I had a professor for Painting 2 when I was in college at the defunct Atlanta College of Art (now SCAD Atlanta) named Corrine Colarusso. She and I had a, well, ‘difficult’ relationship; she once yelled at me in the High Museum that I was 'unteachable'! It wasn't really her fault, not entirely anyway, the… Continue reading On Seduction, the Artist and Inspiration…
What do you think of when you hear an artist refer to their work as 'plein air', or in the French, 'En plein air'? If your eyes tend to glaze over as you hear this often used phrase presuming it to be pretentious and a hallmark of dull painting, you might be interested to know… Continue reading On plein air….
This week we interview member artist John Lebowitz our resident metal/wood sculptor. Beginning his professional life in public service, as a social worker, in well deserved retirement Lebowitz has intensified his life long interest in art through the media of wood and metal. Remarkably, he enjoys regressing commercial wood to a more natural, artistic state,… Continue reading Artist’s Interviews…John Lebowitz
If you found the title of this post enticing, and have an affinity for jam band music and unhealthy quantities of 'munchies', I am sorry to disappoint you, but we are going to talk about Clay today! Particularly the work of our member artist Marcella Kuykendall. Kuykendall studied at our own University of West Georgia… Continue reading Let’s talk about ‘pot’….
Our member artist Debra Cobia shares some insights into her process in our current Interview... Q: In a nutshell, tell us about what you are currently working on? Any major themes or ideas? I am currently experimenting with Argentium Sterling, a low oxidizing silver that contains germanium rather than copper as its main alloy. To… Continue reading Artist’s Interviews – Debra Cobia