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Our ongoing rundown of visual art events and exhibitions throughout the South.
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Interviews

In Conversation with Maya Brooks

Robert Alan Grand speaks with curator Maya Brooks on her love for fiber arts and the dedicated curatorial work behind The Threads We Follow, on view at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina through March 10, 2024.
Call For Artists

Call for Artists: February 2024

Our monthly round of opportunities includes an open call for digital commissions based out of Miami, a visual arts prize for work rooted in the American South, and a grant fund for black women photographers.
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Art21 x Burnaway

Jack Whitten: An Artist’s Life

“I can build anything I want to build. I’m not a narrative painter. I don’t do the idea or the painting being the illustration of an idea, I don’t do that. It’s all about the materiality of the paint,” notes the late Jack Whitten. In February's Art21 x Burnaway feature, we pay homage to the Alabama-born artist's fifty-year career and ingenuity for invention.
News

Artadia Announces The 2023 Houston Awardees

Artadia, a nonprofit grantmaking organization and nationwide community of visual artists, curators, and patrons, has announced the recipients of the 2023 Houston Artadia Awards – Violette Bule, Saúl Hernández-Vargas, and Irene Antonia Diane Reece.
Featured Art Guides
ATLANTA

Atlanta’s art community is dispersed throughout Georgia's largest city and features a lively mix of traditional and contemporary art galleries, robust studio cooperatives, and DIY spaces, anchored by institutions such as the High Museum of Art and Atlanta Contemporary.

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Chattanooga

Nestled in the foothills of Appalachia and looking out over the Tennessee River, Chattanooga's art scene features institutions like the ICA at UTC and the Hunter Museum alongside a bustling DIY scene, artist residencies and a renown sculpture garden.

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Savannah

Georgia's oldest city—awash with Spanish moss—is home to a bustling art scene. At Savannah's apex, The Savannah College of Art and Design draws in international perspectives among a growing contemporary art scene with a thriving grassroots ethos and cultural centers abound.

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