In the Studio: MANDEM

1. Tell us a little bit about MANDEM and how the triad got to where they are today. Mandem is one artist with three bodies. It’s not exactly an artist group nor a collaboration, though we’ve been described as both. Rather it’s a constructed identity — or a conglomerate —  that is inhabited, embodied, and created…

In the Studio: Elise Thompson

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today. I was born in Cincinnati, OH and grew up just across the Ohio River in Northern Kentucky. I joke that I was a “prolific” child artist, meaning I made too many drawings; often the same drawing over, and…

In the Studio: Arielle Rebek

Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today. I grew up in the Chicago area in a family of artists. As a young teenager, I would spend full days sitting on the green carpet of my great aunt’s home looking through boxes filled with photos of relatives…

In the Studio: Kristin Hough in collaboration with colleagues

Note: Much of my practice includes pulling source material from the public. The paintings shown in this exhibition originate as screen-captures of nature based reality tv programs and include transcriptions of dialog from contestants. So, as part of a larger interest in crowd sourced content and collective authorship, I’ve asked fellow artists to answer these…

In The Studio: Faith Sponsler

also gallery is excited to bring you three separate interviews featuring the artists of our current exhibition, “Placed.” Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today. I grew up in a small mountain town in northern California. The experience of growing up in a wild place, at…

In the Studio: Susanna Harris

1. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today. I am a printmaking artist from Columbus Ohio. I received by BA in studio art from Otterbein University in 2018. Afterwards I went on to become Otterbein University’s printmaking resident artist, as well as an intern for…

In The Studio: Lauren Munns

Please tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today. I grew up always having a little bit of a creative side, whether it was creative writing, photography or drawing.  In elementary school, I decided that it was my life’s mission to save the manatees from extinction and…

In the Studio: Amira F. Pualwan

Please tell us where you are from and how you got to where you are today? (A little bit about yourself) I grew up in Vermont, just outside of Burlington, which was a magical place to become a person.  I studied studio art at Wheaton College in Massachusetts, where I fell in love with printmaking…

In the Studio: Laura Sellers Harrison

Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to creating the work you are today. My name is Laura Sellers, and I live in Asheville, N.C. I’ve been a painter all my life, and I’ve always been extremely inspired by our environment.   What does your work aim to say? Some of…

In the Studio: Kieran Riley Abbott

1. Please tell us where you are from and how you got to where you are today? (A little bit about yourself) I grew up in Minneapolis, MN, and lived there through college. Since then I’ve been hopping around the east coast, living in the Hudson Valley (at Women’s Studio Workshop), Vermont (where I was…