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!

Meet Kathlyn Avila’s Zelda

With goat horns and a friendly smile, Legends of Zelda won the Monkith Saaid Memorial Sculpture Award in this month’s sculpture-only exhibit, “Taking Shape.” Read more →

Unbending Michael Price’s Single-Wire Sculptures

“After a while, all of the bends start to make sense as the final product grows nearer to being finished.” Read more →

What Do You Want to Know About ‘Tire Swing’?

“ My goal was to build a familiar object in an unfamiliar way, and see what came of it.” Read more →

Fierce Layers

Sonia's art career started with photography, and she has added layers — literally and figuratively — as time goes on. Read more →

Q&A with Alexandria Living Legend Betsy Anderson

"Quite often the colors are not what I saw but my feelings about the place." Read more →

An Artist’s Story Behind a Big-Time Commission

It's always a good thing when someone calls to commission a portrait. It's even better if they share the result on national TV. Read more →