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KIMBERLY BALLA

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? KB: I developed my signature chemical process of painting during my BFA year at Western Washington University in 2013. The process was discovered by happy accident after long hours of experimentation. I manipulate this found chemical […]

JEN NOONE

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? JN: I would describe my work as material-based contemporary abstraction inspired by consumer culture. CH.89: Where do you draw your inspiration from? JN: I draw inspiration from my experience of living life in this body. More […]

BENJAMIN WEAVER

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why?BW: I categorize my work as Geometric Spatial Abstraction. I use sets of nonorganic geometric elements to illustrate theoretical spatial and relationships between forms. The forms are often incomplete and the completion of the forms give potential […]

KOSTIS ARGYRIADIS

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? KA: I would say black & white street, abstract photography, direct in some ways. CH.89: Where do you draw your inspiration from? KA: From earlier photography, from cities and their stories, from walking around pointlessly, from […]

DANIELLE NILSEN

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? DN: I would describe my work as colorful, playful, shape-based abstraction. Color is my number one love, but I’m also very drawn to shape, line, texture, pattern, and repetition. I make collages, paintings, and fabric pieces […]

HELEN BOOTH

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? HB: My work is abstract and firmly rooted in my personal response to the landscape. I work with a very limited palette and I build up and strip back layers to create paintings that often have […]

DORIANE MILLET

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? DM: I would not associate myself with a particular style but with several. My work is a mixture of illustration, contemporary figuration, surrealism, minimalism, symbolism, realism. It is surely in this regard that I would describe […]

ALEK BELANGER

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? AB: My work is abstract with elements of expressionism. I’ve always loved the mysterious element in abstract art. You’re forced to open your mind to thousands of interpretation when dealing with the world of abstract. AB: […]

GABRIELLA DITALIA

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? GD: My work is material contemplation; it has always been interdisciplinary. I am endlessly curious and at some point realized that the path to wisdom was active, embodied, and material. CH.89: Where do you draw your […]

DANIELA PROKOPETZ

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why?  DP: It is rough and elegant at the same time – with a touch of playfulness. ​And I like to equip a work with something that makes it special and unique. I appreciate old frames and […]