ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“Comparison is vital for an artist, and it is something I have always continued to seek, both with my peers and with generations of artists who came before me.”
Interview to Alessandro Giampaoli
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“The creative process is a journey toward self-liberation and self-affirmation, which solidified my resolve to pursue a career in the arts.”
Interview to Yanqing Pei, 3th classified of the 10th edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“My work is queer, a bit trashy at times, funny I hope, and blends references from across art history and visual culture, but I am sincere about it.”
Interview to Simon Foxall, winner of the 9th edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“Each work is born from the response to an urgency which, releasing itself in a project, first of all, passes through the choice of the medium: a fabric in my case, of any kind.”
Interview to Vittorio Bianchi, winner of the 9th edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“Most of the time I get an impulse of creating that comes from a cluster of colors which I see in a preexistent image or from the lines of a drawing that I find beautiful enough to paint after.”
Intervew to David Horvath, winner of the 9th edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“I’m interested in the quick layering that is possible with acrylic paint and the variety of mediums the acrylic medium offers. Acrylic opens up my process to allow me to be more spontaneous and change directions quickly.”
Intervew to Jeanne Ciravolo, winner of the 7th edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“Erasures and mistakes are an integral part of the whole creation process. Without them I could not go on and every mistake I always consider a step forward in the work.”
Intervew to Giuliano Sacchero, winner of the 3rd edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“Perceptions of time, memory and the concept of “home” are the major themes that weave through my work.”
Intervew to Jenna Pallio, winner of the 2nd edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“I was an Art History major for a long time, but then realized I was just making excuses why I shouldn’t be an Art major too.”
Intervew to Heidi Brueckner, winner of the 5th edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“I had a burning fire inside of me, which I had to get out to survive. So I painted, not because I liked to, but because I needed to in order to live.
Intervew to Ayuna, winner of the 6th edition
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
“When I paint, I do it all day, so when I go to sleep and close my eyes, fragments of images of the painting I’m working on are presented to me, and those fragments are transformed, creating new possibilities for future paintings.”
Intervew to Stefania Laccu, winner of the 1st edition