Who better to have on the 2nd instalment of PAINT CHIPS than a junk-food-loving, artist consultant! My good friend Pennylane Shen is back on the podcast, this time with MORE CHEEZ TASTE!
For the 200th episode of AFYE, I'm handing the mic over to NYC sculptor, and my dear friend, Petah Coyne. She is interviewing ME today, and she wants to know if I "was an artsy kid"!
A few months after graduating from art school, her work graced the cover of TIME Magazine. Seriously. Trinidadian artist Nneka Jones is my guest today.
Artist and educator (aka head of the painting department at Cranbrook for 26 years!) Beverly Fishman shares her stories, insights, and "no-nonsense, rollup your sleeves 'n get to work" advice!
Digital art, cryptocurrency, millions of dollars at Christie's? I don't know, but if anyone can put the FUN in "Non-FUNgible Tokens", it's American artist Trey Speegle!
Change. I have a love/hate relationship with it, how 'bout you? This is a mini episode, filled with a few "deep thoughts" to bridge the old and the new.
Welcome to the first instalment of PAINT CHIPS ... two artists eating chips and talking about paintings? Yep! Martha Rich and I eating honey BBQ chips while chatting about painters, Leonor Fini and Amy Bennett.
Full-size, Baroque-inspired gowns ... made entirely from PAPER. What? Yes. Haitian-born, New York based artist (and mother of five!) Fabiola Jean-Louis is my guest.
Turning spoons into flowers, welding giant spiderwebs, and hanging out with Prince Charles on a barge to discuss a project for his mom's Diamond Jubilee. What? Yes. London artist, Ann Carrington, is my guest.
Insightful advice about inner critics ... and paper made from old jeans? Yep. American sculptor, Rebecca Hutchinson, is my guest.
Collage artist, meets street artist, meets photographer - AKA "a locative artist". Angela Gobbens cuts out little people, and then places them on/in alleys, window sills, meadows, puddles, and lakes!
Mixed media collages of Black boys and girls. Powerful, important work by Austin artist, Deborah Roberts. (Yes, I'm totally fan-girling over here!)
What happens when you give two over-sharers a podcast mic? THIS. From 9/11 to tablecloths draped over ourselves ... Philly-based artist, Sarah Detweiler, is my guest today.
Slowing down, embracing nature, being vulnerable, and eating cheese in the nude - Ashley Longshore is back to kick off 2021!
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.