Being a full time artist takes hard work, lots of letdowns, feeling vulnerable and sacrifice but the reward far outweighs the bullshit.
Explore the art of Genevieve Santos, and what do you see? You may see a swelling of cuteness, the chubby cheeks of childhood limned fondly and funnily by her watercolors, her go-to medium.
The multitalented artist Francisco Ramirez is our current artist in residence. We are thrilled to have him as our featured artist interview for this month.
I am fascinated by the universality of human emotions and subconscious urges across the infinitely varied collections of unique existences. These distinctly human experiences are what make humankind a single entity, what gives us the ability to be a compassionate species, and frankly, gives me hope for human kind*.
Doing computer-generated art is a bit like being a genetic engineer and a gardener at the same time. The challenge is to surrender enough control in engineer mode so that lots of interesting species grow that I could never have predicted in advance, but then to be fairly ruthless in gardener mode about pulling the weeds, pruning scraggly branches, and keeping things in reasonably organized beds.
Holly Van Hart is an award-winning artist who creates beautiful large scale abstract nature paintings. Her work surprises with uncommon colors, brush strokes and textures; and ignites excitement about a particular slice of nature.
Lorraine Lawson creates abstract paintings that are full of texture, life and movement. An accomplished artist with almost 25 years of experience she currently has the honor of having a solo exhibition at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara.
We are thrilled to share that we have acquired the popular local interview blog San Jose Creatives. We are proud to carry on their mission of interviewing the diverse and abundant creative community of Santa Clara County.