Art

Ronna Lebo

Illusions of Space

Mark Benton interviews
Ronna Lebo

 

Our art editor, Mark Benton, recently talked to Ronna Lebo, featured artist for Issue #34, about her art and poetry, the intersections between the two, and the conceptions of space and abstraction at the heart of her work.

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we never know where our drops may lead

Lauren Bender and Bette Jane Camp interview
Suzanne Benton

 

Our editor-in-chief Lauren Bender and interviews editor Bette Jane Camp recently had this exchange with Suzanne Benton, featured artist from our Volume 2 print issue. Here’s what she had to say about her lifelong journey as an artist, her world travels, her passion for learning and passing on the stories of other cultures through her art, and the ways in which feminism intersects with her artistic practices…Read more

viewing the world through a veil

Mark Benton interviews
Adelaide Tyrol

 

Our art editor Mark Benton recently had this exchange with Adelaide Tyrol, featured artist for Issue #35. Here’s what she had to say about the influence of travel on her art, artists that inspire her, and the variety of mediums and painting techniques she uses in her practice…Read more

"As time goes by" by Hun Kyu Kim, traditional oriental pigment on silk, 150X120cm, 2016

ART ISSUE #36

Paintings

By Hun Kyu Kim
 
 

Hun Kyu Kim considers his paintings a form of protest against barbarism and oppression in the world as well as a means of creative expression…
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Jeanie Tomanek

pantheon of frailer gods

Mark Benton interviews
Jeanie Tomanek

 

Our art editor Mark Benton recently had this exchange with Jeanie Tomanek, featured artist for Issue #31. Here’s what she had to say about the influence of story and myth on her art, her art-inspired poetry, and her use of archetypes and symbols…Read more

"Diving at Wadi Bani Khalid" by Adelaide Tyrol, acrylic on board with film overlay, 7.5x10

ART ISSUE #35

Paintings

By Adelaide Tyrol
 
 

Adelaide Tyrol says of her art: “My work often explores ideas and intuitions I have about the confluence of the natural world and the human enterprise. These thoughts propel me and keep me intellectually connected to current situations…
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a different side of faith

Mark Benton interviews
Brent Schreiber

 

Our art editor Mark Benton recently had this exchange with Brent Schreiber, featured artist for Issue #33. Here’s what he had to say about his creative process, his artistic influences, and his interest in combining different mediums…Read more

"Circle Jerk" by Ronna Lebo, 2015, 30x36, acrylic and spray paint on canvas

ART ISSUE #34

Paintings

By Ronna Lebo
 
 

Ronna Lebo is a painter and a poet. The two mediums are closely linked for her, and she uses both to tell stories.
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a form of suspended animation

Mark Benton interviews
Monica Stewart

 

Our art editor Mark Benton recently had this exchange with Monica Stewart, featured artist for Issue #30. Here’s what she had to say about creating magical realism in her work, the influence of fairytales, and the ways different mediums lend themselves to story-telling…Read more

Listen 2 by Brent Schreiber, 24”x24”, acrylic on birch panel

ART ISSUE #33

Listen series

By Brent Schreiber
 
 

These paintings and drawings are from Brent Schreiber’s Listen series, which he describes as “an ongoing collection featuring the portrait and figure exploring themes of god, faith, spirituality, hope, religion and the human bond.”
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