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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Artist Interview: Federico Saenz Recio

Natural findings and a secret language discovered. Translations of the uncertain, brought forward through the abstract. Join ahtcast in this virtual visit with the thoughts and process of Artist Federico Saenz Recio. Listen below.






  

IT'S NOT ABOUT WORKING HARD, IT'S ABOUT WORKING FROM THE HEART
Acrylic graphite pastel on canvas
66 x 80
inches





 








NATURE PROVIDES EVERYTHING WE NEED
Acrylic graphite pastel on canvas
48 x 68 inches










LOVE IS THE HEALING OF THE SPIRIT
Acrylic graphite and pastel on canvas
36 x 72
inches





















Artist's website: Federico Saenz Recio





Audio interview with the artist below:





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Sunday, March 13, 2011

Artist Interview: Mia Brownell

Chiaroscuro - A word borrowed from Italian ("light and shade" or "dark") referring to the modeling of volume by depicting light and shade by contrasting them boldly. (source: artlex.com)

Masterful technique applied with the twist of an expressive modern design sense. In this episode we visit the thoughts and process of Artist Mia Brownell. Via her paintings, we are taken into the essence of life and light. Listen below.





Artist Mia Brownell









Still Life with Gastric Peptide, 2010. Oil on canvas, 30x36 inches









Still Life with the Appearance of Reality, 2008-2010. Oil on canvas, 78x98 inches.








Still Life with Sympathy for Eve, 2007. Oil on Canvas, 30x48 inches.










Still Life with Double Helix, 2007. Oil on Canvas, 42x32 inches.









Still Life with Cell Signal, 2010. Oil on canvas.  16x20 inches






Artist's website: Mia Brownell






Audio interview with the artist:



 
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One of the painter's mentioned in the Interview:  Zuexis -  he is said to have painted grapes so naturally that the birds flew in to peck at them!

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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Artist Interview: M P Landis

Kinetic movements of hand, atop planes and fields of imagined earth and stone. As pliable paper takes on the appearance of an object as part of the space between Maker and Viewer. Join ahtcast in this talk with Artist M P Landis. Listen below.






Artist M P Landis









Cask Hoop (installation shot)










in process










wd 4404
mixed media on folded paper
10 x 8.5"
november 2009











wd4542
mixed media on folded paper
8.5 x 9.75"
april 2010











wd 4738
mixed media on folded paper
9.75 x 8.5"
october 2010




Artist's website: M P Landis




Interview with the Artist:


Part One:










Part Two:









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