Studio Visit with Artist Claire Stigliani

by Jonathan Lisenby

 Still from video "Apartment", 2016

Still from video "Apartment", 2016

Claire Stigliani is a painter, sculptor, and video artist currently based out of Knoxville, TN.  She began teaching painting and drawing at University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2014 and previously taught at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.  Among other distinctions, Stigliani received a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant in 2015 to begin work on her most recent series, Half Sick of Shadows - work that this interview attempts to address.