In the Studio with Allison Malafronte

In the Studio: Jason Arkles

by Allison Malafronte


American sculptor Jason Arkles has been making his home in Florence, Italy, for more than two decades. Initially led abroad in his 20s while pursing theatre arts, he happened upon Charles Cecil Studio in Florence in 1996, and was immediately taken by the quality of what was being produced. So much so, in fact, that he decided... More »

In the Studio: Scott Conary

by Allison Malafronte

One look at Scott Conary’s paintings, and it’s clear that he is an artist who is fluent not only in fine art but also design. His textured constructions of simple forms collide in space with striking yet soothing passages of abstract color, all placed with painterly finesse and a designer’s instinct. Amid this strategic... More »

In the Studio: Scott Waddell

by Allison Malafronte

After spending several years training and living in New York City in his twenties, artist Scott Waddell found his way to New England and now makes his home and studio in Rhode Island. One of the first waves of students at Jacob Collins’ Water Street Atelier, Waddell has spent the fifteen years since making a career of painting... More »

In the Studio: Stephen Bauman

by Allison Malafronte

Although first impressions can often be indelible, there are times when a continued conversation with someone reveals a different interior than initially suggested. Stephen Bauman is an artist whose smart and seemingly critical surface eventually gives way to a depth and sensitivity earned from years of soul searching. The thirty-... More »