Episode – 38 Aniekan Udofia

Aniekan hard at work on a Mural for Pow Wow DC 2020

In this episode of ArtBox DMV Jason talks with Aniekan Udofia who’s an artist that has many murals around Washington DC. They talk about Aniekan’s subject matter, his painting process and how art effects a community. Oh and his private jet, I’ll see what that means towards the end of the show.If you want to learn more and see his work, head on over to Instagram at @aniekanreloaded and on Twitter under the same name at aniekanreloaded. You can check out Art Box DMV on Instagram at @ArtBoxDMV as well. So sit back, relax and enjoy the show…

Episode-35 Kelly Towles of Pow Wow DC

Nice Shirt!

Welcome to ArtBoxDMV. In this episode Jason talks to Kelly Towles he’s the Regional Executive Director of Pow Wow DC. They talk about what Pow Wow DC is, the 2020 International Mural Festival that starts on the October 8th and ends on October 18th 2020, and who’s participating in the festival as well as what safety precautions are in place for the festival goers. Huge thank you to Kelly for making the time to do the interview. If you want to learn more about the International Mural Festival and Pow Wow DC you at go the their website at PowWowDC.com and on Instagram at powwowdc. ArtBox is on Instagram as well at ArtBoxDMV. Thank you for listening.

Episode 31 Carlos Ramirez

Getting ready to interview Carlos Ramirez

Welcome to another episode of ArtBox! In this episode Jason talks to Carlos Ramirez a Visual Artist out of  the great state of California. Carlos’ paintings and sculptures deal with narratives of inequality in the Mexican-American communities and champions the every day man as an underdog. We talked about his influences, some pieces of his work, the desert and what advice would give to his past self and to other artist.  Huge thank you to Carlos for doing the interview. If you want to learn about Carlos’ work  you can go to his website at carlosramirezart.net or you can go to his Instagram at @c.ramirez2323. Artbox is on Instagram at ArtBoxDMV. Thank you for listening!

Episode 27 New York Art Fairs

Zavier from Charle Smith Gallery

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!

Episode 20 Superfine! Art Fair

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

Episode 19 Neil Feather

Neil in his studio

Welcome to Artbox. In this episode Jason traveled up to Baltimore Maryland to Neil Feather’s Studio. Neil Feather is an artist, experimental musician, sculptor, instrument maker and sound mechanic. Neil likes to experiment, but without having to do the math. He’s like an Amish mad scientist. You’ll see what that means in the interview. Jason and Neil talk about how he started on this path and some of the instruments he makes.  They also talk about the Red Room Collective and about his philosophy of art and music. The music you hear in the background durning the show, is Neil’s instruments. If you want learn more information about Neil, you can go to his website at http://neilfeather.com You can go to our Instagram page at artboxdmv. To hear past episodes you can go to Mixcloud at https://www.mixcloud.com/ArtBoxInTheDMV/. A huge thank you to Neil for doing the interview and thank you to you for tuning in. 

Episode 17 Interview with Kirsten Anderson

Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle Washington

Welcome to another episode of Artbox. In this episode Jason interviews Kirsten Anderson. Kirsten is the owner of Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle, WA.  She wrote the first survey on Pop Surrealism. Was an Editor-at-large and writer for Hi Fructose Magazine from 2007-2014. She started a wildlife conservation non-profit called Creatura Wildlife. We talk about how she started the gallery, Pop Surrealism, her philosophy on art, what advice she would give to artist and Creatura Wildlife. If you would like to learn more about Her gallery you can go to her website at roqlarue.com. The instagram page for the gallery is RoqLaRue and Kirsten’s wildlife non-profit is creaturawild.org. So with that, head on over to Mixcloud and hear the interview!

Episode 15 Interview with Joseph Shetler

Yep Jason forgot to get a picture of Joseph sorry!

In this episode Jason sits down with Joseph Shetler in his studio. He asks Joseph how he got his start, what his philosophy and aesthetics of his work. And what and how much that influences and effects his work. You can see Joseph’s art on his website at www.josephshetler.com and you can find him on Instagram at Josephjayshetler. So sit back and relax and enjoy the Interview. To hear the episode head on over to the Mixcloud page at https://www.mixcloud.com/ArtBoxInTheDMV/

Episode 11 Susan and Sean from Susan Calloway Fine arts

Susan Calloway Fine Arts Gallery

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. 

Episode 10 Community

In this episode segments form past episodes about community for, by, to from artist. First up is George Koch. In this segment George talks about starting a space for artist to make a community. Second up is Phil Berneburg. Phil talks about using a co-op community for learning from each other. And then finally here’s Sally Canzoneri. Sally gets into how a co-op can come together to tell story and help each other to grow. Listen here on Mixcould!