THE DAILY PRINCETONIAN 'WHAT ARTISTS DO: A CONVERSATION WITH JEFF WHETSTONE'

The Daily Princetonian interviews Jeff Whetstone about the short documentary recently commissioned for "Prospect New Orleans," and his nomination as chair of the Public Spaces Working Group for the Campus Iconography Committee. 

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'The Batture Ritual' is part of "Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp." Courtesy Jeff Whetstone

'The Batture Ritual' is part of "Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp." Courtesy Jeff Whetstone

GARDEN & GUN 'A SOUTHERN ARTIST RETURNS HOME'

Garden & Gun interviews SOCO Gallery founder, Chandra Johnson and Southern-born artist, Elliott Puckette in response to her first North Carolina exhibition, Recent Works. Puckette talks about the artwork in Recent Works at SOCO Gallery and credits her first road trip home as the inspiration for one the pieces on display.

Photo by Ariana Clare; SOCO Gallery founder Chandra Johnson (left) and artist Elliott Puckette in front of her painting,  Blue Ridge Parkway.

Photo by Ariana Clare; SOCO Gallery founder Chandra Johnson (left) and artist Elliott Puckette in front of her painting, Blue Ridge Parkway.

CHARLOTTE OBSERVER 'SEE MEXICO 6 WAYS IN UNUSUAL CHARLOTTE ARTS COLLABORATION'

SOCO Gallery joins The Mint Museum, The Bechtler, The Light Factory, The McColl Center, and LaCa Projects in a unprecedented arts collaboration spanning from August 2017 to June 2018. The collaboration involves a lineup of exhibitions across the city titled, In Focus/Enfoque, which will feature the work of more than 50 contemporary photographers from the United States and Mexico. 

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Alejandro Cartajena,  Carpoolers IV, 2011-2012

Alejandro Cartajena, Carpoolers IV, 2011-2012

CHARLOTTEFIVE 'BEN KNIGHT - HALF OF THE POWER COUPLE BEHIND 'A CHEF'S LIFE' - BRINGS HIS CONTEMPORARY ART TO SOCO GALLERY'

CharlotteFive interviews Ben Knight, the featured artist for SOCO Gallery's inaugural Meet the Artist series, to discuss the challenge of balancing creativity between his artistic career and at Chef & The Farmer, the nationally recognized restaurant he co-owns with his wife, Vivian Howard. 

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Courtesy of Ben Knight

Courtesy of Ben Knight