Interviews

“Different Registers,” an exhibition featuring work by artists Caitlin MacBride, Sarah Tortora, and Derrick Velasquez, opened last Saturday night at the artist-run space Camayuhs in Atlanta’s Peachtree Hills neighborhood. The exhibition is guest curated by Lindsey Stapleton and Corey Oberlander, who recently relocated to Atlanta from Providence, Rhode Island, where their curatorial project GRIN occupied…

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After stints in New York and Colorado, artists Paul Collins and Alex Blau relocated with their family to Nashville in 2011 when Collins accepted a teaching position at Austin Peay State University. Described by Collins as “collaborative and non-hierarchical,” the city’s growing art community is what keeps them in Nashville, where they’re both represented by Zeitgeist Gallery. In Blau’s…

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This week marks one year since I first saw the work of Jamaican-born artist Cosmo Whyte in the exhibition “Rites” at the Zuckerman Museum of Art. Curated by artist Fahamu Pecou, “Rites” was a small group show featuring work dealing with race, gender, and growing up as a black man. I was mesmerized by Whyte’s…

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I met Erin Jane Nelson through a good friend of mine who recently moved to Brooklyn. She introduced Erin as a young but mature upcoming artist who relocated to Atlanta from Oakland about a year ago. In addition to Erin’s art practice, she runs the gallery Species inside of her studio at Atlanta Contemporary with…

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Jane Garver, one of Idea Capital’s new grant recipients, and artist Kelly Kristin Jones discuss Garver’s experiences in artist residency programs as well as her upcoming project, the creation of a “Process Residency” in conjunction with MINT Gallery, which will allow a visiting artist to work and form partnerships with other creatives in the Atlanta area. Rachel…

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