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Artist Interview: Catherine Moore

December 06, 2014

We've been fortunate to have been working with Catherine Moore since the first year of opening the gallery and we are thrilled to be debuting her first solo exhibition this month! In this new series of oil paintings entitled 'Girlhood Dreams and Darker Things', Moore continues to explore the wonder and beauty of the human experience filtered through imagination and storytelling.  Influenced by the stories and books of her childhood, personal experiences, and her study of illustration her artwork is always filled with beautiful symbolism and intriguing motifs. We asked her a few questions about the new series, her work in general, and her life as an artist.   ME: What was your inspiration for 'Girlhood Dreams and Darker Things' and how did...

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Artist Interview: Calvin Ma

November 13, 2014

ME: What was your inspiration for this show and how did you come up with the idea? CM: Toys were a big part of my formative years in helping me cope with my inability to socialize, but movies, cartoons and video games definitely had a helping hand as well. For this show, I selfishly wanted to sculpt some of my favorite pop culture themed vehicles, but also thought it would be an interesting way to view my own struggles with social anxiety through the context of those nostalgic images.   ME: What is the significance of the wood-like house figures in your work? Is there any underlying symbolism there? CM: The house theme comes from me being such a homebody, so when I do...

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