Mary Joan Waid finds beauty and order in the chaos of the everyday.
By Maureen Bloomfield
Painting landscapes in pastel, Fred Somers chronicles transience as seasons change.
By Deborah Secor
Variations on a Theme
An artist explains how a glass of water informs a wry and witty series.
By Kenney Mencher
Turning Toward the Sun
An interview with Jimmy Wright, who records the iconic sunflower as it's transformed by time.
Interview by Robert K. Carsten
Stumped for a book for the beach? These art titles are sure to dazzle and inspire.
By Rick Stull
Columns and Departments
Readers suggest a sequel to our report on emerging artists, recommend a way to save for retirement, and clarify a point about scanners.
The Artist's Life
A secular Sistine Chapel, the National Collage Society and more.
By Michelle Taute
Speaking of Art
Conducting a tour of Andrew Wyeth's work, his granddaughter gives insights into his life.
By Lisa Wurster
Ask the Experts
Questions about Masonite and other hardboards and painting acrylic over watercolor.
By Michael Skalka
Indian papers, a beachcomber's companion, fluid acrylics and more.
A finalist in our 2006 Competition, Eric Wert overturns one still life convention.