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Jane Boutwell

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!

Soul Sprouting, Signs of Life

 

 

 

 

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Bree Stallings: To Be Seen & Celebrated

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.

To be Seen & Celebrated, c. Bree Stallings

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Shoot the Breeze: Chat with Katerina Marcelja

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.

Cloud, Katerina Marcelja
One Fava, Katerina Marcelja
Skipper, Katerina Marcelja
Slip of the Tongue, Katerina Marcelja
Water under the Bridge, Katerina Marcelja

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RESIST! INSIST! PERSIST!: Chat with Andrea Rosen of the Fleming Museum

Episode 142: Today I talk to Andrea Rosen of the Fleming Museum in Burlington, Vermont. We talk about the art of activism in the RESIST! INSIST! PERSIST! exhibition which goes until December 13, 2019.

Tony Gleaton (African-American, 1948-2015)
Un hijo de Yemayá (A Child of Yemaya), Hopkins, Belize,
from the series
Africa’s Legacy in Central America, 1990
Gelatin Silver Print
Courtesy of Light Work
John Edmonds (African-American, born 1989)
Jordan Raising His Hand (Encounter), 2015
Inkjet Print
Courtesy of Light Work
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Sabra Field (American, born 1935)
Plainclothesman and Residents: Watts, from the
Decade Portfolio, late 1960s
Linocut print on Goyu paper
Gift of the Pentangle Council on the Arts 1991.80.63I
Francisco De Goya (Spanish, 1746-1828), What a Golden Beak! (Que Pico De Oro!), No. 53 from Caprices (Los Caprichos), 1797-1799. Etching and burnished aquatint on laid paper. Gift of Henry Schnakenberg  1945.2.42

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Sarah Sze exhibition: Chat with Julia Debski of the Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

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.

“In the age of the image, a painting is a sculpture.”
Sarah Sze (2019)
Sarah Sze
Sarah Sze

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Kirby Kendrick

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″

Homage to Manet. Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbe
Mixed Media on Canvas
36 x 52″
Sistine Pop!
Tempera, stencil, ink, watercolor, and acrylic on paper
26 x 40″
De Kooning’s Angel
Tempera on Paper
40 x 26″

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Liam O’Gallagher: Chat with Kevin Wallace, of the Beatrice Wood Center

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″

Self-Trait
1997
Acrylic on canvas 
11″ x 14″
Untitled
n.d.
Acrylic on canvas 
12″ x 12″
Creation
2005
Acrylic on canvas 
18″ x 18″

All images c. Liam O’ Gallagher.

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Gina Strumpf

Episode 131: Today I talk to Charlotte artist, Gina Strumpf about plein air painting, live wedding paintings, career changes, making your craft unique, and never being too late to realize your dreams.

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Darren Bowen

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!]

Coffee Stop
Candy Town

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!

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