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 […]

In the Studio with Sya Warfield

What does a day in your life look like? A typical day has parts of art production, working through ideas, juggling to complete projects along with looking ahead to what’s next. On average, I spend about 2 hours on computer tasks and roughly 4 hours a day in my studio producing art. In a nutshell, I sleep, breathe and eat […]

Call for Artists: “Call and Response SPECIAL EDITION: THE BODY”

Call and Response Round 11: Marthe Aponte and Ibuki Kuramochi “Call and Response SPECIAL EDITION: THE BODY” “Call and Response” is a project organized by the Shoebox Arts team at the beginning of the pandemic. IG and FB @shoeboxarts.la #shoeboxcallandresponse #collaborationatadistance IG @artandcakela @kristineschomaker Drawing on the tradition of Jazz, this project is meant as a way for us to […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: “Perceive You”

CALL FOR ARTISTS!! Open Call: “Perceive You” An online exhibition through Shoebox Projects Deadline to submit: April 26, 2022 Curated by Kristine Schomaker “Perceive You” is a figurative self-portrait exhibition exploring concepts of identity, vulnerability, empowerment, and perception.  Inspired by Kristine Schomaker’s project “Perceive Me” which focuses on self-worth, validation and the idea that we value our identity based on […]

In the Studio with Ruby Vartan

In the Studio with Ruby Vartan What does a day in your art practice look like?  I wake up looking at my art and I start my day with the inspiration of what comes next with a new day. I close my eyes at night gazing at them that gives me the motivation to move onward for what’s next. Creating […]

In the Studio with Michelle Robinson

In the Studio with Michelle Robinson What is the hardest part of creating your art? There is just never enough time! I have come up with strategies along the way to maximize the time that I do have, but I often feel I don’t have adequate time to develop my ideas fully. What inspires you? I read a lot… fiction, […]