Vidar & Hans is a comic book by Nathan Peterson and Gary Nauman. They speak to Staying Artful about creating a comic book during COVID-19 and the benefits of collaboration. Learn more about Vidar & Hans here: vidarandhans.wordpress.com/ Image by Gary Nauman and Nathan Peterson. Featuring the steeple of the Stougton Opera House.
When quarantine started in mid-March, what did you do? Did you pick up an old hobby? Did you sit in a corner and worry? This edition of Staying Artful features encouraging advice for beginning artists from local artists. Join the conversation by giving your own advice in the comments. LaShawn M. Wanak is a speculative […]
LaShawn M. Wanak is a science fiction/fantasy author living in Madison. She talks to Staying Artful about her writing career, her work at the literary magazine GigaNotoSaurus, and life since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Read LaShawn’s blog at: tbonecafe.wordpress.com/ Read GigaNotoSaurus at: giganotosaurus.org/ Photo courtesy of LaShawn M. Wanak.
Flights of Foundry Online Convention is organized by The Dream Foundry, a non-profit dedicated to helping beginners in the speculative fiction community. Cislyn Smith and Deanna Rymaszewski, two of the masterminds behind Flights of Foundry, talk about bringing people together during COVID-19 and their hopes for next year. In photo: organizers Smith (left) and Rymaszewski […]
In this first edition of Staying Artful, feature contributor KT Howard interviews the owners of Wayward Tattoo, which opened its doors in May 2019. Owners Gabe Joyner, Audra Grosz, and Claire Warhus discussed the story of opening their shop and how they are coping with COVID-19. According to Joyner, “I am a human sourdough.” Visit […]