What's Going on at Crosstown Arts?

by - July 22, 2015

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.


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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