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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!

“I wanted to capture how we as humans build a city and then rebuild it, right from the ground up, again and again.”…
“My goal in painting March Thaw was to capture the briskness, barrenness, and beauty of this location.”…
Many artists have a back burner where they hold onto ideas for years. This one just took a little longer than most to make…
Sarah Dax Solano is embarking on a new series that combines abstraction, realism, and a large format — and this painting is the first…
“One day, when the trees were that amazing golden greeny mustard color, I said, I just have to stop and paint it — so…
“I believe every mark should have its own intention, and the way a mark is made is equally important as the final image.”…
“I like when people tell me they can recognize my mark in my artwork.”…
BG Muhn, painter and art professor at Georgetown, spoke at The Art League September 9, sharing his research on contemporary art and artists in…
“It was a challenge to create something that was monochromatic but interesting.”…
Does “playing with water” refer only to the children in the picture? Or could it also be that Sally Davies is enjoying experimenting with…
This is a typical painting for me: It came from a mistake or unpredictability….
“The arrangement of graphic elements is often more interesting then the reality of the scene. And, the abstracts just simply look good.”…
“It has to do with not knowing all the answers. I like not understanding a painting after one viewing.”…
“From a few feet away, you can barely see the words, much in the same way that we’re all ‘fine’ on the surface even…
“I wanted to prove that labor is as much a part of the artistic process as vision is.”…
There’s no more quintessential wet-weather experience than staring out a rain-streaked window, and that familiar scene is the subject of December’s award-winning watercolor by…
If Ann Ruppert’s wood sculptures seem to have been grown, not carved — well, that all comes down to how each sculpture emerges from…
Red Nude represents the start of a new focus on people for Wil Scott, a photographer and art historian….
“Painting large excites me. It provides space for big moves, and requires a confident approach.”…
Artwork was created especially for these frames, perhaps the opposite of what one might expect….
“I was not sure of what the house was saying. Since I was unable to pinpoint what I wanted to convey, finding the right…
“These paintings … contradict everything that we’ve been taught as women to show of ourselves.”…
Painter Catherine Hillis loves to capture a good story, so it’s not surprising that an exhibit like “Op-Ed” garnered her an award….
Moira McQuillen has been featured on this blog before, for another piece of Americana — a piece of dessert, to be exact….