Interview with Qiana Mestrich by Kathy Akey

Tell me about the title of your show. I've always been interested in how metaphors are used in daily language. If you break the phrase down, another definition of the word "dead" means "precise," like "dead center". The word "ringer" comes from a 19th-century horse racing term used to describe a horse substituted for another… Continue reading Interview with Qiana Mestrich by Kathy Akey

How We Do Both: Art and Motherhood

Announcing the publication of How We Do Both: Art and Motherhood distributed by Secretary Press​.​ A diverse collection of honest responses from contemporary artists who have walked—and are still walking—the tenuous tight rope of motherhood and making art (not necessarily in that order). Contributors: Marina Berio, Katharina Bosse, Susan Bright, Moyra Davey, Joanne Leonard, Joelle Jensen,… Continue reading How We Do Both: Art and Motherhood

Interview with Jorge Alberto Perez by Qiana Mestrich

QM:  Previously you told me you were given advice to think of the MFA solo thesis show as just another studio visit.  Have you applied this philosophy in preparing for your show, Visions and Revisions? JP:  Yes, Josh Lutz, my thesis advisor once told me that in order to take some of the pressure off… Continue reading Interview with Jorge Alberto Perez by Qiana Mestrich