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!

Artist Beverly Ryan’s “Big Moves”

“Painting large excites me. It provides space for big moves, and requires a confident approach.” Read more →

Examining “The Artistic Frame”

Artwork was created especially for these frames, perhaps the opposite of what one might expect. Read more →

Photographer Gloria Spellman: What the House Was Saying

“I was not sure of what the house was saying. Since I was unable to pinpoint what I wanted to convey, finding the right composition was challenging.” Read more →

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 →