Episode 100: For our 100th episode Bill Conger joins the podcast to share a bit of insight about his new series of works exploring painting and collage in his new series the bells.
Episode 93: Melissa Wilkinson is our first featured artist of the year! Her exquisite watercolor paintings are based off digital collages from a wide variety of archived photos that question the “image” and explore the boundaries between abstraction and representation.
Episode 80: This week Kate Sweeney joins us on the podcast for a lengthy discussion about her studio practice which is informed by her background in science and career as a medical illustrator. Her fine art utilizes printmaking, painting, collage, and a variety of digital techniques and often works on paper.
Episode 77: Our guest this week on Studio Break is multimedia artist with a background in printmaking and drawing, Sage Dawson. Sage joined us from St. Louis Missouri to discuss her solo exhibition which just opened at Good Citizen Gallery: On Streets Like Ours, In Rooms, Up Collapsing Stairs.iTunes
Episode 75: This week Jason Ruhl joins the podcast to talk about some of his latest projects, including his collage work that utilizes a variety of 2-D approaches. His work incorporates both traditional and digital approaches and blends a rather unique process of editing in his 2-D and video works.iTunes
Episode 72: This week we checked out The 3D Printer Experience in Chicago’s Loop which provides visitors a glimpse into the magical world of 3D printing! Get started by designing and printing a pendant, sign up for a workshop, scan and print your head, or consult the knowledgeable staff about custom printing.iTunes
Episode 65: Curator Kendra Paitz (Violet Poe Projects) returns to discuss the exhibition The House of the Seven Gables, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel from 1851. The exhibition opens at Illinois State University Saturday February 23rd at the University Galleries and runs through April 7th.
Episode 51: The first selected artist from our 2012 MFA/BFA competition is Carol Salisbury who works with small metals and drawing. Carol is currently expanding her body of work while continuing to exhibit her work; in 2012 she was a student finalist in the NICHE Awards!
Episode 44: This episode features a series of short interviews with the artists participating in Studio Break’s first group show featuring: Bill Conger, Benjamin Gardner, Bob Jones, Adam Mysock, John Reddington, and Tim Roby!iTunes
Episode 36: Studio Break is back this week with a new interview with Justin Quinn, he shed some light on his upbringing and development as an artist and the vast body of work he’s created, great stuff!iTunes
Episode 34: This weeks episode features the artist Don Kimes who spends his time painting and teaching in Italy, Chautauqua NY, and Washington DC. Don’s thoughtful approaches in creating and thinking about his studio practice is quite inspired and not to be missed!
Episode 33: In this weeks episode David Linneweh finally sits down to share his thoughts about various bodies of work and especially his most recent series of Re-Assembled Landscape paintings featured in Scavenged Landscapes with an opening reception June 16th at the Peoria Art Guild.
Episode 32: Our guest for this week is Nick Satinover, an artist working out of Dayton Ohio Nick works with a variety of media to explore the subject of landscape, he spoke at length about his process and development and a residency he’ll be starting in the next month.
Episode 31: For this weeks episode I had a fun chat with Amze Emmons (Philadelphia) about his vast body of work exploring landscape as well as consumer culture. He also manages to provide great insight into how the evolution of his studio practice has evolved since starting and what challenges he faces moving forward.
Episode 11: Great early morning conversation with Sculptor and Performance artist Evertt Biedler, it’s a bit longer than usual but excellent conversation… Evertt talks at length about his transitions through his bodies of work, truly impressive stuff!