Audio on Visual is a podcast that hopes to bring you into the artist studio, whether that be a 1000 sq ft studio or a extra bedroom in a condo, to help you get to know the struggles, triumphs and day to day lives of people creating visual arts.
Initially, the artists featured will be from my circle of friends and acquaintances, which are mostly Edmonton and Alberta based but I do have quite a few folks I know through social media spread out all over the world. I hope to feature some of them through the magic of the Skype interview.
The artists you hear will, for the most part, be people you have probably never heard of, although you may be familiar with their work. This isn’t a podcast that will be featuring “famous” artists, rather, it is focused on those artists that live and work right beside you.
Episode 7: AJA Louden. Bringing Spaces To Life.
Episode 7 features Edmonton based graffiti and street artist AJA Louden. We met in AJ’s noisy studio on a cold Sunday in February. Our chat ranged from AJA’s passion for street art and muralism, to his work trying to raise the profile of street art and helping teach people the history and techniques of graffiti. … Continue reading "Episode 7: AJA Louden. Bringing Spaces To Life."
Episode 6: Crystal Driedger. Bridging The Gap.
Episode 6 features Edmonton based Illustrator and artist Crystal Driedger. We met on a Saturday in January at Crystal’s studio. Our chat ranged from Crystal’s start as a graphic designer and illustrator, the transition to fine art, her carving & painting, to her work at the Royal Alberta Museum (both old and new) You can … Continue reading "Episode 6: Crystal Driedger. Bridging The Gap."
Episode 5: Slavo Cech. If You Can Stick A Magnet To It.
Episode 5 features Edmonton based metal artist and sculptor Slavo Cech. We met at Slavo’s studio & shop in Edmonton in the first week of June. Our chat ranged from Slavo’s start making Christmas decorations, to his architectural metal work, his fine art metal sculpture, to his brush with royalty, both Hockey & British. You … Continue reading "Episode 5: Slavo Cech. If You Can Stick A Magnet To It."
Episode 4: Mariam Qureshi. Loving Local
Episode 4 features Edmonton based artist and curator Mariam Qureshi We met at Mariam’s Lotus Gallery in Edmonton in late May. Our chat ranged from her formative years in Pakistan, her drive to create a space for up and coming artists and her love of supporting local. You can find out more about Mariam on … Continue reading "Episode 4: Mariam Qureshi. Loving Local"
Episode 3: Jason Blower. Telling the Story
Episode 3 features Edmonton based artist and Illustrator Jason Blower. We met in Jason’s second floor garage studio on a Monday in May. Our chat ranged from his background in education, developing his style & palette. digital art, being a full time artist and pricing work and the importance of finding a story to tell … Continue reading "Episode 3: Jason Blower. Telling the Story"
Episode 2: Karen Klassen. Piecing it together.
Download Transcript Episode 2 features Edmonton based mosaic artist Karen Klassen. We sat down on a Monday morning in her studio surrounded by buckets of rocks, minerals, wood and metal. We chatted about her first large scale piece, her path to mosaic, public art, being a woman artist, her Goddess project and much more. Karen … Continue reading "Episode 2: Karen Klassen. Piecing it together."