Two Artists Walk into a Bar

Two Artists Walk into a Bar

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LIsten in as artists and creators talk about their life, work and the creative process


Artist/Blogger Mel Kobayashi of Bag and a Beret
Sep 5, 2019 • 54 min
Our Guest Artist: Mel Kobayashi melaniekobayashi.homestead.com Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: Trees, Yaletown, Vancouver www.treescoffee.com In this episode you’ll hear about: * Mel’s Blog bagandaberet.blogspot.com *…
Talking Art Licensing and More with Shandra Smith
Aug 1, 2019 • 47 min
Talking Art Licensing and More with Shandra Smith Our Guest Artist: Shandra Smith www.shandrasmith.com Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: Third Space Coffee, Kelowna www.thirdspacecoffee.ca In this episode you’ll hear about: *…
Artist Whisperer Pennylane Shen
Jul 4, 2019 • 67 min
Wine Night with Artist Whisperer Pennylane Shen Our Guest Artist: Pennylane Shen of Dazed and Confucius www.dazedandconfucius.com Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: Campagnolo www.campagnolorestaurant.ca In this episode you’ll…
Jane Lillico and her Papier Mache Squadron
Jun 6, 2019 • 43 min
Our Guest Artist: Jane Lillico www.janelillico.com Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: La Marea Los Cabos @lamarealoscabos In this episode you’ll hear about: * How she came to live in the Baja * The San Jose del Cabo Art Walk…
Dishing with Danielle Krysa; aka The Jealous Curator
Sep 20, 2018 • 53 min
Season 1 Finale! Today we’re popping in to Mile Zero wine bar tucked between all the vineyards of the Okanagan, sharing a glass with none other than Danielle Krysa. You probably know her as The Jealous Curator. In fact you’re probably already following…
Capturing a Cultural Moment with Photographer Rennie Brown
Sep 13, 2018 • 45 min
Today we get to hang out at the legendary Sai Woo in Vancouver and talk with photographer Rennie Brown. I discovered Rennie’s work when his ‘Artist in Studio’ images started appearing on the instagram feeds of so many artists I know and love. These…
Putting the Text in Textiles with Rosalind Wyatt
Sep 6, 2018 • 52 min
Thanks to a listener suggestion I hopped a train for West London this morning to meet up with calligraphy and textile artist Rosalind Wyatt. The way she weaves historic and significant text into some pretty cool ‘Oh my God, how did you get your hands on…
From Pop Art to World Peace with Bob Marongiu
Aug 30, 2018 • 51 min
Pop Art Painter Bob Marangiu is our guest today. His Picasso-meets-Murakami works will make you smile, but there’s a lot more going on than meets the eye. Listen in as we talk at the street café just outside his studio about the role of painting in a…
From Greek Paintings to Irish Jigs with artist/musician Manolia Kokoloyianni
Aug 23, 2018 • 38 min
Today we’re in Greece, on the island of Crete, heading into Heraklion to meet up at the Miniatoura Café with artist and musician Manolia Kokoloyianni. She grew up in both Crete and Athens, paints beautiful introspective canvases in the intense and subdued…
Athens Street Art with Nikos Tonga, aka “Rude”
Aug 16, 2018 • 37 min
Today I’m taking a break from life aboard The Queen Elizabeth and I’m roaming the streets of Athens. We’re about to meet up with Nikos Tonga, a graphic designer who paints the walls of this ancient city under his street art name; Rude. He also does guided…
At Sea with The Barricade Boys
Aug 9, 2018 • 46 min
Our Guest Artist: The Barricade Boys www.thebarricadeboys.com Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: The Commodore Club onboard the Queen Elizabeth somewhere between Stockholm and Southampton This week we’re in the ship’s bar…
Canalside in Copenhagen with Expressive Artist Sjulle
Aug 2, 2018 • 44 min
Danish Painter/Sculptor/Ceramicist Sjulle is in the bar today! Our Guest Artist: Sjulle Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: A Classic Nyhaven Pub in Copenhagen! Today we’re sitting canal side at a cool pub in one of the…
Talking Video Arts and Culture Shifts in Freedom Square with Artist Liina Siib
