Author: Jiha Moon

Nicholas Nyland

by Jiha Moon on September 14th, 2012
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 building in downtown Tacoma and rose six flights on an escalator to his airy light...
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Yuki Nakamura

by Jiha Moon on June 27th, 2011
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 to disappear. The spacious studio in Yuki’s day lit basement reflects her artistic practice. Yuki...
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Phil Roach

by Jiha Moon on October 8th, 2010
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, fear, and voyeuristic longings. A trite thrift store flower painting opens into bereft worlds occupied...
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