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Insights into Contemporary Art

Amy Kim Keeler

Amy Kim Keeler

Amy Kim Keeler on early influences, finding inspiration in seemingly simple materials & the magical sounds of the Mojave.

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Robert Minervini

Robert Minervini

Robert Minervini on a practice that incorporates both public art as well as studio painting, his early experiences with drawing & painting, producing thematic bodies of work & the nuances of site specificity.

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Elizabeth Tremante

Elizabeth Tremante

Tremante discusses making art as a kid, an early epiphany, developing long term bodies of work & new paintings that deftly address a male dominated art historical canon

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Yi To Interview

Yi To Studio, 2021

Yi To Interview

The artist discusses creative thinking, making art as a means to solve questions, universal patterns that shapeshift into archaic forms & the things shared between humans

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Lynnea Holland-Weiss

Lynnea Holland-Weiss

Lynnea Holland-Weiss discusses growing up in a creative family, a background informed by dance & its impact in the studio, working through collective grief, & inspiration drawn from both contemporary & historical figures.

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Erika Long

Erika Long

Erika Long discusses making art since childhood, long stints in the darkroom, the necessity for sex positivity & inspiration derived from both Instagram and cinema.

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Jessica Alazraki

Jessica Alazraki

Jessica Alazraki discusses drawing as a gateway to her career as an artist, inspiration derived from Mexican arts & crafts, how color plays an important role in recent work & finding inspiration and critque through close ties with her children.

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Rebecca Frantz

Rebecca Frantz

Rebecca Frantz discusses art making as a mode of expression and communication, exploring the human figure within architectural confines, how our bodies exhibit our memories & the natural ebb and flow of a studio practice.

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Seon-jeong Wang

Seon-jeong Wang

Seon-jeong Wang provides insight into a complex studio practice & discusses feeling alive while painting, expressing tragicomedy through deep character explorations & affirming misfortune as a means of finding beauty within tragedy.

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Elisa Valenti

Elisa Valenti

Elisa Valenti discusses her methodical practice & strong creative drive, being influenced by classical themes, human rituals & how they shape us & finding inspiration in feeling out of control.

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Eli Craven

Eli Craven

Eli Craven discusses how music influenced his early production, identity & the image's potential to reshape conventions, inspiration derived from found objects, & exploring the relationship between collecting and desire.

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Leslie Foster

Leslie Foster

Leslie Foster on the process of finding a medium, evolving a complex practice through experimentation, representing multiple marginalized identities & making work that incorporates a number of moving conceptual pieces.

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Paolo Arao

Paolo Arao

The artist discusses music as an introduction to art making, re-connecting with his Filipino heritage, pushing a rich textile history into a contemporary context & discovering new artists beyond social media.

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Iren Tete

Iren Tete

Iren Tete on being both a creator and discoverer, her love for Brutalist architecture, approaching materials with optimism & the synergistic relationship between language and objects

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Melissa Joseph

photo by Shawn Inglima

Melissa Joseph

Melissa Joseph on early memories of making, exploring new materials, working intuitively & a broad practice in which all things are interrelated

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Lindsay Buchman

Lindsay Buchman

Lindsay Buchman discusses the tactile experience of making, an ever evolving approach to materiality, art as the basis for community & anger, protest, and dissent as justified responses to the current climate

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Joshua Gutierrez

Joshua Gutierrez

Joshua Gutierrez discusses alternative photographic processes, working on multiple projects simultaneously, the rewards that come from moving between ideas & Instagram location tags as pocketable, virtual queer spaces

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Erin Fostel

Erin Fostel

The artist discusses the connection between recent drawings & her early vision, a family supportive of the art making process & cultivating an interest in acknowledging the resiliency required in rebuilding one’s life

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Joshua Hagler

Joshua Hagler

Joshua Hagler discusses his earliest memories of making art, balancing studio time as a new parent, transitioning from the “It-World” into the “You-World” & the profound effect of forgoing the language of consensus

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b. Chehayeb

b. Chehayeb

b. Chehayeb on falling in love with painting, meme culture & 90s nostalgia, exploring a visual language & thriving through chaos and constant movement

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