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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. 

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Episode-28 Umar Rashid

Umar Rashid

In this episode Jason talk’s to Umar Rashid. Umar aka Frohawk Twofeathers is a visual artist that re-imagines 18th century colonial history thru a narrative of painting and sculpture of the fictitious superpowers Frengland and Fenoscandia. We talk about his work with these narratives and his start into the visual arts. So… Sit back, relax and enjoy the interview. A Huge thank you to  Umar for taking the time to do the interview. If you want to learn more about Umar, go to his Instagram at frohawktwofeathers or you can go to New image art gallery. To hear past episodes of art box visit the web site at artboxdmv.com until next time thank you for listening! 

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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!

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Episode 26 Interview with Johnny Dollar

Johnny Dollar

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. 

Episode 25 Interview with Sarah Jamison

Sorry Jason didn’t get a picture of Sarah but here’s a picture of the new stickers!

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.

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 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 14 Interview with Kelli Schollard-Sincock

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.

Episode 12 Todd Van Ammon

I forgot to get a picture of Todd so you’ll have to use your imagination.

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:

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.