Artist Interviews

Q&A interviews with the artists whose work is chosen by jurors as best in show in our monthly exhibits. Learn about the stories and the creative process behind these award-winning works of art from the artists who created them!

Happy International Women’s Day: Can you name #5WomenArtists?

March is  Women’s History Month, and TODAY is International Women’s Day! To mark the occasion, the National Museum of Women in the Arts is once again asking: Can you name five women artists? Read more →

For the Birds: Teresa Oaxaca’s Best in Show Winning Piece

The Art League caught up with Oaxaca, Best in Show winner, and Art League Instructor on her award-winning work as well as what she’s working on next. Read more →

Five Feet of Character in a Five Inch Frame: Petite December’s Best in Show Winner

  The Art League talked with Jennifer Allevato, an artist who leverages her love of interiors and floral arrangements to create colorful compositions. Her piece, Seated 21, is part of a larger body of work that features overstuffed chairs, paintings within a painting, and a peek into her creative, color-soaked interiors. We asked Allevato Read more →

Mary Beth Gaiarin’s Best in Show winning Painting is a Piece of Cake!

Mary Beth Gaiarin's impressionistic take on our favorite layer cake in Cake on a Plate is a delightful way to enjoy dessert completely guilt free. Read more →

Highlights from the Gallery: November Honorable Mentions

Lee Newman, the juror for our November Open, awarded a variety of Honorable Mentions from among our talented Art League Artists who applied to the November show. Below we asked our Honorable Mention winners more about their pieces and what they are working on next! Read more →

Pete McCutchen: A Return to Roots

Pete has been a regular in the gallery for many years, and The Art League checked in with him about his current exhibit, "Pattern+Texture", what inspires his work, and what he's looking forward to next!  Read more →