Northeast Issue #98 Sneek Peek!

The 2012 Northeast Issue, #98, is now hitting newsstands across the US. We expect them to ship to subscribers in the next 1 to 2 weeks, so check those mailboxes! The juror for the Northeast issue was Dina Deitsch, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA.

Deitsch notes in her essay, "While the Northeast can be characterized by its cold weather, ties to the earliest days of American history, a collection of some very good schools, and perhaps, what is politely termed a Yankee frugality or better yet, pragmatism, the truth of the matter is that the art here bears no such defining characteristics. In the realm of painting, where the limits are the mind and hand, there is a remarkable range of forward-thinking ideas, subject matter, and technique. In the grouping of painters featured in this issue of New American Paintings you’ll come across works that speak more to the human experience—both local and global—and a broadening effect of thinking through painting as a material, as color, and less as a means to an end. This shift towards the materiality of paint seems to almost reinvigorate the medium, taking it into the space of the world itself."

-- View a list of all featured artists after the jump!

You can pre-order the issue by calling 617-778-5265.

Featured Artists:

Ben Boothby
Nina Bovasso
Andrew Brischler
Ria Brodell
Robert Buck
Jaqueline Cedar
Seth Clark
Hannah Cole
Benjamin Degan
Jessie Edelman
Echo Eggebrecht
Amze Emmons
Shawn Huckins
Louise Marshall
Ryan McLennan
Erin Murray
Peter Opheim
Julie Oppermann
Justin Richel
Cristi Rinklin
Rebecca Roberts
Kay Ruane
Rebecca Rutstein
Jason Seeley
Marc Séguin
Susan Siegel
Cary Smith
Roxa Smith
Laurel Sparks
Alexia Stamatiou
Becky Suss
Eugenie Tung
Joe M. Wardwell
Ben Weiner
Summer Wheat
Chelsey Tyler Wood
Jason Bard Yarmosky
Michael Yoder
Brian Zink

Cover by KAORUKO

Table of Contents, Amze Emmons

Spotlight with Franklin Evans

Noteworthy Artists: Summer Wheat and Benjamin Degen

Behind the Scenes with Kristen Dodge (Dodge Gallery)

Back Cover: Joe Wardwell