My chat with Charlotte collagist John [Trey] Miles


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.

John Miles
John Miles
John Miles

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Life as Art: my chat with artist, author, & pastor, Troy Bronsink


Episode 208: Today I talk with artist, author and pastor Troy Bronsink. He’s just come off of sabbatical, published a book, Drawn In. He founded a place called The Hive, a center for contemplation, art, and action, in Ohio in 2015 and is now looking for his next adventure.

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Kates-Ferri Projects, a new NYC art residency that redefines the role of the gallery


Episode 205: Today I talk with Natalie Kates about her newest venture, with her husband Fabrizio Ferri, Kates-Ferri Projects, a new gallery in New York City. She talks about how 2 years ago, her and her husband started collecting artists instead of collecting art. By redefining the role of the gallery, she wants to cultivate the next generation of artists.

Kevin Sabo, Potential Connection
Nicole Basilone, Botany

My chat with Homeless Artist, David Tovey about how art saved his life


Episode 204: Today I talk to UK photographer, painter, and installation artist David Tovey about his how art literally saved his life. He went from being homeless and suicidal to finding purpose and sharing inspiration through art. You can now find his work at the Tate and Christies. [I found him at the Rochester Art Gallery in the UK].

From his Unknown Soldier film

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Sun, Shadows, Stone: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier


Episode 95: Rock Hushka, Senior curator of the Tacoma Art Museum returns to the podcast to chat with me about the Sun, Shadows, Stone exhibition. Adrienne Edmondson, director of marketing, joins in as well. It’s a great chat. We learn about photographer and former geologist, Terry Toedtemeier (1947–2008), who has had a diverse and interesting career. It opened October 20, 2018 and goes through February 17, 2019.

Indian Cove, 2004. Inkjet print, 15 5/8 × 20 inches. Estate of Terry Toedtemeier, Collection of Prudence F.Roberts and courtesy of PDX Contemporary Art, Portland.© Tacoma Art Museum, photo by Lou Cuevas

Owyhee River from the N. End of the Tongue, Malheur Co., Oregon, 1999. Gelatin silver print14 1/4 × 17 1/8 inches. Estate of Terry Toedtemeier, Collection of Prudence F.Roberts and courtesy of PDX Contemporary Art, Portland.© Tacoma Art Museum, photo by Lou Cuevas

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 La Joie (M. 976), 1980


Edition of 50

Ethereal Visions


Episode 100: Today I talk with Matt and Hope Hughes about their publishing company, Ethereal Visions, where they publish illuminated manuscripts and tarot cards featuring Matt’s art.

The Impossible Ideal: Victorian Fashion and Femininity



Episode 85: Today I talk with Andrea Rosen at The Fleming, at the University of Vermont. She tells me all about The Impossible Ideal exhibition. She tells us how the beautiful fashions of the Victorian era were a form of misogyny. This exhibition will be up until December 15, 1018

LEFT: Ball Gown, about 1860. Cream moiré silk taffeta with floral damask, trimmed with green silk satin, cream bobbin lace, and embroidered ribbon. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Falls 1960.20.43 RIGHT: Suit-Style Two-Piece Dress, about 1895. Black and red silk with red silk and white lace. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas, Terrill Hall Collection 1987.11.570.

Dress worn by Ellen Miller Johnson, Class of 1878, for her graduation from UVM, 1878. Blue changeable silk with mother-of-pearl buttons and white net.
Gift of L. Douglas Meredith 1960.2

Boots, about 1910
Wichert & Co., New York (active about 1900-1920s)
Leather and wool gabardine
Gift of Mrs. Frederick P. Smith and Mrs. Frank H. Davis 1968.5.16

Joseph Ives Pease (1809-1883)
“Godey’s Paris Fashions Americanized” in Godey’s Lady’s Book, April 1849. Hand-colored engraving.
Museum collection 1975.23.6 LA




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Iran: Women Only



Episode 86: Today I talk to Randy Goodman, a photojournalist who’s Iran: Women Only exhibition just finished it’s exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Her stories about her two visits to Iran had me on the edge of my seat. On Oct. 16, the exhibition opens at Wesleyan College in Macon Georgia.

© Randy H. Goodman http://www.RandyGoodmanPhotography.com (617) 861-7114(mobile) (617) 576-3833 (office) Photographs are copyrighted and protected under the United States copyright law. Copyright required for the use of all photos on the Web, in publications or other media platforms.


Installation shot by Argenis Apolinario


Installation shot by Argenis Apolinario




Press for Iran: Women Only


University of Oklahoma


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Duncan MacKenzie : Bad at Sports


Episode 83: Today I get to talk with another of my favorite podcasters. Duncan MacKenzie is a co-host of the podcast Bad at Sports.

We cover it all. We talk about the Chicago art scene, podcasting, irreverent humor; how conversation enhances art; how art can take on a whole new meaning after talking about it.

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Lucy Paquette:The Hammock


Episode 80  : Today I talk to author, Lucy Paquette. My research brought me to her site. Her book The Hammock is about French painter, James Tissot. I had never heard of James Tissot, so I was eager to learn more. [I mispronounce his name at first ;)]. Apologies for the feedback sounds during the podcast.

Bad News (also known as The Parting), James Tissot

The Artist’s Ladies, James Tissot


For further information on The Victorian Web, as discussed in this interview, contact: George P. Landow, Professor of English and the History of Art Emeritus, Brown University Founder, Editor-in-chief, and Webmaster, The Victorian Web, http://www.victorianweb.org  at george@victorianweb.org and Dr. Jacqueline Banerjee, U.K. Associate Editor Twitter @VictorianWeb

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