Jul 26, 2018 • 43 min
Estonian Film-based Artist Liina Siib joins us in the Tallin’s Freedom Square! Our Guest Artist: Liina Siib www.liinasiib.com Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: TUUM Kohvik-Bar at the Tallinn Art Hall We are sitting in a café…
Painting Barefoot in Thai Pants with Creative Ingrid Sanchez
Jul 19, 2018 • 38 min
Etsy and Insta Fave Ingrid Sanchez, aka @creativeingrid is in the bar today! Our Guest Artist: Ingrid Sanchez www.ingridsanchez.com Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: The Hillgate Pub in London’s Notting Gate…
From Geology to Gallery with Painter Jeff Wilson
Jul 12, 2018 • 43 min
Urban Landscape Painter Jeff Wilson Our Guest Artist: Urban Landscape Painter Jeff Wilson Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: The Irish Heather in Gastown, Vancouver BC, Canada Our guest this week is Scottish born Vancouver based painter Jeff Wilson.…
Poetry and Performances with Julia Pileggi
Jul 5, 2018 • 48 min
Spoken Word Artist: Julia Pileggi www.juliapileggi.com and Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: The Bimini in Vancouver Our guest artist today is poet and spoken word performer Julia Pileggi. I watched her perform at an opening at…
A Walk in Surreal Stanley Park with Painter Tim Fraser
Jun 28, 2018 • 56 min
Our Guest Artist: Tim Fraser Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: The Dublin Crossing in Cloverdale, BC, Canada Thanks for tuning in to episode 19 of Two artists walk into a bar! I’m your host artist Carol McQuaid. Our guest artist this week is Painter…
Chantal Cardinal of Felt a la Main with Love
Jun 21, 2018 • 49 min
Our Guest Artist: Chantal Cardinal of Felt a la Main with Love Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: Main Street Brewing Our guest this time is Chantal Cardinal of Felt a la Main with Love. When I say she’s big in the felting world, I mean BIG! Her…
Exploring In Situ with Tristesse Seelinger, Julia Kreutz and Luiza Brenner
Jun 14, 2018 • 50 min
Our Guest Artists: Tristesse Seeliger, Julia Kreutz and Luiza Brenner Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: South Main Gallery This time, we’re 3 artists and a curator, and our location is one of my favourite Vancouver Galleries, the South Main Gallery…
Trisha Oldfield, a Magical Mix from BC to the Baja
Jun 7, 2018 • 42 min
Our Guest Artist: Trisha Oldfield Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: The Distillery in Yaletown Our guest this time is Trisha Oldfield. I spotted her work at the Ida Victoria Gallery in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico and met up with her at the Distillery…
Eerie and Awesome at the Shameful with Rebecca Chaperon
May 31, 2018 • 38 min
Guest Artist: Rebecca Chaperon www.thechaperon.ca Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Bar: The Shameful Tiki Room www.shamefultikiroom.com Today’s guest is visual artist and author of my new favourite book “Eerie Dearies – 26 Ways to Miss…
Bike Fueled Urban Art Adventures with Sherri Rogers
May 24, 2018 • 37 min
Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Guest Artist: Sherri Rogers www.sherrirogers.com Our Bar: Off The Rail Brewery www.offtherailbrewing.com We’ll talk about her artistic trajectory from tiny town to urban centre that is so central…
Talking Chianti, Cards and Kissing with Artist Audra Ricketts
May 17, 2018 • 42 min
Our Guest Artist: Audra Ricketts Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: The Pemberton Station Pub in West Vancouver Our guest artist today is visual artist, actor and the mind behind the hilarious Rabbit Rabbit Greeting Card line, Audra Ricketts Listen…
In an Artist’s Garden with Lori Goldberg
May 10, 2018 • 63 min
Guest Artist: Lori Goldberg www.lorigoldberg.ca Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid www.carolmcquaidart.com Our Bar: Lori’s Magical Studio Garden in Vancouver Today’s guest is visual artist and instructor Lori Goldberg. Her big gorgeous canvases hang in…
Animation, Murals and Music with Jenn Brisson
May 3, 2018 • 37 min
