Welcome to artbox. In this episode Jason talks to Christian Gordy who’s an artist and musician. If Christian isn’t creating or making music, he’s making and creating paintings and sculptures. His work is reminiscent of Joan Mitchell, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Francis Bacon all wrapped up into one. Full discloser,FYI, Jason has known Christian for a long time from another time and space. They talk about Christian’s work and his process as well as his philosophy of sorts. Many thanks to Christian for doing the interview. If you want to see Christian’s art work, you can check out his Instagram page at GordyGordyGordy. Check out one of his music projects, Blackout, head on over to bandcamp.com. Don’t forget to like, share and comment! So with that, thank you for listening sit back, relax and enjoy the interview.
Phil is a studio arts potter with over twenty years’ experience, a geologist and ceramics engineer. He’s a professor of ceramics in the Masters program at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. His main interests are in creating sculptural ceramics, both functional and nonfunctional, and in contributing to education in the ceramic arts, in particular, teaching the technical background of ceramics and its importance and relationship to art pottery.
His background has included just about every aspect of ceramic processing. He’s operated Apron Full of Gold Pottery School in Winthrop, Maine. He was an instructor at Glen Echo Pottery in Glen Echo, MD for 10 years, and an instructor at Bill van Gilder’s Frederick Pottery School for two years. In 2004 he served as technical editor for Ceramics Monthly magazine. Below are some examples of his series of his SteamPunk work and other examples as will. You can learn more about Phil and Pottery class at Washington Street Gallery at https://www.hfclay.com
Make sure to hear Phil’s interview on Mixcloud