Artspace—the Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization behind the South Main Artpsace Lofts—today announced the Memphis cultural organizations who will participate in an 18-month capacity building cohort, “Artspace Immersion: Memphis.” Nine organizations have been selected via a competitive process, with three representatives each, for a total of 27 “Artspace Immersion: Memphis” participants. The program is run by Wendy Holmes and Anna Growcott of the Artspace team with local Memphis consultants Gretchen Wollert McLennon and Emily Trenholm. The nine selected organizations include:
In this American Creators special, Jeffrey Brown explains how a refurbished airport shuttle, called the Rolling Rez Arts bus, connects home-based artisans with resources. At the end, he reveals the plans for Oglala Lakota Artspace.
By Christopher Vondracek
KYLE | Standing near shovels painted red, green and black by local Oglala artists, Bryan Parker, an artist, teacher, and bus-driver of the Rolling Rez art mobile, stretched his hand out over where in a year or more’s time will stand Pine Ridge’s first arts center.
BY BRANDON ECOFFEY
For many Lakota artists it is very difficult finding a place where they can create their work. Through a partnership between several local organizations a new place made specifically for artists is on its way.