Rank #1: LISA CONGDON : imposters, egos, inner critics ... LIVE in portland
Seventy-seven episodes in, today is something brand new ... this was recorded at an event in Portland last week! Lisa Congdon and I hanging out at Hand-Eye Supply with a live audience. We talked imposter syndrome, ego, inner critics, and well, ART.
Nov 19 2016
Rank #2: ASHLEY LONGSHORE : an artrepreneur's fempire
Brace yourself because you're in for a hilarious, inspiring, glittery, curse-filled adventure! New Orleans based artist and artrepreneur, Ashley Longshore is my guest today.
May 05 2018
Rank #3: HEATHER DAY : inconvenient spots along rivers
Poured paint, intuition, buckets of water, intention, abstract plein air, reflection, and some very fond memories of smelly markers! San Francisco based artist Heather Day is my guest today.
Sep 30 2017
Rank #4: ANDY J PIZZA : make waves instead of going with the flow
Artist, illustrator, writer, speaker, podcaster, father, vivid dreamer, Boyz II Men fan club president, and former sandwich artist. Andy J. Miller, aka Andy J. Pizza, is my guest.
Dec 23 2017
Rank #5: CJ HENDRY : petrol. rent. snacks.
Fun Facts: CJ Hendry sold her entire wardrobe to buy drawing supplies, her favorite color is white, and she swears like a sailor ... yes, I loved her immediately.
Jun 09 2018
Rank #6: TINA BERNING : step-by-step. every day.
"Drawings are like wine - they need time to develop." Lovely words from a very talented, smart, poetic, funny artist who I might just have a major girl crush on. Berlin-based artist/illustrator Tina Berning is on the podcast, and I'm pinching myself.
Sep 17 2016
Rank #7: JENNY BROWN : starting from square one. again.
Full-circle moments, loops in life, and starting over ... even when you thought you were done. Also, delicate jellyfish alien creatures. Rhode Island based artist Jenny Brown is my guest today.
Mar 18 2017
Rank #8: DAN LAM : ugly beautiful
Drips, spikes, blobs, sploots, and sparkly crystals - yep, that means Texas based artist Dan Lam is on the podcast!
Jan 06 2018
Rank #9: PIPPA YOUNG : free to be
Late starts, self-doubt, the Goldfinch, and being "free to be whatever". Cornwall based painter Pippa Young is my guest today.
Feb 24 2018
Rank #10: AMY SHERALD : use it or lose it
Not many artists have documented a piece of American history for the Smithsonian. Amy Sherald has. Oh, and she also used to be a bouncer at a bar.
Mar 10 2018
Rank #11: MOLLY HATCH : an opportunistic optimist
Functional ceramics that can be found on shelves in lovely stores around the world, AND breathtaking installation art that hangs in galleries around the world ... yes, all of it's created by the same artist. Molly Hatch is my guest today.
Apr 01 2017
Rank #12: VICTORIA VILLASANA : restless curiosity
Portraits, embroidery, and street art ... well that's one of the best combinations I've ever seen! I am thrilled to be talking to Mexican artist Victoria Villasana.
Dec 02 2017
Rank #13: LINDSAY ARNOLD : what's the why
Talking to Lindsay Arnold about her insane doily paintings, trying to find "the why" behind our art, working with amazing mentors, and cat costumes.
Oct 21 2017
Rank #14: SUMMER CAMP 1 : au naturel
Everything a good summer camp should have: art projects, new friends, and gossip! Project number one is all about daily habits.
May 20 2017
Rank #15: NETTIE WAKEFIELD : bit of a pencil snob
The moral of this episode - show your work to random people in pubs because it could be life changing. London based artist, and self-described 'pencil snob', Nettie Wakefield is my insanely talented guest today.
Apr 29 2017
Rank #16: MANDO MARIE : see you through it
Ahh, spray paint never looked so sweet. I am beyond thrilled to have American artist Mando Marie as my guest for the final episode of AFYE Season One, and I have to say, it's feeling very 'full circle' for me. Take a listen to find out why.
May 13 2017
Rank #17: CHARLOTTE KEATES : nothing in nature clashes
Architecture, nature, epic trips in small vans, and wise words from grandmothers - London based painter Charlotte Keates is my guest today.
Sep 23 2017
Rank #18: KAYLEE DALTON : mixing magic
Paint, wax, fabric, bits of watercolor paintings, gouache, and probably a bunch of other things I'm missing - clearly the term "mixed media" isn't quite enough for the work of American artist Kaylee Dalton.
Apr 28 2018
Rank #19: DAISY PATTON : nostalgia, lots of research ... and a ghost
A poorly timed diagnosis, a love of history, large-scale mixed media, AND a spooky ghost story ... gah, I have chills already. American artist Daisy Patton is my guest.
Nov 04 2017
Rank #20: ANNA HOYLE : humor, how-tos, and hindsight
Funny art - combine that with hand-lettering, gouache, and some tacky cats and I'm all IN. Melbourne based artist Anna Hoyle is my guest today.
Apr 08 2017