Interviews

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 ...

An Interview with Pam Marlene Taylor

An Interview with Pam Marlene Taylor    By Melinda Baker     When Nashville-based fiber artist and curator, Pam Marlene Taylor, was studying art at Tusculum University in 2013, a painting professor told the female students that they weren’t allowed to include ...

Art and Craft at the Metal Museum: Interview with the Metals Studio Staff

Art and Craft at the Metal Museum: Interview with the Metals Studio StaffFacilitated by Brooke Garcia           The mission of the Metal Museum is to preserve, promote, and advance the art and craft of fine metalwork, and one of the many ways we fulfill this mission is through our Metals ...

Interview with Lilia Hernandez Galusha & Morgan Page

Interview with Lilia Hernandez Galusha & Morgan Page    By Jon Crawford     Jon Crawford: For someone who hasn’t seen your joint exhibition at Marshall Arts, Capas, in Memphis, Tennessee, can you describe your individual styles?     Lilia Hernandez Galusha: I have a ...