Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Interview with Alan Feltus

This past summer Alan Feltus and his wife Lani Irwin graciously invited me to visit in Italy at their marvelously restored stone farmhouse with an adjacent studio converted from a barn. Their property, where they’ve lived since 1987, is surrounding by an exquisite flower garden overlooking unforgettable vistas of the Umbrian countryside. I was fortunate […]

Interview with Lani Irwin

I was extremely fortunate to be invited to Lani Irwin’s home and studio near the Umbrian town of Assisi this summer. Ms. Irwin graciously agreed to an email interview in which she talks about her paintings, process and thoughts on art making. I can’t begin to thank Ms. Irwin enough, not only for her generosity […]

Interview with Kurt Moyer

April 10, 2015 by  
Filed under Figure Painting, interviews, landscape painting

I am looking forward to meeting Kurt Moyer in July and August of this summer at the JSS in Civita in Civita Castellana, Italy where he is teaching an affiliate workshop. I am grateful to him for taking the time to have this email interview with me about his painting. Moyer lives and works in […]

Conversation with Langdon Quin

Langdon Quin, a highly respected painter living in both Italy and upstate New York is having an exhibition of recent landscapes at The Painting Center from March 31–April 25, 2015. Quin has exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally. Since receiving his MFA in Painting from Yale University in 1976. He is the recipient of many […]

Conversation with Margaret McCann

This past August I was fortunate to meet with Margaret McCann in her studio in NYC for an interview. My good friend and fellow painter, Matthew Mattingly, joined the conversation with many brilliant observations and comments. Larry Groff:  Thank you, Margaret, for talking with us about your painting, background and the new Skira/Rizzoli book you edited […]

Interview with Ann Gale

by Larry Groff I am honored that Ann Gale agreed to this telephone interview and thank her greatly for being so generous with her time and attention with sharing thoughts about her art and process. Ann Gale is a leading American figurative painter living in Seattle. Her portraits were shown alongside other leading painters of […]

Interview with Kyle Staver

Thaddeus Radell wrote in his review of the 2013 Kyle Staver Tibor de Nagy Gallery show: …“Staver is a brilliant inventor whose success lies in her commitment to her inner vision that is at once original and sophisticated and she is remarkably adept at rendering that vision into cohesive luminous constructs. From a broad, almost […]

Interview with Anne Harris

by Tina Engels I visited the studio of Anne Harris and had a peek at the some of her new paintings and a glimpse of some drawings that did not make the cut for her last exhibition. We discussed her process as she pushes further and deeper into what she feels is true in her […]

Sight Specific: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings, curated by George Nick

(note all images have a higher resolution image when clicked) Regardless of where you live, the one show not to be missed this summer is the Concord Art Association’s Sight Specific: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings, curated by George Nick. The show runs until August 13 in Concord, Ma. George Nick selected more than […]

Memory in Action: An Interview with Martin Campos

February 2, 2014 by  
Filed under cityscape painting, Figure Painting, interviews

Interview by Elana Hagler (Ed. note: untitled cityscapes are approx. 6 x 6 inches and are oil on panel) click here for larger view Arcenio Martin Campos attended New Mexico State University for studio arts, and then the University of New Mexico for studies in art history. He began drawing on his own as a […]

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