Zuzanna Pieczyńska’s Paintings of Loss

Janice K. Johnson

Zuzanna Pieczyńska won the Emerging Artist Award in the Jackson’s Painting Prize this year with her work ‘Christie’. In this interview, Jessica Alazraki, winner of the Emerging Artist Award last year, asks Zuzanna about how she investigates liminal space, grief and disappearance through light, space and colour.   Jessica: When […]

Is My Painting Working? | Artists Network

Janice K. Johnson

Share: You’ve worked hard, put in many hours, taken a slew of classes and therefore should have the necessary tools to determine whether or not your artwork has merit. When it comes to critiquing our own work, however, we can be especially severe. Before you release a painting into the […]

Photos from the 2022 Baltimore Mayor’s Christmas Parade

Janice K. Johnson

Is there a better way to appreciate Baltimore’s mix of dignified, artistic, and oddball culture than the Mayor’s Christmas Parade? An array of solemn  military, ecstatic performance, and determined advocacy groups, this one-of-a-kind event is peppered with beautiful moments of inspiration, connection, and weirdness, and a celebration of a city […]

Damien Hirst rebels against mortality

Janice K. Johnson

Renowned for creating artworks that explore the dilemmas of human existence, British artist Damien Hirst’s For the love of God, laugh rebels against mortality by transforming the human skull into a glittering object of desire. Coated with diamond dust, the print depicts Hirst’s sculptural work For the Love of God […]

In Gratitude for Steve Doherty

Janice K. Johnson

In Gratitude forSteve Doherty Hawaiian Waterfall   24 x 18″   Oil   M. Stephen Doherty    We first met Steve when we were living on the Hudson River in the tiny hamlet of Garrison, New York, in 1983. He drove up from his home in Croton-on-Hudson to attend our community’s annual on-location […]

Meet The Others: Lux Eterna

Janice K. Johnson

Lux Eterna is an Australian born interdisciplinary artist working across forms of performance, dance, drawing and lens-based media.  Lacebark Elm II   Extending across drawing, performing arts and screen media, Lux’s practice has positioned her within many roles – as facilitator for the likes of Marina Abramović; as the live […]