Category Archives: Artist Interviews

Five Questions with… Lara Dann

“Grimm: Visions of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales” opens at Helikon tonight, along with “Strange Conversations” in our tandem gallery 101. In conjunction with the shows we’ve asked participating artists a few questions about their work and interests. We are lucky to have some incredible local artists participating in Grimm, including longtime inspiration of ours, Lara Dann; below, […]

Six Questions with… Sean Talamini

This Friday, June 5th, marks the opening of two simultaneous shows at Helikon Gallery: “Grimm: Visions of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales” in the main gallery and “Strange Conversations” in tandem gallery 101. In conjunction with the exhibits, we have asked participating artists to answer a few questions about their art and life. Philadelphia-based artist […]

Five Questions with… Melinda Kern

Our annual tenant exhibition, Denizen III, is on view now through May 30th. In conjunction with the show we asked studio tenant Melinda Kern a few questions about her art and life. Check out her thoughts below: 1. Did you aspire to be an artist, or did you fall in love with making art? Both! […]

Five Questions with… Annie Aqua

Denizen III, our annual tenant exhibition, is on view now through May 30th. In conjunction with the exhibition, we asked Helikon studio artists to answer a few questions about their art and life. Check out Gallery Assistant Annie Aqua’s responses below. 1. Do you have a “day job” outside of your art? I work as the […]

Five Questions with… Vinni Alfonso

Vinni is one of our newest studio tenants, already bringing a strong and vibrant creative presence to the Helikon community. We asked him to answer a few questions in conjunction with our annual tenant exhibition, Denizen III, on view now. Check out his answers below. 1. What does your perfect day look like? Wake up around […]

Five Questions with… Cayce Goldberg

Thank you to everyone who came out last week for the opening of Denizen III– we had a great time and look forward to First Friday coming up this week. In conjunction with the show, we asked Gallery Director and artist Cayce Goldberg a few questions. Below, read his thoughts on digital painting, the experience of […]

Five Questions with… Emily Wilcox

Our annual tenant group show, “Denizen III,” opens tomorrow, April 24, 6-10pm. In conjunction with the opening we asked artist Emily Wilcox to answer a few questions about her art and life. Check out her answers below: 1. What would you tell your younger self when you were first embarking on your artistic career? It’s […]

Five Questions with… Justin Ankenbauer

Helikon Studios tenant Justin Ankenbauer is always blowing us away with his contemporary versatility, moving cohesively between large-scale abstract paintings and video game design. In conjunction with our upcoming Denizen III exhibition, we asked Justin a few questions about his art and life. Read his thoughts below. 1. Do you have a “day job” outside […]

Six Questions with… Sarah Winkler

Sarah Winkler is one of our newest tenants, bringing fresh creativity to the Helikon Studio community with her geological-inspired mixed media works. In conjunction with our annual group tenant show “Denizen III,” opening on April 24th, we asked Sarah a few questions about her art and life. Check out her answers below: 1. Did you aspire to […]

20 Questions with… Jarred De Palo

spark & ruin: anatomy of a flame, curated by 1of1 magazine, is currently on view at Helikon Gallery and Studios through February 24th, 2015. We asked owner and publisher of 1of1 Magazine, Jarred De Palo, to participate in our 20 Questions interview; read his answers below. 1) What is your earliest memory? Enjoying time with the one and only […]