Posts by My Modern Met

April 14, 2021

Embroidery Artist Sarah K. Benning on Her Vivid Floral Pieces and Growing as an Artist [Podcast]

This week on Top Artist Podcast we chat with embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning on her successful professional journey and about how her work has changed along the way. We loved chatting with Benning about her decision to leave her retail job when she noticed her embroidery became more profitable. She tells us about managing an 80-hour workweek to fill an Etsy shop, pursue new projects, and to keep up with demand.

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March 17, 2021

Photographer and Game Designer Liam Wong on His Cinematic Shots and Eye for Composition [Podcast]

This week on the Top Artist Podcast, we talk to photographer and game designer Liam Wong about his cinematic photography. He tells us about the effect video games and film had on him as an artist. These artistic influences helped him develop a sharp eye for composition that allows him to capture such dramatic shots of lively urban streets, often in Tokyo, Japan.

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February 3, 2021

Sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor on His Underwater Sculptures and Environmental Art [Podcast]

This week on the Top Artist Podcast, we talk with sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor about his incredible work and the impact his pieces have on their local environment and the world. Trained at the London Institute of Art, deCaires Taylor uses his sculptures to rebuild natural habitats and mitigate damage caused by tourism to at-risk underwater areas.

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December 25, 2020

Help Us Support Public Art Classrooms in Need by Contributing to ‘Donors Choose’

At My Modern Met, we believe that art is a fundamental part of being human. Access to it is critical. Whether this involves learning how to draw, reading art history, or discovering the work of an emerging artist, engagement with creativity is something that needs to be fostered—and protected. We are dedicated to making sure that access to art is possible for everyone.

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