I met up with Liz Gilmore, the director of the Hastings Contemporary to talk about the new gallery on Hastings seafront, the transition from the Jerwood foundation to an independent gallery and the plans for its’ future. We discussed the fabulous new exhibitions as well which run til October 2019Read More
For this episode of the podcast, I met up with Kaia Charles and Jemima Burrill - the curators at the Greenwich Peninsula site which includes the Now Gallery, to talk about their work commissioning art for the gallery and the public spaces on the estate.Read More
I’ve been an art buyer for many years but this year I have had some terrible art buying experiences and I share them here. From galleries where the staff dont want to talk about the work, hiding behind their computer, being made to fill out long forms for what should be a simple transaction. Selling art requires customer care. And buying art is an experiences that anyone on the sellside needs to learn and improve with each interaction.Read More
Sarah Hamilton is my guest and she talks about the impact of Just a Card - a campaign that encourages people to buy from independent makers, artists, designers, shops and galleries. We discuss the poster campaign on London Underground, in association with Funding Circle, how she secured sitters for her posters from the world of stage and screen and working with a sponsor.Read More
Lori Cuisinier is a New York based artist who trained in painting and now works across various media including photography and performance. In this episode of the podcast she talks about her body of work called Death Love and Everything Else, which is inspired by Catullus’s Poem 64.
Lori also shares insights into her art career and talks about showing at fairs, exhibitions, galleries and currently Venice Biennale (til Nov 2019)Read More
In this episode I talk to Charlie Levine and Anna Lowe about our favourite pavilions and artists we came across at the opening of the Venice Biennale.Read More
Sara Shakeel is a digital artist who has moved into sculpture and brings her first solo show to the Now Gallery at Greenwich Peninsula, London. Ahead of the exhibition, The Great Supper, Sara and I talked about her journey into the art world. We talk about happiness, social media, her quote ‘every picture heals a part of me and I hope it heals a part of you too’ and her successes as an artist that travels the world and is courted by major brands.Read More
Anne Claire Fleer is an artist whose work is around body positivity and female empowerment. She paints her clients with body paint to blend in with her abstract paintings. Her work attracts women who have body image issues and gives them the confidence to celebrate their bodies. Fleer talks about her work and experience of different art fairs, and her plans for the year ahead.Read More
Charlie Levine is the curator behind the ITV Creates project. The project invites a different artist each week to produce the tv channels’ ident which is broadcast between television programs.
In this episode she talks about how the project came about, working with the artists, the recording schedule and working with stakeholders in a major corporation.Read More
I talk to Lauren Baker in this episode of the podcast. We talk about her journey into art, working with different materials such as crystals, gold and neon, and her work which brings together ancient spiritual wisdoms with research based science.Read More
Caroline Jane Harris is my guest on this episode of the podcast. She talks about her exhibition at Kristin Hjellegjerde gallery in Wandsworth, London, titled A Three Dimensional Sky.
She talks about using printmaking techniques in her art work, images as physical objects, reducing images to bit map files and then rebuilding them into the art works, and her recent fellowship.Read More
I visited the Happy Hour exhibition at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery at Melior Place. The show was curated by Roberto Ekholm and brings together a number of artists. Located close to London Bridge, the show is housed in a light filled project space which was the former home of artist, Andrew Logan.Read More
Danny Treacy is an artist based in London who works with various materials that he sources from rivers and forests.
In this episode of the podcast he talks about his art which is process led and his interest in places as spaces for illicit activity or ritual and the way they act as filters of evidence left behind.Read More
Gina Soden is a fine art photographer who finds incredible beauty in derelict and abandoned buildings with a grand history. In this episode she talks about researching her subjects, the buildings she photographs and her exhibition at Charlie Smith GalleryRead More
Gita Joshi is the guest on the Mizog art podcast with Gary Mansfield. In this episode she talks about her entry into the art world, setting up her gallery, working as a curator, running exhibitions and the support she offers artists to help them promote their work and their art businesses.Read More
Tabish Khan aka London Art Critic writes for FAD and Londonist.
In this episode he talks about how he started out, growing his network and getting around 1000 exhibitions a year.Read More
Carl Randall talks to Gita Joshi for The Curator’s Salon podcast . Car talks about developing his interest in portraiture, moving to Japan, the opportunities that have come his way including residencies, being selected for the BP portrait award and winning the BP Travel Award in 2013. He talks about his large crowd scenes each filled with numerous portraits of sitters set agains the backdrop of London, and how this builds on the work he started while living in Japan.
Gary Mansfield talks about his time in prison and becoming a born again artist.
Gary is an artist, curator and podcaster. He developed his love of art while serving time in prison and from his cell he began writing to artists - many of the YBA. Since leaving prison, Gary studied art and has his own art podcast Mizogart. In this episode of the podcast he tells me about his journey through the art world.Read More