Jackie Hoystead writes about what she's been thinking about as she prepares for her upcoming one solo show at the Fisher Gallery: context matters.
Local artist and Artomatic veteran Tammy Vitale offers her advice on how to "do" Artomatic, the DC-areas largest annual art happening.
One time when I was young my father asked me to help him in the shop by sanding some wood. I began sanding the board against the grain. When my Dad barked at me for it I threw the sanding block down and never helped him again. So perhaps it’s fitting that for the past thirteen years my work has focused almost exclusively on the natural beauty of wood.
My latest series of small square paintings is called Saudade. This is a Brazilian Portuguese word that has no English translation. Saudade describes an emotional state of...