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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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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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Michelle Dunaway

Oil Painting and Learning to Manage Distractions, with Michelle Dunaway 

A Conversation with Figurative Artist Michelle Dunaway   When was the last time you really took a moment to slow down and notice your surroundings? Do you find that you are easily distracted by your cell phone notifications or the million other things demanding your attention? You aren’t alone! I’ve struggled with managing my distractions […]

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Susan Lyon

Painting Americana and Looking Deeper, with Susan Lyon

  Have you found artists who paint Americana inspiring? Are you drawn to the romanticism and grandeur of the genre? How do artists who focus on painting Americana feel about their genre of work? I was thrilled to sit down with the talented and generous artist, Susan Lyon. In our conversation, Susan opened up about […]

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Jennifer Gennari

The Joy of Painting Animals and Exploring the Color Palette, with Jennifer Gennari

  When was the last time that you found deep and abiding joy in your artwork? Have you explored the joy of painting animals and pets? Most of you know how excited I am about Trekell’s new Pet Portrait Competition. Guess what? I’ve got the judge for that competition joining me for this episode of […]

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Kate Zambrano

Trying to Make It As An Artist on Instagram (when they change the rules), with Kate Zambrano

  What does it look like to see your career take off as an artist on Instagram? Is it a sustainable model or has Facebook’s acquisition taken all fun and profitability out the platform? I put all of these questions and a lot more to my guest, Kate Zambrano. Kate is a fine artist based […]

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Kaethe Bealer

Living on a Boat and Working with Acrylic Paint, with Kaethe Bealer

  Imagine living on a boat in the San Francisco Bay area – doesn’t that sound AMAZING? How would you optimize your working area? What materials would you use? Instead of guessing the answers to this beautiful scenario – I got to ask my friend Kaethe Bealer all about it! Kaethe is a long time […]

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Kristin Cronic

Why You Need to Follow Your Gut and Create Art, with Kristin Cronic

When was the last time you decided to quiet all the voices and just focus on your desire to create art? Is it hard for you to carve out the time in your life or have you found the right formula to make it work? Wherever you are at in your journey, I know you’ll […]

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Linda Christensen

Capturing Emotion in Art and “Getting it Wrong” with Linda Christensen

  Can you really capture emotion in art? Is there something that you can convey on the canvas that transfers to the viewer? Emotion is such a complicated and complex human experience that the effort to capture it on canvas seems like an impossible task. My guest, Linda Christensen is proving that notion wrong with […]