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Episode 149: Monday, November 3rd at 5:00PM ET.
Today's Topic: Sculptors and Sculpturing
Your Hosts: Roland Willits and Jeff Young
On this show you'll hear some FUN stories from a couple of master storytellers who will teach you how to bring out that master storyteller within you that waits to be unleashed. All of us have a story to tell, and we all are Master Storytellers at heart.
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Judy and Daniel Hauben will discuss THE BRONX ARTIST DOCUMENTARY PROJECT. The first event of its kind in the Bronx -- and perhaps in the world -- the Bronx Artist Documentary Project has paired Bronx photographers with Bronx painters, sculptors, printmakers, graffiti and street artists, collage, textile and other visual artists to create a documentary portrait of a vibrant and often overlooked artistic community. The Project was designed to create more awareness of all the artists in the Bronx and to shine a light on their vital and positive contribution to the life of our borough.
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Join artists and show hosts, Mike Dubisch, Carolyn Watson Dubisch, and Wade Zahares as they talk to artists, sculptors and other members of the art world. Our first guest is an artist from Tucson, Arizona. Matt Cotten is the artistic director of Puppets Amongus. He writes, fabricates and performs puppet presntations. His passion for puppetry grew out of his rich history as a visual and performing artist. He is one of the original artistic directors of Tucson's famous All Souls Procession, as well as being the co-founder and co-director of his past troupe, Tucson Puppet works. He is also a painter and for more than ten years taught painting and drawing at the University of Arizona. Our second guest is painter Pam Akins from Sparks, Maryland. Pam is a graduate from the Maryland Institute College of Art and has a masters degree in painting from Queens college in NY. She has been teaching art in the Baltimore county school system for nearly 30 years. While raising 2 children with her husband and artist, Jeff, she has been painting the Maryland landscape. She shows her work in several galleries in the Baltimore area. Listen in for your window into the world of art.
George J. Haas
George Haas is member of the Society of Planetary SETI Research and the founder of The Cydonia Institute (EST1991). His research encompasses over 20 years of study and analysis of NASA and ESA photographs of the surface of Mars. Beginning with the Face on Mars, he began documenting a set of unprecedented parallels between aesthetically designed structures on the red planet with the art and iconography of Mesoamerican cultures. His early schooling was in the visual arts, which included painting, sculpture and photography. He is a sculptor, art instructor, writer, curator, and the former director of the Sculptors’ Association of New Jersey During the 1980s I exhibited extensively throughout the New Jersey and New York area and was represented by the Grace Harkin Gallery in New York’s East Village and had a one man show at the OK Harris Gallery of Art in Soho in 1989. In his provocative book, The Cydonia Codex authors George J. Haas and William R. Saunders use archaeological research discoveries and photographs from NASA and other space programs to document the uncanny similarities between Martian and now-extinct Earth cultures. The Martian Codex begins with a review of the thirty-year history of documenting the famous “Face on Mars” landform. Contact George Haas at: SPSR: http://spsr.utsi.edu/ STAIF: http://www.staif2.org/
Creating Great Community Through Art Activism
Creating community through art is a topic that we have explored in the past and are returning to it tonight. What has the social media contributed to community building? What about other means of creating community amongst artists as well as the greater community outside? What are your successes and how do you create community in your community? Why do more than just your art? As painters, sculptors and creatives how do we help make connections in our communities?
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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.
Artist communities take on different forms wherever they occur. What are your artist communities in your city? Coop Gallery, Critique Group, Studio Mates, Art Guilds, First Fridays Studio Tours, Online Forums or Art Mentors they all can play a big role in your artistic development. When and where do you go to find Art Community? What organizations work with your art career goals?
How do you connect when you move to a new community?
Leo Franco, SparkGallery.com
AmberWhite.net or AlteredEsthetics.org
Dan Bond, SyncGallery.com
Sue Crosby Doyle, CoreNewArtSpace.com
Amanda Goth, TrimbleCourt.com
#Art Community #Artists #Sculptors #Art Advice #Coop Galleries #Painters
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133-Art Talk Preparation With Co-Host: Suzanne Frazier
Thurs. Feb 20th9pm-10pm, MST
Annette Coleman & Suzanne Frazier
"Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability.... We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation." -Thomas Edison
"He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration." -Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Organize, don't agonize." -Nancy Pelosi
"The will to win is nothing without the will to prepare." -Juma Ikangaa
A new way to prerecord for the show
on your smart phone - record on your memo function and send to: Annette@yahoo.com (note: Radio Show in subject line) and we will include you on the show.
