In the Studio with Eric Dubnicka

What inspires you?An indefatigable drive to create problems for myself to solve, and in that, inspiration can be found in anything or any moment. The flickering shadow of a small junco’s wing in the morning sun, a contractor’s post on Instagram or a multi-faceted visual from a deep meditation. What is the hardest part of creating your art?Currently, with my […]

In the Studio with Julie O’Sullivan

What does a day in your art practice look like?I have a day job so my art practice begins right after work. I come home and join an online zoom art & meditation meeting and dive right into whatever is lying about on my desk. There is something always in the works. The weekends are when I get to really […]

Call for Artists: “Call and Response SPECIAL EDITION: TEXT”

Call and Response Round 5: Sina Evans and Meaghan Miller Lopez “Call and Response SPECIAL EDITION: TEXT” “Call and Response” is a project organized by the Shoebox Arts team at the beginning of the pandemic. IG and FB #shoeboxcallandresponse #collaborationatadistance IG @artandcakela @kristineschomaker Drawing on the tradition of Jazz, this project is meant as a way for us to […]

In the Studio with Lauretta Coumarbatch

What does a day in your art practice look like? My artistic process has an organic feel and it’s very unscripted. Each day is different in terms of hours, inspiration and media used and I try not to control, order or regiment my art process in any way. If I dreamt something or if I wrote a poem or if […]

In the Studio with Lynn Heinz

What would life be like without art?I think of that question in two different ways. My life without art wouldn’t be meaningful. Art gives me direction and a path to investigate my life and my self. When I was working 9 to 5, my job gave me a false sense of structure and meaning. But I knew that, while it […]

In the Studio with Palmer Earl

How has personal experience influenced your creativity? My personal experiences, and how I interpret them, are reflected in every painting I make. As a woman, I often wonder how my life might be different if I had been born a male or if women enjoyed the same privileges that men do today. My recent work is heavily inspired by my […]