ahtcast Visual artist interview conversations about process and inspiration.

Words of the day: discovery. palindrome. jazz. illusion. intuitive.

Oakland, California based artist, Kimberly Rowe, is the guest for this interview. Kimberly shares elements of her working practices including working on the floor, for larger pieces, which stems from her childhood, how a specific song helps to shape her painting philosophy, and the importance and lasting impression Graduate School has in her studio time to this day. Listen in for more!

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The artist's website: http://www.kimberlyrowe.net/

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)

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Words of the day: formal. direct. witty. freshness.

Ahtcast is back. This time I spoke with NYC artist, Joanne Freeman. Inspirations, community vs. isolation in art school, and working in a series are all the topics discussed. Listen in to Joanne as she also shares her thoughts the formal qualities of painting, she also talks a bit on working with the figure, yes.

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The artist's website: http://www.joannefreeman.net/

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)

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Words of the day: parts. ontology. suggestive. gravity. distilled.

Seattle based artist, Katy Stone, joins ahtcast to share her thoughts and process. Making and looking are very important to Stone's studio practice, it brings a greater spontaneous element to her work. Duality can be found in the work such as organic, and calculated gestures. Listen in as the materials used in this assemblage work are discussed and said to be falling, spreading, and unbound by the environments they dwell in. Welcome to this episode of ahtcast!

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The artist's website: http://www.katystone.net/#enter

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)

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Words of the day: mistakes. space. process. scale. conversation.

Sue Danielson, painter based in Seattle, joins me in this conversation about her work and the experiences that surround it. Process, process, process is the main element keeping Danielson's practice together and quietly strong. Listen in as she details her fascination with printmaking and experimentation.

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The artist's website: http://www.suedanielson.net/

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)

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Words of the day: optimism. audible. flying. direct. whale.

Martina Nehrling, painter based in Chicago, joins ahtcast to talk process, scale of the work, and how some pieces require a lot of "think time." Martina Nehrling also shares her reasons for wanting to have had the chance to speak with a special list of artists who's work means a lot to her and her being an artist. Please tune in as I also share my thoughts on the work, as well as which musical act I feel would make an appropriate soundtrack to some of Nehrling's paintings.

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The artist's website: martinanehrling.com/home.html

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)

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Words of the day: weird. snow. cat. chewing gum. shift. color.

Jamey Hart is an artist, poet, and musician based in Cleveland, OH. In this interview we talk about his ways of working with materials, and the relationship of those materials, to his hands, and to the viewer. It's a journey that Hart himself hopes to meet the viewer on the other side of the works in a relatively close proximity. These encounters occur somewhere in a conversation of honest, and somewhat unfinished works, objects, words and songs.

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The artist's website: jameyhart.com/

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)

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Words of the day: intuitive. doodle. travel. process. environment.

Splitting her studio time between Santa Fe, NM and Delray Beach, FL, Brenda Hope Zappitell finds her work heavily influenced and inspired by travel and life experiences. Family and scheduling studio time are also part of the gig. Movement, gesture and energy all come to mind as Zappitell translates these factors into her expressions in paint. Listen in as she shares the details of her studio practices and inspirations.

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The artist's website: http://www.zappitellstudio.com/

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen. Outro music by Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)

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Words of the day: simultaneous. absurd. journey. celebration. intervention.

Brooklyn, NY artist, Jennifer Shepard joins ahtcast and shares a bit on her art and practice. Early on, Shepard was active in both art and music, and thought it was tough to decide which to focus on. As an artist in adult life, things appear to be a little clearer in the way that location, art community, and an organic studio practice all help contribute to success as an artist. Listen in for more.

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The artist's website: http://www.jennifer-w-shepard.com/

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen. Outro music by Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)

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Words of the day: immediacy. environment. intimate. respond.

This interview is with Ian White Williams. With roots as a sculptor, Williams finds himself drawing and painting as of late. He gives us a history of 'why the shift to painting?' Also in this interview, Ian shares what has helped him stay connected and current on what is going on in contemporary painting, and how this continues to be valuable to him today. Listen in for more!

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The artist's website: http://ianwhitewilliams.com/

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen. Outro music by Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)

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Words of the day: immediate. energy. inform. nature. color.

This interview is with Philadelphia based painter, Adam Lovitz. We dig in and talk a bit about education and how Lovitz was encouraged to create daily while growing up. Balancing work and painting can be a challenge, listen in as he shares how he has dealt with that issue. Nature also comes up and we talk the importance of it's image in painting. Lovitz also shares his thoughts and practices in color, space and dealing with paintings as objects. Listen in for more!

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The artist's website: http://www.adamlovitz.com/

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen. Outro music by Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)

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