A VISIT WITH JESSE POWELL AT HIS STUDIO IN MONTEREY, CA | “My studio is located in the historic American Tin Cannery building on Cannery Row,” Powell says. “The studio sits on the third floor facing the Pacific Ocean and has 20-foot-high ceilings, the original 12-foot-tall windows, and the original brick walls.”
Storytelling in figurative art
By Kristin Hoerth
For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to watch people…
When Shirley Gipson looks at items that others might consider junk, she sees something more—a sense of life in the inanimate, whether it’s an old milk pitcher or a tattered jack-in-the-box toy. The Texas-based still-life artist says she relishes using objects in her tableaux that were once treasured during a bygone era.