Thursday, April 17, 2014

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 [...]

Seeing Along the Periphery, Getting at the Essence

Photo credit: Jason Houston click here for larger view  A’Dora Phillips interviews Lennart Anderson in Collaboration with Brian Schumacher Lennart Anderson on painting from life with central vision blindness; what vision loss has taught him about painting; art school; creativity; genius; influence; not fitting in; and hunkering down. The perceptual painter Lennart Anderson, who turned [...]

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 [...]

Interview with Jeffrey Reed

September 13, 2013 by  
Filed under interviews, landscape painting

Glinsk, Oil on canvas, 12 x 12 inches (Courtesy of the Gross McCleaf Gallery) I would like to thank Jeffrey for taking the time to share his thoughts and work in this email interview. Jeffrey Reed lives in Pennsylvania where he paints and teaches as well as spending summers on the Western coast of Ireland [...]

Interview with Amy Mahnick

August 28, 2013 by  
Filed under interviews, still life

Amy Mahnick is an artist living in Brooklyn, NY who has been painting observed still life setups of sculptures she makes out of household plastics and other materials. She has shown work at the Nancy Margolis Gallery in New York as well as the Richard Heller Gallery in LA. She has her MFA from the [...]

Painting the Dramatic Moment: An Interview with Elise Schweitzer

  Interview by Elana Hagler   Elise Schweitzer’s full-bodied, bold, and luscious paintings caught my eye a couple of years ago and I’ve been following her work since.  Elise has a wonderful mix of formal invention and playful, curious narrative in her work.  Many painters I’ve seen tend to fall into the formalist camp or [...]

Interview with Michael Tompkins

Please note: several images in this interview link to a “zoomify” viewer where clicking the image allows you to zoom and pan, much the same way one uses google maps. You also have the ability to enlarge the viewing area to fill the browser window with button on the right-most part of the toolbar below [...]

Interview with Peri Schwartz

May 24, 2013 by  
Filed under drawings, guest posts, interviews, still life, watercolor

Peri Schwartz, Bottles & Jars #8, 2012 Watercolor on paper 15 x 22 inches   When Peri Schwartz was asked in an earlier interview by Harryet Candee “What is your dearest motto, philosophy, or message for yourself?” Peri Schwartz answered: “This quote from Willa Catha keeps me going: “Every artist knows that there is no [...]

Painting panoramas – interview with Matthew Lopas

May 17, 2013 by  
Filed under interiors, interviews

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 Frank Hobbs

Frank Hobbs, Gas Works & Trailers, January Light, oil on canvas, 36″ x 48″, 2013 click here for a larger view I enjoyed meeting Frank Hobbs in Civita, Italy last summer where he gave a slide talk during his visit to the JSS summer Italy program. I’ve also enjoyed following his writings on painting and [...]

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