The fifth annual Art of the South exhibition, presented by Number:, is open to all artists 18 and older working in any media residing in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington DC.
The exhibition will be juried by Brian Jobe, artist, educator, independent curator, and non-profit co-director of Locate Arts based in Nashville, TN.
Jason S. Brown
Buster Graybill Flyswatter
Tad Lauritzen Wright
T. Michael Martin
Averell Mondie & Terri Phillips
Chris Boyd Taylor
Biography of the Juror
Brian Russell Jobe (American, b. 1981) is an artist, educator, independent curator, and
non-profit co-director based in Nashville, TN.
In 2015, Brian and Carolyn Jobe founded Locate Arts, an organization that connects
and promotes contemporary visual art in Tennessee. Presently, he is the Co-Executive
Director of Locate Arts + Seed Space. He also teaches art courses at Lipscomb
Jobe’s studio practice is focused on sculpture, installation, and public art. His solo
exhibitions/ projects have been on view at venues such as Mixed Greens Gallery (New
York, NY), Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum (San Antonio, TX), the University of
Wyoming (Laramie, WY), the University of Tennessee College of Architecture + Design
(Knoxville, TN), and the McNay Art Museum (San Antonio, TX).
Born in Houston, Texas and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Jobe received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Tennessee in 2004 and Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2006. After living in Brooklyn, NY for a time, he relocated with his wife, painter Carolyn Jobe, to Tennessee.