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Artist Interviews

Organic Whimsy

An interview with Aimee Manion
"Life is whimsical in the way that it’s always fluctuating and flowing, and this constant motion of molecules is one of the main ideas I’m trying to explore."

On Mystery & Materiality

An interview with Brenda Stumpf
The "Starting Over" artist on reading, seeing, creating, and discovering

Ruminating, Research, and Realizing

An interview with Ilene Winn-Lederer
"I have always felt that my mission as an illustrator is to honor the work of past luminaries while creating works that reflect my own era’s thinking."

Sharp Scissors

An interview with Mary Dorfner Hay
"My hope is always that others will understand and connect with my work."

Taking Cues from the Cityscape

An interview with Lauren Braun
"I try to let my work lead me where it wants to go."

Relying on Line and Shape

An interview with Chris Mucci
"Getting back to the drawing board is always an important exercise."

Rejecting Perfectionism

An interview with Seth LeDonne
"Making drawings is the most erratic process."

Navigating the Current

An Interview with Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth
The husband and wife duo behind Tugboat Printshop talk open up about their process, collaboration, and inspiration.

Becoming the Wind

An Interview with Mark Nystrom
"Artists and scientists are curious people, and our work often starts with a question."

Ideas That Seem Impossible

An Interview with Lenka Clayton
"I have come to realize that obstruction is one of my main working materials. I'm drawn to ideas that seem impossible, or at least too difficult to bother trying to do."

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