Cristina Córdova

Cristina Córdova is an American-born, Puerto Rican sculptor who works and lives in Penland, North Carolina. She’s heavily influenced by the rich and layered imagery of classical Catholic sculptures cemented with modern obscure juxtapositions.

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Van Arno

Van Arno was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri where he attended a Christian Science school from kindergarten through high school. He was accepted at Otis Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles where he studied under Carol Caroompas and Lita Albquerque, supporting himself working late nights as a bouncer…

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Stephanie Henderson

Stephanie Henderson is a painter based out of Detroit, Michigan. The artist is influenced by Dylan Thomas’ poem “And Death Shall Have No Dominion” which refers to the Day of the Dead’s cycle of life and death.

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EK Interview: Joshua Hagler

Joshua Hagler, previously featured October 2010 is a really cool dude, a gentleman of the highest order, and he is really really really patient, because this interview was owed to him a long time ago, and he was really nice about it the whole time. I’m sorry Josh, but we do love your work and…

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EK Interview: Mike Shankman

Here’s what I know about Mike Shankman. He’s a hard working dude. He is patient. He’s talented. He loves painting deeply. I’m not sure if there’s anything else I need to know. Oh, and I do also know his paintings are a real treat in person! He is currently solo-showing at the prolific 111 Minna…

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EK Interview: Robert Gligorov

Robert Gligorovis an artist previously featured by our beloved Konahrtist in 2011. He has also graced us with his presence in our Top 100 Artists of 2011. With his incredible knack for artistic shock value it was only natural that we’d want to take a peak into this man’s mind and see what makes him tick.

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EK Interview: Minjae Lee

Empty Kingdom has featured South Korean artist Minjae Lee‘s mind-blowing work earlier last year. This time we have an exclusive interview with him sharing in-depth background based around his work. Previously featured by Millions.

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Stuart Patience // Interview

Stuart Patience is from the U.K. He creates highly detailed technical drawings to simplified abstractions that focus on pattern and colour. He also spells colour the cool way. Kind of like how I would write theatre instead of the gringo way of spelling “theater.”

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Pamela Wilson // Birdshot Interview

Pamela Wilson is a painter with a considerable skill and vision that tickles my fancy.  She has exhibited around the country for a while now, and Empty Kingdom was happy to interview her to help promote her new show this month. It’s going on right now so if you’re in the area, hit it up!

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BRETT AMORY, WHITE LIGHT INTERVIEW

Brett Amory has a new show at Anno Domini in San Jose, CA. If you’re around, make the trek.  The owners of A.D. are really awesome and deserve all the love for showing great artists like Brett. Drrummmmmm.  I remember a long time ago going to gallery A.D. to cover a Dave Choe show and…

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