For an upcoming show of new work, Seth LeDonne strips paintings down to essentials, focusing on phrases that are intimate, approachable, and often acerbically witty.
We dropped into Ellen Mueller’s temporary studio at Bunker Projects to discuss her upcoming show, the appeal of artist residencies, and our thirst for infinite expansion.
“If there is no process in it, it doesn’t feel like work,” says artist Sarika Goulatia on her labor-intensive studio practice.
Artist Carin Mincemoyer discusses the necessity of the deadline, our relationship with nature, and how art can measure the perception of a neighborhood.
With gelatin as her primary medium, artist Haylee Ebersole’s Wilkinsburg studio often becomes more of a laboratory.
Kara Skylling’s stringent structures, partly drawn from the blockiness of Brutalist and Minimalist architectural design, are betrayed by the strong human quality of her watercolor paintings.
People ask, “How do you know when paintings are done?” I always say that you don’t know when they are done, but you know when you have gone too far.