Interviews

My Body Is Always Holding My Mind: The Ceramic Vessels of Wansoo Kim

My Body Is Always Holding My Mind: The Ceramic Vessels of Wansoo Kim    By Billy Renkl   Billy Renkl: Describe your education as a ceramicist in Korea. Was that inflected by your school’s identity as a school of science and technology?   Wansoo Kim: In my undergraduate school I mostly learned ...

Interview: Natalie Baxter

Interview: Natalie Baxter    By Chase Martin   I met Natalie Baxter and her infant daughter Petra at her studio in Bushwick, just before the coronavirus crisis shut down New York City. When I visited, she was fresh off the Spring Break art fair, where her ...

In Conversation with Sofia Gonzalez

In Conversation with Sofia GonzalezBy Madison Balushi         Madison Balushi: Can you tell us about you and your work?     Sofia Gonzalez: I usually describe myself as a textile artist. In my practice, I use natural materials, like plants and vegetable ...

Art & Craft: An Interview with Brin and Dale Baucum

Art & Craft: An Interview with Brin and Dale BaucumBy Rachel Davis       Rachel Davis: I know a lot of times certain mediums can be seen as ‘craft mediums’, and I think that clay has been seen that way for a while just because it is so connected to the home and to utilitarian ...

Melissa Dunn: Holding Space

Melissa Dunn: Holding Space    By Kathleen Stevens     I sat down with Melissa Dunn to discuss her artistic process on multiple occasions and in multiple locations; the following interview is the latest in a series of discussions we had over the past ...

The Composition/s of Community: An Interview with Rick Lowe

The Composition/s of Community: An Interview with Rick Lowe    By Jessica Borusky     Rick, thank you so much for participating in this interview. This issue of Number: focuses on differing aspects within larger cultural ecologies, with insight from established artists and ...

A Conversation: Craig Drennen, Katie Geha, Mary Laube and Pete Schulte

A Conversation: Craig Drennen, Katie Geha, Mary Laube and Pete Schulte    By Marc Mitchell     Marc Mitchell: I would like to start by acknowledging that all of you hail from elsewhere. What was the appeal of moving to the Southeast, a place not synonymous with revered art-scene?     ...

Interview: J. Eric Simpson

Interview: J. Eric Simpson    By Natalie Hegert   The landscape of the South Plains of Texas is wide, open, and flat. Hundreds of years ago, herds of buffalo would roam here, grazing on the vast and various grasslands. Today, from horizon to horizon, ...

From the Forge to the Gallery: Brooke Garcia & Rachel David

From the Forge to the Gallery: Brooke Garcia & Rachel David  Brooke Garcia: It’s hard for us to define the Metal Museum as either an “art” or “craft”-based institution. Our mission is to preserve, promote, and advance the art and craft of fine metalwork through exhibitions, collections, studio ...