Episode 217: This week Matthew T McLaughlin joins the podcast from the Washington D.C. area to talk about his multimedia works which incorporate printmaking, drawing, and installation based works, which explore the environment, landscape, and boundaries. Currently he has 2 curated shows on view: Crossing Boundaries & Breaking Borders: DMV Printmaking at American University Museum, Washington, (DC) and (Sub)Urban Sprawl at the Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, (KS).
Episode 216: Lisa Bergant Koi & Greg Edmondson join the podcast to discuss their studio practice and the direct or indirect influence of landscape in their work. Lisa lives in Pittsburgh (PA) and her paintings explores how we interpret what we perceive through her colorful abstractions. Greg has investigated various systems of abstraction that have gradually been influenced by the landscape along the Gasconade River and his extended residency at Osage Arts Community, located in Belle, (MO).
Episode 215: This week Kari Woolsey joins us to discuss her ceramic works that explore domesticity and objects of the everyday in her vessel work, compositions, and installations. Kari’s is one of Studio Break’s 2018 Student Competition winners, which was juried by Brian Frink of RACA Gallery. She’s currently an artist in residency and has an exhibition on view at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts that runs through May 4th.
Episode 214: Dyani White Hawk joins the podcast to discuss her paintings and mixed media works which explore her Native American heritage through use of Sicangu Lakota art forms and combining them with her love of modernist abstract painting. Dyani has an exhibition entitled See Her on view from April 4th-May 23rd at the John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art at the University of Nevada (Reno) with an artist talk on Sat April 6th at 11AM.
Episode 213: This week Liz Tran returns to the podcast to share some new developments in her works which have largely focused on her mixed media paintings, installations, and collaborations. Liz has a solo exhibition opening at Phylogeny Contemporary in Seattle (WA) from
Episode 212: Lisa Lofgren joins the podcast this week to discuss her work which explores a multitude of printmaking techniques to create layered prints as well as installations that based on her experiences of landscape. Her exhibition entitled “what it was” is open through March 7th at the James S. Murray Gallery at Lincoln Land Community College with a reception on March 5th from 5:30-7:30 P.M.
Episode 211: This week Benjamin Scott Anderson discusses his plein air works that combine repeated experiences of painting from the same landscape in various conditions which are distilled into the same painting. Benjamin’s work was selected as part of Studio Breaks 2018 Student Competition juried by Brian Frink, his MFA Thesis exhibition opens at Bowling Green State University on April 26th.
Episode 210: Jenn Gulgren joins Studio Break this week to talk about her observational paintings from her surroundings as well as her Ennui works which explore uncertainty through figures occupying abstracted spaces and domesticity. Jenn’s work was selected as part of Studio Breaks 2018 Student Competition juried by Brian Frink.
Episode 209: This week Gabriel Rojas joins Studio Break to discuss his improvisational mixed media works comprised of organic and geometric shapes, textures, patterns, as well as pre-Columbian motifs. Gabriel’s work was selected as part of Studio Breaks 2018 Student Competition juried by Brian Frink.
Episode 207: This week Erika b Hess drops in to discuss her paintings explore a variety of subjects that include the figure, landscape, and still life combined from daily observations to create narratives within her work. In addition to her studio practice, Erika is also the founder of I Like Your Work Podcast, which interviews a variety of artists, collectors, and curators.