16th Jul 2014

Closer to Wildness: Interview with Oregon Artist Irene Hardwicke Olivieri

"I realize that many people might never read what I write in a painting, but I like knowing that if they do, they might find something interesting, like the text in one painting describes how to raise caterpillars, another describes aphrodisiac recipes from around the world. When I’m working on a painting about something deeply personal like family secrets, the text happens organically – I’m feeling, thinking, painting."

09th May 2014

Oregon Ceramic Artist, Cary Weigand: In Pursuit of the Untamable

"Connecting to the untamable and the uncontrollable feels like the irony of life."