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!

Lizzy Lunday Paints the Complicated Relationship Between “Women and Food”

“These paintings … contradict everything that we’ve been taught as women to show of ourselves.” Read more →

Catherine Hillis: “Fresh, Moving Color”

Painter Catherine Hillis loves to capture a good story, so it’s not surprising that an exhibit like “Op-Ed” garnered her an award. Read more →

Moira McQuillen: ‘Every Line Has to Count’

Moira McQuillen has been featured on this blog before, for another piece of Americana — a piece of dessert, to be exact. Read more →

Linda Lowery’s Screaming Newborns

We like to say the best artwork "speaks to us" — and sometimes, it screams. Read more →

Sheila Harrington’s Celebratory Paintings

“Sometimes viewers have revealed to me what I hadn’t fully understood was there, or they have found something personal to themselves—that is very exciting.” Read more →

Florence Setzer and the Beauty of the Commute

Rush hour finds peace in a cool palette — and a quiet moment plucked from a stressful routine. Read more →