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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!

Rich, metallic textures are artist Yasmin Bussiere’s signature, and her work Illuminations is no exception. The eye-catching work of art that took home the Best In…
Join us Thursday July 18 at 7 pm, as the Gallery welcomes animators Ignacio Serrano and Xiao Hua Yang. Our second Art Movie Night…
The League is pleased to welcome Julia Kwon, Artist in Residence at the NARS Foundation in Brooklyn, NY and Fanna Gebreyesus of the Glenstone Museum in…
What if pottery could float on glaze? What if glaze could be more than just function? Tomorrow we are hosting ceramics artist Ryan Rakhshan…
Hitomi and Takuro Shibata learned pottery making as professional studio potters in Shigaraki, one of the oldest and largest pottery villages in Japan. Now…
With movement, mystery, and appetite for life, the work of painter Ann Pickett intertwines the figure with its environment in “The Exuberance of Life”…
March is  Women’s History Month, and TODAY is International Women’s Day! To mark the occasion, the National Museum of Women in the Arts is…
The Art League caught up with Oaxaca, Best in Show winner, and Art League Instructor on her award-winning work as well as what she’s…
  The Art League talked with Jennifer Allevato, an artist who leverages her love of interiors and floral arrangements to create colorful compositions. Her…
Mary Beth Gaiarin’s impressionistic take on our favorite layer cake in Cake on a Plate is a delightful way to enjoy dessert completely guilt free….
Lee Newman, the juror for our November Open, awarded a variety of Honorable Mentions from among our talented Art League Artists who applied to…
Pete has been a regular in the gallery for many years, and The Art League checked in with him about his current exhibit, “Pattern+Texture”,…
Noah Williams’ Best in Show piece, Illusions, is a huge African-style mask featuring found mixed media….
The Art League asked Tania Karpowitz a few questions about her Self-Portrait workshop and entering the October Self-Portrait exhibit….
Best in Show winner, Tess Olson, walks us through her process, returning to her roots, and using shapes and textures to create her abstract…
While Kathryn Mohrman’s subjects are often seen as ‘exotic’ by viewers, she’s trying to convey our common goals and humanity….
The Art League asked William (Bill) Peirce, winner of Best in Show 3/D Sculpture in our July Open Exhibit,  some questions about his award…
We asked Abol Bahadori to share some insight into Reverie, the concept of reflections, and how his creative process has evolved over the years….
Ron Colbroth’s award-winning photograph of a sailboat crisply mirrored in the calm, blue waters of Southern Portugal is the very definition of “reflection.”…
Artist and Art League instructor Beverly Ryan’s ‘Drone Silhouette’ seems to be suspended in air, blades whirling off the ground and ready to strike….
We sat down with Jackie Saunders, winner of Best in Show for 2-D Figurative Work in the May Open Exhibit, to discuss her piece…
Tone Olsen, the Branch Director of the Washington, DC Sogetsu School, answered some questions about Ikebana, our show, and how she became involved in…
“I love to problem-solve which is fun in abstract art because it is easy to create unpredictable situations.”…