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!

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 →

Wen LePore’s Unplanned, Unpredictable Paintings

This is a typical painting for me: It came from a mistake or unpredictability. Read more →

Photographer Bob Friedman’s “Simplicity”

"The arrangement of graphic elements is often more interesting then the reality of the scene. And, the abstracts just simply look good." Read more →