Joel Parsons,  curator

Joel Parsons is an artist, writer, and curator based in Memphis, TN. He is an Assistant Professor of Art and Director of Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College, and co-director of Beige, an otherwise space for art and performance.

Terri Jones, presented by Southfork – Memphis (Lauren Kennedy) and Lauren Boyer Esthus and Nick Esthus

1268 N Parkway, 38104

Terri Jones lives and works in Memphis, TN. She is the recipient of an NEA fellowship and received her BFA from the Atlanta College of Art. Jones is represented by David Lusk Gallery in Memphis.

Lindsay Julian, presented by Mary Jo Karimnia

8236 Tulip Rose Dr, 38125

Lindsay Julian is an artist out of Memphis, TN. She received her MFA from Memphis College of Art in 2014. Her work centers around spaces that one encounters when young- the  forts and tunnels that mark your youth. In building large scale sculptures, Lindsay works to expand ideas on being safe, being wild, and reveling in curiosity.

Melissa Dunn, presented by Kyle Statham

618 Stonewall St, 38107

Melissa Dunn’s work is about the basics of art – shape, color, line, pattern. Her studio is in her house in Memphis, TN, where she was born and has spent most of her life.  She’s exhibits locally, sometimes regionally, and teaches at the continuing education art school Flicker Street Studio.  She serves on the Artist Advisory Council at ArtsMemphis and volunteers at Carpenter Art Garden, an after school art program.  Right now she’s experimenting with incorporating sculpture and installation into a mostly painting and drawing practice and learning Carter Family songs on the guitar.

Between Worlds Collaborative (Eszter Sziksz and Stephanie Cosby) presented by Eszter Sziksz

2301 York Ave, 38104

Stephanie Cosby is a multimedia artist working in photography, projection, paint and with plants in Memphis, TN. Eszter Augustine-Sziksz is a European printmaker, and has traveled and lived in several countries from Asia to Europe. Eszter’s work blendspapermaking, installation and video elements. She is an active artist shown at the regional and international level from Tokyo to Budapest. After earning a BA from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Eszter made her way to Memphis College of Art where she recently completed an MFA degree in printmaking. Stephanie Cosby and Eszter Sziksz are Between Worlds Collaborative making public art together.

Greely Myatt, presented by Pinkney and Janis Herbert

648 Marshall Avenue

Greely Myatt was born in Mississippi.  He currently lives and works in Memphis, Tennessee, where he is Professor of Art at The University of Memphis.  His sculptures and installations have been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the United States, Europe and Japan.  He has received grants and fellowships from the Tennessee Arts Commission, The University of Memphis, The University of Georgia, Alternate Roots, Atlanta, and received the Mississippi Arts and Letters Visual Arts Award in 1994.  Myatt was an exchange artist to Israel in 1998. Represented by Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, and David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, his work is in numerous private and public collections. He is currently working on public projects for Urban Arts in Memphis, TN and Paideis School in Atlanta, GA.

Johnathan Payne presented by Alex Middleton

1802 Nelson, 38114

Lester Julian Merriweather (b.1978) is a Memphis-based visual artist. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. He holds an MFA from Memphis College of Art and a BA from Jackson State University. Merriweather has exhibited extensively throughout the U.S. at various venues such as the Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, TOPS Gallery, Powerhouse Memphis, Diverseworks in Houston, and the Contemporary in Atlanta. He has also exhibited abroad at the Zacheta National Gallery in Warsaw, Poland.