Arts & Culture

Exploring the art world through the eyes of curators. Interviews with artists on their creative habits and reviews of current exhibitions.
In the Studio with Michelle Thompson

Chloë Ashby interviews the artist using collage to reflect timely, contemporary themes.

1 year ago
Lines of Beauty | In the Studio with Meg Rodger

In marks and in solargraphs, the Hebridean artist captures the shifting elements of island life.

1 year ago
Rhythm | Artistic Interpretations

The winning competition entries in response to our seasonal theme of Rhythm. 

1 year ago
Tracing the History of Gestural Brushwork

Fiorella Valdesolo reflects on the art of calligraphy through the ages.  

1 year ago
In the Studio with Rosalind Wyatt

The London-based textile artist using stitch as language.

1 year ago
Artist and synesthete Jack Coulter on painting simulations of sound

In the studio with the Northern Irish artist. 

1 year ago
Painting Women into a Limitless Space | In the Studio with Sungi Mlengeya

Chloë Ashby interviews the Tanzanian artist empowering women through paint.

1 year ago
In the Library with Tatter Blue | Time to Make

The Brooklyn-based library dedicated to the history of textiles.

1 year ago
Easy Mends by Emily Settle | Time to Make

A simple guide to two textile mends by repair specialist Emily Settle.

1 year ago
Material Issues

The Textile Stories of Artist Natasha Kerr.

1 year ago
A Curator's View | Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Yasmijn Jarram explores the relevance of contemporary art and its relation to society.

1 year ago
Emma Straub of Books are Magic | TOAST Insider

The American novelist and bookstore owner on running an independent business with community at its heart.

1 year ago
In the Studio with Eileen Cooper

Chloë Ashby talks to the celebrated British artist, known for her figurative paintings of monumental, mythic women.

1 year ago
Painting the Weightless and Undiluted Vitality of Open Water

Emily Ponsonby captures female forms submerged in the greenish-blue depths of water.

1 year ago
Marieke Verdenius of The Gatherists | Meet the Founder

Marieke on her journey, the meaning of gathering and tips for dressing a winter table.

1 year ago
Alphabet Wrapping Paper with Rachel Hazell | Time to Make

A guide by Rachel Hazell for making bespoke wrapping paper.

1 year ago
In the Studio with Prudence Flint

Chloë Ashby talks to the Australian artist about her work painting strong female characters.

1 year ago
Objects of Meaning | Ekta Kaul

The textile works of Ekta Kaul are intricately embroidered objects of place and belonging.

1 year ago
In the Studio with Painter Ella Walker

Painting, drawing and fresco form the basis of Ella Walker's artistic practice.

1 year ago
Artist in Residence | Kate Owens

We talk to Artist-in-Residence Kate Owens about her innovative block print technique.

1 year ago
TOAST Podcast | Series 4 | Flux & Flow

Our fourth series looks at how we navigate change and the forces that steer our lives.

1 year ago
Beeswax Wraps | Time to Make

A simple guide to making beeswax wraps at home.

1 year ago
National Galleries of Scotland | Art at Home

Chloë Ashby explores Scottish art history in the work of ten like-minded artists.

1 year ago
The Courtauld Gallery, London | Art at Home

Chloë Ashby explores a curation of works from The Courtauld Gallery.

1 year ago