Moments and Places That Could Have Been, But Indeed Are – Andrew Fish

By Riad Miah / January 24, 2019

What does it mean to take a walk with someone? Is it a time when crucial work takes place, a moment when ideas are shared and discoveries are realized? Maybe it is just a venue for banter and for interpersonal steam to be released. An accompanied walk is also the moment of transition from one…

Kerry Law – Artist Feature

By Catherine Haggarty / January 16, 2019

Kerry Law – Stacking paint and mortality There is an endearing seriality about Kerry Law’s painting practice. He is committed to his subjects and often works in isolated bodies of work until he has pushed the idea and subject as far as he can or can stand to. He must care about the subjects to paint…

Inside the Wasp’s Nest – The Work of Julia von Eichel

By Riad Miah / January 10, 2019

When a Vespula vulgaris—the common wasp—builds a nest, it usually selects an accessible, yet hidden, site. The female does the majority of the work in the assembling process. The Vespidae, which belong to the Hymenoptera order, constructs their nests with wooden materials. The queen begins the process by chewing wood or bark, breaking it down…

Artist Spotlight – EJ Hauser

By Melissa Brown / January 4, 2019

Artist Spotlight – EJ Hauser: Drawing, Painting and Active Imagination It’s a well known studio adage that drawing is the lifeblood of painting. It’s the bit of advice that gets repeated in school, or you read about in an artist’s monograph, or you overhear that the most prolific artists draw everyday. It’s a habit that…

Ask me a Question / Part II

By Catherine Haggarty / December 15, 2018

I opened up my social networks to see what questions I would get from artists about painting, curating, teaching, and much more. Check out the questions and answers below! By, Dana B There’s a lot of mystery about how to approach galleries, how to get your work shown. I’d love to know how artists actually…

On the Works of Chris Arabadjis

By John O'Connor / December 14, 2018

The Butterfly Effect was named in the 1960’s by Edward Lorenz. He used to describe how a very simple system could yield immensely greater effects in varyingly unpredictable ways. Lorenz described the details of a tornado: its form, its velocity, path, etc., as being influenced by exceedingly minor disturbances in the weather. As the story…

John Descarfino- Pressing the Space of the Middle

By Riad Miah / December 12, 2018

“Spiritually I am wherever my spirit allows me to be, and that is not necessarily in the future.” – Willem de Kooning In Arnold van Gennep’s book Les rites de passage (The Rites of Passage, 1909) he writes about the three phases and the journey that was observed in cultures, from an anthropologist perspective. He…

Ask me a Question / Part 1

By Catherine Haggarty / December 7, 2018

I opened up my social networks to see what questions I would get from artists about painting, curating, teaching, and much more. Check out the questions and answers below! _____________________________ By @premiumh2o / Ana Vasquez / www.avasquezco.tumblr.com/ How does your relationship in academic and also non academic settings inform your own painting practice? Great question…

The Work of Raha Raissnia

By John O'Connor / November 23, 2018

I first met Raha when we were in graduate school at Pratt Institute and have followed her work ever since. She works across and within many mediums (film, collage, painting, etc.), each informing the other and crossing into the other, yet her work in drawing has always been central to her practice. Raha’s drawings fuse…

Emilie Stark-Menneg – Artist Spotlight

By Catherine Haggarty / November 22, 2018
Emerging Art Education

I met Emilie Stark-Menneg two years ago via instagram. We connected because of mutual friends and a shared appreciate of painting, color and making absurd images. Following several exchanges online we arranged a meeting to do a studio visit. Emilie and her Mom, Maggie – an artist as well – showed up to do a…