Dr. Elaine M. Schmidt talks about collecting and curating. Episode 139

LISTEN TO EPISODE Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt spent her work career facilitating the education of younger students.  As teacher and administrator she was involved in creating learning environments for students with special learning needs. Elaine is now spending her time and energy on a number of other projects she holds…

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Artist Doug Frohman and his curatorial project Vitality Rising. Episode 138

LISTEN TO PODCAST: About Doug Frohman Doug Frohman is a contemporary artist working in Chicago. His explorations into painting draw upon minimalist, color-field and architectural influences. Painted primarily in oil and encaustic with a cement trowel, he delivers a richly, sophisticated palette on wood panels. Mr. Frohman’s work has been…

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Artist Darryll Schiff takes the camera well beyond its conventions – Episode 135

LISTEN TO PODCAST Within a few short years, following his decision to focus solely on his fine art career, Darryll Schiff became an internationally recognized artist.  His work appears in the collections of many private collectors and in leading museums, such as the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of…

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Art, dance and inspiration with choreographer Laura Thurston – Episode 134

LISTEN TO PODCAST About Laura Thurston Laura Thurston studied dance at Northern Dance Theatre of Northern Illinois University and at the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago where she graduated with a BA in Dance Performance.  She began performing professionally in 2004 She’s performed throughout the Midwest, NYC, and Mexico. In…

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Identity and personhood in the hands of Alejandra Zermeño – Episode 133

A conversation with Mexico City artist Alejandra Zermeño about her early days, establishing her art career, identity, personhood in her work and helping victims of the 2017 Mexico City earthquake. LISTEN TO PODCAST About Alejandra Zermeño Born in Mexico City on December 21st, 1978. Conducts studies in Visual Arts Degree with an average…

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Publishing and promoting artists in the digital age with Didi Menendez – Episode 130

LISTEN TO EPISODE Didi Menendez (Cuban born) is the creator and publisher of PoetsArtists. She has been curating group exhibitions since 2013 mostly with Sergio Gomez at the Zhou B Art Center. In 2018 she has several group exhibitions planned including WTF at Art Palm Beach International, Visions of Venus/Venus’…

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How to manage & organize your art career with Justin Anthony of Artwork Archive – Episode 129

  LISTEN TO PODCAST   In this podcast episode, Justin Antony, co-founder of Artwork Archive discusses how to manage your art career, save time, be organized and productive. Additionally, he shares valuable insights into current and upcoming features of Artwork Archive. What is Artwork Archive? An online platform to take…

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