In the Studio with Allison Malafronte

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 »

In the Studio: Hyeseung Marriage-Song

by Allison Malafronte

Brooklyn-based artist Hyeseung Marriage-Song’s journey through life and art has been a spirited adventure that she has consistently approached with determination, focus, and resilience. Although she had to confront several twists and turns along the way, she has managed to keep her eye on her goals and return to her true self... More »

In The Studio: Dan Thompson

by Allison Malafronte

Dan Thompson is a draftsman and painter par excellence, and one of the most articulate and intelligent instructors in the realist-art community. It’s no surprise then that Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia—founded in 2002 by the late Nelson Shanks and Leona Shanks—recently appointed him the Dean of Faculty and Students and... More »