Q&A Archive

Q&A with Award Winner DeDe Faller

The juror for November’s “Small Works” show, Lindsay Harris, selected three award winners for the Eleanor Boudreau Jordan Award. She awarded Best in Show to Rock Creek Park, a palladium contact print by DeDe Faller, pointing to the softness and rich detail in the print. Faller told us about the palladium process, large-format photography, Read more →

Q&A with Award Winner Marina Troy

In the November “Large Works” exhibit (on view through December 3), the Cora Rupp Award for Best in Show went to Pine Trees, a 52ʺ x 56ʺ acrylic painting by Marina Troy. Troy is no stranger to the large format, preferring the immersive experience of creating the work — but not the challenge of Read more →

Q&A with Award Winner Marilyn Milici

In “Color Sphere,” on view in The Art League Gallery through Monday, November 5, Marilyn Milici’s painting La Banda won the Sid Platt Watercolor Award, with the juror praising its strong graphical quality and contrast between light and dark. We had a chance to talk to Marilyn about the “very shocking” award, and she Read more →

Q&A with Award-Winner Christine Lashley

In this month’s “Color Sphere” exhibit, the Gilham Award went to Christine Lashley for Margaret, an appropriately colorful portrait of her daughter. Juror Lee Boynton called the oil painting “evocative and full of great color and emotion.” We asked Christine about the painting, her views on color, and her artwork in general. How was Read more →

Q&A with Award-Winner Amanda Harner

For the September All-Media Exhibit in The Art League Gallery, juror Judy Southerland gave special recognition to three works, and we’re featuring interviews with each of them. The third prize went to Another Day, a photograph by Amanda Marie Harner. (The first and second prize went to Miriam Keeler and Trinka Roeckelein.) At age Read more →

Q&A With Award-Winner Trinka Roeckelein

In the September All-Media exhibit, on view now through October 1, the juror awarded second prize to Sir Hog, a captivating sculpture of a warthog by Trinka Roekelein. Trinka’s work also won a prize in last month’s “The Shape of Things” sculpture exhibit, when her Giraffe Boy was selected for the Monkith Saaid Sculpture Read more →