Lecture: Brian Jobe

by - January 30, 2019


Lecture: Contemporary Art + Community Connection
Brian Jobe
Sunday, February 3, 2-3pm
University of Memphis
Department of Art
Art + Communication Building, Room 310

Location: 310 Art and Communication Bldg.

Brian Russell Jobe (American, b. 1981) is an artist, educator, independent curator, and non-profit co-director based in Nashville, TN. 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. 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 University.

In this lecture, Jobe will address his personal studio practice as well as Locate Arts. Jobe is the juror for the "36th Annual Juried Student Exhibition" at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM), on view February 3 - March 2, 2019.

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