Category: Artist in Studio

Through a pinhole

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Tim Lytvinenko Diana Bloomfield doesn’t like working in a darkroom. For most photographers who started taking photos in the early 1980s, this might have been a career-ending problem. But for Bloomfield, a Reidsville native, that…

On the verge: Jason Craighead

by Liza Roberts photographs by Lissa Gotwals Jason Craighead is one of Raleigh’s most prominent artists but calls what he makes “work,” not art. Painting is “making work.” Brushstrokes are “mark-making.” This member of the Raleigh Arts Commission, a former…

A teacher first: Lope Max Diaz

by Amber Nimocks photographs by Juli Leonard Bold, staring orbs, fractured picture frames, and bright geometric elements give the sculptural paintings of Raleigh’s own Lope Max Diaz a visceral presence. Through his signature use of shape and color, Diaz can…

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