My chat with Charlotte Botanical Painter, Travis Johnson

Episode 236: Today I chat with Charlotte art educator and artist, Travis Johnson about his practice, We talk about being an art educator. We talk about his recent ArtPop successes & lots more. Make a note on your calendar that he will be having an exhibit at the Bliss Gallery in July 2024.

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Brooke and Lulu discuss Gabriele Munter’s Abstract, also known as Middle Light Blue, Oval

Welcome to our very first Gallery Gals chat, where Brooke and artist, Lulu Schwall discuss a piece of art they like. This was my pick, by 19th century artist Gabriele Munter, who worked with Kandinsky and the Blue Rider group. It’s called simply, Abstract, also known as Middle Light Blue, Oval.

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Patricia Boyer’s got a new Coffey and Thompson exhibit and I get to chat with her about it!

Episode 235: Today I chat with Charlotte artist and friend, Patricia Boyer about her current exhibition at Coffey and Thompson Gallery in Charlotte, NC. We also talk about new directions. She’s been focusing integrating fashion and interior design into her art. We talk about it all. You don’t want to miss it!

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My chat with NYC sculptor, Bjorn Okholm Skaarup

Episode 234: Today I talk to sculptor, Bjorn Okholm Skaarup about his fabulous sculptures. His sculptures are in parks all over the world. We talk about his inspiration. We talk drawing, we talk history, we talk CIRCUSES….

The Hare and the Tortoise
Patinated Bronze
Height: 37½ in. (95 cm)
Edition of 6   
Hippo Odalisque 
Bronze with polychrome patina
Edition of 6 

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My chat with Connecticut painter, William Nelson

Episode 233: Today I talk to painter, William Nelson about his paintings which combine unlikely groups that leave you questioning. We talk about what inspires him and compels him to create these narratives. We also talk about his current exhibition, Pretty, Desirable, Delightful, Dangerous on view at Cavalier Galleries in NYC until Oct. 29, 2022.

New Orleans
Munich

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Cover photo: Lindsay Perry

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My chat with curators, Henry Skerritt & Fred Meyers of the Kluge Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection

Episode 232: Today I talk to Henry Skerritt and Fred & Fred Meyers of the Kluge-Ruhe Museum at the University of Virginia. This shows 50 years of of Papunya Tula artists. We talk about who the Papunya Tula artists were and why their work is still relevant. This exhibition goes until Feb. 26, 2023.

“Kungka Kutjarra Tjukurrpa (Two Women Dreaming)” by Tatali Nangala (Pintupi, 1928-1999), synthetic polymer paint on canvas. Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVA, Gift of John W. Kluge, 1997..jpg

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My chat with LA artist, Tony Pharo

Episode 231: Today I talk to LA artist, Tony Pharo about his abstract graffiti art. We talk about taking risks, art as therapy, the difference between creating art for business or pleasure, and lots more.

His publicist, Breanna Suden, of Suden PR also joins us.

Find the Door

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My chat with Charlotte artist, Trey Kelley

Episode 230: Today I chat with Charlotte artist, Trey Kelley, who I met at Patricia Boyer’s exhibit. We talk about how an analytical brain can produce abstract art, the transformative power of art, changing directions, the struggles of building an art business & a lot more. Enjoy!

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My chat with Houston-based photographer, Denise Prince about her Enabling Desire exhibition

Episode 229: Today I talk to Houston-based photographer and artist, Denise Prince about her latest Captivating, Not Captive exhibition, Enabling Desire at Bill Arning Exhibitions, Gallery AMPS in Houston, Tx.

She says, “this series embraces the shifting pretends, using the language of fashion photography and words from interviews with the models, to boldly take license with the rules of Desire (the memory of the missing thing).”

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My chat with Charlotte curator and artist, Chalice Meikle

Episode 228: Today I chat with Charlotte curator and artist Chalice Meikle. I met her at a VAPA exhibit she curated for my friend and colleague, Patricia Boyer. I found out that not only is she is a talented artist, herself, but she is working towards being a certified art therapist!

Ebb and Flow

[She did this with a spatula]

Repression, 1 of 8
Nadine

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