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Judi Tavill

Episode 117:  Judi Tavill joins Dave from New Jersey to discuss her background in fashion design and how those experiences influenced her exploration of ceramics which ultimately led her to explore new creative territory as a ceramic artist.

Judi Tavill      iTunes

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Paul Loughney

Episode 116:  Paul Loughney joins Dave this week to  discuss previous work as well as his early exploration of Art as a teenager and how his background in printmaking still informs his most recent series of collage works.

Paul Loughney      iTunes

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  • Ricin Blow Me
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  • Wizard Extremism
  • Weapons Cache Fucker
  • Amnesia Haze
  • Chocolope 2011
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  • Ayatollah 2011
  • Biddy Early 2011

Christopher Moss

Episode 115:  This week painter Christopher Moss who spoke with Dave from his Brooklyn studio.  In the episode he shares insight into some of his recent painting methods and some of his recent studio work which will be exhibited at Grizzly Grizzly in Philadelphia.

Christopher Moss      iTunes

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  • ArtCamp Winter 2014
  • ArtCamp Painting 30″ x40″ oil on Canvas 2013
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Richard Kooyman

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.

Richard Kooyman      Old Art Building      iTunes

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Timothy Callaghan

Episode 113:  This week we’re back with Timothy Callaghan, a painter currently living in Cleveland Ohio where he creates paintings from the every day while exploring landscape, interior, portraits, and still life.

Timothy Callaghan      One Painting A Day      iTunes

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Naomi Schliesman

Episode 112:  Naomi Schliesman joins us from Fergus Falls Minnesota to discuss how studio practice and  fascination with a scientific exploration of illness finds a place of influence in her sculptural and installation based works.

Naomi Schliesman      Springboard for the Arts      Imagine Fergus Falls      iTunes

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David Politzer

Episode 111:  David Politzer delves into his photo, video, & multimedia artworks  which explore ideas of experience.   He often becomes a performer in his videos that utilize narrative and humor to examine aspects of  identity.

David Politzer      Artspace        A Rousing View of Nature’s Magnificence       iTunes

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Diane Scott

Episode 110: Our new episode features New Zealand Artist Diane Scott who discusses her transition from Sculptor to Painter and her most recent body of work just exhibited at 30 Upstairs Gallery in Wellington.

Diane Scott      30 Upstairs Gallery      iTunes



Joe Morzuch

Episode 109:  Joe Morzuch is a painter immersed in the process of painting and working from life,  he joins us to talk about how his studio practice has evolved and his new exhibition at Gallery Fifty Six in Memphis.

Joe Morzuch      Gallery Fifty Six      iTunes

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Terence Hannum

Episode 108:  Terence Hannum shares a unique coming to Art story and shares his thoughts on painting, installation, music, and  ultimately how his love for magnetic tape and analog recording influences his creative life in a variety of ways.

Terence Hannum      Locrian       iTunes

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Mary Laube

Episode 107:  Mary Laube is a painter who works in a variety of project based works that move beyond the isolated studio approach of a painter to include collaborations with other visual artists and musicians to continually invigorate her practice.

Mary Laube      Jan Brandt Gallery      iTunes

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  • BAS, VOLTA NY 2014, photo by David Willems
  • BAS, Expo Chicago 2012, photo by Improbable Objects
  • BAS with Narcisister, photo by Amanda Browder
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Richard Holland

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.

Bad at Sports      iTunes 

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  • Temporal (Shoes ‘n’ Stuff)
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David Linneweh & John Reddington

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.

Rehoboth Art League      David Linneweh      John Reddington      iTunes


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  • John Hitchcocks Ghosts of Brutality
  • Midwest Pressed Time Machine
  • Midwest Pressed LP 4
  • Erik Waterkottee Ryan Huber Audio Project
  • Shawn Lawson Mobius Sky
  • Karis-Nix TROYBOT
  • Florence Gidez The One to Blame
  • Nathan Meltz Laborers 4
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Nathan Meltz, Screenprint Biennial

Episode 104:  Nathan Meltz joins us to discuss the Screenprint Biennial which will feature 30 Contemporary Printmakers exploring the medium of screen printing in a wide range that includes traditional approaches, installation, animation and more.

Screenprint Biennial      Kickstarter      Nathan Meltz       iTunes

  • In 3D
  • Still Life with Sunflowers
  • Still Life with Irises
  • Still Life with Frame
  • Monarch
  • Spring is here
  • Godzundheit
  • Another Painting For Your Kitchen

Mel Cook

Episode 103:  Mel Cook  is a painter and a Studio Break 2013 MFA Competition Winner;  her solo exhibition Between the Void opens Sat March 22nd at the Peoria Art Guild.

Mel Cook      Peoria Art Guild       iTunes

  • Clay, Metal, Fiber
  • Tim Kowalczyk shooting gallery
  • Joseph Jenner personalvolume1
  • Lauren Turk Linger Above and Below
  • Tim Kowalczyk analog skies
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  • Lauren Turk Rouge
  • Tim Kowalczyk dried up
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  • Lauren Turk Sinister Crustacean

Tim Kowalczyk, Joseph Jenner, Lauren Turk

Episode 102:  We chat with Tim Kowalczyk, Joseph Jenner, and Lauren Turk about their group exhibition: Of Clay, Metal, and Fiber currently at Joliet Junior College.

