EK Interview: Erin Riley 2

The tapestries of Erin Riley are a thing to see.  And good news citizens!  If you’ll be in Miami during December you’ll be able to see her work at Select Art Fair!  Erin’s work is revealing, it is an in depth and honest discussion of feminine values and insecurities within current culture.  In keeping, her interview is…

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EK Interview: Lucien Shapiro

Lucien Shapiro is one of the fantastic artists Empty Kingdom is bringing to Select Art Fair.  His masks may cover the face but they provide a deeper window into what is behind.  His work is self-reflection, a commentary and force for the importance of creating things by hand and the value imperfection can imbue such objects…

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EK Interview: Meow Wolf

 Meow Wolf is a group of artists from Santa Fe, brought together by a shared purpose and passion for art and music.  They have created a number of fantastic, whimsical pieces of art with a myriad of topics and styles.  They will be at Select Art Fair for Art Basel this year in Miami.  Hear more…

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EK Interview: Joe Shea

Joe Shea is currently showing at the Hellion Gallery in Portland, Oregon.  His work with mixed media spans a variety of themes, from fables to the American West to his own personal issues, but in all cases it is imbued with with a sense of wonder, as if there’s much more going on behind the work…

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EK Interview: Steve Powers

The work of Steve Powers is about as straight forward as it can be, on one level at least.  On the other level it’s steeped in subtlety and conveys much more than the words at first glance say.  He will be working with Select Art Fair in Miami of this year and we are happy…

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EK Interview: Jean-Paul Frenay

Jean-Paul Frenay is a visual artist currently based in Brussels, Belgium that has touched upon a healthy palette of media bases such as: film, VFX, performance pieces, interaction installations, experimental video, photography, and even music (I, The Phoneix). With such a busy schedule, we here at EK were more than appreciative to have him take…

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EK Interview: Derek Gores

The fourth and final artists that Empty Kingdom is proud to bring to SXSW ReCREATE:ATX will be Derek Gores.  The fantastic master of the collage will undoubtedly be putting something stunning and novel up on the walls in Austin Texas.  Derek understands that this is about community, encouraging anyone near the event to bring something for…

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EK Interview: Hugh Leeman

The next of the fantastic four artists that will be participating in the ReCREATE:ATX event, which is only 1 week away, is none other than Hugh Leeman.  Discussing everything from personal maturation to the ignorance we have towards the richness of the life the person walking by you on the street, his interview is well…

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EK Interview: David Young

With his eyes set on the upcoming Empty Kingdom / HOPE Campaign event at SXSW, in Austin Texas, we have taken a little time to ask David Young, D Young V, about his work passions and his goals.  D Young doesn’t shy away from the meat of the issues at hand, his discussion is relevant,…

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EK Interview: Erin M Riley

Erin Riley’s work is vibrant, violent, beautiful, sad but above all honest.  She makes tapestries addressing the myriad of issues youth, and particularly women, face and the pain that we go through and sometimes inflict upon ourselves.  Erin Riley will be showing her work starting TODAY at the Extension Gallery – Orchard Skateshop in Boston, MA, so…

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