Much of her art practice is an exploration of music and its many facets whether it is a particular musical work, a structure of music or a composer’s creative process. . . . She is a great believer in connections and cross pollination between art forms as she relies on a lifetime of aesthetic influences.
In an interview with The Journal, Olson and Krakow discussed their painting careers and creative processes.
There are people in these paintings, but they’re not portraits. They’re about communing with nature, sun warming our shoulders, wind ruffling our hair, grass cool and damp under our bare feet.
ShopTalk with artist Keight MacLean will explore the background and inspiration for her latest exhibit, ‘PERSISTENT’, focused on historical female portraits with a modern, contemporary twist.
ShopTalk with Neli Nenkova will explore the background and inspiration for her latest exhibit, Jazz- Tears and Smiles, a series of bold new paintings of some of the greatest Jazz musicians of all time.
I believe my interest in people started at a very young age, when I was told to sit still and quiet, which was usually at church or a waiting room. I would be handed a pen and old grocery list or envelope from Mums bag, I would draw other people also waiting.