Austin Art Talk Podcast

Austin Art Talk Podcast

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Interviews with Austin artists, gallery owners, curators, and creatives, for those who create, collect, and love art.
24: AKIRASH
Apr 14 • 82 min
"People they are the cloth that protect me, that cover me. Without them, I’m nothing, I can't do anything. So they take me to this level. They should not leave me here. They should continue. Be behind me. Be forward. Be at the back. Be at the side. And I…
23: Ron Berry - Fusebox Festival
Apr 7 • 61 min
"Within our festival there’s space for really different kinds of expression of art, and some of those are perhaps harder immediately to relate to. But we’re holding space for those artists to challenge things, to experiment, to tinker. To help us as…
22: Elizabeth Hendley - The Power of Art Therapy
Mar 31 • 76 min
“Giving people compassion and respect, it just goes such a long way to healing. You never know what somebody is going through or what could happen in their lives.” A lot of people don’t know what art therapy is but for those who do they probably…
21: Natalia Sylvester - Everyone Knows You Go Home
Mar 24 • 60 min
“We all have creativity in us and we’re all very imaginative people but we also have all these voices that tell us we’re not. I just don’t give myself credit for it. I don’t think any of us do.” Novelist Natalia Sylvester says of her most recent book, she…
20: Griffon Ramsey - Chainsaw Art
Mar 17 • 66 min
"That's the thing that got me excited about being creative is that you start with nothing and then something happens. We have so much power as creatives." If you get to the point in your artistic career where you are invited to help carve and build a…
19: Deborah Roberts - Dedicated to the Work
Mar 10 • 64 min
"I’ve always dedicated my life to the work, and what ever the work needed that’s what I did." It has been an incredible year for Austin based artist Deborah Roberts. But after decades of hard work and scholarship it’s not really a surprise. She was…
18: Roi James - Leaps of Faith
Mar 3 • 72 min
"You're an artist, you can create your future" After twenty years of being a full time artist you learn a few things. Like how to make simple but transcendent art, and how powerful and capable you really are. At least that could be said for Roi James,…
17: Kirk Weddle - The Next Big Gig
Feb 24 • 50 min
Advertising and editorial photographer Kirk Weddle has worked with a lot of different local and corporate clients on jobs that have taken him all over the world. Throughout his career he has honed his skills photographing people and loves to do…
16: Bale Creek Allen - No Limitations
Feb 17 • 81 min
Bale Creek Allen has chosen to pursue a beautiful and rich life and live by his own rules. He is a prolific artist with a great work ethic who creates art in a very diverse amount of ways and with many different materials. Bronze, neon, sculpture,…
15: Michael Anthony García
Feb 3 • 56 min
Michael Anthony García is a multidisciplinary artist, independent curator, and activist. His work takes many forms and attempts to addresses personal, local, and global issues, often highlighting those in this world who are marginalized, unseen, and under…
14: Nancy Mims - It Begins With A Walk
Jan 20 • 54 min
By seeking out the mundane and overlooked visual aspects of our world and sharing them through her perspective Nancy Mims shows us the beauty and expansiveness we might be missing. There can be order from chaos and it can be photographed. Not stopping…
13: Flip Solomon - (Bonus Stories) Lek Chailert and the Hare Dream
Jan 16 • 15 min
This is bonus content from the interview with Flip Solomon Episode 12. The first inspiring story is about Lek Chailert who with the help of many others saves and rehabilitates hundreds of animals in Thailand. The second story is of a dream that inspired a…
12: Flip Solomon - Darkest Before Dawn
Jan 13 • 66 min
Flip Solomon grew up with art being at the center of her world but after leaving home found herself exploring everything else life has to offer for many years. But with the arrival of her daughter and the necessity of self care and meditation, to manage…
11: PRINTAUSTIN - Cathy Savage & Elvia Perrin
Dec 30, 2017 • 62 min
PRINTAUSTIN is one of the top art events in town that happens every January and February. Cathy Savage and Eliva Perrin started this celebration of printmaking five years ago, and with a lot of hard work and some help along the way they have created a…
10: Claire Howard - Curating & The Open Road
Dec 23, 2017 • 56 min
This interview is with Claire Howard, the Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art here in Austin. The museum is currently hosting a traveling photography exhibit called The Open Road: Photography and the American Road…
9: Hayley Gillespie - Art.Science.Gallery.
Dec 16, 2017 • 57 min
Turns out that art and science are more related than you might expect. This weeks highly informative episode is with Dr. Hayley Gillespie, the founder and director of Art.Science.Gallery. She has bachelor’s degrees in biology, fine art, and environmental…
8: Yuliya Lanina - The Nature of Being
Dec 9, 2017 • 61 min
Yuliya Lanina is one of the most diverse artists I know having already gained a lot of experience and wisdom in her life and career. Her work is evocative and multi dimensional and is most often intended to be interacted with face to face in an immersive…
7: Paloma Mayorga - Healing & Empowerment in Art
Dec 2, 2017 • 60 min
Since graduating from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, in 2010, Paloma Mayorga has inhabited and worked in three different art worlds. She has had a great career, at a young age, as a professional artist, has worked with and curated many…
6: Steven Walker - Rocking Photography
Nov 18, 2017 • 68 min
Moving to America from England almost four years ago was a risky move for him and his family, but Steven Walker made it work because he knew it would. Persistence, hard work, and a love for music and photography were key ingredients. His vision was for a…
5: Emily Galusha - Undercurrents
Nov 11, 2017 • 65 min
Painter, illustrator, and graphic designer Emily Galusha did not start out with the intention of becoming an artist, even though she had a very creative and supportive upbringing. After studying dance for many years she transitioned to 2D art and being a…
4: Patrick Puckett - Nostalgic Figures
Nov 4, 2017 • 54 min
When I arrived at Patrick's he offered me a drink and we had a great talk while sipping Old Fashioneds and trying to keep his hound dog Boudro calm and quiet. From his childhood and college years in Mississippi, to his 6 year hiatus from painting after…
3: Shea Little - EAST and the Artist
Oct 28, 2017 • 61 min
If you have been in Austin long and are into art you have probably heard of the East Austin Studio Tour or Big Medium. One person at the center of both from the beginning has been Shea Little. With EAST 2017 coming up it made sense to sit down with Shea…
2: Troy Campa - Architecture to Art Gallery
Oct 21, 2017 • 58 min
Troy Campa, co-founer with his partner of CAMIBAart, started out as an architect in Houston but then decided to change careers, and after a year break decided to open a gallery in Austin. We talk about that transition, what he has learned over the last…
1: Stephen Clark - Austin History and the Photographic Gallery
Oct 14, 2017 • 73 min
For our first episode we speak with Mr. Clark about his rich history living in Austin and also about the ins and outs of running a gallery and selling art. After you listen to the show check out some of the links below to many of the people he mentions in…