Interview with Maren Jeskanen

“I like to express feelings and atmospheres using the poses that inspire me” Artist Maren Jeskanen loves to paint and draw people, especially dancers. She is also a musician; she currently sells her artwork, sings a duet —The Soul Systerit—and works as a preschool teacher. Maren is from Pori, Finland, and felt passionate about art […]

Interview with Neptalí Quezada

“I believe that figurative art tends to communicate more simply the intention of the artist” *Interview conducted in Spanish, original answers at the bottom* Artist Neptalí Quezada Alvarado was born in Trujillo, Peru, in 1976. Ever since he was a little boy he was interested in art. After earning his bachelor’s degree to become a […]

Interview with Dana Lombardo

“The poses give inspiration and references to give form and substance to my ideas” Artist Dana Lombardo was born and raised in Oklahoma, in the United States. Ever since she was a shy little girl, she draws and uses art to communicate and express her ideas with others. Painting people later became a professional career […]

Interview with David Marteney

“My hope is that my work evokes some kind of conversation about mental health” David Marteney is an American artist located in Columbus, Ohio. He has a strong passion for the human figure and currently his favorite mediums are charcoal and black pastels. Marteney speaks openly about depression and his art has been strongly influenced […]

Interview with Dagmar Cyrulla

“I enjoy making work that captures some of the things I have seen, reflected upon and learnt from” Artist Dagmar Evelyn Cyrulla was born in Germany but grew up in Australia. Ever since she was a young girl, she enjoyed drawing and observing. She describes herself as an empathetic person, and empathy is one of […]

Interview with Sergio Ribeiro

“Being an artist implies traveling thousands of miles, art must be taken out of the studio” Artist Sergio Ribeiro was born in Lisboa, Portugal, and moved to Spain at a young age. His passion for art started when he was a little boy, his father and grandfather were craftsmen. Later, he had several art teachers […]

Interview with Daniel Miller

“You have to persist doggedly and believe in yourself” American artist Daniel Miller was born in North Carolina and began drawing from an early age. His military family moved frequently and he lived in various US states, Germany and Japan. After high school, he pursued his artistic instincts and became silversmith, goldsmith, painter, sculptor, designer […]

Interview with Lente Scura

“My work is what it is due to learning traditional art approaches and techniques. Hardware and software are just tools” Lente Scura is a talented Italian artist based in Rome who combines two main techniques to create fascinating paintings: digital painting and photo-manipulation. The artist statement describes very well the concept of the dreamlike work: […]

Interview with Jean-Pierre Leclercq

“During my forties I joined a few artist’s workshops and discovered that I could draw with pastels” French artist Jean-Pierre Leclercq defines himself as a traditional painter. He enjoys working with pencils, pastels and oil paint. His work involves romantic symbolism and exalts the female silhouette. Jean-Pierre’s paintings are realistic, delicate and beautiful. This talented […]

Interview with Lewis Braswell

“The world will not (and should not) settle for warmed-over mediocrity. Artists were made to be extraordinary” Lewis Braswell defines himself as a Christian artist who seeks “to remind the viewer of his or her relationship in the divine dialogue among God and people”. His work —inspired by the Renaissance masters— explores the human male […]