Category Archive: painting

New American Paintings Blog: Q and A with Cable Griffith

Despite the isolated region of my brain that somehow still kinesthetically remembers the catalogue of strategies I painstakingly built for accessing Sonic the Hedgehog‘s elusive Chaos Emeralds, during my childhood days in front… Continue reading

On Objects: Susanna Bluhm’s Yosemite Family Portrait

Yosemite Family Portrait¬†(2013) by Susanna Bluhm, part of A Place for Memory and Secrets, at SOIL Gallery “If the geological marvels of Carlsbad Caverns came into being in the time before history, the… Continue reading

New American Paintings Blog: Sarah Awad and Storm Tharp

I review Sarah Awad’s commentaries in museum space and the space Storm Tharp creates through an unlikely pairing of figurative and abstracted works on the New American Paintings Blog.

New American Paintings Blog: Mad Homes Q & A

Mad Homes, the spectacle-filled, mixed bag, out-in-the-world installation on Seattle’s Capitol Hill closes this Saturday.¬† My write up and interview with participating artist Ryan Molenkamp about the process of working on this project… Continue reading

New American Paintings Blog: Kimberly Trowbridge’s Studio

I visit Seattle painter Kimberly Trowbridge’s lush retreat, in the unassuming neighborhood of Top Hat, for the latest post in the “Artist vs. Studio” series.