Episode-29 Christy Powers

Welcome to  another episode of ArtBox. In this episode Jason calls Christy Powers in her home in New York city. Like most of us, she is staying home to help in her part to flatten that curve of Covid-19. Like Christy, Jason is doing his part as well. And it’s encouraged others to do the same. With that let’s talk about art. Christy is a painter who works with Ink, gouache, watercolor and liquid acrylic on paper. Her subjects and narratives are primarily based on personal photos. We talk about her beginnings as well as her earlier works. We also talk about the themes and narratives she explores in her work. Jason asked her the advice question and his favorite art philosophy question. Want to give a huge thank Christy again for taking the time to do the interview. If you want to learn more about her and her work visit her website at ChristyPowers.org or her Instagram at christy_powers. To hear past episodes of ArtBox you can visit the web site at ArtBoxDMV.com. Until next time thank you for listening. 

Episode-22 Interview with Nicola Charles

Nicola Charles of 11:Eleven Gallery Washington, DC

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. 

Episode 21 Sarah Kahle

In this episode Jason sits down with Sarah Kahle. Sarah is a visual Artist who likes to draw and paint the human figure. We talk about Sarah’s childhood, how and why she started the Metro Series and the As we came series. Plus we talk about her philosophy, aesthetics and her advice to her past self. If you want learn more information about Sarah, you can go to her, website at www.sarahkahle.com and her instagram is discothumbs . A big thank you to Sarah for doing the interview and a huge thank you for tuning in. So, with that, sit back and relax and enjoy the Interview.

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 16 Interview with Cynthia Connolly

In this episode Jason sits down with Cynthia Connolly. Cynthia is an artist and curator in the DMV area. She also heads up the Arlington Art Truck. The Arlington art Truck is, in their words, a curated cultural vehicle. Connecting the community through art. I talk to Cynthia about her art path and about the Arlington Art Truck.If you want learn more information about Arlington Art Truck you can go to the website at https://arts.arlingtonva.us/arlington-art-truck/Or the Instagram page at arttruckarlington You can also go to Cynthia’s website at http://www.cynthiaconnolly.com and her Instagram page is cynthi4connolly To here the episode go over to the Mixcloud page at:

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 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!

Episode 8 Interview with Phil Berneburg

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