SENSE OF HOME

The Art of Richard Stout written by Judith Taylor In August, the nation watched as hurricane forces brought devastation to the Gulf Coast. As Hurricane Harvey made landfall, I received an advance release of Sense of Home / The Art of Richard Stout, published by Texas A&M Press. Home, for Stout, is the southeast coastal region hit by Harvey. … Continue reading SENSE OF HOME

Rebecca Rothfus Harrell

Deftly Playing with Scale by Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin Rebecca Rothfus Harrell kept her fascination with minerals and crystals somewhat a secret before she began creating a now years-long series of paintings. “I’ve always been intrigued by minerals but I didn’t really tell anyone how deep that interest was,” says the Austin-based artist. Her secret … Continue reading Rebecca Rothfus Harrell

Malou Flato

A Painter of Place by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin Top photograph by Victoria Goodman Malou Flato keeps her paints and brushes tidily arranged in a lidded plastic tub. On a mid-February visit to her studio, the tub rests on the floor near the door. “I’ve got everything I need in there, ready to go,” says … Continue reading Malou Flato

1,000 Years

A Studio Visit with Claude van Lingen by Kevin Ivester As I approached the front step of Claude van Lingen’s home studio, I could hear one of his totem-like television installations blaring from inside. He opened the door and politely invited me in as the chaotic sounds of our 24-hour news cycle grew louder. Nearly … Continue reading 1,000 Years