Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked: What is your relationship to your early work? Amy Podmore, sculpture and multi-disciplinary artist Coming across older works conjure in me a multitude of responses, from stunned or embarrassed, to satisfied that the work still has some resonance for me. There was a … [Read more...]
Highlighting the work and voices of individual artists.
Writer Tracy Strauss is about to publish her debut book, I Just Haven't Met You Yet (Skyhorse Publishing, May 2019), an "open love letter" to her future life partner. It's a memoir about relationships, reckoning with abuse, and finding a way to seen and understood. The book - and its journey to publication - is also a remarkable story of persistence and commitment as an … [Read more...]
Boston-based artist and illustrator Cagen Luse is the originator of Lunch Time ComiX, a biographical rendering of his family and growing up and living as a "racially ambiguous artist, father, foodie, sci-fi nerd and husband." He is also a member of Comics In Color (CiC), an organization that promotes comics by and about people of color in Boston who love comics and comic book … [Read more...]
The short film embedded above is by Emma Angen Rose, a collaboration with Ilana Manolson (Painting Fellow '18, '08). Manolson, who has a solo exhibition at the Cadogan Contemporary Gallery in London in April 2019, shared with us that when she received her most recent award (she won a $12,000 Fellowship in Painting in 2018), she took the opportunity to hire another artist for … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we're revisiting a question we first posed to artists in 2013: How do you use online platforms as an artist? Judith Motzkin, ceramic and mixed media artist I value direct, personal contact. Using MailChimp, with signup forms on my sites, I send occasional e-blasts to the whole … [Read more...]