Our Journey from Collector to Founder
Kirby and John started Testudo to invite more people into the art world and replicate their collecting experience for others. Kirby details their journey from passionate collectors to founders.
Drawing With Clay: Judd Schiffman's Studio Spotlight
We visited ceramic sculptor Judd Schiffman in his Rhode Island studio for a conversation on the significance of working with clay and the life experiences that are his source materials.
Youth Empowerment, Black Spaces, and the Idea of Genius: An Interview with Curator Anya Wallace
Anya Wallace discusses the curation behind her group exhibition "Genius Species", how her curatorial, scholarly, and artistic practices inform each other, and what excites her about Afrofuturism and Black (W)holes.
Judd Schiffman's Ceramic Narratives
In this catalogue essay for our first solo exhibition, Annabel Keenan takes a closer look at the artistic practice of our featured artist, Judd Schiffman.
Symbols for a New Direction: Michael Cuadrado's Studio Spotlight
We spoke with our featured artist Michael Cuadrado in his studio at Yale for a conversation on abstraction, his influences, and the spiritual nature of pattern-painting.
Solo Exhibition: Judd Schiffman
Testudo is thrilled to debut its first exhibition, Judd Schiffman. This virtual solo show features eleven meticulously sculpted and psychologically charged ceramic wall works by the Providence-based artist.
Giving New Life to Things Without Authorship: Courtney Puckett's Studio Spotlight
Transforming domestic cast-offs, such as old furniture, household goods, and textiles, Courtney Puckett's work integrates the theories and methodologies of both fine art and craft. We recently visited Courtney at her home and studio for a conversation on process, inspiration, and building spaces of possibility.