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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July 23, 2021

Brianna L. Hernández Baurichter - Mind-Body Connection

Brianna Lynn Hernández Baurichter is a Chicana artist, curator, and educator guided by socially engaged practices. Brianna’s curr…

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July 20, 2021

Emma Freeman - Nature, Poetry & Buddhist teachings

Emma is a queer mixed media artist, teaching artist, and highly sensitive person. She is silly and soulful, tactile and contempla…

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July 16, 2021

Chelsea Littman - Glass

Chelsea Littman is trying to make a good impression with her empire of empties. Her sand cast glass bottle shrines are all about …

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July 13, 2021

Nicole Shaver - Geology

Nicole Shaver creates artwork inspired by ideas of place and belonging. She researches different geographical sites and employs t…

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July 9, 2021

Kassandra Palmer - Framing

Intuitive, intimately scaled, and imbued with a lighthearted humor, Kassandra Palmer’s work is inspired by melodies from the B-si…

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July 6, 2021

Frank Juárez - Art

Frank Juárez brings decades of art education and arts management experience organizing local and regional art exhibitions, commun…

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June 29, 2021

Sketchbooks with Mel and Sandi

What a gift to have Melanie Chadwick and Sandi Hester together in one episode to share their sketchbook practices! They talk abou…

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June 22, 2021

Amy Weil - Light

Amy Weil is a New York artist creating abstract encaustic paintings that parallel the cycles of nature. By spontaneously inscribi…

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June 15, 2021

Ginnie Cappaert - Color and Books

Ginnie Cappaert, known to her friends as the Queen of Play, is a full-time artist and owner of Cappaert Contemporary Gallery in D…

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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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