A Visible Tapestry: In the Studio with Lina Puerta

At our 2017 Fall Symposium we continue an art initiative in partnership with a multi-year grant from 21c Museum Hotels. We are delighted to welcome artist Lina Puerta and her beautiful installation, From Field to Table: Seven Tapestries Honoring Latino Farm Laborers from the American South. The work is currently on display at the Powerhouse … Continued

Meet Memphis Artist Yancy Villa-Calvo

Yancy Villa-Calvo is an artist whose work is exhibited in her community of Memphis. She will be a featured presenter at the SFA’s Memphis Divertissement, scheduled Thursday, October 5.

Summer Symposium Spotlight | Rosalia Torres-Weiner

Wandering around Charlotte, you’ll likely come across colorful, eye-catching murals on public buildings. Some of the most striking of them were painted by artist and activist Rosalia Torres-Weiner.

The Landscape of my Ancestors

“Anytime you look into my work and you see a simple A-frame house with a porch on it, that’s my grandmother’s house. “

Black Lightning

In conversation with poet Kevin Young, artist Jonathan Green discusses black bootlegging and its disappearance from the public imagination.

Shea Hembrey: An Artist At Work

A new film by Ava Lowrey portrays artist Shea Hembrey, whose mixed media installation The Secret Ingredient is currently on display throughout October at the Powerhouse in Oxford, MS.