We recently took a drive to the Valley Arts District in Orange, NJ, a designated arts neighborhood in transition, to chat with fine arts photographer and multi-disciplinary artist, Terry Boddie, at his studio and gallery space, Oualie Art. The gallery currently featured a sampling of his work throughout the years, giving us the sense of his development and willingness to take risk.Read More
Nestled in a giant warehouse in Greenpoint, is a vast fluorescent lit studio with rows upon rows of floral supplies running its length for the company that cohabits the space with our featured artist: nature-inspired sculptor, Christina Watka.Read More
The temperature that day was chilly, but the sky was blue and bright and the atmosphere inside the studio of Francks Deceus was welcoming, warmed by his paintings. Walking into his studio...Read More
On another bright sunny day in Brooklyn, we headed over to the studio of artist Jamal Ince. In what can only be described as the quaintest of Brownstones, with walls covered in his art as well as those of his contemporaries, light piercing in from the top floor skylight...Read More
To meet Kat of Kat Flower is to love Kat. A beautiful pixie channeling her creativity into the art of floral design. We met up with this fun loving lady in her spacious studio in Crown Heights, Brooklyn...Read More
"I keep falling into these invisible women".
We were more than happy to visit artist, Kimberly Becoat, at her studio for a two on one chat with Ishka Designs. A very soulful individual, Kimberly's art has a tendency to tackle the female form from a unique perspective, inspired mainly by intriguing women that you may or may not have heard about. Her paintings range from abstract to figurative to anywhere in between all infused with a strong sense of color, form and texture.Read More
Niya and I had the pleasure of spending the day with Peruvian born artist, Victor Raul Garcia in his pied-à-terre in Manhattan. A reserved personality, we managed to touch on topics ranging from country living with his partner in upstate New York where Victor now paints full time, his artistic self-discovery in recent years and what truly inspires him to create his beautiful pieces.Read More