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!

Recent Episodes

Dec. 21, 2021

Jane Davies - Visual Language

Jane Davies is a painter and collage artist whose workshops focus on developing a personal and playful approach to art making. Af…

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Nov. 23, 2021

Marin Laukka - Authenticity

Marin Laukka shows us the importance of staying curious, and why it’s ok to be a quitter. During this conversation, we each share…

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Nov. 16, 2021

Lisa Woodward - Footpaths

Lisa Woodward’s curiosity, persistence and self-confidence have led to her success as a full-time artist after a first career in …

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Oct. 26, 2021

Jess Pillay - Finding My Voice

Jess Pillay is an independent singer/songwriter, pianist, and guitarist from Seattle, Washington. Known for her soulful alto voic…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Frank Korb - Planning & Preparing Materials

Patient, purposeful and persistent, high school arts educator and abstract painter Frank Korb is fascinated with building frames,…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Flavia Testa - Thinking

Art balls, shadow, light, blood and ants with Flavia Testa!! In life and in art, Flavia challenges people to wonder, be inquisit…

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Oct. 5, 2021

Nirmal Raja - Mutability

Nirmal Raja is an interdisciplinary artist and curator living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She lived in India, South Korea and Hong K…

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Sept. 28, 2021

Nicola Bennett - Flavour

Painter Nicola Bennett, originally from England, has lived in Okere Falls, New Zealand for the past 20 years. Nicola’s art is dee…

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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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