Category Archives: Studio Visits

Interview – Montgomery Perry Smith

Last week I visited the studio of Chicago artist Montgomery Perry Smith, who’s captain-of-industry name gives good cover for a delicate and softly disturbing fiber-heavy sculpture practice. I’d first run into his work at a show at the (now closed) Humboldt Park apartment gallery MVSEVM, where his interactive papasan-and-felt sculpture Soul Searching was a complete creepy […]

Studio Visit – Heidi Norton

If you stopped by the Swimming Pool Project Space booth at NEXT, or if you were lucky enough to catch the landscape | portrait | still life exhibition curated by Philip von Zweck at Hungry Man, or even if you visit Swimming Pool Project Space’s Irving Park location this weekend for their mother’s day show (Mom’s and Mimosas), you […]

Studio Visit – Matt Nichols

Next Friday the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will open its 2010 MFA Graduate Exhibition. Well timed to coincide with the Artropolis crowds and featuring over one hundred and twenty students completing the school’s MFA program, the event promises to deliver upwards of nine million dollars in tuition worth of art. Of that great […]

Studio Visit – Easton Miller

Last Wednesday I buzzed in and up to Easton Miller‘s Ukrainian Village apartment to check out some of his newest work. I’d first seen his paintings in the Fever Dream show up at Roots & Culture, and was pointed his way for a studio visit by Jacob Goudreault, fellow Fever Dream participant and the last artist who’s studio I’d […]

Studio Visit: Jacob Goudreault

I know for a fact that there are brilliant studios with white walls and painted ceilings, glowing with LED panels and humming with tastefully sourceless, low-volume public radio; but for young artists plodding through unfunded gap between undergrad and graduate school, sometimes the studio is wherever you can find it. This week Chicago painter and photographer Jacob […]