THE FOCUS

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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At The New Gallery at Austin Peay State University, I am still thinking about space, but am shifting gears with the second exhibition of the season: Michi Meko: How Far We Haven’t Come. Unlike the Jamey Grimes exhibition, this work is not a celebration of space, but an investigation of space by asking, “How do you exist in public space when public space is a threat?”  To find out more about Michi’s work, read his interview in the Octo...

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