Our Guest Artist: Jenn Brisson Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: The Whip I’m talking with muralist, animator and lead singer of the music group The Damps, Jenn Brisson. She was part of the 13’ Off the Ground collective we traveled to Sicily with to…
The Ladies of Thrive Mastermind with Jamie Smith and Tara Galuska
Apr 26, 2018 • 53 min
Our Guest Artists: Jamie Smith and Tara Galuska from Thrive Mastermind Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: Melu Juice and Health Bar www.melujuice.com Listen in as Jamie, Tara and I talk about how Thrive Mastermind began in this “Three Artists Walk…
Sicilian Murals and Robotic Painting Arms with Artist/Engineer Joanne Hastie
Apr 19, 2018 • 36 min
Our Guest Artist: Joanne Hastie Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: Milano on Fairview Slopes, Vancouver Our guest artist today is Joanne Hastie. You’ve probably seen her lively cityscapes with their bright red signature. They are held in collections…
From Lady in Red to Ladies in Hats with Artist Musician Danny McBride
Apr 12, 2018 • 43 min
Our Guest Artist: Danny McBride Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: The Canadian Brewhouse If you’ve ever slow danced to Lady in Red you’ve heard him play guitar. You’ve known him as a musician, but now he’s taking the art world by storm with big…
From Decorative Artist to Staging Diva, with Debra Gould
Apr 5, 2018 • 50 min
Episode 007 The Guest: Staging Diva Debra Gould The Host Artist: Carol McQuaid The Bar – The New Oxford, Yaletown From Decorative Artist to Staging Diva, Debra Gould This week’s episode features Marketing Guru, Decorative Artist and Staging Diva Debra…
Fire and Rain; a Journey to Extremes with Artist David Tycho
Mar 29, 2018 • 44 min
Episode 006 The Guest Artist: Painter David Tycho The Host Artist: Carol McQuaid The Bar: Milano Café Current Gallery: South Main Gallery Fire and Rain; A Journey to Extremes with Painter David Tycho Listen in as David and I talk about: -Studio spaces;…
Scream Queen Film Maker Meets Acting School Mistress – with Film Maker and Owner of Rogue Studios Lisa Ovies
Mar 23, 2018 • 42 min
Our Guest Artists: Film Maker and Owner of Rogue Studios Lisa Ovies Our Host Artists: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: The Flying Pig Listen in as Lisa and I talk over mimosas about: * Her new horror film “Puppet Killer” * How the script grew from concept to…
Innovative Collaborations and Online Art Adventures with Artist Sandrine Pelissier
Mar 15, 2018 • 33 min
Our Guest Artist: Sandrine Pelissier Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar: Anatoli’s on Lower Lonsdale in North Vancouver Originally from France, North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier has built a thriving career around creating art, initiating…
Going Big with Muralist, Painter, Printmaker Richard Tetrault
Mar 8, 2018 • 52 min
Our Guest Artist: Painter Printmaker Muralist Richard Tetrault Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid Our Bar – Havana, Vancouver BC Let’s head to Havana on the Drive and listen in as Richard and I talk about steamrollers, the magic of collaboarion, and how…
Going Deeper with Abstract Figurative Artist Frank Arnold
Feb 22, 2018 • 46 min
Listen in as I chat with one of the foremost abstract figurative painters of our time, Frank Arnold. Big gorgeous oils, cast bronze angels, New York times includes his gallery as one of the Must See sites in Los Cabos. Ex race-car driver, driving force…
Inside the Life of a Talented Singer-Songwriter on the Road
Feb 22, 2018 • 42 min
Hot on the tail of a recent fundraiser concert in San Jose del Cabo, we talk about show openers, on-stage mishaps, and Melanie’s crazy touring schedule. From playing the après-ski bar circuit to touring all over Canada and Europe, you’ll get an inside…
Intro Episode
Feb 22, 2018 • 8 min
Intro Episode The Guest: Carol McQuaid The Host Artist: Austin Holm The Bar – Unit 26 Army Navy Airforce Bar Kicking Things Off with a Trip to the Local We start things off with a twist; me in the guest seat and Austin Holm playing host. I wanted Austin…