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 565: Listen as I chat with Charlotte artivist, Rosalia Torres Weiner. She’s got a fabulous exhibition at the Mint: Guiding Winds. We talk about her murals which fund her Dreamers, [her passion project]. I find out how she manages it all and why it’s so important to her.
Episode 236: Today I chat with Charlotte art educator and artist, Travis Johnson about his practice, We talk about being an art educator. We talk about his recent ArtPop successes & lots more. Make a note on your calendar that he will be having an exhibit at the Bliss Gallery in July 2024.
Episode 212: Today I talk to Charlotte polymer clay artist, Laura Brosi. I catch up with her as she is getting ready to go see Jesus Christ Superstar. We talk cats, we talk clay, we talk process, we talk about why she specialized her practice to polymer. I wanted to get a shot of her dress, because it’s FAB-U-LOUS.
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Episode 209: Today I chat with uber-collage artist, John Miles. [who I also chatted with on episode 206]. We talk about the intricacies and science of collage, why they call him Trey, and why he doesn’t want to be Romare Bearden.