Host GARY HOLT visits with GARY ROLLER well known as a talented musician who's toured with MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY for over two decades, GARY ROLLER is one of the West's most talented artist and sculptors. We'll talk about his music and his art.
ALAN HILL former chairman of Back Country Horsemen of America will share information about the mission of BCHA and the importance of horsemen of all disciplines involvement in preserving our trails and an American heritage.
Zora Neale Hurston was quoted as saying, "Love, I find, is like singing." And if that is the case, then Finesse has a very lovely voice. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, with a love of writing since the age of thirteen, Finesse has always utilized her talents and skills with a pen and the gift of words to create stories and literary artistry. Now living in Atlanta, Georgia, Finesse continues to cultivate her skills by writing short stories, poetry, and is in the process of writing her first book.Now following in the footsteps of brilliant African American Female writers such as Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, and Maya Angelou, Finesse is preparing to share with the world her style of adult romance novels which will take you on a whirlwind tour of love and sensuality with the realness that evokes a myriad of vivid emotions and creative vision.A naturally gifted, passionate, and poetic soul, even when Finesse speaks it's with a flow that doesn't need a beat in order feel the power of her words. A loving mother of three children, Finesse works hard to provide for her family a loving environment that is forever growing and maturing with experiences. These experiences inspire her in ways that mirror sculptors carving master pieces out of lifeless stone. She is serious about her work and her art and it shows in every word, sentence, and paragraph.
Mike Dubisch, Wade Zahares, and Carolyn Watson Dubisch talk with artists, sculptors, photographers and other members of the art world. Our first guest will be Fulton Beal, a cartoonist and illustrator from the great north state of Maine.From those early days when he first grasped a crayon and scribbled all over the walls of his parent’s house, Fulton hasn’t stopped drawing. Although he participated in schooling at one of the state universities for a couple of years, he is mostly self-taught, having studied classic comic strips and cartoons at any spare moment he could grasp. Wild and whimsical, weird and wacky, his work strives to give a smile or chuckle to the face of every viewer, and hopefully yours as well. Next on the show is artist Russ Ritell. Russ Ritell is a New York native and agraduate from the School of Visual arts in Manhattan. He has been working in traditional and digital media for more than 20 years. For the last 12 years he's been employed as a designer/animator, but he's also expanded his artistic range through fine art and conceptual projects. He created a large multi-media installation call "The Media Church" about TV and the news affecting social values, and has shown work centered on the BP oil spill and the economic depression. His upcoming exhibit is called "Wild in The Streets" and opens Oct.12th at the Bau Gallery in Beacon, NY. Our final guest will be artist Michael L Peters. Michael L. Peters has drawn Comics for such publishers as Heavy Metal Magazine, Desperado, Caliber, Image, and CFD. He creates and sells Prints mostly on mythological and fantasy themes, in pen & ink, watercolor and/or acrylics. A few years ago, he was hired by Ferris State University to create a series of pen & ink portraits of their former presidents. He teaches drawing and illustration in Grand Rapids Michigan. Join us for great conversations in art!
Wade Zahres, Mike Dubisch and Carolyn Watson Dubisch interview artists, sculptors, and designers from all over the world and from all walks of life. Our first 2 guests will be Jon Sanchez and Austin Zachary from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jon studied art and design at New Mexico State. He considers himself an illustrator first and foremost. Although, he has engaged in various forms of art mediums for most of his life. Jon has been designing and screen printing gig posters for bands since 2008 using the name “JONITO”. His posters are drawn/inked by hand, digitally separated, and hand-pulled using acrylic inks. He also does graphic design work such as logo design, political brochures, magazine layout and corporate identity. He is currently working on his first mini comic with his friend and co-worker Austin Zachary. Austin Zachary is a cartoonist, animator, and illustrator. He has created several cartoons; Shaved Monkey and Furr E. Beaver and The InsideOut, which runs monthly in the ABQ Sports Magazine. His animations include cartoons and music videos. Our next guest is Phoenix artist, Annie Dunn. From her obscure beginnings as a doughnut peddler and obsessive doodler in northwestern Iowa, Annie moved to the big city in search of something called computer graphics. She now spends her days painting colorful creatures and other oddities using a Wacom tablet and stylus. Although verified public sightings are rare, Annie is rumored to live with her husband and a clowder of cats and dogs in the suburbs of Phoenix Arizona. The show will end with a discussion of the Spark show at the River Tree Arts Gallery in Kennebunk Maine. The show is a glimpse inside the minds of Maine's iconic illustrators. Curated by our own Wade Zahares, feauturing the art of Dahlov Ipcar, Cathryn Fawell, Hazel Mitchell, Chris Van Dusen, Matt Travares. Join us for a window into the world of art.
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