Project Overview

An Afternoon in Uptown -- Roxie's Grocery

An Afternoon in Uptown Memphis is designed by 18-year resident and Uptown native, Carl Scott. Carl chose a few local landmarks to illustrate Uptown’s progress of old and new neighborhood establishments. The sites include: The new homes in Uptown, Cozy Corner Restaurant, Brian’s Grocery, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Neighborhood Christian Center, Humes Middle School, Roxie`s Grocery, Historic Street Lights, Memphis Trolley and Uptown street sign.


About the Artist

Carl Scott

Carl Scott is a native Memphis artist whose work evokes feelings of familiarity and emotional connection. “Art, for me, has always been a passion. As I grew up, I continually challenged myself by working with different mediums. I decided early in life to devote myself full-time to the love of art. The viewer is drawn into my work by constantly discovering new details and aspects with every glance.”.