Dialogues

Talking Shop with Valerie Hird

"My mind is an evocative jumble of myths, facts, and fictions. I view and articulate my world through narrative."

Talking Shop with Hiba Schahbaz

Whereas miniature painting has a history as a decorative art form that documents history, my work in miniature focuses more on self-expression. I strive to create work that has its own voice, instead of producing a beautiful, yet inaccessible object.

Talking Shop with Jeffrey Wiener

I think digital art is going to take off as art-making software and apps become more commonplace in popular culture and especially in art education.

Catherine Redmond: An Interview

You’re in a cave, it’s pitch dark, you’re holding a silk thread, and you move one inch at a time forward, because the secret you want is deep inside ...

Talking Shop with Gregory Frux

You have to make a choice each time you draw. It is striking how different artists will be attracted to different landscape elements. That is one of the exciting aspects of landscape drawing and painting.

    What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter, an art that could be for every mental worker, for the businessman as well as the man of letters, for example, a soothing, a calming influence on the mind, something like a good armchair that provides relaxation from fatigue. — Henri Matisse