In this video tour, visual artist + pyrographer Hailey Morgan shows us her backyard art studio that her husband and father-in-law built in Anchorage, Alaska.
Painter James Temte shows us how he transformed his carport into his outdoor art studio, talks about his creative process + shows us what supplies he uses for his paintings.
Painter Dawn Gerety gives us a tour of her workspace that’s a custom-built shed adjacent to her Alaskan home.
Alaskan Filmmaker Ben Sturgulewski draws his inspiration from his love of the outdoors, so it’s no surprise that after spending some time in the lower 48, he took a risk and moved back to a tiny Alaskan town. The risk paid off and he’s been able to both stay busy with work and create a life that suits him well. In our conversation, we talk about why collaboration is key, how relinquishing control can reduce stress + why you should follow your own path.
Artwork provided by the artist. NAME: Ben SturgulewskiOCCUPATIONS: Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Filmmaker, WriterLOCATION: Girdwood, Alaska, USAART: Instagram: @sturgegram | sturgefilm.com | Linkedin
Illustrator Ted Kim’s early life revolved around skateboarding. But after being sidelined with a knee injury, Ted turned to drawing as an additional creative outlet. After gaining recognition for his intricate and imaginative way of storytelling in his work, Ted now sells his art all over the world. In our conversation, Ted shares why artists should follow their hearts and never force anything + why sharing a “good vibe” through his art is more important than making money.
Back in the early 2000s my friend had a local zine called AK Ink and she asked me to do a comic strip for it. I came up with this story that a corporation needed an idea for a soda, one that kids got addicted to. And so the comic strip played out the idea, …
Tucked away in a small mountain town in Alaska you’ll find painter Dawn Gerety who successfully transitioned from a 25-year career in graphic design into painting full time. In our conversation, Dawn shares the steps she took to create her new art career, how living in the right location can help you mentally thrive and why you sometimes have to do the work yourself to get the results you want.
Artwork provided by the artist unless otherwise noted. NAME: Dawn GeretyOCCUPATIONS: Muralist, Painter LOCATION: Girdwood, Alaska, United StatesART: artseriously.com | Instagram @dawngeretyart