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!

Amy Sabrin, In the Moment

"One day, when the trees were that amazing golden greeny mustard color, I said, I just have to stop and paint it — so I did!" Read more →

Octavia Frazier Feels the “Force”

"I like when people tell me they can recognize my mark in my artwork." Read more →

Elaine Qiu: Painting as Calligraphy

"I believe every mark should have its own intention, and the way a mark is made is equally important as the final image." Read more →

BG Muhn on Contemporary North Korean Art

BG Muhn, painter and art professor at Georgetown, spoke at The Art League September 9, sharing his research on contemporary art and artists in North Korea. Read more →

A Best-in-Show Painting That’s Wrapped Up in Red

“It was a challenge to create something that was monochromatic but interesting.” Read more →

Sally Davies, Playing With Water and Dots

Does “playing with water” refer only to the children in the picture? Or could it also be that Sally Davies is enjoying experimenting with watercolor again? Read more →