In the Studio with Allison Malafronte

In the Studio: Zoey Frank

by Allison Malafronte

Fort Collins, Colorado-based painter Zoey Frank is starting the new year and decade off right with a little of the old, some of the new, and a dash of the unexpected. She’ll continue her large-scale figurative paintings undoubtedly, but she also has several concepts up her sleeve for other projects and paintings—including her... More »

In the Studio: Cody Swanson

by Allison Malafronte

Cody Swanson has been sculpting sacred subject matter out of his studio in Florence, Italy for more than fifteen years. Working in clay, plaster, marble, and bronze, he takes on major commissions from churches in Europe and America and is also on the faculty of the Sacred Art School in Florence. Although he has a wealth of... More »

In the Studio: Stanka Kordic

by Allison Malafronte

Just as in life some lead with their heads and others with their hearts, in art painters can tend toward either a technical, cerebral approach or one based more on intuition and emotion. Ohio artist Stanka Kordic certainly falls in the latter category, and she uses the skills she attained early in her career as a professional... More »

In The Studio: Leah Yerpe

by Allison Malafronte

Leah Yerpe is a young Brooklyn-based artist whose bold vision and out-of-the-box approach to drawing and realism result in uniquely dynamic visual statements. Currently working exclusively in black-and-white, Yerpe’s large-scale charcoal drawings (which can reach up to thirteen feet high) show figures floating, reaching, falling, and... More »