John Perrault writes up his recent visit to Knoxville, TN and the new Art Gallery of Knoxville, comparing it to Philadelphia's Slought Foundation.
Jered Sprecher, the painter whose work I saw in Wendy Cooper's room at Scope Miami, is based in Knoxville. He's one of many good painters on faculty at University of Tennessee. They have an excellent artist-in-residence program also. Look at that list of painters.
Hey! Sukenya Best is studying printmaking there!