Loni Stark

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Loni Stark is an artist at Atelier Stark, self-professed foodie, and adventure travel seeker who has a lifelong passion for technology’s impact on business and creativity. She collaborates with Clinton Stark on video projects for Atelier Stark Films. It’s been said her laugh can be heard from San Jose all the way up to the Golden Gate Bridge. She makes no claims to super powers, although sushi is definitely her Kryptonite. Loni's story...
Head of Kronos - Copyright Stark

Atelier Stark: Secondary colors, hardly second fiddle

“Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment.” – Claude Monet The power of color continues to fascinate me. A love hate relationship really. Everytime I get frustrated with it, I pull out my tin of charcoal sticks and let a black and white world comfort me...only to pine for...
Ami 1 - Copyright Stark 2020

Atelier Stark: Pinning down the moment, ever fleeting

One of my favorite Olympic sports to watch in childhood was figure skating. The catchy music, whirling dancers in glistening costumes... gliding gracefully across the icy glass. It was not until I was older that I more deeply appreciated the art of figure skating. The repetitive practice to get...
Mademoiselle Pauli - Copyright 2020 Loni Stark

Atelier Stark: Finding One’s Style

“Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, ...” Henri Matisse. This week, I thought more about being a chameleon of style. To look at what is in front of me, in my mind and decide on how I...
View of Pisa from a Leaning Tower, watercolor on Arches paper, 8x10 inches ©️Stark 2020

Atelier Stark: Shapes and Planes

This past week, I thought a lot about shapes and planes as means of abstraction.
Loni Stark in Atelier Stark Studio

Atelier Stark: Discovering new possibilities at the New York Studio School virtual painting marathon

Prologue: I had plans in 2020 to spend a summer month in New York immersing myself in the practice of art at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, which is located in the building that previously housed the Whitney Museum of American Art. It was...
Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe in only 7 steps

7 Step Thanksgiving Turkey Guide: The secret to a juicy, tender bird is the clay pot

Enjoy a delicious turkey feast thanks to the magic of a clay pot.

Video: A Sonoma wine country getaway with a twist (or two)

New Stark Insider travel video 3 Days in Sonoma is now playing! Here's hoping your wine country getaway doesn't exactly go down as it does in this video! For those who have visited or are fortunate to call it home I think we can all agree: Sonoma is a magical place....

Stark Insider Interview: Director Petra Volpe, ‘The Divine Order’ and Suffrage

"God doesn’t want women to be in politics. God has created the world with clearly assigned roles and if we mix up that order it’s the apocalypse.”

Flowers Shall Grow: Edvard Munch exhibition at SFMOMA is stunning, visceral experience (Video)

Stark Insider's newest short film is now playing! Shot on location at the SFMOMA exhibition for Norwegian master Edvard Munch: "Between the Clock and Bed." Watch as Loni Stark dares to head, once again, down the rabbit hole. So here we go: love; despair; desire; and death. He was a founding...
Pebble Beach Food & Wine video, photos

Stark Insider Interview: Chef Graham Elliot at Pebble Beach Food & Wine X (Video)

In this Stark Insider video Loni Stark heads to Pebble Beach Food & Wine to interview Food Network Chef Graham Elliot. "I always loved, 'the weirder the better.'" Chef Graham Elliot walks the talk. During an entertaining demo at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival, Elliot had the audience in...