The Leningrad Underground and a Russian Rebel

Self-Portrait by Ilya ShevelStories from the Leningrad Underground and a contemporary Russian artist who rebels against Soviet Realism. Click title to read more . . . [...]

Lightning and Slate

Merwin_Reflections-of-Lightning-on-SlateAbstract inspiration: An artist, a thunderstorm and the ruins of an old mill. Click title to read more . . . [...]

Roof Shingles as an Artist's Canvas

Flounder by Michael UpdikeCarved roofing slate: “Petrified images that exist within an artifact of our domesticity…” Click title to read more . . . . [...]

Bas-Reliefs and Weathered Slate - An Artist Among the Quarries

Kerry Furlani-DemeterSculptor Kerry Furlani really knows her slate – the Slate Valley quarries are practically in her back yard and her bas-reliefs are known throughout the region and beyond. Click title to read more . . . [...]

Art as Archaeology

Weis-Nancy-Assessing Points of ViewThe encaustic assemblages of Nancy P. Weis are based on visual and conceptual ideas drawn from archaeology and anthropology. Our fascination with mysterious fragments tells us as much about ourselves as about the cultures that produced them. Click title to read more . . . [...]