Commissioned

Commissioned

2 Seasons

Follow talented artists as they tackle a commissioned artwork piece with design in mind. From abstract acrylic works to intricate encaustics, each episode will showcase the authentic and detailed process of painting, before a piece of artwork is placed in a client's home. Take the mystery out of the artwork and learn just how artists refine their work to accommodate unique interiors.

Commissioned
  • True Blue: Community on Canvas

    Episode 1

    Wilmington, North Carolina-based illustrator Lauren Yates is inspired by nature and a love for organic shapes, textures and colors. Her representational style is just what Bobby Zimmerman, owner of True Blue Butcher and Table, wants to represent the customer experience at his beloved local restau...

  • The Complexion of Compassion

    Episode 2

    Painter William Paul Thomas questions what it might look like if internal conflict and trauma showed clearly on our skin. Would it invite people to be kinder to each other? William’s Cyanosis series represents everyday people of color through this lens - showing adversity in their complexion thro...

  • A Fusion in Floral

    Episode 3

    Acrylic painter and full-time art teacher Monique Cleveland embraces the idea of being courageous in her work, and draws inspiration from her close-knit family and students. Known for her focus on femininity and form, Monique’s art celebrates the positive representation of African American women,...

  • What Lies Beneath

    Episode 4

    Mixed media resin artist Amanda Moody describes her work as colorful and fluid. Her special technique of adding materials between layers of resin coating creates floating shapes and a three-dimensional effect that, to many observers, feels like cloud-watching or meditation. For her latest commiss...

  • Roshambo’s Skeleton Crew

    Episode 5

    Muralist J Massullo is known for a graphic style that could grace the covers of heavy metal albums, but is built on years of developing his masterful spray painting technique. His first mural for Roshambo Beverage Co. draws so much interest that owner Jimmy is ready to add a second work inspired ...