March 17, 2023
An Unconventional Interview: The Paintings of Jeffery Donaldson's Ode to Art Galleries, Momento, Speak Out
A plain white room with some squares hanging on the walls fills with people, many of whom stay and stare. Maybe some are even weeping, or laughing, or huddled in deep discussion about what they see. An ...
September 15, 2021
On making art and writing and the cover of Glorious Frazzled Beings
I like to draw, and collage, and paint with watercolours, and glue bits of lichen and bark I find in the forest onto the things I draw, collage and paint. Sometimes I make a painting and then I cut it ...
August 25, 2021
Read an Excerpt from Mark Frutkin's The Artist and the Assassin, A Retelling of Revolutionary Artist Caravaggio's Life and Death
Italian artist Caravaggio revolutionized painting in the 17th century with his dramatic use of light and shadow (a technique known as chiaroscuro). During his life though, his tumultuous personal affairs ...
April 23, 2021
Unstuck: what writers can learn from artists in other disciplines
What can writers learn from burlesque performers, chefs, choreographers, and designers? What advice do established artists in other disciplines have for emerging writers? Let's find out. I'm so excited ...
February 05, 2019
Read an Excerpt of Artist Elijah Lloyd Pretty's Love Letter to Newfoundland, My Visual Self Revealed
Newfoundland artist Elijah Lloyd Pretty is a well-known realist painter whose work captures the daily life, character, and history of the province. Now, for the first time, over 60 of his works have ...