Monthly Archives: May 2013

Leah Jay Interview

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Leah Jay Interview

Interview with Leah Jay on the occasion of her solo exhibition Child-Site at KALEID during the month of Aprl 2013. Interview conducted by Donny Foely. KALEID: Does your work reflect your own personal dreams or dreams you’ve once had? If so, do you still have dreams so vivid and fun? Leah: Yes. Let me be clear, though: my dreams at night (the rapid eye movement sleep kind) are mostly random, or I simply don’t remember them. However, what I’m most interested in capturing as an artist are waking dreams, daydreams, and imagination. I have to make an effort to get into that headspace, but I can do it. And yes, when I’m there, that world has bolder lines, broader strokes – more energy and color. I think young children do this easily. They hallucinate in their “pretending” space all the time while awake. For example, kids can have imaginary friends…

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LAurus Myth Interview

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LAurus Myth Interview

Interview with LAuruS Myth on the occasion of her solo exhibition Light and Soul Experiences in Natural and Cultural Landscapes at KALEID during the month of Aprl 2013.  Interview conducted by Lacey Bryant.KALEID: Can you start out by telling us a little bit about how you came to be an artist? Did you have an inclination from an early age and family support or was it something you discovered later? LAuruS: I was always a creative person, making collages all over my room, painting, and mostly taking snapshot photography. However, I did not start to take art as a serious career possibility until college. At first I wanted to be an environmental scientist, or maybe marine biologist. So, at orientation day, I was told that if I wanted to pursue those majors that I would need to take a math placement test in about 20 minutes. Since I did not…

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