profileVirginia Broersma is an artist working in Inglewood, CA. In an effort to connect with other artists, be exposed to new work and to share what other artists are doing in the Los Angeles area, she is sharing her artist-to-artist conversations in studios here on A Studio Affair. Los Angeles and its surrounding areas have an abundance of working artists; here you will find images and conversation letting you in on their processes and perspectives on work, life and art. Her interviews are also published in the Huffington Post, which you can see here.

If you are interested in contributing to this blog with texts/images focusing on visual artists in the Los Angeles area, please email me at vbroersma(at)gmail(dot)com.

Guest Contributors:

estebanEsteban Shimpf


Esteban Schimpf (b. Bogotá, Colombia, 1986) is an artist that lives and works in Los Angeles, where he occupies his time reading and loitering on the internet.

Schimpf received his degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been featured internationally in exhibitions including California Dreaming, curated by Fred Hoffmann at Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon (2010), Los Angeles Contemporary, 2012, Hang In There, curated by Jason Lazurus, Chicago (2011), Billboard Project, curated by Lauri Firstenberg and LA><ART, Los Angeles, (2010), the Contemporary Art Workshop in Chicago, and Bad Moon at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago (2008). In addition to Instant LA Summer 2 : HEAVY HAPPY, he curated its prequel, Instant LA Summer 1, at Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles (2010).

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