15 Minutes

Educator & Creator

Educator & Creator

High school art teacher Melanie Blood inspires students, who in turn inspire her own work By Meredith Quinn Art is often one of the first programs on the chopping block for many public school districts. But four-year high school art teacher Melanie Blood reveals that the skills students acquire while talking about their own art […]

Sharing Cuban Stories

Sharing Cuban Stories

Stacy Conde, director of the Conde Contemporary art gallery in Miami, shines a spotlight onto the art stars of an inaccessible island nation By Meredith Quinn The stories of Cuba, a land so close yet so far away, are teaching the world about life and people’s struggles in an isolated country. Perhaps no one has […]

Soo Sunny Park: Sculpting Art and Mind

Soo Sunny Park: Sculpting Art and Mind

We asked Soo Sunny Park about her career path as an artist and how teaching affects her work. She offers some priceless advice for aspiring artists.

Curating a Life

Curating a Life

Evan Garza has found his niche in the art world. Four years ago, he co-founded the first artist residency exclusively for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (LGBTQ) artists on New York’s Fire Island.

Art by Design

Art by Design

Boston-based interior designer Stephanie Rossi talks about how she fulfills her clients’ needs for art with the perfect art pieces.

Art Gone Wild: Where art goes on adventure

Art Gone Wild: Where art goes on adventure

ABN talks with gallery owners D. Arthur and Lisa Wilson about their journey into the art world together, the message they hope to convey and exactly who Rhupert is.

Danny Galieote Flips the Script on Figurative Art

Danny Galieote Flips the Script on Figurative Art

While some people spend a lifetime seeking out their one true passion, others are lucky enough to discover their calling early in life and while away the years perfecting it. Artist Danny Galieote (whose oil on canvas portrait At Play surely grabbed your attention on our cover) falls firmly into the latter category. “I was […]

Daria Bagrintseva—Rebel Without a Pause

Daria Bagrintseva—Rebel Without a Pause

They don’t make a business card large enough to list all of Daria Bagrintseva’s accomplishments. Though she’s best known as a painter, she’s gained acclaim as a photographer, graphic designer and interior designer, too. In the past few years alone, Bagrintseva has shown her work everywhere from her native Russia to Spain, Germany, Italy and […]