In this episode Jason reached out to Gabriel Shaffer. Gabriel is a visual artist, muralist, writer, curator, and Gallerists. Gabriel’s works rethinks rural Southern spiritualism in a realm of archetypal stories with an urban approach. He uses elements of comic book illustrations, graffiti, Native and Mesoamerican symbols through the lens of visionary/outsider art. With an accompaniment of creatures and characters, Gabriel uses these mythologies over drawings, assemblages, and paintings. Gabriel is also curator at Mortal Machine Gallery in New Orleans. They talk about his exposer to outsider art, his personal mythology, What makes American Folk Art one of the purest forms of American Art, the origins of Mortal Machine Gallery and his advice to other Artist. If you want to learn more about Gabriel go to his website at GabrielShafferProjects.com and his Instagram at @GabrielShaffer. Check out Mortal Machine Gallery’s website at MortalMachinenola.com all one word and the Gallery’s Instagram at MortalMachineGallery.To hear past episodes go to the website at ArtBoxDMV.com. Many thank yous to Gabriel for taking the time to do the interview. Enjoy!
Hello and welcome to ArtBox DMV in this episode Jason met up with Michael Douglas Jones.Michael an artist who explores positive memories through the use of assemblages of drawing, painting, photographs, sculpture, found objects and collage to make a book of memories. They talk about how he got his start in art his transition from oil painting to assemblages. They also talk about how he would like the viewer to respond to his work and his advice for other artist. Thank Michael for taking the time to do the interview. And, thank you to Gallery 322 for allowing them to do the interview at the gallery.If you want to read the letters and poems that go with the memory books, go to Michael’s website at MichaelDouglasJones.com. Head on over to Gallery 322’s Instagram for the latest at Gallery322Frederick . To hear past interviews go to artboxdmv.com Thank you for listening and enjoy the interview.
In this episode Jason talks to Adrian Ferguson he’s the owner of the multi-disciplinary artist studio, Of Art of Noize that’s located in the Petworth area of Washington, D.C. They talk about how Adrian got his start in arts, how he came up with the name of the gallery and the brief history of the gallery. To learn more about Art of Noize and the hours and location, visit the website at ArtofNoizedmv.com. Art of Noize is also on Instagram at @artofnoizedmv. Many thank yous to Adrain for taking the time to do the interview. And don’t forget that ArtBoxDMV is also on Instagram at @ArtBoxDMV. So with all of that enjoy the interview and thank you for listening!
In this Episode Jason talked to Mary Early about Artist Citizen. Artist Citizen was exhibit at Hemphill Gallery that included several artist in the DC area that explored the concept of artist as a citizen in the community. They talk about this concept and how you might interpret what an Artist Citizen is. Mary Early is an artist and works at Hemphill Gallery. Huge thank you to Mary for doing the interview. If you want to learn more about Artist Citizen exhibit you can go to hemphillfinearts.com and on Instagram at @artistcitizen and don’t forget ArtBoxDMV is also on Instagram at @ArtBoxDMV . And as always thank you for listening.
In this episode Jason traveled up to New York City. He went to some of the art fairs that where going on and because of the coronavirus outbreak happening, people where bumping elbows instead of Shaking hands. He wasn’t able to make it to all of the fairs, but the ones he did attend were diverse and accessible. They were small more intimate and were happing on multiple floors. Jason was able to grab some interviews at Volta Art Fair and Spring/Break Art Show. First up is Kamiar Maleki. Kamiar is the fair director for Volta. Next up the Safarani Sisters. They are visual artist and that use painting and video projections. Zavier, Gallerist for Charle Smith Gallery and he is an artist that had his work shown by C&C Gallery and his work was at Volta as well. They talk about his gallery and the theme in the booth. Rinus van Hall is a visual Artist who painted self portraits with social media filters and the fear that might come with them. Last but not least Jeila Gueramian. She created a nice and warm, cozy environment at Spring/Break art show. Want to say a huge thank you to Volta and Spring break art show. And want to say thank you to everyone that was interviewed as well. And of course a thank you to you to the listener. Until next time!
