Alexandra Dillon

LA based artist Alexandra Dillon talks about her career and her work on this episode of the podcast. She talks about how she came to paint on hardware such as shovels, paintbrushes and saws. And continues to discuss being in a state of flow when she is painting and managing that with the practicalities of being an independent artist.

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Roys Art Fair

Roy Tyrson returns to the podcast to talk about the next fair taking place 3-6 October 2019 at the Truman Brewery.

He talks about the growth of the fair, the plans for the coming year as well as the opportunities that an artists fair offers artists including selling directly and meeting their audience including gallerists, curators and press, often jumpstarting the careers of those who have limited exhibiting experience.

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How not to sell art

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.

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Just a Card & Sarah Hamilton

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.

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Lori Cuisinier - Death Love and Everything Else

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)

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Sara Shakeel - adding sparkle everywhere

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.

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Anne Claire Fleer & Painting the Body

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.

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Charlie Levine and ITV Creates

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.

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Lauren Baker

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.

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Caroline Jane Harris

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.

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Me on Mizog Art Podcast

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.

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