56 episodes

Teaching Artistry blends creative and educational practice in service of community building, social justice, and inspiring joy. Courtney J. Boddie, Host and Creator, chats with teaching artists and arts educators who are driving professional teaching artistry forward. Courtney and her guests discuss personal journeys, celebrate triumphs and challenges, and advocate fiercely for the arts in all communities.

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Teaching Artistry blends creative and educational practice in service of community building, social justice, and inspiring joy. Courtney J. Boddie, Host and Creator, chats with teaching artists and arts educators who are driving professional teaching artistry forward. Courtney and her guests discuss personal journeys, celebrate triumphs and challenges, and advocate fiercely for the arts in all communities.

    Episode 26, ACT 2: A Rosé By Any Other Name

    Episode 26, ACT 2: A Rosé By Any Other Name

    Oh, my. If you enjoyed the first part of our crossover series, "A Rosé by Any Other Name," you're in for a real treat—and a dramatic tonal shift! We're back with Episode 26, Act 2 "A Rosé by Any Other Name." In this crossover episode with the fabulously feminist minds behind the podcast, "Rosé All Day Anyways," Courtney continues to sit, sip and trade quips with Katie Rainey and Erika Atkins as they chat. But, this time around, they delve into some very poignant and relevant topics, such as the gender pay gap across the arts education field, a field dominated by women; racial inequities in this country, especially concerning positions of power; and choosing an intersectional feminist approach to dismantling the patriarchy and tearing down barriers that allow institutional racism to thrive. These three fierce feminists plan to do this through art, compassion, laughter and copious bottles of wine. So, grab a glass, pop those earbuds in and give our newest episode a listen.

    • 46 min
    Episode 26, ACT 1: A Rosé By Any Other Name

    Episode 26, ACT 1: A Rosé By Any Other Name

    What do mules, the Golden Girls and rosé all have in common? Our newest episode! That's right. We're back for Season 4 of Teaching Artistry with Courtney J. Boddie with Episode 26, "A Rosé by Any Other Name." In this crossover episode with the brilliant, bubbly minds behind the podcast, "Rosé All Day Anyways," Courtney sits and sips with Katie Rainey and Erika Atkins as they chat about the impetus behind the creation of their respective podcasts, both hoping to challenge the patriarchy through art, laughter and copious bottles of wine, and dissect the question: Is podcasting itself an art form? They also discuss the importance of podcasts and how they give voice to the traditionally marginalized or silenced, allow for human connection and address the complexities of the spectrum of humanity. You won't want to miss this entertaining episode.

    • 44 min
    Episode 25, ACT 2: Jason Das - Find Your Way

    Episode 25, ACT 2: Jason Das - Find Your Way

    In Episode 25, "Find Your Way", Courtney speaks to urban sketch artist, Jason Das. The continuation of this conversation discusses art, the ways in which we seek or find it and how process is so much more meaningful than product. Art is all around us, and it's more and more accessible through digital media. In Act 2 of this series, which was recorded on a park bench in New York City's bustling Washington Square Park, Jason speaks personally and profoundly about what it means to create and consume art. He also speaks passionately about meaning-making through visual art by considering: What kind of artist are you? Where, in the world, do you fit in as an artist? What is your personal approach to viewing or making art? Where does your art place within the arts continuum? Listen to hear more about Jason's artistic philosophies and how they fuel his artistic journey and the ways through which he views the world. As you listen, consider this: When you create art, are you saying something about the world around you? If so, what? Why? This enlightening and entertaining episode is one you won't want to miss.

    • 57 min
    Episode 25, ACT 1: Jason Das - Find Your Way

    Episode 25, ACT 1: Jason Das - Find Your Way

    In Episode 25, "Find Your Way", Courtney speaks to artist and educator, Jason Das. This conversation discusses art and the ways in which we seek or find it. Art is all around us, after all. In this thoughtful and sometimes delightfully meandering episode, which was recorded on a park bench in New York City's bustling Washington Square Park, Jason speaks personally and profoundly about what it means to be an artist. To feel like an artist. He also speaks passionately about meaning-making through visual art by considering: What kind of artist are you? Where, in the world, do you fit in as an artist? What is your personal approach to viewing or making art? Where does your art place within the arts continuum? Listen to hear more about Jason's artistic philosophies and how they fuel his artistic journey and the ways through which he views the world. As you listen, consider this: When you create art, are you saying something about the world around you? If so, what? Why? This enlightening and entertaining episode is one you won't want to miss.

    • 58 min
    Episode 24, ACT 2: Michael Wiggins - Art Is Always the Answer

    Episode 24, ACT 2: Michael Wiggins - Art Is Always the Answer

    In Episode 24, Act 2: "Art is Always the Answer", Courtney speaks to artist, arts administrator, activist and author of "The Teaching Artist Sutras", Michael Wiggins. This conversation is a continuation of last week's episode, which posits, "art is the answer, no matter the question", discusses art (and artist) as instigator. In this thoughtful episode, Michael speaks more on the profundity of theater, the arts as a whole and how art is woven into the very fabric of our humanity. Courtney and Michael's conversation delves deep into philosophical topics like: the details of our individual pasts are subject to question, how the things we endure when we're young affect us differently, how we as individuals approach the world, how the world interacts with us varies from person to person and how the work that artists do truly does change lives. Listen to hear more about Michael's journey into Teaching Artistry and how it fueled his artistic trajectory. This enlightening and entertaining episode is one you won't want to miss.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 24, ACT 1: Michael Wiggins - Art is Always the Answer

    Episode 24, ACT 1: Michael Wiggins - Art is Always the Answer

    In this episode, Courtney speaks to artist, arts administrator, activist and author of The Teaching Artist Sutras, Michael Wiggins. This conversation, which posits early on that "art is the answer, no matter the question", discusses art (and artist) as instigator. In this podcast, Michael speaks about the profundity of theater, how its intrinsic presence is in all that we do and that art is woven into the very fabric of our humanity. Listen to hear about Michael's journey through life and into artistry, his feelings on social media platforms as unique access points for artistry and how kids today, whether folks think so or not, are creating art in ways that older generations can't begin to understand, but must start to do so.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

Chris22376 ,

Great podcast for artists and educators!

This is such a great podcast for teaching artists. It’s really nice to hear stories from other people in the field- it makes me feel more connected to what I do! The production quality is really high, and the host and all the guests are so likeable! 10/10 would recommend.

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