Abstract artist, Bea Garding Schubert, in her studio

Q & A with artist Bea Garding Schubert (Germany)

Bea Garding Schubert has accomplished a lot since we first met in November of 2017. Energetic and productive as ever, she is now able to fully live from her art. A dream come through for her! Time to touch base again with this inspiring woman. Q & A with Bea Garding Schubert As an artist, Read more about Q & A with artist Bea Garding Schubert (Germany)[…]

Julie Edwards in her Wolverhampton studio

Q & A with artist Julie Edwards (UK)

Julie Edwards (UK) was initially interviewed in November of 2017, as the first artist to receive a studio visit from our curator. After a difficult year for her, it was high time we touched base with this talented artist. Q & A with Julie Edwards As an artist, what is your biggest dream? “My greatest Read more about Q & A with artist Julie Edwards (UK)[…]

Abstract landscape artist, Gesa Reuter

Meet abstract landscape artist, Gesa Reuter

“I am a traveller between worlds” — abstract landscape artist, Gesa Reuter A beautiful drive from Hanover Airport, through the rolling hills of North Rhine-Westphalia, takes me to the small city of Detmold, Germany. An ancient city first referred to in the year 783. Checked in to my room at a charming hotel in the Read more about Meet abstract landscape artist, Gesa Reuter[…]

Meet Vancouver Island artist, Lois Goodnough

Meet Vancouver Island artist, Lois Goodnough

“I want to add a little bit of beauty to the world.” — Vancouver Island artist, Lois Goodnough A direct flight takes me from Calgary to Nanaimo, Vancouver Island. And as soon as I step out of the airplane, I notice it. Salty and breezy: the sea! It makes me excited for what’s ahead: a Read more about Meet Vancouver Island artist, Lois Goodnough[…]

"Bison" (2019) Mokulito print (1/6) by Austrian artist, Bernhard Cociancig

Meet Bernhard Cociancig, artist on a mission

Beautiful mountain views, West Bragg Creek’s sprawling trail system and one happy gallery dog who could come along for the afternoon. However unlikely the setting, it is where I had the first of many conversations with an incredibly humble human being with a big heart. Meet Vienna-based Bernhard Cociancig; a remarkable man, and an artist Read more about Meet Bernhard Cociancig, artist on a mission[…]

Semi-abstract landscape artist, Donna Winn

Meet Canadian artist, Donna Winn

For my interview with Try it ART’s first Canadian artist, I do not have to travel far. In the community of Redwood Meadows, AB, just down the road from our gallery, I find Donna Winn. I know her as an artist; a talented painter. Then one evening, I heard her sing. What a voice! Deep, Read more about Meet Canadian artist, Donna Winn[…]

Dutch urban-artist

Meet contemporary artist, Pee-Jay Czifra

“Painting gives me a deep sense of satisfaction and purpose. It has been my path back to health; my life after cancer.” Building a life after cancer Dutch contemporary artist Pee-Jay Czifra has used his creativity to build a new life after a brave, and difficult fight with cancer. One of the most significant moments Read more about Meet contemporary artist, Pee-Jay Czifra[…]

"Chicks!" by Dutch expressionist artist, Janet Timmerije

Meet Dutch expressionist artist, Janet Timmerije

“I have to create, and I have to paint. Painting is my life.” — Janet Timmerije My meeting with Dutch expressionist artist, Janet Timmerije A two-hour train ride takes me to Eibergen, the Netherlands, where I am about to meet Dutch artist, Janet Timmerije. It will be my second visit to this productive artist and Read more about Meet Dutch expressionist artist, Janet Timmerije[…]

Meet Charley Jones, artist and capoeirista

“My paintings are a reflection and expression of unification. It is not about trying to represent beauty. It is about looking beyond that.” Meeting Charley, artist and capoeirista It would have been an absolute pleasure to visit Charley in Colombia, where he currently resides. However, a tight schedule before Try it ART’s San Francisco exhibition Read more about Meet Charley Jones, artist and capoeirista[…]

Meet abstract artist, Arngrim Larsen

“If my art touches your heart, I have found purpose in life.” — abstract artist, Arngrim Larsen A major power outage around Schiphol Airport threw a wrench in my visit with visual abstract artist, Arngrim Larsen in Gothenburg, Sweden. Unable to fly out, but thanks to technology, I was lucky enough to still meet this Read more about Meet abstract artist, Arngrim Larsen[…]