Episode 116: Today I talk with Wendy Hickey of ArtPop Street Gallery. Wendy is known as the “fairy art mother,” here. She puts art on unused and available spaces like billboards and newspaper stands. She’s literally turning our city into an art gallery. [It makes waiting in traffic fun]!
All images used with permission. c. ArtPop Street Gallery
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 101: Today I talk to Ursula Barton about her Jailbreak Studios & Collective, which is an all female group. I first heard about Ursula on Chris Guillibeau’s Side Hustle School podcast, where she talked about her signature Cityscapes; the art she created based upon her hometown, Portland’s skyline. I loved the story so much, I knew I had to get her on my podcast, so through the power of the internet, I reached out & connected!
All images c. Ursula Barton. Used with permission.
Episode 98 : Today I chat with Ohio artist, Melodie Thompson about her most recent exhibition at the Haley Gallery in New Albany, Ohio. I knew Melodie long ago when she lived in Charlotte. It was good to catch up with her. Lost my voice. apologies for the croaky intro.
All images c. Melodie Thompson. Used with permission.
Episode 90: Today I talk to Robin Strongin at the Center for Contemporary Political Art in Washington DC. I generally try to stay away from politics on the podcast, but I had to learn more about this gallery.
They want to represent both sides, but no pro-Trump artists responded to their calls for artwork. They have to work with what they have. So I encourage any Pro-Trumpers and Right Wing artists to connect with them.
Episode 81: Today I talk with Michelle Maigret from the C24 Gallery in NYC. We talk about the fabulous group exhibition From the Cradle to the Boat. It is curated by Tommy Hartung. It will be showing until August 25, 2018.
Justin Cloud, Club Foot
Installation shot, Tommy White, Useless; Monilola Ilupeju, Untitled Self Portrait #1 (To live freely in this body)
Installation shot: Jeremy Olson, Return to Formless Island
Episode 67: Today I talk with Les Christensen, the director of The Bradbury Art Museum, at Arkansas State University. We talk about the Everything is Going to Be Alright exhibition, which goes through April 12, 2018.
It features the works of Courtney Egan, Charley Friedman, Barbara F. Kendrick, Anne Austin Pearce, & Andy Warhol; As well as Nina Bovasso, Curt Bradbury, Jr., Diana Lopez, Adam Ross, and David S. Rubin
Charley Friedman One Hour Smile, 1995 1 hour video dimensions variable still image from 1 minute