Welcome to yet another episode of ArtBox. Jason sits down with Nicola Charles of 11:Eleven gallery. If you remember in a past episode Jason spoke to her at her booth at Superfine art fair in DC. Jason wanted to sit down with her again at her gallery and expand on how she start the 11:Eleven and why. They talk about inclusion and tips for artist wanting to show in a gallery. A Huge thank you to Nicola for taking her time for the Interview. If you want learn more information about 11:Eleven gallery, you can go to the website at 11:elevengallery.com and the gallery’s instagram is 11eleven_gallery. Thank you for listening, so with that, sit back and relax and enjoy the interview.
For this episode Jason went to Superfine art fair in Union Market Washington,DC. SuperFine is different. The idea behind SuperFine is to reach out to new and novice collectors as well as galleries and emerging artists by putting them in the same room. While walking around, you wouldn’t feel overwhelmed by all the art work. The artists and gallerists where engaging and friendly. There were varied artwork styles and sizes on display and diverse DMV artist representation. Overall, a very positive, balanced and engaging art fair. With that here are a few artist and gallerist Jason interview at the fair. Sumner Crenshaw is an artist from Fredrick, Maryland. Nina O’Neil from Monochrome Collective based in Washington,DC talks about the use of space in one’s home. Next is Nina Harrast and Sean Micheal Pattern out of the wilds of Fairfax, VA. Nicola Charles 11:Eleven Gallery in Washington,DC talks about her gallery. And Finally let’s learn about some active listening from Philippa Hughes and Ruthie Macintosh. A huge thank you to Superfine Art Fair for letting Jason roam around and do some interviews. If you want learn more information about Superfine, you can go to their website at SuperFine.World. Their Instagram page is superfineartfair. You can go to mixcloud.com hear past episodes. Our instagram is ArtBoxDMV and on our twitter handle @ArtDMV.
In this episode ArtBox sits down with Todd Von Ammon at Von Ammon Gallery. The gallery just opened and we talked about why he opened the gallery we go over his process with working with artist and discuss the artwork in the first show in the space. SO… sit back and relax and enjoy the interview. Oh one more thing, to see the gallery and the art here’s the link: Vonammon.co and the Instagram at vonammon. And of course don’t forget to check out Artbox on Twitter: @ArtDMV and the Instagram at: ArtBoxDMV. Here’s the link to the interview:
In this episode ArtBox sits down with Susan and Sean from Susan Calloway Fine arts. Susan Calloway Fine Arts specializes in contemporary art by local, regional, and international artists. The gallery also provides extensive art consulting services for business and residential clients alike. We discus how Susan started her gallery, and tips for artist relating to galleries. We also go into the misconceptions of galleries.
If you want learn more information about Calloway Fine Art , you can go to their website at callowayart.com and you can also go to their instagram page at callowayfineart. To hear our past episodes of ArtBox, go to Mixcloud.com. Our instagram is ArtBoxDMV And twitter handle is @ArtDMV.
In this episode I sit down with Sally Canzoneri an artist and Gallery President of Washington Printmakers Gallery. We talk about her work and practice and as well asWashington Printmakers Gallery. Here’s Sally’s Bio from her web site:Sally Canzoneri is a photographer, book artist, and freelance writer. Her work in digital photography grew out her interest in developing images for her artist’s books. As a result, she looked at photography as tool for creating graphic images beyond those that are traditionally considered “photographs.” Her recent work, in particular, has a more pictorial than photographic look to it. And make sure to visit her web site at www.sallycanzoneri.com
Here’s Washington Printmakers Gallery’s Bio from their web site: Founded in 1985, the Gallery is the greater DC metro area’s primary source for contemporary fine art prints, and has a membership of exceptional local and national printmakers. Every month Washington Printmakers Gallery has a group exhibit of members’ work and a solo show. The gallery also houses bins and flat files with prints and a limited collection of artist books and portfolios. And make sure you go and visit Washington Printmarkers Gallery’s web site for the latest at http://washingtonprintmakers.com
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