Helen O’Leary: Rome

Helen O’Leary’s artwork defies traditional structures. As she constructs her paintings, she wants to pin a fragment of her own personal story to a bigger, more epic tale. This video traces her time working as a Visual Arts Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. She describes her intricate process and delights in the sensuality of her materials, her passion for the luminosity of egg tempera and pigment, the insistence of the joinery, and the gender of her painting. She observes, "It's all about experimenting with things I don't even know about yet". 

Directed by Gael Towey
Cinematography by Joe Tomcho & Jeff Tomcho
Edited by Maria Juranic
Titles by Doyle Partners




Gabriella Kiss

Season 1

Enchanted with the gesture of the human hand, and the gestures of nature, Gabriella Kiss creates jewelry that reconnects us to the wonders of the forest and its floor. Her discoveries are our treasures.

Directors of Photography Gentl & Heyers

Alabama Chanin

Season 1

Using local cotton, local talent and local traditions, Natalie Chanin has brought Alabama to Haute Couture. Natalie’s story and her artistry is bound up in the landscape and the legends of the region along the Tennessee River.

Cinematography and Editing Joe Tomcho