Artist Interview: Joel Daniel Phillips

It is not often that FWMoA has living artists exhibited in our galleries, and even less often that they come to visit! Therefore, we jumped on the opportunity to speak with Joel Daniel Phillips about his life-size charcoal portraits, where his art is taking him next, and if he'll ever try using color!

Artist Interview: Chuck Sperry

Exhibitions Content Manager Elizabeth Goings sat down with artist Chuck Sperry, whose exhibition All Access: Exploring Humanism in the Art of Chuck Sperry, is on display at FWMoA through December 9th, 2018. Listen, or read, as Elizabeth and Chuck discuss his early career as a cartoonist, his journey to printmaking and posters, his inspirations, and his interactions with his collectors from all over the world!

Artist Interview: Outlaw of Print Dennis McNett

Our Exhibitions Content Manager, Elizabeth Goings, sat down with Outlaw Printmaker Dennis McNett to discuss printmaking, Norse mythology, and the meaning of Outlaw art. Read the full transcription below or listen here:  Goings: What do you think of your work or your style being described as “irreverent” or “outlaw?” Do you view it as a …

Brett Golliff: From Scholastic Art Award Winner to New Balance Sneaker Designer and Corvette Collaborator

Former Fort Wayne Museum of Art Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winner and Angola High School Grad, Brett Golliff is a self-proclaimed sneaker addict.  Having grown up in the Michael Jordan era, Brett’s fondness for shoes began at an early age and continued to solidify through high school.  Before he could afford to buy Jordan …

Cary Shafer Creates Tilted Arch

This first interview with Cary Shafer while creating his work "Tilted Arch". Tilted Arch was commissioned by the Fort Wayne Museum of Art's and will be displayed in the Sculpture Court starting Fall of 2012. Cary Talks about his training, his career as we get a behind the scenes look at studio and his process.

Simon Donovan: Interview with a Public Artist

The Head of Simon Donovan's Diamondback Snake Bridge in Tuscon, Arizona

Interviewed by Jack Cantey Over the past twenty years, Tucson-based artist Simon Donovan has worked in a wide range of forms, including painting, sculpture, mixed media, performance, and public art. Since 1996, he has attained and created nearly twenty public art commissions in and around Tucson and Phoenix. Simon has also received several awards, most …