In the Studio with Lori Markman

How has personal experience influenced your creativity?Personal experience has always been the raison d’etre of my creative and artistic life. From the start, my work has always been autobiographical and a vehicle for self-expression. My goal has always been to convey the universal aspect of my personal experiences in a way that would make the viewer feel the emotions,or the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]