In the Studio with Allison Malafronte

In the Studio: Brad Kunkle

by Allison Malafronte

Since selling out his debut solo exhibition in New York City on opening night a decade ago, painter Brad Kunkle has continued on the same path that brought him his initial success. This is not a path that follows fashionable or commercial trends, but rather one that organically flows from the experiences, memories, interests,... More »

In the Studio: Ellen Eagle

by Allison Malafronte

Pastel portrait painter Ellen Eagle has been a New Yorker for the better part of her life, and the majority of her formative artistic memories reside in such formidable buildings as the Staten Island Museum, the High School of Music & Art,  and The Arts Students League of New York, where she took her first class as a ten-... More »

In the Studio: Frederick Brosen

by Allison Malafronte


Visual moments that catch a discerning artist’s eye abound in New York City, but it’s rare to be able to behold a moment of beauty at length. The city’s frenetic pace and continual forward motion simply don’t allow one to stop and stare—at least in the main squares and tourist parts of town. However, through the intricate... More »

In the Studio: Alex Venezia

by Allison Malafronte

Consistently creating artwork from an authentic place is not as easy a feat as one might assume. With the many distractions, comparisons, and commercial pressures common in today’s culture, it takes serious dedication to stay true to one’s beliefs and vision. Alex Venezia—a Virginia Beach-raised artist who has recently... More »