THE FOCUS

I am interested in cultural attitudes towards landscape and the pursuit of utopia (no place). It is the landscape that largely influences our collective mythology and cultures. I compress histories and cultures, alter the pace of time, and distort physical scale to portray a psychological rather than a social or material realism. Greg Pond, Studio Visit, May-June 2018 Greg Pond, Studio Visit, May-June 2018 Greg Pond, Studio Visit, May-June 2018 To be able to see beyond predetermined standards to reach conclusions drawn from...

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Apothecary is a contemporary arts project space supported by the Art Department at UT Chattanooga. More info may be found at: http://www.apothecarygallery.com Strange-Making was a regional group exhibition curated by Mirel Crumb on view at Apothecary from March 22-25, 2018. It featured a selection of works from Eleanor Aldrich, David Onri Anderson, and Amy Pleasant. "This trio exhibition was curated around the concept of defamiliarization, Viktor Shklovsky’s term 'ostranenie' - the technique of de...

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The Side-Eye: Visions of Periphery was on view at SPRING/BREAK Art Show in New York City from March 7-12, 2018. In response to the fair's theme "Stranger Comes To Town", Knoxville-based curators Alana-lynn Berglund, Austin Pratt, and Tom Wixo chose to highlight contemporary artists that have spent large spans of their careers outside of major art centers. The curators also considered artists working away from precious visual art objects and explore poetry, music, or food. The eight featured artists include...

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