Interview with Gregory Malphurs: Rethinking Portraiture

Janice K. Johnson

“My work is a deconstruction recipe of emotions, colours, stories, and inspirations reflecting life with its troubles and complications…” By Rise Art | 07 Nov 2022 Gregory Malphurs has recently joined Rise Art, bringing his conceptual portraits to the platform. Gregory’s work offers the viewer a look inside his subject’s psyche rather than a […]

Interview with Clare Thatcher | Rise Art

Janice K. Johnson

Figurative, abstract.   Do you paint from memory or are you representing specific places in your paintings? I begin with observational drawing in the landscape, an understanding of how things fit together, thinking about place and why I keep returning. I make work deeply connected to a sense of place […]

Artist Interview – Shayda Campbell

Janice K. Johnson

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Shayda Campbell, and I’m a Canadian artist and YouTube content creator. I share two videos a week encouraging adults to get creative and my video tutorials typically involve watercolor painting, drawing, or journaling.   How and when did you […]

Artist Interview: Tania Marmolejo – StreetArtNews

Janice K. Johnson

Tania Marmolejo Andersson is a Swedish-Dominican American artist born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her work juxtaposes the intimate and personal with the monumental, creating large-scale paintings of ambiguous female facial expressions. She also explores issues of gender and identity as a Scandinavian-Caribbean female artist, using portraiture and physical expression […]