In the Studio with Allison Malafronte

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 »

In the Studio: Cornelia Hernes

by Allison Malafronte

Throughout her life, Norwegian artist Cornelia Hernes has cultivated a lasting connection to nature, a natural love of the arts, and an abiding appreciation for cultural diversity. Growing up on Foynland, a small village off the Southeastern coast of Norway surrounded by forests, farmlands and beaches, her childhood was filled... More »