Interview

Instructor Highlight | Laura Peuquet

Madelife joined writer and brand strategist Laura Peuquet for a quick talk about today’s social media trends, working for various clients, and branding strategy. Want to learn how to curate content strategically so that you reach the right audience at the right time? Check out Laura’s Smart Social Branding Course at Madelife! You have worked with a variety of clients and companies. How has your experience helped to hone your working process as a brand strategist? From working with a variety…

Instructor Highlight | Chelsea Chorpenning

Starting October 15th, Chelsea Chorpenning will be teaching an 8-week Lifestyle Photography Course at madelife! We met up with Chelsea for a quick discussion about her career, process, and life as a professional photographer!   How did you get started as a lifestyle photographer and how would you define the genre? I was given my first film camera when I was 15 after taking an intro to photography class in high school. I was instantly hooked. However, I didn’t see it…

20 questions w/ Jerod Barker

Madelife visited Community Hangout Winner and Natural Feels Artist Jerod Barker at his studio for a quick chat before his group show at Madelife! Don’t miss the opening reception of the Natural Feels Gallery Show, this Saturday at Madelife. Describe yourself and your work: I am easily distracted and always looking for something new, which could be why my medium and style tend to change with time. Who or what has been your biggest influence? My biggest influence has always…

20 Questions w/ Daniel Stolberg

In anticipation of his group show at Madelife, we visited Daniel Stolberg‘s Studio to check out his recent work and ask him a few questions! Don’t miss the opening reception of the Natural Feels Gallery Show, this Saturday at Madelife!   Describe yourself and your work:  Painting is a source of positive energy in my life. I let my mood and attitude guide my color and pattern choices. In my latest series WINDOWS, I use iconic imagery to contrast abstract…

20 Questions w/ Cristina Ponticelli

Madelife sat down with Artist and Architect Cristina Ponticelli for a quick discussion about her work, inspirations, and life as an artist. Don’t miss the opening reception of the Natural Feels Gallery Show at Madelife! Describe yourself and your work. I’m a simple person with passions and manias. Architecture, Art, and Design – if there’s a difference between them – are my passions. Perfectionism and attention to detail are my manias. My work reflects the marriage of my passion and…

Studio Visit w/ Artist & Designer Alexa Allen

In anticipation of this week’s workshop with Alexa Allen, madelife visited Alexa in her studio for a quick chat and a look at her process and work.    When & where did you first learn your craft? I attended California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco and have a degree in furniture design. I worked in the Bay area for 8-9 years doing high-end custom cabinetry. When I moved to back to Boulder in 2009 (I am originally from here)…

20 Questions w/ Neil Yarnal

  The Makings of a Man Opening Reception is just two days away! madelife sat down with Neil Yarnal, before his group show this Saturday, for a quick discussion on his process, inspirations, and life as a creative.  Describe yourself and your work. I am a hot knife, cutting through the mundane, the norm & what’s been done. As I grow, I’m learning that I am a special case—someone who never quite fits in. I’ve always been the odd man out, something…

20 Questions w/ Steven Morrell

Madelife caught up with Steven Morrell for a quick chat about his process, inspirations, and life as an Artist. Don’t miss your chance to catch a view of Steven’s most recent work ‘Ibashi’ at The makings of a Man Opening Reception on June 30th! Describe yourself and your work. I have been involved in creative endeavors my whole life. I began painting at around 12, and have continued to explore many forms of creative expression as a professional in the…

20 Questions w/ Michael Dixon

  madelife is thrilled to be showcasing an array of portraiture works by Michael Dixon for The Makings of a Man Show. In anticipation of the show’s opening reception, madelife sat down with Michael to discuss his work, process, and life as an Artist.    The Makings of a Man Opening Reception | Saturday, June 30th | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Describe yourself and your work:  I am a bi-racial black man, and I make work about race and identity. I was…

20 Questions w/ Stella Maria Baer

madelife caught up with Stella Maria Baer to ask her a few questions before her group show at madelife. See Stella’s Incredible moon paintings and more at the Vibrant Femmes Opening Reception on April 7th!     Describe yourself and your work. I am a painter and photographer originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. In my work, I explore the mythology of the desert, the cosmology of space, and the topography of the human body. I live in Denver with my…

20 Questions w/ Julia Lunk

Meet Vibrant Femmes Artist Julia Lunk. We Caught up with Julia to ask her a few questions before her show at madelife.  Vibrant Femmes Gallery Opening: April 7th, 2018 7-10pm   Describe yourself and your work:  Hungarian born and raised painter, Boulder resident for the last seventeen years, with a strong desire for being out of doors and seeking solitude often to replenish the mind rich with dreams. My works are altars l laden with symbols of life-giving energies. Preserving the…

20 Questions w/ Marisa Aragón Ware

In anticipation of the Vibrant Femmes Gallery Opening, madelife sat down with Vibrant Femmes Artist Marisa Aragón Ware for a quick talk discussing her life as an Artist, inspirations, and process. Don’t miss the Vibrant Femmes Gallery Opening on April 7th! Describe yourself and your work:  Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, I garnered my deep appreciation of nature from a childhood spent enveloped in the forests and glades of the Rocky Mountains. Those formative experiences heavily influence both my art…