Art of the South 2016

by - May 19, 2016

Art of the South 2016

May 16 through June 17

Juror: Chad Alligood

This year’s annual Art of the South exhibition hosted by Number Inc. spans Tennessee, with one show in Nashville and one in Memphis. Two sets of work chosen by Crystal Bridges assistant curator Chad Alligood will be on display, and a live stream simulcast will take place during the exhibition opening on Friday, May 20, from 6 to 9 PM.
2016 Art of the South locations:


Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art
University of Memphis, Art and Communication Building
3715 Central Avenue | Memphis, TN 38152
Gallery hours:
M – F, 9 AM – 4 PM


Gallery 121
Belmont University
1900 Belmont Blvd. | Nashville, TN 37212
Gallery hours:
M – F, 9 AM – 4 PM
Sat., Noon – 6 PM
Sun. 2 – 6 PM


Chad Alligood is Assistant Curator of Special Projects at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville Arkansas. He is a Perry, Georgia, native who earned his bachelor’s degree in history of art and architecture from Harvard University, his master’s degree in art history from the University of Georgia, and has completed his doctoral coursework at City University of New York (CUNY). After serving as adjunct professor of art history at Brooklyn College, Alligood went on to become a curatorial intern for collections at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where he provided research support for the development of large exhibitions of modern art in New York and abroad. He received the Kress Foundation Fellowship from Smith College Institute for Art Museum Studies and was the Jeanne and Ralph Graham Collections Fellow at Cranbrook Art Museum before joining Crystal Bridges. Alligood’s research and exhibitions have focused on American art since 1900, and his areas of particular interest include contemporary art, art of the 1960s and 70s, and art of the west coast.

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