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Residencies

Residency in Tuscany: Scarlett Bowman talks with Jon Lutz

Contributed by Jon Lutz / This summer I had the good fortune to do a four-week residency at Villa Lena, an international program located in the hills of Tuscany. A small, well-chosen group of very talented writers, actors, photographers, performers, and visual artists was in residence during my stay. Of these, London-based Scarlett Bowman seemed to […]

Peter Scherrer
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Landscape in Seattle: Cable Griffith talks to Peter Scherrer

Cable Griffith, a painter and professor at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, caught up with Peter Scherrer, a 2016 Two Coats of Paint resident artist, to check out Scherrer’s paintings at Salon Refu in Olympia. Both painters work with landscape imagery, and their conversation explored memory, the woods, and the importance of narrative in […]

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Scooter LaForge and the sporadic, subconscious mind

Contributed by Grant Wahlquist / Scooter LaForge is a painter who lives and works in New York City. His current exhibition at Theodore:Art, �Everything is Going to be OK,� features sculptures, works on canvas, and garments incorporating painting. I recently spoke with Scooter regarding the show, his artistic forebears, and […]

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Studio visit with Kate Liebman

Contributed by Debbi Kenote / �I see myself as a figure painter,� �Kate Liebman�tells me�as I sit in her Bushwick studio, where the floor is covered with dirty paint tubes and reckless spatter. She walks�me through her process and�sources, touching on topics like�distance, viewer insight, and political responsibility.�One of the�sources�for […]

Suzanne Joelson
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Suzanne Joelson: How things change

In Suzanne Joelson‘s confrontational new paintings the conflicting forces of order and disruption animate a lively hash of vinyl photographic banners, paint, patterning, hollow-core wood panels, broken bits of debris, fabrics, geometric sequencing, and idiosyncratic markmaking. On the occasion of her solo show Studio 10 in Bushwick, Joelson met with […]

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Interview: Melissa Brown’s currency

Contributed by Emil Gombos / Melissa Brown is a painter, printmaker, animator, and performance artist whose practice often centers around �paper ephemera� and the manifestations of luck and chance. Her work has drawn from games such as poker, the lottery, and most recently� for her solo exhibition “Past Present Future” […]

Amie Cunat at Wave Hill
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Interview: Amie Cunat at Wave Hill

Contributed by Danni Shen / In her most recent solo exhibition at Wave Hill, New York-based painter Amie Cunat has created a floor-to-ceiling installation, and not for the first time. Totally immersive, Hideout exemplifies Cunat�s large-scale incorporation of vibrating color juxtapositions and nebulous shapes. Originally a functional sunroom, the space […]

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David Rhodes: Events and incidents

I met David Rhodes (b. 1955, Manchester, UK) in a Greenwich Village loft where his black and white paintings, both large and small, leaned against walls and were propped on all bookshelves and tabletops. The three largest were about to be packed up and sent to Hionas Gallery for “Between […]