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  • Helping Objects Tell Their Story: Mikey Mosher's Studio Spotlight

    By Kate Parvenski

    From his studio in the West Loop of Chicago, artist Mikey Mosher invites us to listen to the silent conversations between objects. Beginning with a focus on collage, his practice has expanded out into a variety of mediums including photography, sculpture, projection, design, and digital fabrication.

  • A Car is a Moving Canvas: A Conversation Between Zoe Alameda and Kati Kirsch

    By Zoe Alameda & Kati Kirsch

    Kati Kirsch and Zoe Alameda, featured artists on Testudo, discuss the overlap in their practices, working with found objects, and the projects they are excited about this year. From Kati Kirsch’s studio in New York to Zoe Alameda’s in Los Angeles, both artists talk about collecting and hoarding images for inspiration, and how lifestyle differences have directly influenced their work.

  • Sidney Mullis in Pittsburgh: Sculptural Forests & Resurrecting the Inner Child

    By Lexi Bishop

    Pittsburgh-based writer Lexi Bishop met with sculptor Sidney Mullis on a characteristically gray day in southwestern Pennsylvania. From Mullis’ studio in the basement of a former Catholic church surrounded by tactile, dreamy sculptures, Bishop asked Mullis about her nomadic childhood, the influence of Pittsburgh on her work, and where she sees her work headed.

  • Drawing as a Mirror: Sarah Grass's Studio Spotlight

    By Kate Parvenski

    Sarah Grass’s drawings are a testament to the profound connection between inner experience and external form, embodied in the ever-shifting symbolism of a shapeshifting dachshund. With soft colors and intricate linework, the Chilean-American artist treads complex regions of human consciousness. Join us on our visit to Sarah’s Ridgewood, Queens studio for a behind-the-scenes look at her meditative drawing practice.

  • Documenting the Experience of Black Cowboys: A Conversation with Charles Lee

    By Emily Wilson

    Photographer Charles Lee speaks with Emily Wilson about his first solo exhibition at SF Camerawork, sweat+dirt. The two discuss his unwavering commitment to document the Black experience in the American West, which has a cultural history that long predates the archetype of the Marlboro man. His fascination with the subject began not long after his cousin, a Zydeco musician, introduced him to the Black Cowboy Parade in West Oakland.

  • Hana Yilma Godine's 'A Brush in the Universe' Transcends Time and Place

    By Jahunyia Healis

    From her studio in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, painter Hana Yilma Godine speaks about her latest solo show in New York City at two locations: The Fridman Gallery on the Bowery and the Rachel Uffner Gallery on the Lower East Side. Godine discusses her educational journey, process, and the themes in her work.