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Monday, May 16, 2016

Artist Interview: Kimberly Rowe

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 below for more!

Be in the Ecstatic Present (Where All the Mystical Stuff Is) 
Oil, Acrylic, Acrylic Ink, and Flashe on Canvas, 
125 x 111 inches 
 *At the time of the recorded interview the above painting was referred to under it's working title "Bluish."

As yet untitled 
Oil, Acrylic and Acrylic Ink on Canvas 
111 x 115 inches 

As yet untitled, Studio Shot, Oakland, CA
Acrylic on Canvas, Approximately 126 x 120 inches (before stretching) 
*At the time of the recorded interview the above painting was referred to under it's working title "Sexy MF."

The Gathering 
Acrylic, Acrylic Ink, Flashe, and Soft Pastel on Canvas 
Approximately 135 x 112 inches 
*At the time of the recorded interview the above painting was referred to under it's working title "Purple Rain, Purple Reign."

The Gathering (detail)

The artist's website: Kimberly Rowe

Audio interview with the artist:

 Kimberly Rowe during her residency at the Vermont Studio Center September 2013

 Mentioned in the interview:

Joe Bradley
Robert Ryman
Allison Miller
Amy Sillman
Franz Kafka 
The Beatles
The band, Mum. Smilewound album
Corban Lepell
Just Another Painter, blog
Art 21


Thanks for listening!

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

Friday, May 6, 2016

Connie Goldman: Sketchbook

Previous guest, Connie Goldman, is featured in this video put together by Santa Rosa Junior College Libraries. Here we have the artist flipping through her sketchbook as she describes some sources for ideas and inspirations.


To listen to the ahtcast audio interview, complete with images of Goldman's work, please visit this link: Connie Goldman podcast interview.

 Thanks for your interest! 


Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Suzanne Laura Kammin | Joanne Freeman at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts

Joanne Freeman and Suzanne Laura Kammin have solo shows now on view at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in NYC.

NYC Gallery Openings attended the event and took video, including close-ups, of the works in the show. I thought I would share for anyone who can't make the show, myself included. Thanks to NYC Gallery Openings. 

Watch below, or on YouTube here(https://youtu.be/tijiUSS95aM)

Suzanne Laura Kammin: "I Am That"

Joanne Freeman: "New Paintings and Drawings"

Kathryn Markel Fine Arts:
February 18th thru March 26th
New York City - Chelsea
529 West 20th, Suite 6W
New York, New York 10011

Both Joanne Freeman, and Suzanne Laura Kammin have had their own interview here on ahtcast. I would like to invite you to give a listen. Interviews can be found here:
Suzanne Laura Kammin on ahtcast
Joanne Freeman on ahtcast 

Thanks for your support!