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Realism, Social Justice, and Telling the Truth: An Interview with Artist, Max Ginsburg

A Conversation with Max GinsburgWhen was the last time you saw a painting that really challenged you? How do you typically react to paintings that portray suffering or difficult political topic? It’s an honor to bring you this Max Ginsburg podcast Interview. I am grateful for the opportunity I had for a long-ranging conversation in […]

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Jennifer Balkan

Jennifer Balkan, a full-time figurative painter in Austin, Texas, discusses transitioning into full-time painting, experiences with galleries, social media, looking out for yourself, and balancing painting life with family life. Balkan offers tips on pushing yourself to be your best, determining which galleries to work with, and working through grief. She stresses the importance of […]

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Zoey Frank

Zoey Frank is a figurative painter from Colorado. She studied at the Juliette Aristides Atelier in Seattle and then went on to get her MFA from the Laguna College of Art and Design. As Zoey will tell you, she is in love with the figure. She shares her process, and her experiments freely in this […]

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Kathleen Speranza: Dancing On The Third Rail.

Kathleen Speranza is a painter from Massachusetts. She earned her BFA from Boston University and her MFA from Yale. She teaches painting and drawing at Rhode Island School of Design. Her current obsession is portraits. Portraits of flowers. And according to Kathleen, flower paintings are sometimes akin to stepping on the third rail. There are […]

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Celia Reisman

Celia Reisman paints suburban landscapes – specifically the neighborhood she has been living in for over 30 years. In this interview discusses her process of creating these paintings and how she adapted her work methods to fit her personality. Observational drawings are integral to her work method. While she does paint plein air, it is […]

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Felicia Forte

Felicia is a representational artist who paints Alla Prima portraits from her studio in Detroit. Her self portrait ‘Melting Point’ was accepted into he BP Portrait awards show in 2015. After 15 years of waitressing, Felicia took a leap and decided to focus exclusively on her painting. It’s an inspiring story of faith in her […]

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JSS in Civita, and Optimizing Your Workshop Experience.

This past summer, I made a trip to Italy to participate in the JSS master program in Civita Castellana with Israel Hershberg and guest of honor Ann Gale. The master program is an intense six week immersion into painting. It’s unlike any other workshop or program I’ve ever been to. You’ve been asking for an […]

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Karin Jurick

How to sell your art online with Karin Jurick

Karin Jurick talks about how to your sell art online. Karin Jurick has an unusual story. She starts out as many artists do- As a child, she drew obsessively and was always drawn to expressing herself creatively. At the age of 18, she took over her parents framing business and made a good living not […]

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Stanka Kordic

Stanka Kordic graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art with an illustration degree and quickly discovered she needed to adapt and reinvent herself. That is hard enough but Stanka tackled this at the same time she started her family. She began painting commissioned portraits while raising a newborn. Eventually the economic down turn in 2008 […]

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Janne Kearney

Janne Kearney started painting in her 40’s. She struggled through her own feelings of not being a “real artist” or that her work was not “valid”. After a health scare shifted her perspective and she was selected as a semi-finalist for the BP portrait awards, Janne Kearney is feeling a lot more comfortable in her […]