Stories from PenArt

A Conversation with Painting Instructor Mark Daniel Nelson I read in a statement about your practice that you create work in pursuit of the "contemporary sublime". How would you define that? It's kind of a ... Read More
A Conversation with Painting Instructor Susan Ploughe In your statement, you discuss avoiding formulaic approaches to making work. When working on a series of paintings that address a similar subject ... Read More
A Conversation with Mixed Media Instructor Sarah Rehmer How does the medium of encaustic contribute to your work, technically and conceptually, in ways that other paint media does not? Encaustic is an ... Read More
A Conversation with Metals Instructor Julie Sanford When did you begin working in metals? How did you find this path? I began working in metals in high school, but my interest in making jewelry came ... Read More
A Conversation with Drawing Instructor Liz Miller Your practice is rooted in painting. In what ways does that sensibility translate to your collage-like drawings and large-scale installations? I have ... Read More
A Conversation with Photography Instructor Travis Roozee When did you start working in photography? How did you find this path? When I was about eight years old, I used my parents' Kodak to make snapshots ... Read More