Something Lost, Something New: Interview with Painter Maya Kulenovic
Something Lost, Something New: Interview with Painter Maya Kulenovic
The Extraordinary Time of Jay Parnell
The Extraordinary Time of Jay Parnell
David Jon Kassan: Painting a Different Kind of Beautiful
David Jon Kassan: Painting a Different Kind of Beautiful
The Inexplicable Paintings of Rafel Bestard
The Inexplicable Paintings of Rafel Bestard
Little Deaths: Spain’s Miguel Angel Moya Paints Creatures Under Glass
Little Deaths: Spain’s Miguel Angel Moya Paints Creatures Under Glass
ASTROBLAST: How Citizen Science is Increasing Our Understanding Of the Universe
ASTROBLAST: How Citizen Science is Increasing Our Understanding Of the Universe
Making A Difference: Community Visionaries
Making A Difference: Community Visionaries
Just Be Yourself, You Are Wonderful: Modern Fresco Painter Ali Cavanaugh On Finding Forgiveness and Freedom
Just Be Yourself, You Are Wonderful: Modern Fresco Painter Ali Cavanaugh On Finding Forgiveness and Freedom
We Were All Women in the Womb: Icelandic Drag Performers On Feminism and Free Expression
We Were All Women in the Womb: Icelandic Drag Performers On Feminism and Free Expression
Handsome Devils: Alessandro Tomassetti on Painting the Sensual Man
Handsome Devils: Alessandro Tomassetti on Painting the Sensual Man
“Beauty Is Not Perfection, It Is Sublimating the Imperfect”: Interview with Helene Delmaire, France
“Beauty Is Not Perfection, It Is Sublimating the Imperfect”: Interview with Helene Delmaire, France
For Beauty’s Sake: Interview with Croatian-American Figurative Painter Stanka Kordic
For Beauty’s Sake: Interview with Croatian-American Figurative Painter Stanka Kordic
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Francoise de Felice, France: “My mother and the difficult relationship I had with her are what guide my work”

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Down the Rabbit Hole with Symbolist Painter Gail Potocki

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Aron Wiesenfeld, Narrative Painter: Don’t Look Now, But We’re No Longer On Solid Ground

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Maureen Manley: It’s not about being better than everyone else. “We are all extraordinary.”

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Censorship in the High School: Missing the Point About What We Deem Offensive

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Dance Film “Eclipse” Captures Intimate Conversation With Not A Word Spoken

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Aleah Chapin, Figurative Painter, New York City

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The Sea Casts Its Spell: Interview with Oslo, Norway Figurative Painter, Henrik Aarrestad Uldalen

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Metalheads: Pam Hawkes, England, UK

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