"...Space and light are central to my work. I use them to create the forms of my husband’s body, and to capture the presence and essence of the Navy Yard’s industrial leviathans."
- Helen Selsden, Brooklyn painter
"...I’m imitating the process of how everything around us becomes what we see in that particular moment instead of just rendering the final result of that moment caught in time..."
- Paul Catalanotto, Brooklyn based artist & gallerist
"...I’ve arrived at my personal style through a long winding path of exploration that has included photo realism..."
- Joel Adas, Brooklyn painter
"Folks often remark 'Why do you call this series Oil Paintings of Animals' when they’re obviously people?” Perhaps that is part what I’m trying to do: help folks remember we’re all animals."- KellyAnne Hanrahan, Brooklyn-based painter and graphic designer
"...Currently I am exploring the idea a collaging my life events, colors I see, people in the street to forge some kind of bizarre reality with an icon-like quality..."
-Ethan Boisvert, Queens-based painter and multi-disciplinary artist.
"...Although specific aspects of my identity, such as being a woman and an immigrant, inform my work, I am also a part of a tradition of painting, and I try to assert my own voice while expanding on that tradition..."
-Hagar Sadan, Brooklyn-based painter & educator
"...I want my work to speak to my world, where blackness or darkness isn't just something ugly or bad, but is something whole and complex and beautiful..."
- Christa Pratt, Brooklyn-based painter