Monday, November 3, 2014

Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Portraits and Figures:
Works by Joyce Gingold and Carl Moore
October 12, 2014 - January 4th, 2015
Artist tour Tour and talk November 23 at 2pm

Dec. 10, at 12 noon to 1pm the Dixons Munch and Learn
Topic: "How to view art without instructions".

Monday, August 25, 2014

Number Board: Call for writers

Call for Papers – Due September 23, 2014
Number: 80- Art as Community Builder

Number: journal seeks articles and reviews for publication in the Fall 2014 issue. The theme for the issue is Art as Community Builder. Through this topic, Number: intends to share with its readers the role Southern visual artists, arts organization, and/or specific works of art are helping to build, revitalize, and maintain community. This can include non-profits using visual art to develop specific neighborhoods, art as educational tools, and art as economic development. 

In addition to writing focused on Community Building, Number: always seeks writers for reviews, interviews, and regional updates. These writings can be about current or recent exhibitions taking place in the region or about artists residing in the region showing outside of the tri-state area of TN, MS, and AR. Specifics for each type of submission are found below.

Guidelines for all writers (review additional guidelines for specific submission types):
· Submissions are typed in 12 point font, double spaced
· Italicize titles of works of art and books
· Submitted as a .doc (not .docx)
· Include author name, affiliation, and contact information (email, address, and phone #)
· High resolution JPEG or TIFF images (300 dpi @ 5”X7”)
· Cutlines for each image that includes artist name, title of work, size, year, medium and photo credit
· Author cutline (a short descriptive sentence about you-100 characters)

· 1500-2000 words
· Addresses theme of the issue
· Includes 3-5 digital images to support the writing

· 500-1000 words
· Critical discussion of works presented in exhibitions
· Title of show/exhibition, name of artist, location, and dates of exhibition noted at the top of the page.
· 3-5 digital images from the exhibition or of the artists work

· 1500-2000 words
· Provided in interview format that includes the question
· Short introduction to the artist or interviewee
· 5-10 digital images of the artists work

· 500 words
· Provides a look at what is happening with the visual arts in your area
· 2-3 digital images to support writing

All submissions must be submitted electronically at by Sept 23 to be considered for publication. Authors of works selected for print publication will be  provided a contract for compensation. Questions regarding submission guidelines and number publication can be directed to

Number: Inc. advances the visual arts of the South by publishing critical discourse that educates, advocates, and informs. This mission is realized through the publication ofNumber:, an independent journal of the arts. Past issues of Number: are available at

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Crosstown Arts is HIRING!

Crosstown Arts is hiring for three new positions and we're grateful for any recommendations you may have for qualified candidates. The new positions are Event Manager, General Manager of the Cleveland Street Flea Market and Administrative Assistant to the Managing Director.  

Please feel free to forward this email or the job descriptions linked below to anyone who may be interested.  Applications are due by Friday, June 20th.  The positions will begin in early July.

Click the links below to download a PDF of the job description or see them on our website.
Event Manager

General Manager of the Cleveland Street Flea Market 

Administrative Assistant to the Managing Director

We're looking forward to expanding our staff and appreciate your help with the process!


p.s. Thanks to everyone who came out to the Back Alley BBQ by Miles McMath and for Michael Pollan's talk & booksigning.