Paintings with Good Spirit: An Interview with Visual Artist Rebekah Andrade

Rebekah Andrade is a Canadian visual artist based in Nevada where she has established her practice in the gritty and corporate landscape that dominates our idea of Vegas. With a BFA in Visual Arts from Emily Carr University of Art + Design and studies on graphic design through Parsons School of Design in New York City, Andrade has exhibited nationally and internationally and her work has been recently featured in issue #144 of the New American Painting catalogue. Through her practice, Andrade has developed a solid body of work that…

Safer at Home: An interview with Patricia Yossen

Patricia Yossen is an Argentine-born contemporary artist and educator based in Los Angeles, California where she established her practice in 2008. Twice an immigrant, Yossen’s immersion into art came about in Mexico in the late ‘90s when she refined her sculpting techniques and experienced the artistic and cultural life of the country’s capital – an experience further enriched by her move to the United States. Yossen’s intimate body of work investigates contemporary ideas of domesticity and its intersections with professional life using a minimal and eloquent visual language. Her thoughtful…

The Fear of Emptiness: An interview with Aneesa Shami

Aneesa Shami holds a BFA double major in Fiber and Art History from The Kansas City Art Institute. She moved to Los Angeles in 2015  to expand her practice as an artist in California, an epicenter for fiber art. Since then, Shami has assisted in the studio of renowned Mexican artist Tanya Aguiñiga, exhibited her work nationally, collaborated with Textile Arts L.A., and most recently opened Studio 203, an artist-run space in Los Angeles offering exhibitions, workshops, and performances. In her work, the artist employs a range of materials, incorporating…