The Artist Unmasked is a long form podcast which covers topics from art, business, mindset, and much more.
DotUrMinds - Van Shiroor #122
This week’s artist talk features Mindfulness Coach and founder of Doturminds artist Vani Shiroor. Vani helps people gain clarity, confidence and purpose through dot sand art. Doturminds is a mindful dot art which is a combination of the benefits of mindfulness, art and meditation. Mindful dot art is a pragmatic approach to exercise the mind to find new and creative solutions in our daily lives. The most important factor of this art is the concept of being in the here and now (being mindful) and activating the right side of the brain and teaching a new way of thinking.
Art and Creativity Advocate - MDFerrera #121
Art and Creativity Advocate MDFerrera is a full time visual artist, writer, and mental health advocate. As an artist and advocate, her mission is to bring the joy of art and the creative process to all.
Photographer - Jon Lardizabal #120
This week’s artist talk features Photographer Jon Lardizabal. Jon’s background in kinesiology helps to shape his purposeful composition of his photography. His work has been described as technically sound and reminiscent of imagery from Magnum photographers in the 1970’s/1980’s. Jon’s current efforts are focused on refining his projects to take the next steps towards creating photography books.
Community Artist - BJ Lane #119
This week’s artist talk features Community Artist BJ Lane. BJ has over 50 years of art experience. She is a painter, sculptor, writer, and digital artist and uses traditional, nontraditional, and digital mediums. BJ’s art shares her discoveries of the everyday beauty in her surroundings, the people around her and her daily life. She is a special needs advocate and supports many nonprofits in her community. Her creative outlets allow her to share and incorporate her experiences and perspective with others.
Spiritual Abstract Artist - David Lesinski #118
Spiritual Abstract Artist David Lesinski is inspired by the deeper levels and layers of the human being; the emotions, sensations and feelings beneath. He has spent many years diving into the depths of his own being to draw personal and deep experiences to create paintings for the soul. Paintings for the Soul are multilayered abstract paintings energized with intentions of healing and growth. Just as you’re multi-layered, so are these paintings. David pairs his works with its own unique poem. His work explores self-expression, self-love, abundance and connection with something greater than ourselves.
Marquetry Artist - Mac Hillenbrand #117
This week’s artist talk features Marquetry Artist Mac Hillenbrand. Mac is a multifaceted artist who is honing and mastering his skills of the renaissance art form of marquetry. Combining his love of the ocean, the surf and marquetry, his wood veneering techniques explore the organic parallels between wood grain characteristics and oceanic textures. Mac creates unique and distinct surf art all with repurposed wood. He opened his first gallery Amber Waves of Grain in Del Mar, CA, is the founder of the infamous underground art space warehouse rock club and speakeasy The French Fry Factory, and is DJ Old Spice in his spare time spinning vinyl soul and oldies records at dive bars.
Wonderful to listen to!
Eric builds great rapport with the artists she interviews. She asks thoughtful questions and is a pleasure to listen to.
Best artist Podcast! Love to learn about different artists techniques and journey. Host is a genuine artist and amazing interviewer 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Great Podcast for artists, and business owners!
Listening to this podcast you can feel the genuine interest the host has for art and in the artists she invites on the show. It’s great to hear about the artists different styles, how they started, and where they’re looking to go. You feel like you really get to know each artist throughout the podcast! Looking forward to the next one!