Category Archives: Interviews

Interviews with artists

Interview with Ryan Coleman

I visited Ryan’s airy studio near Atlantic Station at the end of July. His spends all day painting, arriving around nine in the morning and leaving at five-ish. After spending over eight years as an assistant to Jeff Koons, I’m … Continue reading

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Seek ATL, studio visit with artist Nancy VanDevender

This past Saturday was jam packed with artists’ talks, a panel discussion on painting in the morning (more on that in the next post), and another Seek ATL studio visit and dialogue with artist Nancy VanDevender, who has a space over … Continue reading

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Interview with Norbert Marszalek

Norbert Marszalek has been living and working in Chicago for all of his painting career. He has shown at the George Billis Gallery in Los Angeles and has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout the … Continue reading

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Earth works for Earth Day

In this week’s New Yorker, Geoff Dyer’s Poles Apart tells the story of a pilgrimage to the land art created by Robert Smithson and Walter De Maria in the 1970’s; Smithson’s Spiral Jetty at the Great Salt Lake in Utah … Continue reading

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Just trying to make a living

This is a reposting from Sharon Butler’s ‘Two Coats of Paint’ blog, which I’ve followed since the advent of my own blog a few years ago. The artist Joy Garnett compiled the notes after a recent panel discussion for educators … Continue reading

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Interview with Jessica Torrant

This is an interview with abstract painter Jessica Torrant, a fellow member of the new Artisans Gallery Team, that was formed on Etsy to highlight a curated team of gifted artisans and fine artists. Jessica lives in Connecticut and has … Continue reading

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Ali Hossaini and Ouroboros, a history of the universe

Ali Hossaini teams up with video artists and programmers, Blake Shaw and Bruno Levy from Sweatshoppe, for their 3-D extravaganza “Ouroboros, the History of the Universe”, now showing at the Ise Cultural Foundation in Soho. I’ve known Ali since our days … Continue reading

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Interview with Loren Munk

I first met Loren, aka his reportage alias James Kalm, online. In fact I’ve only corresponded with him online. But I feel as though I know him through his video reviews of the NYC arts scene. As James Kalm, he … Continue reading

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Southern Spaces

Very pleased to see Tom Zarrilli’s Roadside Memorials make it into Emory University’s scholarly journal, ‘Southern Spaces’ this month. The series is called ‘Documentary Expression and the American South’. My interview with Tom here on May 23 was also posted … Continue reading

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Interview with artist Victoria Veedall

I’m discovering quite a few gallery exhibiting artists with BFA’s and residencies in their background turning to Etsy or other online retail art sites like the more upscale 1000 Markets. These artists may still be in the gallery and museum system, … Continue reading

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