Wade Carey spent a few hours with abstract painter M.M. Panas at her home studio on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010, in advance of the opening of her show, Action Painting, the work of M.M. Panas, now on display (September 28 to October 30, 2010) at City Gallery. That conversation is the basis for this interview. The questions and answers have been edited for concision and clarity.