She wanted to be a fairy when she grew up. She nailed it! From tinsel-covered art you can wear to sparkly art you can sit on. Australian artist/designer Rachel Burke is my guest.
From childhood stories of beached whales to having her work acquired by MoMA, New York based sculptor Petah Coyne and I cover it all!
Painting with fabric. Insanely detailed, life-sized quilted portraits of African Americans lost to history. New Jersey based artist Bisa Butler is my guest today.
Embroidery and politics - turns out they're a perfect combination! Diana Weymar, the creator of the "Tiny Pricks Project" is my guest today.
A project born from the constraints of COVID-19 - found sticks from her back yard and the continuation of her embroidery-thread art practice - Natalie Ciccoricco is my guest.
This is the first episode of season no.5, and my guest is painter Ronald Jackson - a talented, insightful, self-taught artist who was also a member of the US military for two decades.
Artist, cartoonist, writer, and graphic novelist - from her early days in New York, to a hamster show in California - Mimi Pond is my guest today.
Creative breakthroughs thanks to water, abstraction and realism living in harmony, and a very open conversation about race. LA based painter Calida Rawles is my guest today.
Brass knuckles topped with huge chunks of quartz, and the power of being vulnerable. OK, now I want to be a sculptor, too. Debra Baxter is my guest today.
A career in advertising - where she worked with unrealistic images of women every day - led Amber Vittoria to create her own version of the female form. And she nailed it.
She was one exam away from becoming a dentist, and now she's covering everything from stretch marks to dining tables with glitter and crystals. Pakistani artist Sara Shakeel is my guest today.
Puppet shows, cloud paintings, and two little words that changed everything. Wayne White is on the podcast today.
Lemons into lemonade ... well, when life gave this artist cancer, she made an art residency for herself. In the hospital. Megan Krzmarzick is my guest.
Did you know that Elisa Valenti is not only an artist, she's also a pharmacist, bakes ridiculous kick-ass cakes, and is irrationally afraid of sharks? Yep, we cover all of that AND we talk about her journey as an artist too.
Both Esther and I have been feeling a little lost creatively lately, so we've got a new segment called, "Hey Mojo, Where'd Ya Go?". Can you relate? I bet you can.
For those of you who like the episodes that make you feel like you're eavesdropping on two artists in a cafe - pour yourself a cup, close your eyes, and pretend you're out at your favorite coffee shop listening to me and Martha.
I turned the interview over to you guys this time, asking the questions you wanted Ashley Longshore to answer - from pricing your artwork to vagacials ... seriously.
When in quarantine, interview your family! Art trivia, thoughts on one of my favorite collages from art history, and the not so speedy speed round ... times TWO. My son and husband are my guests today.
High school, trophies, pageant banners, and absolutely beautifully painted portraits, all rolled up into one old-school episode ... oh, and Brooke Shields blowing bubblegum bubbles.
A deeply personal story that has almost nothing to do with art.
Yep, she has that effect on people. Artist consultant, Pennylane Shen, is back and she's sharing the four biggest reasons people cry when she shows up in their studio.
Being self-taught isn't legit, everything's already been done, and the only work worth making just flows out of you. Yep, I'm busting more ridiculous creative myths with my friend, and creative guru, Andy J. Pizza.
An inspiring TED Talk, a portrait of Edgar Allan Poe made from 7000 earthworms, and a ripped up Bob Ross portrait for one of you! Phil Hansen is my guest.
A second installment of PAYNE POINTS WITH TERRENCE PAYNE. Today we're tackling the good, bad, and ugly around social media ... he'll also be telling us some insane stories about tattoos and potato chips, because he's Terrence Payne.
We planned to tackle the topic of art vs craft, which we attempted, but that also led us down some other pretty winding paths, like women in art and mothers as artists. Oh, and baby brain is legit.