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Ricky Mujica

Painting Family Life and Adapting to COVID-19: An Interview with Artist Ricky Mujica

What subject matter do you love to paint? For you maybe it’s going outdoors and painting en plein air or to a crowded marketplace. Each artist has to find their own source of inspiration and motivation as they travel on their artistic journey – for Ricky Mujica – it’s all about family.  Ricky is an award-winning […]

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Teresa Oaxaca

Taking Up Space and Large Scale Paintings: An Interview with Artist, Teresa Oaxaca

What comes to mind when you think of the phrase, “Taking up space?” Does your mind go to something large and inviting or intimidating and serious? Too often the idea of “Taking up space” has been reserved for negative connotations – what if we flipped the script? This week’s guest focuses a lot of her […]

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Lucy Kalian

Building Businesses and Visual Memory: An Interview with Artist, Lucy Kalian 

What does it take to hone your visual memory skills as an artist? Can you really build a successful business by selling your artwork? Isn’t (insert any age here) too old to get started as an artist? What am I supposed to do with all this time at home caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Thankfully, my […]

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Rob Rey

Using Art To Tell Stories, with Rob Rey

When you approach the canvas do you find yourself trying to tell a story with your artwork? Do you think you are telling a story with your art whether you like it or not? Here to explore these questions and many more is my guest and fellow artist, Rob Rey.Rob’s artwork is often inspired by […]

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Shana Levenson

The Growth Of An Artist, with Shana Levenson

  As you look at your career as an artist, do you notice how much you’ve grown and changed over the years? What led to the big moments of growth and change for you? It was a joy to sit down with my guest and fellow artist, Shana Levenson. In our conversation, Shana opens up […]

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Erin McGee Ferrell

Why Art Matters In The Painful Places Of Life, with Erin McGee Ferrell

  It is difficult to honestly talk about the most painful places of life – the times when cannot avoid facing our mortality or need to come to grips with our value as human beings. But in this conversation, Erin McGee Ferrell spoke about those issues with such ease that I was grateful. The ease […]

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Michael McCaffrey

Letting Go of Art “Rules” with Michael McCaffrey

An interview with artist Michael McCaffrey   Do you ever find yourself wondering why you feel like a square peg forced into a round hole when it comes to following art “Rules?” Is there something wrong with you, the system, gatekeepers, or all the above? I was thrilled to sit down and discuss this topic […]

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Dean Mitchell

The Transformative Power of Art, with Dean Mitchell

  Can you think back to a point in your career where you started to appreciate the transformative power of art? Maybe for you, it was the first time you went to an art museum or that one art class that opened your eyes to a whole new world of possibilities. From early childhood experiences […]

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Adam Hall

Landscape Painting and the Power of Persistence, with Adam Hall

  When was the last time you found yourself moved deep in the core of your being by a work of art or natural beauty? As an artist, you can appreciate the power that we have to draw on people’s perceptions and emotions. It was a pleasure to speak with the talented Nashville based landscape […]

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Andy J Pizza

Exploring Creativity and Understanding How You Tick, with Andy J. Pizza

  As an artist, one of the hardest things you can do is to push past your limits and dive right into exploring creativity. Do you find pushing the boundaries of your abilities exciting or nerve-racking? My guest, Andy J. Pizza, is ready to explore this question and a whole lot more. In our conversation, […]