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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

STUDIO VISIT:
REVISITING LANDSCAPE WITH MARCUS ROMERO
  

Marcus Romero's highly textured landscapes evoke a longing for a simpler time.  The viewer can't help but feel surrendered to the power of the landscape, and the domain of nature over manmade things as decaying cars dot the scenes.  I...


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Monday, April 16th, 2012

STUDIO VISIT:
A PORTRAIT OF JANE ZWEIBEL
  

Jane Zweibel incorporates her own face, figure, or form into just about every piece of work she creates.  Her body of work is, in effect, an honest portrait of the artist, narrated visually over time.  I had...


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Thursday, April 12th, 2012

STUDIO VISIT:
SOPHIE STAERK
  

Sophie Staerk is modest and soft-spoken, not exactly what comes to mind when you think of a Danish rock-star artist... then you notice the crystal chandelier sitting on the table, and the disco-ball hanging from the ceiling, and it starts making...




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Thursday, March 29th, 2012

STUDIO VISIT:
DEANNA LEE: BETWEEN THE LINES
  

Deanna Lee's work draws from a rich scientific visual experience, including electron micrographs and medical images, to create visually intense and engaging line clusters with remarkable precision and depth. I had a chance to visit her studio at...


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Friday, March 16th, 2012

STUDIO VISIT:
ANDREA TESE'S DARK LENS
  

Andrea Tese is a particular breed of New York native. When you ask her where she's from, she causally says "Manhattan" with a sensibility that makes you feel like you should have known without asking. She is tall, striking, composed, and on a...


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Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

STUDIO VISIT:
MATT HELD: JETPACKS, HOBO CODE, AND FACEBOOK
  

Artsicle Artist Matt Held rose to internet notoriety in the past few years as “that Facebook artist”.  He took dozens of profile pictures and painted them into compelling portraits. After taking on some heavy hitting clients on commission,...


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Friday, February 24th, 2012

STUDIO VISIT:
KAREN ROSENKRANTZ: THE ANATOMY OF ART
  

Karen Rosenkrantz is not your typical painter. A former surgeon, she draws on her medical experience to study the human form in the context of social interaction and individual relationships. Working from original photography and anatomical...


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

STUDIO VISIT:
SARAH SAUNDERS: CHANCE AND BEAUTY
  

Sarah Saunders is a working artist, floral stylist, and aspiring jewelry designer. With a recent MFA from Pratt, she works out of a studio that she shares with her father in Connecticut, experimenting with unusual materials and attempting to...


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