"Joe Fig is an artist living in Connecticut ([link]
. Part craftsman, humorist, and historian, he creates intricate and realistic sculptures of artists and artists and their studios, which reveal insights into their personality through their working style and practice. Fig' work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States. He is the recipient of the Space Program, Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Grant; a Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, School of Visual Arts; a Lucille Blanch Award, Woodstock Artists Association; and a Francis Criss Award, School of Visual Arts. His book, 'Inside the Painter's Studio,' containing interviews, photographs and art, [was] published in 2009 by Princeton Architectural Press."
Jackie Battenfield, 2009 'The Artists Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love," Da Capo Press.
I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to ask Mr Fig a few questions about his artistic practice, as well has his personal believes involving success in what has become a very fluid and changing industry!
To see the interview, please go to my blog! jasminejmartin.blogspot.com