Settles to ...

Interview with Luis Vasquez La Roche

Interview with Luis Vasquez La RocheWritten by Haley Clouser with Luis Vasquez La Roche           Through his performances and participatory-installations, Trinidadian-Toboggan artist Luis Vasquez La Roche presents a mirror onto our world, raising ...

Vertiginous Lines: An Interview with Dominique Labauvie

Vertiginous Lines: An Interview with Dominique LabauvieWill Douglas, co-curator of Tampa, Florida-based gallery Parallelogram Gallery, recently interviewed exhibiting artist Dominque Labauvie in accordance with their show “Road Runner”, which runs from February 13, 2021 – April 3, ...

a love letter to everything unstable

a love letter to everything unstableBy the Watkins College of Art MFA Faculty Collective, Nashville, Tennessee (facilitated by Jodi Hays)     Nothing is stable. James Baldwin wrote that artists remind us that nothing is stable under heaven, though we like to collectively ...

Interview with Katie Delmez: Curating in Crisis

Interview with Katie Delmez: Curating in CrisisBy Sara Lee Burd       Over the past 19 years at Nashville’s Frist Art Museum, curator Katie Delmez has committed herself to working on exhibitions that are deeply rooted in historical context and community connection. From ...

An Interview with Charis Barnes, Class of 2020

An Interview with Charis Barnes, Class of 2020By Judith Dierkes       What classes were you taking your last semester at the University of Memphis this spring? How did they change after spring break as a result of the pandemic?   I took Thesis Exhibition and Ceramics I. I ...

An Interview with Brian Dettmer

An Interview with Brian DettmerBy Jacqueline Knirnschild         Using clamps, knives, tweezers and surgical tools, artist Brian Dettmer meticulously transforms vintage books into carved-out sculptures that reveal and enliven the intricacies of image and ...

Points South: A Conversation with Allyson Comstock

Points South: A Conversation with Allyson ComstockBy Evan D. Williams       Allyson Comstock is an artist and retired art professor based in east central Alabama. In the austral summer of 2013, she deployed to Palmer Station in Antarctica under the auspices of the National ...

Manipulating Materials: An Interview with Kate Roberts

Manipulating Materials: An Interview with Kate Roberts    By Raina Belleau   Kate Roberts is a Memphis-based artist who uses porcelain and other materials traditionally associated with craft to create haunting works of art ranging from prints to installations. Her work draws from ...