Monday, July 21, 2014

Artist Profile: Yvonne Porcella

Yvonne Porcella
Modesto, CA

1.  Describe your signature style in 5 words: bold, colorful, black white accent

2.  Do you ever work in another medium and, if so, what is it and what appeals to you about it?
Fabric painting, quick abstract designs, paint it, dry it, iron it, use it.  
3.  What's coming up for you in your artistic world? Solo exhibit at Quilt Market/Quilt Festival Houston 2014
4.  Do you have any studio rituals? No rituals, walk in, admire the view, get out materials, begin.

5.  Who has inspired you on your artistic journey?  Monet, Matisse, Stuart Davis, Goncharova, Bakst, Biliban, Frankenthaler.

6.  What are the 5 essential things in your studio that you cannot live without? Olfa cutter, mat, Mistyfuse, iron, scissors.

7.  What is on your design table right now? paperwork, jeans to hem, scraps from last project.

8.  How do you juggle your artistic life, family, friends, etc? Living in a remote area, not much to distract me; weekly trips for health issues. 

9.  Do you have any studio companions (human or otherwise)? I work alone, after studio time, a JRT occupies my lap. 

10.  What was the biggest challenge in creating your piece for Reflections? I didn't feel it was a challenge, I wanted to celebrate the water we take for granted, fears of drought, bodies of water drying up, expansive golden hills viewed on my weekly drives, seeing red 
Cal Fire trucks on the move, predictions of long dry hot summer.

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