While being a printmaker, when I entered this studio I thought I came to a fairyland. The fairyland it appeared had a name: Gary Lichtenstein Editions at MANA. This was a definitely my dream of a printmaking studio! It was very well equipped, it had all necessary for silk-screen printing supplies and surprisingly for an art… Read More Printmaking studio at MANA Contemporary
When I visited the Mount Iō in Hokkaido, Japan earlier this year I discovered an interesting phenomena. The area as you can see has evidence of a volcanic activity, there is hot bubbling water, steaming holes and yellow sulfur everywhere. Since it was in February, snow was covering the mountain, and what I saw at… Read More Ice near volcano.
New York under snow offers a unique experience. New Yorkers try to stay home or go to the Central Park for cross-country skiing, tourists – fill up their cell phones with selfies. Roads are covered with slushy white that turns blue (for some reason Windex is used to melt snow, but it doesn’t seem to work)… Read More New York spring blizzard, March 2017
“How did you find out about it?” they asked me. “We keep it a secret, there is even no website”. “My Irish artist friend told me about it” I replied. An art residency, located at the edge of the world – remote Ireland – is a big secret. I was lucky to be accepted. Out of… Read More That secret place at the edge of the world…
There are so many places in the world you’d like to visit, but there are only a few you truly like to come back to. To me – Vyt (Vytlacil) is one of them. I like to come here and create. Nothing else matters then. This charming art residency is a part of the Art… Read More I love Vyt. Art Residency in New York. 2016
My plan was to find an accommodation for the duration of my stay in Amsterdam, as I was going to the Netherlands for a series of my exhibitions. There is always a choice of Airbnb, which I love, but for a longer time it may still become pricy. My friend who lives in Amsterdam remembered… Read More Bohemian style of life. Amsterdam art atelier.
Do you have anyone special you would like to give a Valentine card to? I make one every year and today I would like to invite you to make one with me. First of all, get comfy, put some nice music on, make a cup of your favorite tea… and lets begin! I teach watercolor… Read More Making a Valentine card