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Elana Hagler

Observational Art and Finding Your Way, with Elana Hagler

  What comes to mind when you think of observational art? Are there specific artists that you think of? Have you dabbled in observational art? My guest is art educator and observational artist, Elana Hagler. In our conversation, Elana opens up about her journey as an artist, early influences in grad school, how she struggled […]

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Scott Conary

Artistic Motivation, with Scott Conary

What is your artistic motivation? Has it always been the same, or has it changed? Artist Scott Conary would say that it has changed over the years. He describes a time when his artwork and his career came from a different place of motivation, that was before his daughter was born. Once she came into […]

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Chris Leib

Realist painter Chris Leib’s artistic journey began by way of anthropology and a near-miss with a career in real estate. An apprenticeship with Roberto Lupetti provided a foundation from which his talent could organically grow. Leib discusses overcoming setbacks, including an explosion that forced him from his home and studio, life with a fellow artist […]

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Gillian Pederson-Krag

Gillian Pederson-Krag paints still-lifes and figurative work from her home in New York. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1961 and her MFA from Cornell University shortly after. As a child, Gillian visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York often. She was particularly fascinated by the Egyptian […]

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Susan Jane Walp

Susan Jane Walp paints still lifes from her home in Vermont. Her compositions expertly balance silent spaces with a powerful geometry that pulls you in and holds you. Her influences range from Piero de la Francesca to Lennart Anderson whom she met and studied with at a summer program run by Boston University during her […]

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David Gray

Artist David Gray is my guest this week. His classical realist paintings have appeared in Southwest Art, Art of the West, and American Art Collector. Antrese and David talk about how being an artist is really being an entrepreneur.  In this episode David shares how he accidentally discovered the power of social media to connect with both […]

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Yael Scalia

I met Yael in Italy last summer at the JSS in Civita program. And If you have never seen her work, do yourself a favor: soak it in. Her paintings are exquisite jewels, and like the artist herself, the paintings are eloquent and understated. In this episode, Yael and I talk about her early years […]

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Israel Hershberg, Part 2

Part 2 of a multipart interview with renowned landscape oil painter Israel Hershberg. [Listen to Part One here] Antrese Wood and Israel Hershberg talk about originality vs. individuality, and what Johnny Carson can teach us about that. Israel also gives us a glimpse into his process and how he maintains the experience of the subject […]

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Israel Hershberg, Part 1

This is part one of a two part interview with Israel Hershberg. (Click here for part two) Israel Hershberg was born in 1948 in a Displaced Persons camp in Linz, Austria. In 1949 he immigrated to Israel. In the late 50’s he moved with his parents to the United States where he attended the Brooklyn […]

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Duane Keiser on Building Relationships With Collectors

Almost 10 years ago Duane came up with a way to connect directly with his painters and challenge himself creatively. Using a cigar box easel, Duane made a postcard-sized painting each day and posted them to his blog where collectors could bid on them through eBay. Since then, Duane has sold somewhere around 1300 paintings, […]