THE FOCUS

I chose to ask four painters about the role politics might play, however broadly, in their practice. The interview with Mark Brosseau, Brian Edmonds, Christina Renfer Vogel, and Donna Woodley is in conjunction with the exhibition, Eyes Like Enemies [at ESPS: East Side Project Space, Nashville, TN]; a show in which I present two painters whose work allows for formal concerns to be “disrupted” by other “informants” like language, history and biography. No space is apolitical. Each space (including gallerie...

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I paint with fire because it is the closest way to connect with nature. I light the candle, pick up my canvas and go underneath of it. The fire falls onto the canvas while I dance with my hand, like a conductor with music. I begin to see patterns that land onto the canvas and then I stop. This moment while I stop is the most important, it’s the time where I stop to look. Tara Walters, Studio Visit, Oc...

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ANNOUNCING MEMBERSHIP & ART BOOKS! Hey folks! We’re working in overdrive here at Locate Arts to make sure everyone knows what incredible art is being made and shown in TN. Shout outs to Memphis, Martin, Clarksville, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville & Tri-Cities! You are pushing boundaries with art and it’s inspiring. We are also pumped about continuing the legacy of visual experimentation and art dialogue at Seed Space, which is now a part of Locate Arts!You can help...

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