Artist Interview with Holly Ann Scoggins

Holly Ann Scoggins is a figurative painter and professor at Polk State College in Florida. The viewer’s of her art peer through lattices of patterned textiles on the picture plane’s surface (like vines and underbrush in a dense forest) that tangle, reveal or obfuscate female portraiture and rural narratives set in the American South.

Jacob Hicks in Conversation with Francesc Ruiz Abad

Francesc Ruiz Abad is a conceptual artist living and working in Barcelona. Ruiz Abad creates through a wide range of media allowing project to determine method. His works are ambitious, multi-faceted expressions inspired by the phenomenological minutia and narrative of daily life.

“I Seek Stillness” Ecka Blaire Faulds

By Miguel Carter Fisher Often, the loudest voice isn’t the one worth listening to. In a culture of spectacle, where novelty trumps content, it is a true pleasure to have the opportunity to speak with an artist like Ecka Blaire Faulds. She has a sensibility akin to artist like Fairfield Porter or Erik Satie whose…

Bryan Christie: Our Hidden Infinite Nature

Bryan Christie interviewed by Miguel Carter Fisher For more of Bryan Christie’s work visit http://www.bryanchristie.net/ Original link to interview on Miguel Carter Fisher’s blog “The divine is made evident through tangible and sensual experience; without our physical selves, we would not experience moments of wonder and the mysterious.” Bryan and I first met when I was working at…

Timothy Wilson in Conversation with Angela Gram

Timothy was born and raised in rural Maine. Upon graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design he enrolled briefly at the Grand Central Academy before moving back to Maine to work as a creative designer for a clothing company. Not long after, he decided to leave the portence of a successful career and pursue…

Michael O’Keefe in Conversation with Jacob Hicks

by Jacob Hicks Michael O’Keefe (www.michaelokeefestudio.com) is an artist living and working in Dallas, Texas.  He is the founder of the O’Keefe Studio, “an independent teaching space dedicated to arts education” (theokeefestudio.com), located in Richardson, TX.  I had the pleasure of encountering Michael’s art in my first year as an undergraduate student at SMU in…

Eric Mavko in Conversation with Jacob Hicks

Eric Mavko is a Brooklyn-based painter.  He received his MFA in painting from the New York Academy of Art and completed his undergraduate work at The University of Arizona. Eric’s work encloses an audience within a muted, austere architecture.  Inside his paintings the viewer becomes haunted by the serial, the sequential, the narrative, and the…