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.Read More
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.Read More
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
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
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
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
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
Rachel Spencer talks about building her personal brand and how best to use Instagram to grow audiences. She discusses using social media for people to get to know, like and trust you. In this episode of the podcast she gives her top tips for social media.Read More
Carrie Brummer talks about her project, Anonymous Woman, which was inspired by a visit to the US National Archives. In this episode of the podcast she talks about her work, her process using various media, inspiration of her designs having lived in the Middle East. She also discusses her online community Artists Strong and working toward an exhibition at the end of 2019.Read More