Tim Kowalczyk      Joseph Jenner      Lauren Turk      Laura A Sprague Gallery      iTunes

  • Syracuse University, 1970, flanked by high school portraits of John and George
  • Playing bass, 1971
  • West Philadelphia,1977
  • Martin Wong, 1984
  • Houston&West Broadway, 1984
  • haring&tseng kwong chi at Semaphore East, 1984
  • with Robert Colescott and Annie Herron at Semaphore East, 1985
  • “New Irrascibles” portrait, with Pat Hearn and other East Village dealers, 1985
  • Snowman built by Bill Conger and Barry at Toney Tasset’s house in Oak Park, 2003
  • Nadia Hotait, 2010
  • Meredith Zielke & Yoni Goldstein.The Jettisoned, 2011
  • Jason Lazarus exhibition, 2011
  • Hurricane Sandy Benefit,2012
  • BB & The Aesthetics, 2012
  • with daughter Leah and Tony Tasset’s “Eye,” Chicago, 2010

Barry Blinderman

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.

Illinois State University Galleries      Bookstore      Soundcloud      iTunes

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Bill Conger

Episode 100:  Bill Conger returns yet again for our 100th episode of the podcast, we discuss what’s going on in his studio and his most recent series of painting and collage work the bells.

Bill Conger      65GRAND      iTunes

  • As We Grew Closer, It Got Further
  • A Dream (A Place) That Continues To Visit Us
  • Colossal Monolith, Monument to Possibility
  • Dive Duration (Time Pause)
  • Future Formation, Caldera Contained
  • Future Formation, Pulpit Contact
  • Inner (Falls) Out
  • It Was At These Places That We Understood
  • Shattered Monolith, Monument to The Forgotten

Scott Lachlan Dickson

Episode 99:  Scott Lachlan Dickson joins the podcast to discuss his work which incorporates a variety of postcards which are cut and re-arranged into a series of collage works.

Scott Lachlan Dickson       iTunes

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Gina Hunt

Episode 98:  Gina Hunt has Dave over for a studio visit to talk about her most recent series of paintings that explore light and shadow through a minimalist aesthetic.

Gina Hunt       iTunes

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Heather Mekkelson

Episode 97:  This weeks episode features sculpture and installation artist Heather Mekkelson who spoke with Dave about some of her past bodies of work as well as her recent sculptures.

Heather Mekkelson      65GRAND       iTunes


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  • 9. Many Happy Returns
  • 8. Gorgon
  • 7. Big Slice
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  • 5. Another World
  • 4. Mother Box
  • 3. The Maginot Line
  • 2. In Transit
  • 1. Alternative TV

Suzanne Laura Kammin

Episode 96:  In this week’s episode Suzanne Laura Kammin joins Dave to explore her experience as a painter and how her process based works have developed into her most recent series of abstract paintings.

Suzanne Laura Kammin      iTunes

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Brian Frink, RACA

Episode 95:  Brian Frink stops by to share whats new in his studio and discuss RACA or Rural America Contemporary Art, an organization formed a few years ago.

Brian Frink      RACA      RACA Video      iTunes

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Donovan Widmer

Episode 94:  Donovan Widmer joins the podcast to discuss his small metal and sculptural works that incorporate found objects and explore ideas of protection, temporality, and ornamentation.

Donovan Widmer      iTunes

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Melissa Wilkinson

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.

Melissa Wilkinson       Jan Brandt Gallery      iTunes

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Steve Adair

Episode 92:  This week our 2013 BFA Competition Winner Steve Adair joins the podcast to talk about his work and his upcoming solo exhibition “Leaf Forms” at Jan Brandt Gallery.

Steve Adair      Jan Brandt Gallery      iTunes

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  • PlusPlus – Edward Ramsay-Morin
  • The Everyday – Paul Middendorf
  • TRACE – Andy Mattern, Leigh Merrill, and Pavel Romaniko
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Box 13 Artspace, Mark Harold Ponder

Episode 91: This week Mark Harold Ponder joins the podcast to discuss Box 13 Artspace, a multifunctional contemporary art space  in Houston that hosts over 20 exhibitions a year and currently run by it’s 17 Resident Artists.

Box 13 Artspace      Mark Harold Ponder      iTunes

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  • 02_Empty
  • 03_Nostalgia Series
  • 04_Urban People Series
  • 05_Patriots
  • 06_Village House Series
  • 08_Village Series Detail
  • 07_HouseOnTheHill
  • 09_Water Tower Series
  • 10_Civilization Series

Pam Winegard

Episode 90:  Pam Winegard joins us to discuss her studio practice and mixed media works including a recent series started last May at Vermont Studio Center.

Pam Winegard       iTunes

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Kay Healy

Episode 89:  Kay Healy joins the podcast this week to discuss her recent works exploring the idea of home through a wide variety of media including screen printing, books, fiber, installation, and new media.

Kay Healy       iTunes

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Travis Medford

Episode 88:  Travis Medford joins us to discuss his college work which combines formal exploration and abstraction through a wide variety of printed and sourced materials.

Travis Medford     iTunes