Welcome to ArtBox DMV. In this episode Jason pulls to together words of advice from Artist he interviewed in 2020. A year that we will not easily forget. From the Covid-19 pandemic, to justice for black lives, a presidential election and killer hornets. Because of covid, Galleries and museums had to close to the public. Art fairs went virtual. Galleries and museums went on online with viewings and talk backs. Artist started uploading videos of their work. We won’t know what the future will hold for us but things are looking up. There’s a vaccine out to fight Covid and we the people won and voted out a tyrant. So as 2020 closes and 2021 opens let us reflect, organize and prepare with words of advice from interviews Jason did in 2020. You’ll hear from Aniekan Udofia, Johnny Dollar, Sarah Jamison, Ali Shrago-Spechler, Julie Brookman, Christy Powers, Carlos Ramirez and Umar Rashid. If you want to hear the full interviews Jason did with these artist, head on over to ArtBoxDMV.com. Artbox is on Instagram at ArtBoxDMV. And Thank you for listening and Happy New Year!
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.
In this episode Jason travels down to Richmond Virginia to talk Johnny Dollar. Johnny Dollar is a visual artist who’s work is a mix of pop Surrealism and cyberpunk. He signs his paintings with his real name then covers his name with a piece of masking tape and signs that with Johnny Dollar. As you’ll learn in the interview, the masking tape is a form of encryption. It can be removed at any time to reveal his real identity. We talk about that and new piece he just finished as well as his Youtube channel. If you want to learn more about Johnny Dollar you can go to his website at https://johnnydollar.biz. Or you can go to his Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/johnnydollar.biz/. So, with that, sit back, and relax and enjoy the interview.
In this episode Jason mets up with Sarah Jamison. Sarah is a visual artist who mainly works in color pencil. Her subject matter focuses on the universal and prevalent impact of digital media in our culture. They talk about memes and their impact and her process. If you want to learn more about Sarah go to her website at http://www.sarah-jamison.com/ Or you can go to her Instagram page at sarahjanejamison. And a huge thank Sarah for taking the time to do the interview.
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.
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 Jason sit’s down with Joshua Gamma after one of his radio shows at the Eaton Hotel. Joshua is a curator, Desinger, artist, DJ and Musician. We talk about past shows he Curated his love of music and his path into the arts. A huge thank you to Joshua for taking his time for doing the Interview.
If you want learn more information about Joshua, you can go to his website at JOSHUAGAMMA.COM
or you can go to his instagram page at GAMMATIME. And, thank you for listening.
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:
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/
In this episode Jason sits down with Kelli Schollard-Sincock in her studio. Kelli and Jason talk about her work practice her art, and themes. They also talk about Inspiration Matterz what is, and how she started it and why. Jason also ask her what advice she would give to her past self and to other artist. If you want learn more information about Kelli, you can go to her website at kellisincock.com or her Instagram which is https://www.instagram.com/kelli_sincock/. For Inspiration Matterz you can go to Facebook page at https://b-m.facebook.com/Inspiration-Matterz-781309155482203/. To hear the full length of this episode and past episodes, Go ArtBox’s Mixcloud page at mixcloud.com/ArtBoxInTheDMV . AtBox’s instagram is https://www.instagram.com/artboxdmv/ and on our twitter handle is https://twitter.com/ArtDmv. Until next time, thank you for listening.