Welcome to Visual Language...

Through interviews and studio visits, this platform will exhibit discussions, commentary, and imagery of contemporary artists who are making contributions to expand the language and cultural significance of painting and other forms of visual art.

We will attempt to explore the diverse narratives of contemporary painting and object creation by showcasing the compelling voices adding to the genre. Whether you are an art enthusiast, a collector, or simply seeking inspiration, our site serves as a window into the diverse and significant visual languages of contemporary culture.

All artists are agents of culture. No matter how insignificant any artist’s effort and contribution may seem.

The artist’s will to invoke an object, a picture, a song, or a poem, into existence is what will convince future civilizations of our desire to breathe amidst the unrelenting chaos of our lives.

Artist Interviews and Catalog Essays:

Decorations are not Paintings

Why do I see so many visual artists creating decorations and illustrations and calling them paintings? It seems that the […]

The Emperor Has No Clothes!

I don’t get Stanley Whitney’s painting. Does the emperor have no clothes? I see nothing in this work….not even a […]

John Guzman

The Blaffer Art Museum is presenting the first solo museum exhibition of work by artist John Guzman (b. 1984). Flesh […]

Queen Amina

 A self-taught artist, Queen Amina creates visceral works that maintain a compositional buoyancy and an innate control of pictorial space. […]

Toby Rosser

Toby Rosser at “Visual Language & Catharsis” EXCERPT FROM THE CATALOG ESSAY WRITTEN BY PHOEBE HOBAN Visit Toby Rosser’s web […]

Stephen Paul Connor

Visit Steve Paul Connor’s web site: stephenpaulconnor.com Catalog Essay by Phoebe Hoban Stephen Paul Connor teaches game design at a community […]