33 episodes

In recent years, the Portland art community has had a number of significant losses and it is preparing for one more with the departure of curator, Josephine Zarkovich to New York City. Josephine sits down with Ashley and Kendra and discusses what she has contributed to the Portland Art scene in the past 8 years. Other topics covered include art savvy toddlers, her essay, "Arranging the Deck Chairs," the effect of the economic crash on artists, and a theoretical model Portland could use to change and recover the Arts in the region.

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In recent years, the Portland art community has had a number of significant losses and it is preparing for one more with the departure of curator, Josephine Zarkovich to New York City. Josephine sits down with Ashley and Kendra and discusses what she has contributed to the Portland Art scene in the past 8 years. Other topics covered include art savvy toddlers, her essay, "Arranging the Deck Chairs," the effect of the economic crash on artists, and a theoretical model Portland could use to change and recover the Arts in the region.

    Episode 32 – Quin Sweetman

    Episode 32 – Quin Sweetman

    ART Quin Sweetman Interview

    Feb 13, 2022

    In this episode we speak with artist Quin Sweetman about her paintings and aim to capture expression in the people and places she depicts. We also get to hear about a book project she is working on. Websites:http://www.quinsweetman.com/

    • 47 min
    Episode 31 – Emily Carr

    Episode 31 – Emily Carr

    In this episode we take a moment to look into the great Pacific NW artist Emily Carr, her life, and work. This is a quick, quirky overview of a life well lived. More information and examples of her work can be found at our sources listed below. 

    Sources:

    CBC Why the Art Gallery of Ontario removed ‘Indian’ from the name of this Emily Carr painting

    10 Things You Should Know About Emily Carr

    EMILY CARR LIFE & WORK, By Lisa Baldissera

    Vancouver Island, Through an Artist’s Eyes

    • 24 min
    Episode 30 – McLean Emenegger

    Episode 30 – McLean Emenegger

    In this episode we get to talk with curator McLean Emenegger about her work, recent move to Seattle, and her most recent project, AMcE Creative Arts (AMcE). 

    • 35 min
    Episode 29 – Jamila Clarke

    Episode 29 – Jamila Clarke

    The wonderful Jamila Clarke is our guest in this episode. She tells us about her work creating surreal and fantastical narratives balancing an acute sense of humor and nods to our mortality. We also talk about food.

    • 24 min
    Episode 28 – Tatyana Ostapenko

    Episode 28 – Tatyana Ostapenko

    In this episode we interview artist Tatyana Ostapenko. We discuss her autobiographical oil paintings and what diaspora can look like in art.  

    Tatyana paints with oils while “obsessing over the recent history of former Soviet Union and the daily lives of people who will never make it to the official historical records”. She was born and raised in Soviet Ukraine and currently lives in Portland, OR. She holds a BFA in Studio Practice from Portland State University. Tatyana’s work has been exhibited at the 5th Geoje International Art Festival (South Korea), Odessa Contemporary Art Biennial (Odessa, Ukraine), the Governors Island Art Fair (NYC),Cape Cod Art Museum (Dennis, MA), Littman Gallery (Portland, OR) Locker 50b (Richmond, VA) and Site: Brooklyn (NY, NY) and other local and national venues. Her work can be found at https://tatyanaostapenko.com/

    contact@tatyanaostapenko.com

    Also discussed in this episode, the Wende Museum in California. More info: https://www.wendemuseum.org/

     

     

    • 37 min
    Episode 27: Jeremy Okai Davis

    Episode 27: Jeremy Okai Davis

    In this episode we interview artist Jeremy Okai Davis, whose paintings balance representational portraiture and geometric abstraction in a unique way. We talk about the evolution of his work and how his work fits into  the current social climate. Also TV- what we are binging and why.

    More information can be found at: 

    http://work.jeremyokaidavis.com/

    https://pamplinmedia.com/pt/11-features/485911-391401-milwaukie-unveils-mural-honoring-citys-historic-people-of-color

     













    In the studioMural honoring Ah Bing, along with Dorothy and Hurtis Hadley in Milwaukie, OR“Angela”“Black Wood (Diane Dickerson)”“Black Wood (Marlene Fitzhugh)”“Harry”“Pauli”“WOOD”“Toulouse”“Hue”“Sepia 1”Recording the podcast via zoom

    • 52 min

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