An interview with Michael Guerin of the Diartspora Gallery

photo credit: Lori Waselchuk

Michael Guerin is the owner of the Diartspora Gallery, a private art collection focusing upon African-American art, and the art of the African diaspora. Collected over a period of over 20 years, the collection includes many pieces by self-taught and outsider artists, as well as some by those who are well-known.I had the opportunity to talk with Michael about the collection, … [Read more...]

Children’s book release! Lulu Looks for Love by Katie Pfeiffer

Lulu Looks for Love - Katie Pfeiffer

Katie Pfeiffer's new children's book, Lulu Looks for Love, has just been published.Lulu the cow is lonely. With a cat as a guide, she searches the world for love, in all sorts of fascinating places. But she just can't seem to find it - until she looks in the most unexpected place of all.Katie Pfeiffer's heartfelt tale of love and friendship, and her 17 colorful, … [Read more...]

On Relationships: 6 Artworks by Katie Pfeiffer

PORTRAIT OF A NARCISSIST MAN - copyright Katie Pfeiffer

Artist's StatementRelationships dominate my life. The relationships I have with other people and the one I have with myself. I explore these personal interactions through art . My focus on color and humor are meant to draw the viewer into my world. The darkness in my work is more emotional than physical. My ultimate goal is always to expose the mental and emotional … [Read more...]

Interview with Artist Katie Pfeiffer

Little Miss Sunshine with Flowers, copyright Katie Pfeiffer

Recently I was fortunate to sit down with artist Katie Pfeiffer, and discuss her background, art, inspiration and the connection of spirituality to the creative process.How would you describe your work?My paintings, drawings, collages & designs are a mixture of naive sophistication in a folk/outsider/art brut style. I love children's art because it so … [Read more...]