Interviews

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 ...

Julie Pierotti & Courtney McNeil

Julie Pierotti: Hi, Courtney! Thanks for taking part in this conversation. I thought you would be a great person to interview because of all the great work Telfair does – you all (or should I say y’all?) seem to strike a nice balance between ...

Breakfast Burritos with Mary Jo Karimnia and The Brians

Breakfast Burritos with Mary Jo Karimnia and The Brians  Brian K. Scott and Brian K. Jones are individual artists who also make artwork together under the collaborative alter egos of Chuck & George. They moved to Oak Cliff just southwest of Dallas about 25 years ago and have helped to build ...

Moth Moth Moth & Jean Holmgren

Moth Moth Moth & Jean Holmgren    The following conversation between artists Jean Holmgren and Moth Moth Moth uncured over the course of a week via email.       Good afternoon Jean!   It’s hard to know where to start our dialogue. The world has ...

Return and Revisit: A Conversation with Sherrill Roland

Return and Revisit: A Conversation with Sherrill Roland  Sherrill and I both grew up in Asheville, North Carolina. We went to the same high school. We sat in the same row in our AP Art History class. We both attended college in state. We both went to graduate school. And yet, one of us ended up ...

Looking for Resplendent Feathers After El Paso: Richard A. Lou & Dr. Guisela Latorre

Richard: Before and since Donald Trump took over as President, Mexicans, women, Muslims, communities of color, LGTBQ communities, everyone that’s typically been on the margins, have been under attack, rhetorically and physically, and dehumanized ...

Tom Lee & Patrick DeGuira

Tom Lee & Patrick DeGuira  Patrick DeGuira: So many people think of every aspect of the art world as a “creative” endeavor, but there’s a huge part of the art world that’s really not about being artistic or creative at all.   Tom Lee: Yeah. Things ...

Kate Renner & Brian Jobe

Kate Renner & Brian Jobe  Kate:  First, I’m super curious to hear how initial conversations about producing a Triennial event in Tennessee even came about. What a crazy undertaking! My husband is a visual artist and I can tell you there’s already lots of ...

Conversational Wavelengths: Nick Peña and Joey Slaughter

Conversational Wavelengths: Nick Peña and Joey Slaughter    Nick Peña: Joey, we have many crossovers, we have mutual friends, we have been in shows together, but most recently we both were residents at Crosstown Arts Summer Residency. We even spent some time working in the same studio and ...