1 hr 4 min

Interview with Michelle Sakhai The Living Artist

    • Arts

In this episode of The Living Artist, Preston speaks with New York City based artist Michelle Sakhai. In this wide-ranging conversation, Michelle shares with Preston her extensive background and traditional training as an artist both in the States and abroad. She discusses her evolution from having a formal background in plein air painting to becoming an abstract artist, influences from her Japanese and Persian roots, the role of healing and spirituality in her work, her latest solo show Garden of Peace and book Awakening, creating work during the pandemic, painting in France with a surprise mentor, and much more. 



You can discover and purchase Michelle's work and new book Awakening on her website (https://www.michellesakhai.com) or visit her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/michellesakhaiart.



For more information on Preston M. Smith and his artwork, visit https://www.pmsartwork.com, or follow him on social media @pmsartwork. You can also now subscribe to his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/pmsartwork.



Huge thank you to Feedspot for choosing The Living Artist for their list of the Top 25 Art Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020.    It is a huge honor to have made this amazing list (coming in at #11)    with so many other wonderful podcasts. Big thank you to Feedspot! You    can check out this list and more of Feedspot at https://blog.feedspot.com/art_podcasts.



Podcast theme music: "Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com"

In this episode of The Living Artist, Preston speaks with New York City based artist Michelle Sakhai. In this wide-ranging conversation, Michelle shares with Preston her extensive background and traditional training as an artist both in the States and abroad. She discusses her evolution from having a formal background in plein air painting to becoming an abstract artist, influences from her Japanese and Persian roots, the role of healing and spirituality in her work, her latest solo show Garden of Peace and book Awakening, creating work during the pandemic, painting in France with a surprise mentor, and much more. 



You can discover and purchase Michelle's work and new book Awakening on her website (https://www.michellesakhai.com) or visit her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/michellesakhaiart.



For more information on Preston M. Smith and his artwork, visit https://www.pmsartwork.com, or follow him on social media @pmsartwork. You can also now subscribe to his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/pmsartwork.



Huge thank you to Feedspot for choosing The Living Artist for their list of the Top 25 Art Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020.    It is a huge honor to have made this amazing list (coming in at #11)    with so many other wonderful podcasts. Big thank you to Feedspot! You    can check out this list and more of Feedspot at https://blog.feedspot.com/art_podcasts.



Podcast theme music: "Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com"

1 hr 4 min

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