Painter Vivian Liddell joins Joe and Matthew for a discussion centered on her path in the arts. She shares her special blend of hard-won wisdom gathered between Athens, GA and New York. Then there’s study at the Pratt Institute. And, then the struggles of studio life. Plus family life. Labels and criticism are explored. Insights into teaching and feminism are offered. […]
Amid the shuffling of handouts and show prep, Joe and Matthew dig into Joe’s recent trip to upstate New York. Bard College and DIA:Beacon are highlighted. Mentorship and collaboration in the creative life are discussed – what does mentorship really look like? Matthew provides the audio pick of the day. Incidental film picks are offered. […]
After a rare break, Joe and Matthew rejoin at the studio complex to explore creative and career trajectories in the arts. A Brain Fuzz lost episode centered on the band Big Star serves as the point of departure. An essay by sculptor David Smith is discussed. Matthew shares delightful randomness from trips to Kentucky and San […]
On a sunny afternoon back at the studio complex, Joe and Matthew recap recent episodes including their conversation with artist Bojana Ginn. Topics include the compulsion to create, artist jobs, and managing expectations in the creative life. The Shins are mentioned. Jenny Holzer is referenced. A future episode is teasered.
Joe and Matthew join artist Bojana Ginn at her studio to explore her unique cross-disciplinary path. They examine her work and how she finds balance in the creative life. Sustainability, immigration, and communism are discussed. Richard Tuttle gets a mention. Finally, she reveals how she found her own personal Yoda. Who Is Bojana Ginn? […]
Back at Joe’s studio, Matthew is armed with a copy of Eric Maisel’s Mastering Creative Anxiety. The two explore coping (or not coping) with anxiety in the creative life. Another source of solace – Letters To A Young Artist – is also called upon. New theme music is introduced. Goal posts are shifted. It’s Matthew’s turn to […]