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  • 01:47

    Wanda's Picks Radio: Chicago Black Arts Tour with Arlene Crawford

    in Art

    An Arlene Turner Crawford Journey with Charles Curtis Blackwell . . .

    The two artists join us, one in Oaktown, the other in Chitown to talk about The Wall of Respect and People’s Art Since 1967 - A Symposium April 17-18, 2015 at Chicago Art Institute (https://www.facebook.com/events/1556242241312832/). Both are panelists.

    Arlene Turner Crawford defines herself as a Visual Artist, Curator, Educator, Muralist and Cultural Activist.  She has shown up as: Classroom teacher, University Administrator, Faculty member & Student Affairs, Unit Head; a Grants Developer & Institution builder of Cultural organizations; a Collaborator and Mentor.  Her work is to integrate her creativity into service and the beautification of black community.  Her mission is inspired and ignited by the intellectual thrust and purpose of the Black Arts Movement. and this commitment, as an artist, is to examine, elevate, and speak to what is beautiful, whole and authentic within my community.  Her art is ritual, an attempt to express higher interpretations of life and she creates art through the manipulation of form, design, color, assemblage and collage. 

    She is an Executive Board member of the African American Arts Alliance, founding member of the Sutherland Community Arts Initiative and Sapphire & Crystals, a collective of African American women artists.

    Charles Curtis Blackwell is a jazz poet and a playwright, performance and visual artist: http://www.pbs.org/pov/differentcolorblue/blackwell.php and https://www.facebook.com/CharlesCurtisBlackwell

  • 00:31

    Denise Hartley - Fine Artist and Muralist

    in Art

    Denise Hartley was born in Oakdale, CA; lived in the art community of Three Rivers, CA for 22 years, studied art in NYC at the Art Students League, and lived on the island of Kauai. She currently lives in Santa Barbara, CA. Denise holds a BA in Fine Art, and Philosophy (Religion) and a MA degree in Fine Art, New Media.
    Denise's most recent paintings, Douglas Creek, Nobe Young Falls and Pink Orchid are very realistic. Her older paintings are on wood panels, mixed media, 4'x6'. They are in private collections.   Visit Denise's website at http://dahartley.com Email: denise@dahartley.com

  • 01:55

    British artist, Jo Jayson/MSG Will Williams/Musician, Rolando Garcia/Pain Mgmt

    in Self Help

    British artist, muralist, and meditation teacher, Jo Jayson will join us from the East Coast to teach us about Healing and Balancing through the Chakras, her healing meditation workshops, and her Goddess Chakra Series of paintings.

    Retired veteran, Master Sergeant Will Williams will be back to fill us in on his latest fund-raising event, raising money to help over 2,000 children GET BACK TO SCHOOL.

    Musician, Rolando Garcia, will fill us in on his music and we'll be playing some of his music!

    And I will talk about managing pain through mindfulness.

  • 01:01

    Law of Attracation - What Makes You Glow?!

    in Spirituality

    Join Anna K. as she interviews guests weekly about what makes them GLOW...inside and out!  Every Friday, 10am EST.  This Friday she interviews...Varina RUSH!!!

    Varina Rush is a mixed media artist, muralist, love ninja, and adventurer that calls Houston her “boomerang town”- she always comes back. A self expression and leadership coach, she governs the frenetic theater Artist Board, and is the creator of the BEaLOVEninja Project inspiring people to pay love forward....and Varina loves to play.  Find out more HERE.


  • 01:07

    Art of The Red River

    in Books

    Show hosts and professional artists, Wade Zahares, Mike Dubisch and Carolyn Watson Dubisch share insights and experiences from inside the art world.  Joining them are guest artists, sculptors, photographers and curators from the United States and across the globe. Our first guest will be  Jon Mooers. Set designer of more than two dozen movies inclucing Stargate, 1993, gallery owner, muralist, painter and nice guy, Jon Mooers from Amesbury MA. Also on the show will be Kyllan Maney from Tempe, AZ. A working professional artist who currently has a show called "Avian Nouveau" at GreenHAUS in downtown Phoenix. Kyllan loves to paint large scale murals and works on various projects for Mesa Art Center. Along with this, Kyllan is the Chair of the Visual Arts Department, teaching Painting and Mixed Media at New School for the Arts and Academics. We'll be talking with emerging artist, Afton Kern. Afton is a self taught artist who is currently attending Cosumnes River College. She is pursuing a degree in Biology with a special focus on Arachnology and a minor in Anthropology. Afton studied Anthropology under Dr. Peggy Scully for one year, and in doing so spent many hours in the Anthropology lab studying bones and skeletons of various primates. During her Freshman year in High School, she spent the summer working on her art with renowned portrait artist Lorraine Bollinger who has been an important inspiration. Afton believes that drawing from life is the most important aspect in understanding form and function.  Join us for great conversations in art.

  • 00:45

    Special Guest! Gifted Muralist & LightWorker Maureen Walton

    in Spirituality

    Earth LightWorker Missions Presents:
    Hosted By Christina & Co-Hosted By Anita Sun Ray.

