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Explore the unconventional in the creative process through interviews with artists, filmmakers and other creative types with host and artist Jeffrey Morabito. Ever see someone who has paint on their pants, tattoo sleeves, an asymmetrical haircut, and someone exclaims that guy/girl must be an artist? There’s a romantic notion that artists need to be eccentric, but the real oddities usually happen behind closed doors.

I Know Strange People Jeffrey Morabito

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Explore the unconventional in the creative process through interviews with artists, filmmakers and other creative types with host and artist Jeffrey Morabito. Ever see someone who has paint on their pants, tattoo sleeves, an asymmetrical haircut, and someone exclaims that guy/girl must be an artist? There’s a romantic notion that artists need to be eccentric, but the real oddities usually happen behind closed doors.

    I Know Strange People Introduction

    I Know Strange People Introduction

    This short audio montage explains the conception of this interview based artist podcast with music by Michael J. Vitale. 

    • 2 min
    Homer Shew: I am Legitimately Living a Double Life

    Homer Shew: I am Legitimately Living a Double Life

    For Homer Shew, the art department was where he found his community in boarding school. This continued in college to the extent he had to move back in NY to be with his community. After being moved to make a painting of chef in an alleyway in Chinatown, Homer began his series of portraits of Chinese-Americans.

    See www.instagram.com/i_know_strange_people/ for images and comments.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Hollis Heichemer: Down Into Something Unknown

    Hollis Heichemer: Down Into Something Unknown

    For abstract painter Hollis Heichemer, going with the flow works well for her.  We talk about  the many jobs we've had, watching nature change, our love for Haruki Murakami and getting rid of that noise so that you can go down deeper into your creativity.

    See www.instagram.com/i_know_strange_people/ for images and comments.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    David Scott Kessler: Preconceived Ideas

    David Scott Kessler: Preconceived Ideas

    Artist and Filmmaker David Scott Kessler reveals his long journey in completing his documentary “The Pine Barrens”. David takes cues from originally being a painter on how to work the camera, while challenging his preconceived ideas about the people and place that inhabit this film.

    See www.instagram.com/i_know_strange_people/ for images and comments.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ashley Norwood Cooper: I Quit Killing Paintings

    Ashley Norwood Cooper: I Quit Killing Paintings

    Ashley didn't fit in with the cool kids in the Art Department, so she studied Greek and Latin instead, inadvertently learning what was really important for her paintings. Cool kids, bad paintings, the music scene in Athens Georgia, weaving in the Odyssey, and Mac'n Cheese are some of the topics that are discussed.

    See www.instagram.com/i_know_strange_people/ for images and comments.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Mary DeVincentis: Finding an Image that I Can't Find Inside My Head

    Mary DeVincentis: Finding an Image that I Can't Find Inside My Head

    Mary DeVincentis discusses the multiple sources for her rich imagery and narrative in her painting. Having  Aphantasia, the inability to visualize mental images,  sources such as spoken word and song lyrics provides a pathway to her inner world.

    See www.instagram.com/i_know_strange_people/ for images and comments.

    • 1 hr 26 min

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