What's Going on at Crosstown Arts?

story booth (438 N. Cleveland)

Community Workshop:
Zine-Making (for all ages)

Saturday, July 18, 1 - 4 pm

Artists, writers, photographers: you are cordially invited to attend a free zine-making workshop where you can connect with others and create your own zine in a positive, welcoming environment. Participants can display and sell their final works at the Zine Fest on Friday, July 24.
Learn more

Youth Workshop:
Zine & Bookmaking (ages 10-14)

July 20 - July 242 - 4:30 pm

This workshop gives participants the chance to write and self-publish an original zine and collaborate on an original story, which will be professionally published into a finished book. Contact Nat Akin to sign up! 
 

Zine Fest

Friday, July 24, 4 pm

All-ages event showcasing underground zines created by local & inter/national artists.
The zine workshops and festival are organized by Erica Qualy in collaboration with Crosstown Arts.
Click here to learn how you can submit your work for exhibition.

Opportunities


Crafts & Drafts

Saturday, November 14
Cleveland Street Flea Market
Organized by Memphis Flyer

Local artists and makers: showcase your wares during a fun afternoon of outdoor holiday shopping. Guests will browse a curated selection of handmade goods, as well as a great selection of beers and food available for purchase to stoke shopping spirits.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 15

Click here to learn more and apply.


Crosstown Arts Studio Residency Program 

September 1 - December 31, 2015

We are now accepting applications from local visual artists for our Studio Residency program, which offers a free short-term project space for making focused creative work in a new setting. 

Application Deadline: Friday, July 31

Click here to learn more and apply.
Upcoming Exhibitions 

Kong Wee Pang and Jay Crum: Walking Eyes

On view July 24 - August 15
Reception: Friday, July 316 - 9 pm
Crosstown Arts Gallery, 422 N. Cleveland

Walking Eyes is a collaborative exhibition by Kong Wee Pang and Jay Crum. Inspired by a month spent in Southeast Asia, each piece was developed through exchanges of ideas and sketches between the two artists. The work is informed by personal memories, hand-drawn maps, tropical flora, and Batik patterns. Learn more



XO: Collaborative Works by Chloe York & Eric Quick

Saturday, July 18, 5 - 8 pm
430 N. Cleveland

Husband and wife artists, Chloe York & Eric Quick, showcase their new collaborative works, all inspired by the exoskeleton as a metaphor for human instincts toward self-defense and camouflage. Exhibition organized by the artists.



State of the Art

Wednesday, July 22, 6 - 9 pm
430 N. Cleveland

Live performance from rapper Skipp Coon, new works by illustrator/painter/muralist Trevor FRE$H Coates, music by DJ Siphne Aaye, organized by the artists.

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