    On our first show we will have with us a beautiful lightworker and divine muralist Maureen Walton. She will share with us her experiences, her passions, what she sees her mission on earth is. Not only is Maureen a gifted artist she is a wonderful storyteller. She speaks from her heart and opens to divine communication and tells stories that you will feel ONE with or as if they were your own.

  • 01:04

    Roundtable; "What Is Chicano/Latino Art?"

    in Business

    Three muralist examine and discuss the insights and future of Art in the nation's Latino communities.   Show guests:   1. Carlos Callejo Muralist, California   2. Norma Montoya Muralist, California   3.  Raul Valdez Muralist, Texas

  • 02:00

    9/28/10_NW Indigenous Muralist Andrew Morrison_And Mixed Media Artist Connie Watts

    in Art

    Host/Producer Robin Carneen(9/28/10...7-8pm PDT)
    GUESTS:NW Muralist Andrew Morrison;8-9pm NW Mixed Media Artist Connie Watts & Cath Brunner,Director of Public Art4Culture

    Connie Watts & Andrew Morrison will be calling in to discuss their NW Art and why they express themselves & represent their culture in the mediums that they do:

    7-8pmPDT: Andrew Morrison will be our first guest who will be discussing the latest mural he just completed(originally started on 8-21-10)on the east side of the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Seattle,WA as well as past & future projects.He says,"The mural is to reflect the clans of our ancestors."Daybreak Star info:http://www.unitedindians.org/daybreak.html Andrew is the Art Coordinator for the Chief Seattle Club.He's responsible for connecting us to our second guest Connie Watts.To find out more about Andrew Morrison http://onestaa.com
    8-9PMPDT:Cath Brunner,Director of Public Art 4Culture,who specializes in managing large-scale integrated public art projects(including,SeaTac International Airport,Harborview Medical Center,Bellevue City Hall,& Brightwater),will help introduce Connie Watts who will be discussing the upcoming event/unveiling of her sculpture:"...a traditional dedication & blessing ceremony for Vereinigung,(a monumental suspended sculpture)...(she is) a mixed media artist and designer of Nuu-chah-nulth,Gitxan,& Kwakwaka’ wakw ancestry.Sat/10/9/10/2pm 4:30pm @ 9th and Jefferson Building Lobby-On the corner of 9th Ave & Jefferson St./Harborview Medical Center Campus/Seattle,WA 98106

    For more info:Willow Fox,206.205.8024 Willow.Fox@4Culture.org

    Connie Watts is from the West Coast of Vancouver Island.Watts graduated from Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design with a B.F.A.,in Intermedia.In Addition,she received a Bachelor of Interior Design from the University of Manitoba.
    To find out more about Connie Watts:

  • 01:01

    SUZYMANNING "Women Living Empowered Lives at Midlife"

    in Women

    Suzy Manning, CEO of SUZYMANNING LLC and host of "Women Living Empowered Lives at Midlife" BlogTalk Radio, interviews Heidi Reagan. Heidi is a best-selling author, speaker and the founder of Choosing Expansion Coaching and creator of the YOU Are All That! Telesummit.
    Having had an eclectic entrepreneurial career as a jewelry designer, fashion designer and muralist, Heidi now chooses to focus her talents on coaching women who are ready to live an expanded life. Her specialty is working with women through all of life's transitions and helping to connect them with bigger possibilities.
    As a Life Expansion Enthusiast, finding balance and establishing boundaries have been Heidi’s life lessons. Spiritual growth and studies have been her passion, and her life purpose is to live with strength and clarity.
    Heidi has been a Certified Coach for over 8 years and is trained in Silva Mind Techniques, the Presence Process and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT).

  • 01:01

    Interview with Muralist, Mystery Author Joyce Oroz and Secure the Ranch

    in Books

    Josephine Stuart, a fifty-year-old widow, is blessed and cursed with an overactive curiosity, a strong sense of right and wrong and a willingness to put herself on the line for her friends. Josephine has been hired to paint murals in the secluded Munger mansion, located at the top of a wooded mountain. Certain local reprobates have their reasons for wanting the Mungers to leave. Accidents, fires and the death of a forest ranger have everyone on edge. Josephine's curiosity drives her down the mountain, into the world of illegal activities and nefarious characters. Her situation becomes dire - no way to escape. One captor has a knife, the other has a rifle. Can she save herself and her friends?

  • 01:00

    Tonight we talk with Ellie Balk from visualizing Pi!

    in Education

    Look who arrived in our inbox today.... it's community artist Ellie Balk! We announced her upcoming arrival on the show last week and it was worth the wait! She texted me today and in traditional off the cuff artist style, we arranged a discussion just for you!
    Ellie Balk is a Brooklyn Based community muralist who has been inspiring children at the Green School in Williamsburg Brooklyn with her visualizing Pi kickstarter project. 
    Listen in as we discuss how her project is is inspiring mathmeticians and thinkers while creating a ripple effect in the world.
    Thank you Ellie for doing what you do... You are making a difference......
    33 hours left on Ellies kickstarter! click here to support her project.  http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1604383729/visualizing-pi-mural-with-high-school-math-student?ref=live
    or go to her website at www.elliebalk.com