Videos : Artist Profiles

Videos : Artist Profiles

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Artist Profile: Ron Labbe, Eye Spy Featured Artist
Peabody Essex Museum, 2010

Ron Labbe, one of the featured artists in Eye Spy, creates stereoscopic art and photography. See a range of historic and contemporary 3-D imagery as Labbe shares fascinating facts about 3-D and how it works.

Artist Profile: Valérie Belin
Made Up PEM, 2009


Valérie Belin: Made Up On view October 17, 2009 to February 7, 2010  Located in the: Photography, Hilborn Gallery


Artist Profile: Heidi Aishman
Trash Menagerie PEM, 2009

Trash Menagerie artist Heidi Aishman creates playful animal images out of recycled and used makeup. Watch as she draws and paints a guinea pig using mascara, nail polish, foundation and blush. Her I’m So Beautiful series portrays the animals typically used for cosmetic testing.

Artist Profile: Phil Lowe
Samuel McIntire, Carving an American Style PEM, 2007
Artist Profile

Master furniture maker Phillip Lowe demonstrates some of the same techniques that Samuel McIntire used during his career in the late 18th century as Salem’s preeminent wood carver and architect.

Artist Profile: Contemporary Furnituremakers Explore Chinese Traditions
Inspired by China PEM, 2006
Artist Profile

Furnituremakers  J.M. Syron and Bonnie Bishoff demonstrate a polymer clay veneer technique. Their small chest was on view in Inspired by China, Contemporary Furnituremakers Explore Chinese Traditions, which began with a three-day workshop for artists so they could examine historic pieces and then draw from the forms and materials to create their own works of art for the exhibition the following year.

Artist Profile: Cile Bellefleur Burbidge
Wedded Bliss PEM, 2008

Cile Bellefleur Burbidge created her three-foot tall Architectural Fantasy Cake for PEM’s Wedded Bliss exhibition in 2008. In this video, she shows how to make tiny floral bouquets out of icing.

Artist Profile: Joni Sternbach
SurfLand PEM, 2009

Joni Sternbach makes her photographs of surfing culture in tintype, a labor-intensive technique that requires the application of chemicals to a metal plate. SurfLand, her first solo exhibition at a major art museum, reveals her fascinating body of work that’s at once historical yet completely contemporary.

Artist Profile: Kenro Izu
Kenro Izu: Sacred Places PEM, 2003
Artist Profile: Creative Exchanges, Sights and Sounds of the Silk Road
© Copyright 2004. The Silk Road Project, Inc.

In 2004, PEM partnered with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project and hosted Sights and Sounds of the Silk Road, a series of performances and educational and cultural activities that connected the museum’s collections with other forms of creative response. This video was produced as a result of this initiative.

Artist Profile: Gulammohammed Sheikh
ReVisions PEM, 2009

In this video, ReVisions artist Gulammohammed Sheikh talks about his painting In and Out of Story, the inspiration behind it and his use of symbolism. See three other artist interviews in the exhibition gallery.