05 Jun 2020

Joella Daniela

i. I work as a: I am an Artist, Writer, Instructor & Entrepreneur. ii. I do this creative work because: I have to. To not create means to endure my thoughts alone; to not be true to myself. I find that through art, writing, and teaching I’m able to make

02 Jun 2020

Kieran Hunt

i. I work as a: Theatre Director, in this project, and an actor in others. The medium demands a lot of adaptation to different roles to keep a project moving. “The Fairies are Thirsty” was a theatre piece streamed live through Zoom, so I then had to adapt how I

31 May 2020

Gordon Parks. Protest

With the slaughter of George Floyd, America has finally erupted. Peaceful protests and barricades fuse into a jumble of broken bottles and swinging batons, rubber bullets and store fires. These crowd-filled, burning streets could be streets from the Sixties. For those of us who weren’t there, Sixties flashbacks come via

26 May 2020

Erin Armstrong

Look list to list and you’ll find her name: ‘One to watch,’ ‘Six New Art Stars,’ ’20 Emerging Artists in the World to Follow.’ Talented young Canadian artist Erin Armstrong, born in 1990, has been generating all sorts of excitement across the art world, with corporate clients, and in international

22 May 2020

Tiko Kerr. Wild Life

i. I am a: Visual artist and activist.   ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me: In my studio.   iii. The name of our current show is: Wild Life. . Processional. 2019 . Night Moves. 2017 .   iv. In describing the show in 3 sentences or less,

12 May 2020

Lorna Simpson

In 2019, renowned African American artist, Lorna Simpson, received the prestigious Getty Medal. Simpson, said James Cuno, President and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, “is at once a photographer and multimedia artist whose work is both trenchant in its critique of race, gender, and identity, and exquisite in

10 May 2020

Painting Their Mums

Happy Mother’s Day to all you amazing Mothers, and to those celebrating their Mums in person, at a distance, or in memorium. ♥ Over centuries, artists have created interesting, intimate paintings of their mothers … . Rembrandt Van Rijn. The Artist’s Mother. 1629 . Alfred Rethel. Porträt der Mutter des

08 May 2020

Karyn Chopik

i. I work as a jewelry designer, and a sculptural artist working primarily in metal, wood and clay. ii. I do this creative work because: I would go crazy otherwise! It is a passion that must be expressed. My creativity thrives in the light but it also lives in the

05 May 2020

Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna’s stunning photography is displayed in MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Toyko, London’s V&A, The Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris .. more than one hundred permanent collections. He’s out in nature with his camera deep into the night or just before dawn. “We have infinite options of how to

28 Apr 2020

Ben Skinner

i. I work as an Artist and Visual Display Art Director/Designer. ii. I do this creative work because: I have a natural drive to make things and put them out into the world. The art director job pays the bills and is a fun and challenging creative outlet for me. iii.