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Interview with Jon Redmond

September 28, 2013 by  
Filed under interiors, interviews, landscape painting, still life

Jon Redmond, Chanterelles, 10 x 10 inches Oil on Board click here for a larger view Jon Redmond is a Pennsylvania based painter who is currently has one person show of new work at the Sommerville-Manning Gallery This show is up until October 12. Jon Redmond studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts [...]

Painting panoramas – interview with Matthew Lopas

May 17, 2013 by  
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Matthew Lopas, Detail from Miller House   Matthew Lopas recently contacted me on facebook to let me know of the current show of his panoromic paintings at the Narthex Gallery at Saint Peter’s Church in New York City. The show runs from May 17th to June 19th. I was intrigued by his process of making [...]

Interview with Sigal Tsabari

Sigal Tsabari , Hidden, 102.5x 102cm 2008-10 oil on canvas click here for a much larger view (true for most all images)   This past summer, in Civita Castellana, Italy, I was fortunate to meet Sigal Tsabari and to watch her slide talk about her work. I was very pleased this summer when she agreed [...]

Interview with Christopher Gallego

Christopher Gallego, Small Studio Jar,, 2008 12 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches click here for a larger view   I’d like to thank Christopher Gallego for taking the time to share his thoughts on painting in our recent email interview. Mr. Gallego studied at the National Academy of Design in New York and teaches workshops [...]

Liminal Spaces: A Conversation with Daniel Sprick

October 13, 2012 by  
Filed under Featured Interviews, interiors, still life

Daniel Sprick , Still Life & Mirror, , Oil on Board, 12 x 9 inches click here for a larger view Liminal Spaces: A Conversation with Daniel Sprick by Elana Hagler As I pull up in my car, the first thing I notice is how out of place my destination seems in this typical, urban [...]

Interview with Alex Kanevsky

Alex Kanevsky Interview with Neil Plotkin Alex Kanevsky J.F.H. 48″ x 48″, oil on board, 2011 click here for a larger view   Many readers are familiar with Alex Kanevsky’s work but perhaps not all of his details. The internet offers a great deal of information about Mr. Kanevsky but unfortunately much of it is, [...]

Matt Klos

October 26, 2011 by  
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Matt Klos Treasure Chest oil on panel 19″ x 30″ click here for a larger view   Many thanks to Matt Klos, a very strong emerging painter in Maryland who was generous to take the time to do an email interview. He also provided me with a video where he discusses one of his basement [...]

Stephanie Pierce Interview

August 10, 2011 by  
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Untitled, 40” x 33”, Oil on linen, 2009-2010 click here for a larger view Interview by Neil Plotkin   Stephanie Pierce grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, studied and lived in Boston, Massachusetts (The Art Institute of Boston, BFA ’96), lived in Ashville, North Carolina, studied in Seattle, Washington (University of Washington, Seattle, MFA ’06) (and [...]

Erin Raedeke

July 3, 2010 by  
Filed under contemporary realism, interiors, still life

Still life with birdhouse oil on board 2010 24 x 24 inches   Erin Raedeke’s still lifes of domestic detritus bring to mind the cliche of when life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Of course, having a child is an event to be celebrated but all too often it can slow or halt the work [...]

David Graeme Baker

David Graeme BakerSolstice, 2008, oil on linen, 28 x 40 inches   David Graeme Baker is a Maine-based painter primarily painting figures and interiors but also still life and landscape. Many of his works suggest story telling on some level and often revolve around family life, presumably his wife and two sons. These delightful paintings [...]

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