Episode 164: Today I chat with artist, Michael Burgher. I found his channel on YouTube and knew I had to talk to him. He has a deep love of art history and a cool Surrealistic/Dada style to his painting: two things that equate to someone I want to hang out with.
Episode 161: Today I talk to Andrea Downs, who is here, in Charlotte. She created the Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry installation, that is currently at the Mint Museum of Charlotte. But Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry is also an ongoing community art movement that responds to the silencing of women. Both create space to share experiences through visual storytelling. This installation is the collective voices of nearly 400 “Laundry Day” participants that have chosen to share their visual narratives.
Episode 155: Today I talk to Atlanta-based artist, Jane Boutwell. We talk about her new collection, Signs of Life, her new membership program, The Growing Creative Fellowship, new ventures, & a whole lot more!
Episode 150: Today I talk with artists Alteronce Gumby & Tariku Shiferaw about their A Muffled Sound Underwater exhibition, which questions the historical context of the color black & how these perceptions influence our responses. This exhibition is put on in conjunction with the Latchkey Gallery. It is showing at 361 Canal Street in NYC, by appointment only from February 21 – March 28, 2020.
An iteration of the exhibition will continue to Mehari Sequar Gallery in collaboration with the Smithsonian Museum in June, 2020.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue produced by LatchKey Gallery with an essay by Niama Safia Sandy.
Episode 149: You can’t deny that eyes are the window to the soul. Today I go on-site to see Bree Stallings’s solo exhibition, To be Seen & Celebrated. Bree & I chat about the project behind the exhibition, where she was commissioned to paint 100 individual eyeballs in memory of a loved one.
Bree gives a percentage of it to the residents Brookhill Village, an affordable housing community in Charlotte, for eye exams & glasses.
Episode 148: Today I talk to Andrea Rosen and Gillian Sewake about The Vermont Curators’ Group and their 2020 Vision Project. Its a really cool alliance of curators and they’ve got a great series of joint exhibitions planned throughout Vermont for 2020 .
Episode 147: Today I talk to Andrea Rosen, the head curator at the Fleming Museum in Burlington, Vt. She tells me all about the Artist, Wood Gaylor, which is the topic of her new book, Wood Gaylor and American Modernism, 1913-1936 which just came out. We talk about the corresponding exhibition, Let’s Have a Ball! which goes until May 8, 2020.
featured image credit: Let’s Have a Ball! Wood Gaylor and the New York Art Scene, 1913–1936 — February 7 – May 8, 2020. Image: Samuel Wood Gaylor (American, 1883-1957), Arts Ball, 1918, 1918. Oil on canvas. Private Collection.
Episode 147: Today I talk to Brooklyn based artist Katerina Marcelja, about her Shoot the Breeze exhibit at Happy Lucky No.1 Gallery. Every culture has it’s idioms and sayings, “kill two birds with one stone,” “an eye for an eye.” She examines the history behind what we say and questions why we say it. It goes until March 1, 2020.