Catharine Davison

 Can you discuss how place influences your work?  (Take two pieces to show this.) I remember being visually aware as a child, growing up in Kilkeel…


Eva Mitera

How did the collaboration between Scotland and Poland come about? I first came to Edinburgh in 2005 or 2006 and loved it, the architecture mix of…


Gudmunda Kristinsdóttir

Can you discuss the importance of colour in your current work? The colours are essential in my work that is inspired by the nature of my country,…


Gudlaug Gunnarsdottir

You did your formal art training in Demark, can you explain how this came about? I was always certain about my future belonging to the practice of…


Fiona Calder

Discuss how you have combined your Art studies and a Design degree with your training in Graphic Design? I have studied Art in various courses…


Ed Miliano

Can you explain about your time at the Pratt Institute in NY and why when it is mentioned in the art world we all sit up? I suppose it might be…


Ute Rathmann

Expand on the importance of looking at the work of past Masters in your work? I am very inspired by the work of past Masters. I tend to arrange my…


Alesandro Ljubicic

Alesandro at his easel Explain how your relationship with Sean Cook (Sydney florist) began? Our working relationship began when Sean enquired…


Zaria Forman

After attending Skidmore College in the USA, Zaria Forman developed her own technique. Not only does she use her fingers but her work is on a large…


Andrew Salgado

The size and scale of your images is huge. How do you physically cope with this aspect of your work? One of my favourite painters is Daniel* Richter,…


David Lake

Can you explain how you use colour to capture the time of day in your work? Work is often initiated and inspired by some reflection or catch light;…


Lan-Chiann Wu

Can you discuss your East and West arts education and the fusion of both in relations to your BFA with highest honours from Taiwan and your MA from…


Nadia Lazizi

You say you are a figurative artist. Can you explain how you understand this term in context to your work? For me, to be a figurative artist is to…


Helena McConochie

What has your painting taught you - have you developed new techniques? I don't believe my style has changed as such, I am amazed at how much more…


John Earles

You are the ‘Australian Man’, born and breed in Newcastle. Do you ever tire of your country? We can all tire a little of the environment which we see…


Denise Boineau

You have come from a fashion background, can you discuss ‘Vintour’, both the main frame and that ‘special’ viewer? Two things make fashion designers…


Loui Jover

You comment, ‘I paint, I draw, I do this every day.’ Can you elaborate on this comment? The comment you refer to in your first question can be taken…


Robert Knight

What lead you to a career in art? I remember from a very young age I loved to draw. My first painting set was given to me when I was about 10 years…


Anita West

Your current work is very different from your landscapes. Can you discuss your work ‘Banksia?’ This is the first painting in a new direction for me.…


Jenny Matthews

When or what made you decide to specialise in painting flowers? I have had an interest in wild flowers since childhood holidays in the Scottish…


William Linford

As a boy you grew up in rural Australia. You are still keeping this image alive today. Can you discuss ‘Mum Gets a Bat’ in this context? I come from…


Sasha Harding

Your aim is to capture the moment. Can you discuss this aspect of your work? I sometimes think of my paintings as snap shots a brief glimpse of a…


John Short

Sketchbooks are an intricate part of your artwork, can you expand on this? All through my college years and to date I have used sketchbooks for a…


Monica Adams

While you were training at University, were you clear that art would be you full-time career? Yes, I did believe that it would be my career while I…


Henrik Simonsen

You speak about how drawing leads you to form the line which then has a magic of its own, making up the shapes. Can you expand on that? Drawing is…


Ray Hassard

When we use the words "Plein Air" in art, we immediately think Impressionist. What they were painting was the scenes they were witnessing. Can you…


Audrey Grant

In 2002-2003 you took a figure painting course at Leith School of Art.  Can you explain how this has affected your current work? I have always been…


Deborah Phillips

Deborah Phillips from Dundee, Scotland; work just makes me want to smile.  She brings the Scottish countryside alive with acrylic paint.  You feel as…


Graham Dean

Where did the initial idea for this exhibition come from? Jon Bennington contacted me to see if I was interested in putting on a solo show around an…