Burnaway is an Atlanta-based, non-profit magazine of contemporary art and criticism from the American South, published online weekly and in print annually. Through its editorial program and cultivation of emerging arts writers and journalists, Burnaway connects the region’s diverse creative communities and develops exchange between Southern art, and the national and international art audiences.
Since 2008, the magazine has brought vital critical dialogue to the issues facing Southern artists, institutions, curators, and writers, who often represent the country’s most pressing social and cultural challenges. Founded on the mandate that criticism is a vital part of a sustainable arts ecosystem, Burnaway’s editorial program of essays, mood rings, exhibition reviews, and interviews, brings a long-overdue focus on contemporary artists in the region. Burnaway trains regional writers through their Art Writing Incubator, who, in turn, bring attention to Southern artists and can speak to their unique practices, histories, and sensibilities.