There’s much more to the Western Art world than the finished pieces sold in galleries or at auction. Join George Irwin of Western Gallery for talks with the people who make, collect and present paintings of the American West. If you love Western Art, this podcast is for you.
Jivan Lee, Pt 2 - Why, Landing in Taos, Following the Inner Compass, Working with Galleries and more
Jivan Lee is a rising star in the Western Art world. After much work and perseverance, he has become one of the most sought-after plein air painters in the West. I drove out to Taos to visit with Jivan in his studio. Join us for our chat about art and...
Jivan Lee, Pt 1 - Large-scale Plein Air, Environmental Impact, Conceptual "Western" Art
Jivan Lee is a rising star in the Western Art world. After much work and perseverance, he has become one of the most sought-after plein air painters in the West. I drove up from Santa Fe to Taos to visit with Jivan in his studio. Join us for our chat...
Noelle Phares - Art Startups, Mixed Media and Environmentalism
Noelle Phares is an environmental scientist turned artist. After leaving her job at a growing startup in silicon valley, she rediscovered painting and started her own business selling her work.
Brandon Brown - How to Find Gallery Representation, Collectors and the Santa Fe Scene
Brandon Brown is an art dealer at LewAllen galleries in Santa Fe. We met last summer on Canyon Road and I thought he'd be a great podcast guest to share a gallerist's perspective. In this episode, we discuss the role of art galleries, working with artists and collectors, and answer listeners' questions, most notably, "how do I get to show my work in a gallery?"
Eric Bowman - Turning Pro, Economics of Art, and Fundamentals of a Good Painting
I recently spoke with the multi-award-winning oil painter, Eric Bowman. You might be familiar with his studio landscape and western paintings, but if you haven’t given his work a deeper study, you should. His figure-oriented pieces and plein air sketches are also worth a long look. I chatted with Eric on speakerphone as he was finishing up work for his upcoming solo show. If you listen closely, you can hear him painting, scraping and bumping around in the studio, finishing up his painting titled “The Searchers.”
Danika Ostrowski - Making Originals Accessible, Artist Residencies and the Austin Art Scene
This month I'm talking to Danika Ostrowski, painter of mostly US National Park landscapes. Danika discovered her talent at a young age and has been building her career and fan-base since college. Wisely having left Bryan/College Station, TX for Austin (hook ‘em horns), Danika has found a community of artists and a bright voice that resonates throughout the West.
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Great podcast for artists, not just western artists!
I have happily stumbled upon this podcast thanks to IG and have listened to all of them so far. I really love the relaxed discussions with the artists and how George discusses the entire sphere of being an artists, both the talent side and the business side. After all, being an artist is a business. Looking forward to season 2!
Very, Very interesting in the continuum of detailed questions to bring out the sharing & insights from the artists.
The scope of interviewer’s comprehensive leads into the life, work, background, work hours, mediums, goals and tech inquiries and more, was most interesting to any type art lover or more.
Danika was a delightful sharer of her specific art career journey & her individual path thus far.
I really enjoyed the depth & various specific sharing the host guided so well from the artist.
I look forward to many more of this podcast.
A look into the Western Art World
I like the interviewers personality and he is not afraid to ask really specific questions about the artist's work and process. It has a very friendly vibe and is great way to learn more about this specific niche of the art world. I like the western music in the background, play more of that for listening.