Allison Gildersleeve: Interview

Allison Gildersleeve, Converse, 2017, oil on canvas, 46 x 50 inches (courtesy of the artist)
Allison Gildersleeve, Converse, 2017, oil on canvas, 46 x 50 inches (courtesy of the artist)

Antrese Wood talks to painter Allison Gildersleeve.

Gildersleeve talks about getting the process of painting to match the meaning: "I try to make the way I'm making my paintings be an important part of what you take away from them." She also discusses the function of time in her paintings: "My paintings are a lot about how time is not sequential and how a moment from the past can feel just as present... there's no hierarchy of experiences based on time..."