Episode 138: Today I chat with Julia Debski. She’s the gallery assistant at the Tanya Bonakdar gallery in New York City. We talk about Charlotte, Starbucks, New York, and the Sarah Sze exhibition which goes until October 19, 2019.
Episode 136: Today I talk to Kirby Kendrick, all the way in New Mexico. Kirby is a wealth of information, as well as a top-notch artist. I found her while researching information on Kandinsky and Gabriele Munter. When I saw her beautiful paintings, I knew I had to get her on the show.
Featured image: La boheme, Collage, acrylic, oil, charcoal and ink on Canvas 60 x 72″
Episode 134 : Kevin Wallace, from the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts returns to the show. He introduces me to the art of Liam O’Gallagher, who was a contemporary of Beato’s & a REALLY interesting guy. Kevin wrote a book on Liam which is linked below.
Featured Image: Bird, 1995 Acrylic on canvas 12″ x 12″
Episode 133: Today I talk to an old friend, Darren Bowen, of Darren Bowen Photography. I met Darren when I worked at a Starbucks, downtown. He has since become quite the photographer. It’s a good time catching up, finding out what he’s been up to since I saw him over 10 years ago! [It’s a lot!]
All images c. Darren Bowen Photography. Used with permission
Check out the design Darren did with full text version of our chat on his website. It’s really great!
Episode 132: Today I talk to Caroline Krabbe, all the way in Spain!! [She’s actually Danish]. She is fabulous! I found her on Instagram & knew I had to chat with her. We have a very inspiring conversation about growing up in an artist family, running a gallery, and producing the best art possible.
Episode 128: Today I talk to Charlotte expressionist [he shies away from the title “artist”], John Slaney, whose exhibition, Real Mixed is up at Coffey and Thompson Fine Art Gallery. His eye-catching collages are packed with thought and meaning.
[Featured Image: A man admires his neighbor’s landscaping]
Episode 126: Today I talk with Charlotte artist, Greg Barnes about finding & doing what you were meant to do on this earth. It was such an inspiring conversation! I know you will enjoy it as much as I did!
Medium: Pastel on Paper Size: 16 x 20
Painted on location in Rockland Maine in Aug 2018.
Episode 125: Today I talk with Dr. Keith Cradle. He’s a cultural arts advocate, a community engagement specialist, and a nonprofit strategist. He’s on the board of directors at the Bechtler Museum. He works at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s office in Charlotte, NC. We are going to see how he juggles all of this and how these things all intersect.
Episode 124: Today I talk to local artist & entrepreneur, Cass Bradley. It is so inspiring! She talks about she “escaped” a successful corporate career and made a very successful artistic career. She did it! She is a master at juggling many pursuits and passions simultaneously. [p.s. that obnoxious thud is from me dropping my phone. #sorry].
[featured photo: Empowered Portrait, Shamyra Parker, c. Cass Bradley,]