The Life and Times of Oil

by Nina Clevinger “Do you want a beer, or a water, or something?” He asked, lowering the volume on his TV and grabbing a seat on the couch across from me. SpongeBob is playing on the television. “I’m Jeremy, by the way. This is my studio.”  Jeremy Steffen is a 25-year-old realist painter, sculptor, and…

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Do You Believe in Magic?

By: Nina Clevinger When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. When life hands you trimming shears and a shit-ton of incredible opportunities, you break off your engagement, move to a new city, and start working as an alchemist – an alchemist of hair, that is.  Theresa Coggiola, 29, had it all figured out. She…

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