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Friday, February 25, 2011

Artist Interview: Joshua Nierodzinski

Painted portraits of the sculptural kind, situational words connected to a squeaky, clicking mouse. With or without looking, a studied color documentation is being made and things are growing. Changing.

Listen in during this in-depth two part conversation with Brooklyn based artist, Joshua Nierodzinski. Audio players for both part one and two (some strong language) can be found below...




ASL 36" x 36"
charcoal on paper







studio series: stevens 16" x 20"
acrylic







studio series: treacy 16" x 20"
oil







8 bit series: nathaniel







DITI series: head 10" x 10"
acrylic







DITI series: back 10" x 14"
acrylic












Artist's website: Joshua Nierodzinski




In part one below, Joshua and I talk about his paintings, including studio life, working with the figure, working in series and so much more:





In part two below, Joshua and I talk about his band Fire Bush (no longer active) which he played drums for. Joshua Nierodzinski and I also talk about word play, and he even reads some of his word plays that used to be on his website, a truly rare happening! 







To listen to Fire Bush, and for free downloads, visit the bandcamp page by clicking here: Fire Bush



Artists mentioned in the conversation: 
Antonio Lopez Garcia
Lucian Freud
Adrian Ghenie




(Podcast intro music by Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)



Friday, February 11, 2011

Artist Interview: Tracy Silva Barbosa

Travel East, West, back and forth.  Tracy Silva Barbosa speaks of inspiration, process and paints a beautiful picture of painting and its painstaking process.  Join this draught-person on this audio journey in art! Listen below...






DAY-----------------NIGHT

Dionysian Ruminations       2010
48 X 30 inches
plate glass, etching , copper leaf, enamel, stainless steel frame, LED lighting





Dionysian Ruminations - Night (Detail)



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Lead Vision       2009
2 - 44 X 30 X 1.75 inches
Cast Crystal, etching, platinum leaf, glass enamels,  stainless steel mounts







Lead Vision   (Detail)



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Dancing Crow 2008
acrylic paint, mixed media, on canvas







Gallery of Frost  2008
acrylic paint, mixed media, on canvas







Tethered Chandelier  2005
acrylic paint, mixed media, on canvas





Artist's Website: Tracy Silva Barbosa





Interview With The Artist:














Thanks for listening.

(podcast intro/outro music by Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)





Sunday, February 6, 2011

Artist Interview: Brooke Mullins-Doherty

Listen in as we enter the Imagination of Sculptor/Installation Artist, Brooke Mullins-Doherty.  The poetic and sublime elements are growing in and out of these works mainly inspired by the dreams of the daylight hours. Audio interview below...






Extemporal Congress, 2008
Hardware cloth, caulk, plastic, acrylic
14' x 9' x 17," dimensions variable








 Extemporal Congress, 2008 (detail)
Hardware cloth, caulk, plastic, acrylic
14' x 9' x 17," dimensions variable







Canopy (for Florence), 2010
Fabric, wire, thread
7 components, commission for The Naked Oyster, Hyannis, Massachusetts








Canopy (for Florence), 2010 (detail)
Fabric, wire, thread
7 components, commission for The Naked Oyster, Hyannis, Massachusetts









Nexus (Rhizomes), 2009
Polyester, wire, acrylic, polyurethane, wood, styrofoam, bubble wrap
Average piece approx. 3' in diameter, dimensions variable
Installation in Elm Park, Worcester, Massachusetts








Nexus (Rhizomes), 2009 (detail)
Polyester, wire, acrylic, polyurethane, wood, styrofoam, bubble wrap
Average piece approx. 3' in diameter, dimensions variable
Installation in Elm Park, Worcester, Massachusetts









Yellow Hug, 2009
Fleece blankets, polyester, wire, caulk, enamel, thread, light
Installation in a 10' x 11' x 12' space
Work installed at LOTUS, The Spot on Thayer, Providence, Rhode Island







Yellow Hug, 2009 (detail)
Fleece blankets, polyester, wire, caulk, enamel, thread, light
Installation in a 10' x 11' x 12' space
Work installed at LOTUS, The Spot on Thayer, Providence, Rhode Island





Artist's website: Brooke Mullins-Doherty






Audio interview with the artist below:



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

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Artist Interview: Kevin Fernandes

Scratch the surface of this devoted Art-maker, musician and podcaster.  Kevin Fernandes is dedicated to making things new and sometimes well acquainted with the human hand, like a craft-person's affair with their physical material. Listen below as he shares his thoughts. Listen below.





Kevin Fernandes in his studio.





"Self-Portrait #14" 15x15 Mixed Media





"Clocked In" 36x31 Mixed media





"pig face"







"Glen" 18x18 Mixed media




Artist's Blog: Kevin Fernandes




Interview with the Artist:






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Kevin plays bass guitar in this "caveman" metal band, Buddy Revell:






(.........Artist's name that I forgot during the interview: Brian Alfred)




(podcast intro/outro music by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah)