Artist Interviews

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!

Sardar Aziz’s Cityscape in Flux

“I wanted to capture how we as humans build a city and then rebuild it, right from the ground up, again and again.” Read more →

Kathleen Best Gillmann’s Winter Landscapes

“My goal in painting March Thaw was to capture the briskness, barrenness, and beauty of this location.” Read more →

How “Natura Morta” Came to Be

Many artists have a back burner where they hold onto ideas for years. This one just took a little longer than most to make it onto canvas. 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 →

Octavia Frazier Feels the “Force”

"I like when people tell me they can recognize my mark in my artwork." Read more →