Carla Koulajian — Art Dimensions: Beyond the Palette Podcast #44: Spontaneous Abstract Expressionist

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Episode 44: Carla Koulajian — Spontaneous Abstract Expressionist

  • What is Carla up to these days in her studio?
  • Did she paint in Lebanon?
  • Does she ever get painter’s block?
  • Why does she use the colors she does?
  • What inspires her to paint?
  • How long does it take her to paint?
  • What is the “duality” in her work?
  • If she was granted $1 million for a project, what would she create?
City at Daybreak
Hillside of Yerevan

Show Notes

  • Intro
  • [0:30] Art Dimensions: Beyond the Palette
  • [0:34] Whitney Rosenson, Art Dimensions
  • [0:39] Check out Carla’s art at ArtDimensionsOnline.com
  • [1:26] What is Carla up to these days in her studio?
  • [2:02] Why does she love painting?
  • [2:32] How long has she been painting?
  • [2:44] Did she paint in Lebanon?
  • [3:02] Did her style change when she moved to the US?
  • [3:22] Christie’s Auction House
  • [3:41] Parsons School of Design
  • Inspiration
  • [3:39] Does Carla ever get painter’s block?
  • [4:05] COVID-19
  • [4:32] Why does Carla use the colors she does?
  • [5:23] What inspires her to paint?
  • [5:38] How long does it take her to paint?
  • [7:06] What’s her favorite part of being an artist?
  • [7:37] What’s the hardest part of being an artist?
  • Style
  • [8:30] What is the “duality” in Carla’s work?
  • [9:08] Why does she see painting as a form of architecture?
  • [9:49] What does she hope people get from her artwork?
  • [10:47] If she was granted $1 million for a project, what would she create?
  • [11:12] The Shining
  • Outro
  • [11:42] What advice does Carla have for emerging artists?
  • [12:11] How does she express her emotions with paint?
  • [12:47] Check out Carla’s art at CarlaKoulajian.com
  • [13:21] Check out Carla’s art at ArtDimensionsOnline.com
  • [13:28] Email Whitney if you have any questions on Carla & more
  • [13:31] Follow Art Dimensions on Instagram @ArtDimensions and join the Facebook Group
  • [13:35] Follow the Art Dimensions: Beyond the Palette and tell a friend about the podcast
  • [13:57] Check out Art Dimensions: Beyond the Palette on GoodPods, where you can see what your favorite people are listening to

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