Episode 567: Charlotte artist, Jerry Kirk comes on the pod again. He’s writing his first book, Memories of NoDa. When I heard about it, I knew I had to get him on to talk about it. NoDa is an artsy neighborhood here in Charlotte [It stands for North Davidson]. NoDa has been the inspiration for many of his paintings.
Episode 562: Listen as I catch up with artist/writer [and my former neighbor], Jonathan Kaler, in Washington DC about his stunning laser art cut outs. He talks about how he discovered this, his art & process as he creates designs, cutting them in to paper, acrylic, & wood.
Episode 561: Today I catch up with artist & gallery owner, Kristen England about her Galeria Pura Vida, in Costa Rica. She talks about how the gallery is a place for the people in her town to gather, cool off, take yoga, look at art, and just chill. Check out our first & second chats here.
Episode 549: Today I talk to painter Daniella Norton…all the way in the UK. [In Brighton]. I found Daniella on Instagram. She’s fabulous! She’s got a sort of abstract/surrealist style…with a bit of realism mixed in. She takes influences and inspiration from travel, books, and art history for her pieces.
Episode 546: A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of going to the Synchronicity exhibition at the Carillon Tower. It featured painter Stephanie Neeley and photographer, Stephanie W. Tomey. It was curated by Larry Elder. Their works just played so well off of each other. I was able to catch Stephanie W. Tomey to talk about it.
Episode 536: Today I talk to L.A. photographer, Steven Bower about his new project: taking pictures of the people who live on Skid Row. He talks about the people he met, which includes a very enterprising homeless population, how he was promised protection by a gang member, and why they feel forgotten.
Episode 106: Today I talk to Rebecca Hart and Jena Pruett of the Denver Art Museum. We are talking about the Jordan Casteel, Returning the Gaze exhibition. Jordan is a Denver-native who lives in New York.
She starts her work with simple snapshots of people she sees on the subway and transforms them into larger-than-life paintings.
Episode 107: Today I talk with Dr. Susan Edwards from the Frist Museum about the The Mellon Family‘s generous donations. The two collections include, Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Their Times as well as A Sporting Vision. They are two very different, yet equally great exhibitions.