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.

Artist Interviews and Essays

John Hovig

John Hovig Visit john Hovigs’s web site: johnhovig.com John Hovig, like Toby Rosser, is an internet developer; he has been “steeped in software coding” since 1980. Hovig originally wanted to be an architect, and both that predilection and his profession are […]

Bob Marty

Visit Bob Marty’s website: bobmarty.com Bob Marty’s colorful career ranges from helping build Big Bird for Sesame Street to working on sets and props for several George Balanchine ballets to creating over 1,000 television specials for PBS and other major […]

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.

---Toby Rosser