Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ayla Mullen | Episode 817 Ayla Mullen has a BA in Environmental Political Theory and Ceramics from Marlboro College, and completed a 2 year apprenticeship with Ellen Shankin in Floyd, VA. Now a full time studio artist, Ayla makes wheel-thrown functional pottery with […]

Share: Diversify textures to create details, convey mood and build atmosphere in a painting. by Andy Evansen When people think of the word “texture” in the context of painting, typically they envision something rough. Texture doesn’t have to imply bumps and ridges, however. Texture can also feel smooth, damp, soft, […]

While air is often invisible and elusive, Anthony McCall’s light installation Crossing 2016 draws viewers’ attention to the volume of air held within a space. This dramatic ‘solid light’ sculpture makes air visible through shafts of light intersecting with smoke haze. Those entering McCall’s expansive light installation at the Gallery […]

Tchotchke: (Yiddish, of Slavic origin) a small object that is decorative rather than strictly functional; a trinket The kind of artworld story that the public loves popped up in the general press three weeks ago: a 22-year-old college student, browsing through his local Goodwill Store, spotted a tchotchke that took […]

Sharpie is definitely very well know for their markers, and the brand is synonymous with markers. If you use a Sharpie, you will know. I don’t find Sharpie markers to be at a quality good enough for professional artists. And that unfortunately applies to these Sharpie oil-based pigmented paint markers. […]