Featured Memphians

 

DJ Mad EFX

Memphis is a hub of all that is art, culture, and entertainment, and Memphis music and soul artist DJ Mad EFX is no exception. DJ Mad EFX provides the music for some of the biggest and hottest happenings in Memphis and is also available to DJ private events. You can catch DJ Mad EFX every […]

 

Mallory Cassady

Memphis’ thriving creative groups include musicians, artists of all genres and creative entrepreneurs who are enthusiastic about sharing their vision and work with the community. Mallory Cassady is one such individual, a fashion blogger who is passionate about sharing her creative style and her […]

 

Bianca Gale

Fashion blogger Bianca Gale brings her Memphis soul Memphis is rich in culture and all about the soul, from music and art to fashion. Many people who grew up in these parts embody Memphis soul by living out their passions and dreams while working to build up the communities around them. Bianca […]

 

Denzel Alexander

T-shirts and jeans are no longer the norm for an increasing number of urban men, and there are many options out there for those who wish to take things up a notch. Unsure where to start? Men’s fashion bloggers such as Denzel Alexander will show you the ropes. Alexander has been a fashion […]

 

Grace Baker

Memphis is a city full of art and artists—and wherever you find art, you find passion, soul and beauty. Grace Baker’s passions are writing and sports, and this Grizzlies fan parlayed these two interests into her dream job. Amazing Grace As Baker explains, “Around the age of sixteen … I started […]

 

Jacqueline Fugatt

Although we often think of art as something created by old masters that hangs in museums, art surrounds us and shapes our daily lives. The billboards we pass on our commutes, the music we hear at the mall and the selfies our friends post on social media all seek to inform and convince us to […]

 

Louis Ziggy Tucker

Photographs are a dime a dozen these days, with selfie-taking tourists on every corner of Downtown Memphis, and the fact that we all walk around with cameras in our pockets makes it easy to forget that photography is an art.  Professional photographers do more than render recognizable […]

 

Lawrence Matthews III

If art is an abstract representation of society, then artists work to capture their interactions with society—and Lawrence Matthews III is an excellent example of art in action. As a Memphis native born in 1991, Matthews grew up in a racially charged environment and created his works of art as […]

 

Beth Winterburn

When it comes to abstract art, creativity is what defines a good piece—and you can certainly see this in each of Beth Winterburn’s one-of-a-kind works. What’s more, the story of Beth’s journey to become a premier abstract artist in Memphis is as unique as her creations. When Beth went to […]

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The Unreachables: Memphis nonprofit meets its no-tech neighbors at their doorsteps

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