Interviews

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    A Day With: Frans Muhren

    Frans Muhren is a nationally-distinguished sculptor and painter from the Netherlands. Movement (or the suggestion of it), contradictions (such as shadow and light, the convex and concave), and the possibilities of matter are the central themes of his work. In his sculptural work, small stories and unique characters appear in the colorful, sometimes abstract pieces. We recently sat down with…

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    A Day With: Catherine Timotei

    What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? I stretch in my bed, shower, and practice yoga for thirty minutes. I listened to the world news, read and reply to my emails. What inspires you to create every day? Love. What does your work space look like? A spacious, sunny studio overlooking a garden. You…

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    A Day With: Emma Cownie

    Emma Cownie is a talented British artist whose works have been featured in exhibitions and publications across the UK. Always seeking to achieve a strong visual impact, Cownie composes works marked by bold blocks of color and an expressive palette. Influenced by great American realists like Edward Hopper, Cownie paints the quiet, the spacious and the still. We recently caught…

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    A Day With Carla Sá Fernandes

    Carla Sá Fernandes is an exciting abstract painter currently based in Portugal. We sat down with Carla to learn about how the artist spends a typical day. From her sunlit studio to evening walks on the beach, find out how this artists gets into the zone to produce her stunning array of works! What’s the first thing you do when…

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    My Hometown: Vania Bouwmeester Pentcheva

    The bulgarian artist Vania Bouwmeester Pentcheva is currently living and working in the Netherlands. She is moved and inspired by her many travels, both in nature and the urban landscapes, her emotions, memories, pleasant feelings and philosophical thoughts. Textures and colors spontaneously arrive on the canvas, though structured layering is carefully thought out. We recently caught up with Vania to…

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    A Day With: Alessandro Siviglia

    Alessandro Siviglia is a prizewinning Italian artist whose work draws upon graffiti and street art to create dynamic, collage-like pieces. We recently caught up with Alessandro to learn all about his creative process and how he spends a typical day in and out of the studio. Read on for the full interview! What’s the first thing you do when you…

  • Sandy Dooley in her UK studio
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    A Day With Sandy Dooley

    Sandy Dooley is a celebrated landscape and abstract painter from Kent, England. Letting the seasons, sounds and serenity of her home inspire her, she composes visually rich, sensory abstract paintings that celebrate nature and the memories housed within it. We caught up with Sandy to learn more about her artistic process and how she spends a typical work day. What’s…

  • Ivan Pili in his studio
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    A Day With: Ivan Pili

    Ivan Pili is a prizewinning artist who has exhibited his work across his home country of Italy. A master of shading and dimension, Pili is a technically-skilled artist who exclusively works with oil-based paints to create hyper-realistic portraits and still lifes that evoke the style and technical prowess of the master painters of the Renaissance. We recently sat down with…

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    My Hometown: Bernard Simunovic

    How does your hometown inform your art? Via social media channels. What was it like to grow up there? It was not easy to grow up in a communist country which, before the war, was known as Jugoslavia. People were restricted in their human rights, personal perspectives and freedom. Nevertheless, I discovered the talent that God gave to me, art,…

  • The artist Orlanda Broom painting in her studio.
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    A Day With Orlanda Broom

    Orlanda Broom’s work continues to gain notoriety with her popular series of lush, large landscape and abstract works. We recently caught up with the bestselling-Brit to learn about her countryside studio, her never-ending collection of brushes, and her artistic process from first draft to the final product. Good morning, Orlanda! What’s the first thing you do when you wake up…