In the Studio: Christina Klein

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today. I’m a Kansas girl from a town of less than 300 people. I think that’s shaped my art and personality the most. Even though I’m living on the other side of the country, I still have that small…

In the Studio: Ryna Frankel

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today. As a kid growing up in Chicago I loved art, but I didn’t think I was good enough to be an artist. When I started college I was pre-med and didn’t plan to study art at all. My…

In the Studio: Erika B. Hess

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today. I grew up in a small town in south-eastern Ohio and was always interested in art. At a young age, my mom noticed my inclination towards drawing and put me in an art class at the local YMCA….

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…