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!
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.
Episode 147: Today I talk to Andrea Rosen, the head curator at the Fleming Museum in Burlington, Vt. She tells me all about the Artist, Wood Gaylor, which is the topic of her new book, Wood Gaylor and American Modernism, 1913-1936 which just came out. We talk about the corresponding exhibition, Let’s Have a Ball! which goes until May 8, 2020.
featured image credit: Let’s Have a Ball! Wood Gaylor and the New York Art Scene, 1913–1936 — February 7 – May 8, 2020. Image: Samuel Wood Gaylor (American, 1883-1957), Arts Ball, 1918, 1918. Oil on canvas. Private Collection.
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″
Episode 128: Today I talk to Charlotte expressionist [he shies away from the title “artist”], John Slaney, whose exhibition, Real Mixed is up at Coffey and Thompson Fine Art Gallery. His eye-catching collages are packed with thought and meaning.
[Featured Image: A man admires his neighbor’s landscaping]
Episode 126: Today I talk with Charlotte artist, Greg Barnes about finding & doing what you were meant to do on this earth. It was such an inspiring conversation! I know you will enjoy it as much as I did!
Medium: Pastel on Paper Size: 16 x 20
Painted on location in Rockland Maine in Aug 2018.
Episode 118: Today I talk to Natalie Kates and Amanda Uribe from the Latchkey Gallery. We talk about the Both at Once exhibition, which features the art of John Rivas and Raelis Vasques. Both are from South America. They each explore the issue of belonging in their own ways through their works. The exhibition is at 340 E.64th St. in NYC. It goes from April 25-May 18, 2019
Te Extraño, John Rivas Mixed media on canvas 60 x 36 in
Episode 117: Today I talk to a local “artivist” and muralist, Rosalia Torres Weiner. She has literally painted my whole neighborhood red…and a whole lot of other colors. I love it! She’s turned my neighborhood, as well as many others in Charlotte, into a gallery. With her Red Calaca Studio art truck, she brings art and hope to immigrants.
Rosalia Torres-Weiner’s mural for the “Gateways/Portales” exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum in Southeast Washington.
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.