Carrie Alter's Honesty, Artist Interview

Post Two: August, the proverbial dog days of summer, is a good time to look back on the past year. Today begins a five post series reviewing the top blog posts (via web traffic) this year.

Carrie Alter was interviewed by Shana Dumont Garr's for Burnaway. Garr talked about the importance of honesty in developing a body of work, her process, health, aging and fighting for your work. more

There is definitely a sculptural aspect to my paintings, in that there is a visible topography in the sheer amount of oil paint I use. I have always created cardboard sculptures as studies for my paintings, and I try to be playful with my imagery since my concepts are so dark.

How I Quit Smoking the second time
Carrie Alter, How I Quit Smoking…the second time;
oil on canvas, 30 by 24 inches.


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