Episode 96: Today I chat with author, Gerry Kearney…all the way in Galway, Ireland! We talk about his new book, In the Days that Were, which will be available on Amazon shortly. Find out why the Persse family is so fascinating that two non-Persses have written about them.
Gerry was kind enough to speak with me even though he wasn’t feeling well.
Episode 95: Rock Hushka, Senior curator of the Tacoma Art Museum returns to the podcast to chat with me about the Sun, Shadows, Stone exhibition. Adrienne Edmondson, director of marketing, joins in as well. It’s a great chat. We learn about photographer and former geologist, Terry Toedtemeier (1947–2008), who has had a diverse and interesting career. It opened October 20, 2018 and goes through February 17, 2019.
Episode 92: Today I talk to Matt and Hope Hughes, of Ethereal Visions Publishing.They specialize in the lost art of illuminated manuscripts. They have two books out already. We are talking specifically about their new Mozart’s Requiem book, which the Kickstarter campaign started November 1st. You can find out more about, as well as purchase at www.mozartsrequiem.com.
Edgar Allan Poe: This and Nothing More Illuminated edition
Episode 91: Today I talk with art consultant, Stephan Van Kuyk…all the way in Germany! He’s the host of the Youtube talk show Berlin After Dark. He’s doing all kinds of things and he has a real heart for helping artists. You will definitely want to check out his site, I found this interview to be so inspirational! You should definitely subscribe to his show.
Episode 90: Today I talk to Robin Strongin at the Center for Contemporary Political Art in Washington DC. I generally try to stay away from politics on the podcast, but I had to learn more about this gallery.
They want to represent both sides, but no pro-Trump artists responded to their calls for artwork. They have to work with what they have. So I encourage any Pro-Trumpers and Right Wing artists to connect with them.
Episode 88: Today I talk to Steven Bowers. He’s an intellectual property attorney who is also an accomplished artist. His fascination is street portraiture. He has some really great projects, including Just Johnson, which humanizes the homeless.
Episode 89: Today I talk to Sarah Ness, of Arts For Life NC. Arts For Life is a program that brings the arts to pediatric patients in hospitals. It not only helps with their healing, but it makes their stay more enjoyable. It brings joy to an otherwise painful time.
We are in Starbucks, apologies for the coffee sounds.
Episode 85: Today I talk with Andrea Rosen at The Fleming, at the University of Vermont. She tells me all about The Impossible Idealexhibition. She tells us how the beautiful fashions of the Victorian era were a form of misogyny. This exhibition will be up until December 15, 1018
LEFT: Ball Gown, about 1860. Cream moiré silk taffeta with floral damask, trimmed with green silk satin, cream bobbin lace, and embroidered ribbon. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Falls 1960.20.43 RIGHT: Suit-Style Two-Piece Dress, about 1895. Black and red silk with red silk and white lace. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas, Terrill Hall Collection 1987.11.570.
Dress worn by Ellen Miller Johnson, Class of 1878, for her graduation from UVM, 1878. Blue changeable silk with mother-of-pearl buttons and white net.
Gift of L. Douglas Meredith 1960.2
Boots, about 1910
Wichert & Co., New York (active about 1900-1920s)
Leather and wool gabardine
Gift of Mrs. Frederick P. Smith and Mrs. Frank H. Davis 1968.5.16
Joseph Ives Pease (1809-1883)
“Godey’s Paris Fashions Americanized” in Godey’s Lady’s Book, April 1849. Hand-colored engraving.
Museum collection 1975.23.6 LA
Episode 90: Today I talk to Louise Feder about the American Moderns exhibition going on at the Michener Art Museum . This exhibition shows some of the best Modernist paintings. We talk about the Delaware Valley, the Ashcan School, and non-objective painting. This exhibition goes until October 21, 2018.
R.A.D. Miller, Rooftops, New Hope, c. 1931. Oil on canvas. 20 x 24 in. James A. Michener Art Museum. Gift of Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest.
Louis K. Stone, Abstraction, 1938. Oil on canvas. 24 x 20 in. James A. Michener Art Museum. Gift of Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest.