oil Archive

Sarah Dax Solano: Blurring the Boundaries of Painting

Sarah Dax Solano is embarking on a new series that combines abstraction, realism, and a large format — and this painting is the first in the series. 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 →

Wen LePore’s Unplanned, Unpredictable Paintings

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

Taking a Second Look at Tess Olson’s Wild Landscapes

“It has to do with not knowing all the answers. I like not understanding a painting after one viewing.” 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 →

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 →