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
Episode 61: Today I talk with Christina Kwan of The Bill Lowe Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. I learn who Herb Creecy is & we talk about their exhibition Herb Creecy: A Legend Rediscovered which goes until May 19, 2008.
Episode 57: Today I talk with my friend Lulu Schwall. I had wanted to talk about the creative process and we do eventually get around to that, once we catch up on everything that has been going on in her life.
Episode 56: Today I spoke to Mykell Gates, Christopher Lawing of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and Dr. Keith Cradle, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office about Bechtler’s Jail Arts Initiative program.
Youth offenders showing their art
Mykell Gates & Dr. Keith Cradle
Art Beyond Bars: Works from the museum’s Jail Arts Initiative
I was able to actually go to the gallery to see the exhibition for myself. This emotionally charged show literally brought tears to my eyes as it shows a unique take on the nature of struggle and the beauty that can result.