Episode 129: Senior Curator Kendra Paitz of Illinois State University Galleries joins us to talk about the new exhibition venue and the current survey exhibition of paintings by Walter Robinson from 1979-2014 entitled “Paintings and Other Indulgences.”
Episode 127: This week Brian Frink is back with is to discuss his most recent series of paintings that will be exhibited at the Carnegie Art Center in Mankato (MN) on Saturday December 6th. The title for the exhibition is “Memory of Water” and refers to his experiences of observing waves and incorporating those experiences into these formal paintings that explore the grid and lyrical approach to painting.
Episode 126: In this weeks episode Dana Sikkila joins us from Mankato MN to discuss her installations which combine print, sculpture, and performance. We also discuss her experience as the director of The 410 Project, an experimental venue that hosts exhibitions, artist talks, workshops, and other live events.
Episode 125: This weeks episode features Dena Thomas-Aouassou, one of our 2014 MFA Competition winners selected by Richard Holland of Bad at Sports. Dena’s sculpture & installation based works are informed from her experience living in Morocco and discuss the geopolitical strategies that alter and shape the region.
Episode 124: Chelsey Vandervliet joins Dave this week to provide a look into her series of photographs exploring ideas of identity, performance, and indie rock! Chelsey is one of our 2014 BFA Competition Winners selected by Richard Holland (Bad at Sports) and aside from studio practice we also explore her collaboration with her twin sister Lin who was featured in our last interview.
Episode 123: In this weeks interview 2014 BFA Competition Winner Lin Vandervliet joins us to discuss her interests in identity and to specifically discuss the idea of twinhood through a series of performative photographs with her twin sister Chelsey. Our interview with Lin will be followed up by an interview with Chelsey and both were selected by our juror Richard Holland of the Bad at Sports podcast from Chicago!
Episode 121: This week Anders Johnson joins the podcast to discuss his recent paintings the explore both representation with a dose of abstraction. We also discuss his upcoming artist talk for Retrofit, a three person exhibition featuring the work of David Linneweh and Melissa Wilkinson.
Episode 120: Erin Hayden & Jeff Robinson join us this week to share insight into their use of material as both use found materials in their works that explore collage, assemblage, and transformation. Their exhibition Find & Found is currently on display at the Peoria Art Guild and can be seen through August 17th.
Episode 114: Richard Kooyman joins Dave on the podcast to discuss some of his recent landscape paintings from “Art Camp” which will be exhibited at the Old Art Building in Leland Michigan with an official opening of June 27th. In the podcast he shares insight into his work, his background as a ceramic artist and how he transitioned into studying and falling in love with painting.
Episode 106: Richard Holland is a founding member of Bad at Sports, a podcast which started in Chicago and has since grown to global proportions with over 30 contributors and expanding the discussion around Contemporary Art through interviews, panel discussions, exhibition reviews and more.
Episode 105: David Linneweh and John Reddingotn chat about their exhibition So, IL. Perspective: Re-imagined Landscapes which focuses on the Southern Illinois region where they both met at SIUC. The exhibition features 22 works in all and will be on view through April 27th at the Cockran Gallery of the Rehoboth Art League in Rehoboth Beach DE.
Episode 101: Barry Blinderman joins the podcast with a variety of stories regarding his experiences as a curator, writer, and musician. In the podcast Barry describes an informative trip to Europe at nineteen, curating exhibitions in New York, interviewing Andy Warhol and how his passion for art has continued in the Midwest.