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Ian Stevenson.

Ian Stevenson.

“Ideas often develop as a reaction to something I’ve seen or something I’ve been thinking for a while and it just comes out like art turrets.”

Neil Goldberg.

Neil Goldberg.

My studio is about 400 square feet and came with a locked safe about as big a refrigerator, probably because the building originally housed jewelers. Sometime in the late 90s I decided to have the safe picked because I needed the space. I was hoping there might be something special inside or maybe something spooky, but it was empty.

Isaac Tobin.

Isaac Tobin.

” I was really into making collages and collage-filled sketchbooks in college. Even though I don’t work that way much anymore, I think all that time obsessing over paper and surfaces has informed the textures I bring to my book covers now.”

Martin Klimas.

Martin Klimas.

In the words of one of my role models, the scientist Harold E. Edgerton, a pioneer of high-speed photography: “Work like hell, tell everyone everything you know, close a deal with a handshake, and have fun.“

Bryan Nash Gill.

Bryan Nash Gill.

“There are two tools I use when rubbing the paper onto the inked surface. A Baren made of Hornbeam, (also known as Ironwood) and a Bamboo disc baren made with a Bamboo leaf and a recycled record player dust cleaner. I made both of these tools, which makes them special.”

Hiro Kurata.

Hiro Kurata.

“We are living in an unstable era, where people are not sure of where the whole world is going and so many people need to create art. The process and consequences of making art is to heal one’s heart; but the interesting but crucial part of this is that not everyone is able to continue creating art.”