Finding a New Purpose for Old Technology: A Conversation with Nick Gentry

Many of your materials are sourced by external contributors, including film negatives, VHS cassettes, X-rays, and floppy discs. Why did you choose to work with these items and how is this collaborative effort significant to your artwork? Art is becoming much more inclusive and collaborative. The renaissance days of having this separate, isolated object are…

Gauge: Artwork Under Extreme Conditions

As the ice walls in Baffin Island rise and fall with the tides, visual artists Patrick Thompson, Alexa Hatanaka, and Danny Osborne have a short window in which to paint on the icy surfaces; they must work in tandem with nature to complete their task, both in terms of their timing and the materials they use.…

Justina Blakeney: The New Bohemian

How do you integrate your love for plants and nature with your passion for design and textiles? I use both plants and textiles very liberally in my design work. They are the easiest things to use quickly and totally transform a space, even on a budget. Plus, plants carry good energy, so bringing them into…

A’Driane Nieves on the Future of Art

A’Driane Nieves is a USAF veteran, writer, artist, speaker, and postpartum depression and anxiety survivor living with bipolar disorder. A'Driane's writing – which focuses on the intersections of life, motherhood, art, music, faith, race, and mental health – has be en featured on BlogHer, UpWorthy, EverdayFeminism, Postpartum Progress, and the 2015 Austin Listen To Your Mother…

Gray Malin: Artist from Above

How would you describe your style, both personally and professionally? 
My personal style is classic, but always with a pop of color. This carries over into my work aesthetic, as well as interior decorating style. Describe what you consider the
 lifecycle of one of your pieces – from ideation, to purchase, and beyond.
 Some concepts…