Katherine Taylor asks the subjects of her photographic project, Masks of Boston, "Who do you wear a mask for?" It's a way of emphasizing the community connection inherent in the masks - now ubiquitous due to COVID-19. Here, she discusses the trajectory of the project, her approach to the portraits, and her outdoor socially-distanced studio. As a photojournalist who … [Read more...]
Highlighting the work spaces and creative processes of individual artists.
Wen Yu is a multimedia artist who utilizes research to create projects integrating art, technology, story-telling, and tangible materials. She is currently Artist in Residence at Cambridge Community Television (CCTV), where she is working with immersive media technology to explore the migration of people, culture, and ideas. Here, she discusses her latest project and the way … [Read more...]
Alyssa Pheobus Mumtaz is an artist deeply involved in an interdisciplinary drawing practice. Her work utilizes aspects of textile design, drawing, collage, papermaking, printmaking, and painting. Here she shares with us her thoughts about her evolving work and process. Since 2010 my artwork has become increasingly concentrated on nostalgic, metaphorical and existential … [Read more...]
Richard Limber, a multi-disciplinary artist living and working on Martha's Vineyard, shares how an unconventional creative practice leads to his probing body of work. Creativity has no categories Have you ever "nudged" a stationary car with your moving house/studio? If you do, it's best to hit a car from New Jersey. This gave me rural street cred when I moved one of … [Read more...]
Cape Cod artist and environmentalist Gin Stone uses dyed reclaimed longline fishing gear to create her work. Here she discusses her process and how her environmental awareness directly influences her use of materials. I like to start out with a group of keywords that I use to describe myself and my work: multi-media artist humane taxidermy retired fishing gear … [Read more...]