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Art Issue #50

Austyn Sullivan Collage Art The space between the conscious and subconscious mind is a space that can be bridged to open a wider perception of reality. With my collage work, I use images that create a space of familiarity and distort them to create a world of new mythologies. My collage rituals come from the […]

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The Physical Scars of the Landscape

Kristin LaFollette interviews
Jeffrey Heyne

 

Art editor Kristin LaFollette recently had this exchange with Issue #49 featured artist Jeffrey Heyne. Here’s what Jeffrey had to say about the origins of his “To Hunt a Moon” series, how his work in architecture influences his art, what it is like to work as an artist in Boston, and more… 
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Art Issue #49

Jeffrey Heyne Digital Photography Summertime 1898: A group of 200 Ute Indians traveled from their Utah reservation to their ancestral hunting grounds of western Colorado. The newspaper reported they journeyed there “to hunt a moon”—or a month long period. To enforce the new state’s forestry laws protecting wildlife, the US Army was called in by […]

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Art Issue #48

John Chang Mixed Media John Chang dreams in many worlds and brings back remnants. In his new works, people come and go; yet no one is seen. The migrators leave their shadows in the air and their marks on the sidewalks. Their words and echoes float through storms of sharp, black fragments flying in all […]

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Making Room for Sensation

Kristin LaFollette interviews
Malin Abrahamsson

 

Art editor Kristin LaFollette recently had this exchange with Issue #47 featured artist Malin Abrahamsson. Here’s what Malin had to say about the inspiration for her spaceholder series, the joy and challenge of living in New York City, what she’s working on now, and more… 
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Art Issue #47

Malin Abrahamsson Mixed Media Sculpture My Spaceholders revolve around the idea, shape, and purpose of the vessel, and the notion of holding space: the practice of allowing room to reflect on whatever arises in the moment. Clay’s transformative qualities make it an equal collaborator rather than a medium I aspire to bend to my will.

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Art Issue #46

Kristin Fouquet Digital Photography Artist Statement: “Weighed-In: Stills of a Boxing Gym” When a client requested a shoot in a boxing gym, I reluctantly agreed. I viewed boxing more as violence than sport. When not photographing my central subject, I captured stills. Seeing the equipment, I respected the boxers’ commitment. Although I had no desire […]

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Giving in to Abstraction

Erin Post interviews
Amrita Chowdhury

 

Managing editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured artist Amrita Chowdhury. Here’s what Amrita had to say about how her training as an architect influences her art, navigating the art world without formal training, her role as editor of the new FAKE Art Magazine, and more… 
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Art Issue #45

Amrita Chowdhury Acrylic & Ink Amrita Chowdhury is an architect by training and a self-taught contemporary artist. She has worked and exhibited in London, Mumbai, Kolkata and Dallas. She is also the current editor of FAKE Art magazine. At its core, her work celebrates the existence and randomness of extraordinary human lives around us. It […]

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We are a Primitive Creature

Erin Post interviews
Ronald Walker

 

Managing editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Issue #44 featured artist Ronald Walker. Here’s what he had to say about his style of Suburban Primitive art, his artistic inspirations, tips for securing gallery shows, and more… 
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Art Issue #44

Ronald Walker Gouache on Board Ronald Walker is an artist working in the Sacramento area of California. He works in a style he terms “Suburban Primitive.” This style combines his interest in the origins and functions of art along with life in the suburbs. Mr. Walker holds both a MA as well as a MFA […]

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A Sense of Urban Urgency

Jennifer duToit-Barrett interviews
Ann Calandro

 

Art editor Jennifer duToit-Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #43 featured artist Ann Calandro. Here’s what Ann had to say about growing up in New York and its influence on her art, her work as a children’s book author and illustrator and more… 
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Art Issue #43

Ann Calandro Mixed Media Collage Ann Calandro is a medical editor, mixed media collage artist, and classical piano student. Some of her poems, short stories, and artwork have been published and exhibited. She has been influenced by Henri Rousseau, who set out to reproduce the world photographically and ended up creating a world of enchantment; […]

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Gravity & Chance

Jennifer duToit-Barrett interviews
Jenny Reddin

 

Art editor Jennifer duToit-Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #42 featured artist Jenny Reddin. Here’s what Jenny had to say about poured paint art, art’s role in activism, environmental devastation in her home country of Australia, and more… 
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Art Issue #42

Jenny Reddin Mixed Media on Canvas

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Survival and Determination

Jennifer duToit Barrett interviews
Malaika Favorite

 
 

Art editor Jennifer duToit Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #41 featured artist Malaika Favorite. Here’s what Malaika had to say about the symbolism behind her work, how history and culture shape her art, and more… 
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Art Issue #41

Malaika Favorite Mixed Media Malaika Favorite received her BFA (1971) and MFA (1973) in art from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  “My goal as an artist is to present a dialogue between the viewer and the work of art, something that reveals a new dimension every time you visit the work. I am […]

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The Harsh Beauty of the Past

Jennifer duToit-Barrett interviews
Justin Hamm

 
 

Art editor Jennifer duToit-Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #40 featured artist Justin Hamm. Here’s what Justin had to say about his photographic style, the landscape of the Midwest, and how his art connects to the past… 
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Art Issue #40

Justin Hamm Photographs Artist Statement “For me, the act of photography is similar to the act of writing a poem. I try to get lost, be unafraid of any turn, and react emotionally first. These pictures come from my drives down backroads in Missouri, Illinois, and elsewhere. In poems and in photos, I am trying […]

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Conceptualizing Dreams of Liberation

Jennifer duToit-Barrett interviews
Jaleeca Yancy

 
 

Art editor Jennifer duToit-Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #39 featured artist Jaleeca Yancy. Here’s what she had to say about her artistic practice, how American culture influences her art, her sources of hope and inspiration, and more…. 
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Art Issue #39

Jaleeca Yancy Drawings Jaleeca Yancy (September 23, 1990) is a multi-disciplinary artist from Memphis, Tennessee, currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Yancy attended Lipscomb University and received a Bachelor of Science in marketing and graphic design. She is a volunteer art teacher in Harlem and guest artist for The Langston Hughes House. She is […]

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A Visual Cacophony of Experience

Mark Benton interviews
Leah Oates

 
 

Art editor Mark Benton recently had this exchange with Issue #38 featured artist Leah Oates. Here’s what she had to say about her childhood in Maine, her photographic techniques, how art can inform the political discourse, and more… 
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Art Issue #38

Image: Transitory Space, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Winter 2015, Color Photography, Shot in camera on 35mm film, 11×14″ and 16×20″, 2015 Leah Oates Photography     Leah Oates has B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design, an M.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is a Fulbright Fellow for study at Edinburgh […]

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Exploring Science and Art Simultaneously

Mark Benton interviews
Kristian Brevik

 

Art editor Mark Benton recently had this exchange with Issue #37 featured artist Kristian Brevik. Here’s what he had to say about 2D versus 3D art, the intersection of art and science, the joy and challenge of working with natural materials, and more… 
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Traditional Technique Meets Politics

Mark Benton interviews
Hun Kyu Kim

 
 

Our art editor, Mark Benton, recently had this exchange with Issue #36 featured artist Hun Kyu Kim. Here’s what he had to say about Korean folk tales, silk painting techniques and more… 
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