Author Archives for Elise Richman

Nicholas Nyland

September 14, 2012 11:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The rain had abated on the late morning in early June when I visited Nicholas Nyland’s studio. I entered the lobby of the stylish 1920’s office…


Yuki Nakamura

June 27, 2011 1:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Yuki Nakamura’s studio is as white as porcelain. She painted its dark wood paneling multiple times until her walls became so stark they almost seem…


Phil Roach

October 7, 2010 8:12 pm Published by 2 Comments

Inside his comfortable but respectably spartan two-car garage studio space, Tacoma, Washington artist Phil Roach practices an unexpected alchemy. Secondhand luggage becomes baggage holding memory,…


Maki Tamura

March 29, 2010 7:43 pm Published by 4 Comments

Maki Tamura was born in Tokyo, raised in Jakarta and now makes her home in Seattle. I have known Maki since we were under-graduates at…