We visited ceramic sculptor Judd Schiffman in his Rhode Island studio for a conversation on the significance of working with clay and the life experiences that are his source materials.
Transforming domestic cast-offs, such as old furniture, household goods, and textiles, Courtney Puckett's work integrates the theories and methodologies of both fine art and craft. We recently visited Courtney at her home and studio for a conversation on process, inspiration, and building spaces of possibility.
Painter Kevin Mosca describes his work as “slow horror.” Interweaving symbols, biblical references, and nods to the horror film genre, his paintings create narratives that bridge the gap between theology and pop culture. We recently visited Kevin in his Saratoga Springs, NY studio for a conversation on process, influences, and his cinematic approach to storytelling.
Kelsey Tynik is an interdisciplinary sculptor who has exhibited in New York, Connecticut, Arkansas, Texas, and California. Her work investigates glee and sentimentality realized through material, technique, and play. Kate visited Kelsey in her Mansfield, Connecticut studio to learn more about her practice and explorations in fabric and wood.
Anna Ortiz is a Mexican-American painter living in Brooklyn, NY. Growing up, Ortiz spent much of her childhood visiting her family in Guadalajara Mexico. There she studied painting with her grandfather Alfonso who was a professional portrait painter. We met with Anna in her Brooklyn studio to learn more about her surrealist landscape paintings.
In this latest Studio Spotlight film, sculptor Otero Fuentes discusses the balance between making and breaking in his practice, and a constant exploration of three-dimensional expression.