Authentic Obsessions

Authentic Obsessions

The world is filled with prolific artists who have an obsessive hunger to create. Join me for conversations with artists embracing the joy and uncertainty that fuels their work. Listen in as we delve into creative obsessions, supportive communities, getting stuck, studio spaces, and setting boundaries. Acknowledge the mess and keep going!

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June 8, 2021

Jenna Freimuth - Patterns

Jenna Freimuth is an illustrator and designer living in Minneapolis, building surface design patterns, stitching abstract embroid…

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June 1, 2021

Amy Jarvis - Eyes

Amy Jarvis is a painter whose keen sense of color and lighting gives her work a recognized grace and emotion. In addition to comm…

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May 25, 2021

Gill Edwards - Vessel Shapes

What do dental scalers, trowels, wooden butter pats, and a toilet brush all have in common? Gill Edwards uses all these tools is …

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May 4, 2021

Paula DeStefanis - European Travel

Paula DeStefanis is an artist, educator, co-founder of the non-profit arts organization North Shore Academy of the Arts, and dire…

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April 27, 2021

Melanie Chadwick - Faith & Spirituality

Melanie Chadwick describes her creative practice as playful, evolving and lively. Melanie talks about having an anchor in your li…

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April 20, 2021

Amy Maricle - Patterns in Nature

Amy Maricle is inspired by the connections between nature and art and adores patterns, paint, paper cutting, and putting it all t…

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April 13, 2021

Jo York - Walking

Jo York is a contemporary artist inspired by the landscape. She explores layers in the landscape and in paint, especially areas w…

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April 6, 2021

Iris Fritschi-Cussens - Searching for Feelings & Meaning Through Art

Iris Fritschi-Cussens is a London-based mixed media artist and recovering perfectionist. Her passion for art journaling for self-…

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March 30, 2021

Melissa Helene Mason - Details

Melissa Helene Mason is obsessed with details. She is a full-time scratchboard artist creating black and white, photo-realistic s…

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March 16, 2021

Caroline Storie - Supportive Communities & Creativity Chats

Caroline Storie, lover of polka dots and stripes, is a Brit living the Canadian life on Vancouver Island. Caroline makes stitched…

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March 9, 2021

Rachel Ho - Story

Rachel Ho is an extroverted ceramist from Northern Island living in England who has learned to embrace the solitary life of an ar…

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March 2, 2021

Sandi Hester - Enjoying the Process

Sandi Hester is a painter who shares her unapologetic, creative, messy wholehearted life on her YouTube channel, Bits of An Artis…

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