The Truth In This Art is a podcast interview series where Rob Lee interviews artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in and around Baltimore to reveal the truth about the city.
Se Jong Cho
Se Jong Cho is scientist and artist. Se Jong Cho started painting seriously in the fall of 2013 when an epiphany that she could stretch her time by painting because every new painting is a portal to a different world and new experiences in it.
Art Talk - Repercussions: Redefining the Black Aesthetic
This special bonus episode is from an art talk at The Eubie Blake Cultural Center with Rob Lee and Jason V with curator Thomas James. We're discussing Repercussions: Redefining the Black Aesthetic. Recorded in September of 2021.
Repercussions: Redefining the Black Aesthetic
"More than 50 years removed from the 1960s ‘new abstraction’ movement, contemporary Black artists are creating abstract works that add new layers to what we consider fine art. This work is important to analyze as these artists tell new stories, inserting themselves into the conversations affecting the modern world."
Jim is a multidisciplinary artist from Baltimore, Maryland. He makes tiny dioramas with paper, wood and ink drawings. He loves to compose and record music. He's a stop-motion animator.
Jason Chapman of Charm City Skatepark
Jason Chapman is a skateboarder and owner of Charm City Skatepark. Charm City Skatepark is a 28,000 sq. ft indoor park which accommodates skateboards, bmx bikes, scooters and roller skates and blades.
Samuel T. Herring of Future Islands
Samuel T. Herring, also known as Hemlock Ernst, is an American singer and rapper from Baltimore, Maryland, best known for being the frontman of the synth-pop band Future Islands. He was also a member of Art Lord & the Self-Portraits, The Snails, and Trouble Knows Me.
Sam Sessa, Baltimore Music & Community Engagement Manager. has been part of the WTMD staff since 2006, as the host of Baltimore Hit Parade (formerly Baltimore Unsigned). In 2013, he became WTMD's Baltimore music coordinator, and helps produce and host concerts and other WTMD events. From 2005 to 2013, Sam worked as a reporter and editor in The Baltimore Sun's Features Department.
Amazing at best
Rob captures Baltimore for you in every interview … He is the unofficial face of B More .
-JR from WV Uncommonplace
Rob asks great questions that really made me think, and he made the interview more like a conversation than an interview. Had tons of fun, and anyone doing anything positive in Baltimore should defiantly go on his show!
Great Baltimore Podcast
If you’re looking to learn more about Baltimore, this is the podcast for you! Rob is excellent at identifying creative minds throughout the city and allowing them to highlight their creativity.