Q&A Archive

Noah Williams on His Found-Object Masks

"I worked as a garbage man for awhile. … One windy day, the swirl of debris gave me a vision of what could be created with the simplicity of found objects." Read more →

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 →

Amy Sabrin, In the Moment

"One day, when the trees were that amazing golden greeny mustard color, I said, I just have to stop and paint it — so I did!" 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 →

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 →