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098 Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler shares how art can serve as an effective medium to break cultural stereotypes

098 Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler shares how art can serve as an effective medium to break cultural stereotypes

In this podcast episode, Sergio chats with Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler about the power of art to bring people together and break cultural barriers and stereotypes. Rev. Chandler shares his passion for art and the international traveling exhibitions he organizes with Caravan to promote peace and understanding between world faiths. Listen to Podcast   I AM ExhibitionRead more about 098 Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler shares how art can serve as an effective medium to break cultural stereotypes[…]

128 Artists Share the Best Advice They Ever Received

128 Artists Share the Best Advice They Ever Received

What’s the best advice you ever received? Advice comes in all shapes and forms. Sometimes it comes by professors, friends, family members or others. The true is that we all need advice for our art career. Nobody knows it all or has all the answers. On March 10th, 2015, I asked this simple question on myRead more about 128 Artists Share the Best Advice They Ever Received[…]

086 Artist Sam Kirk shares her story and the pursue of happiness

086 Artist Sam Kirk shares her story and the pursue of happiness

In this podcast episode, Sergio Gomez chats with artist Sam Kirk about her rising career, following her passion and the pursue of happiness. Sam, a multidisciplinary artist, explores culture, identity and urban politics through her art. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Kirk is the product of a working class family. HerRead more about 086 Artist Sam Kirk shares her story and the pursue of happiness[…]

079 Deanna Krueger and the juncture of painting, sculpture, and drawing

079 Deanna Krueger and the juncture of painting, sculpture, and drawing

Deanna Krueger works abstractly at the juncture where painting, sculpture, and drawing intersect, employing a variety of media, resulting in hybrid works of art. Deanna received her MFA from Eastern Michigan University. Recent exhibitions include Mediative Surfaces exhibition in Fort Wayne Museum of Art, along with: Mediative Surfaces at North Central College, ZIA Gallery, andRead more about 079 Deanna Krueger and the juncture of painting, sculpture, and drawing[…]

077 Artist Julia Haw talks about art and maintaining a healthy body

077 Artist Julia Haw talks about art and maintaining a healthy body

In this episode, Sergio Gomez interviews artist Julia Haw about art, life, and physical wellness. Julia Haw (b. 1982, Flint, MI) attended Western Michigan University with a concentration in painting. She is recognized for her highly bold, nostalgia-inducing and memory-staining paintings. She deals with issues rooted in personal life, Midwestern culture and Western Culture atRead more about 077 Artist Julia Haw talks about art and maintaining a healthy body[…]

070 Artist Edra Soto shares her story and talks about the “Present Standard” exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center.

070 Artist Edra Soto shares her story and talks about the “Present Standard” exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Edra Soto (b. Puerto Rico, 1971) is a Chicago-based artist, educator, curator, and gallery director. She obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2000, as well as attending Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2000), Beta-Local in Puerto Rico (2011), and the Robert Rauschenberg ResidencyRead more about 070 Artist Edra Soto shares her story and talks about the “Present Standard” exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center.[…]

069 Artist Brandon Graving talks about experimental printmaking and surviving Hurricane Katrina

069 Artist Brandon Graving talks about experimental printmaking and surviving Hurricane Katrina

Biography Brandon Graving is an artist whose focus is experimental printmaking and sculpture. She has expanded and contributed to experimental techniques in printmaking and been at the forefront of creating very large scale monoprints. Her print installation ” Ephemera: River with Flowers” , is the largest monoprint made by a single artist measuring 10.5′ xRead more about 069 Artist Brandon Graving talks about experimental printmaking and surviving Hurricane Katrina[…]

067 Curator Janice Bond speaks about her practice and current exhibition projects

067 Curator Janice Bond speaks about her practice and current exhibition projects

Janice Bond Cultural Curator and Arts Advocate Bio With a zeal for the creative and imaginative, Janice Bond is a communications, programs, and business development strategist specializing in arts and culture. A combination of “Northern edge”, “Midwest will”, and “Southern hospitality”, Bond’s forward thinking and high energy approach has been utilized over the past decadeRead more about 067 Curator Janice Bond speaks about her practice and current exhibition projects[…]

066 Artist Sarvin Haghighi talks about working towards a vision despite the obstacles

066 Artist Sarvin Haghighi talks about working towards a vision despite the obstacles

Born to the daughter of a civil engineer, and an educated artist, Sarvin Haghighi experienced great joys, and harsh challenges. In a very short while, the pendulum would swing from privilege and independence to experiencing war firsthand, and the most basic of freedoms revoked. for Sarvin, the answer was art. Sarvin Haghighi merges traditional IranianRead more about 066 Artist Sarvin Haghighi talks about working towards a vision despite the obstacles[…]

063 Sergio & Dr. Yanina Gomez Wrap-Up 2015 and Share Plans for an Online Art Community in 2016

063 Sergio & Dr. Yanina Gomez Wrap-Up 2015 and Share Plans for an Online Art Community in 2016

In this podcast episode, Sergio & Dr. Yanina Gomez Wrap-Up 2015 and Share Plans for an Online Art Community in 2016 Sign-up to learn more at: www.theartistnextlevel.com/pass LISTEN TO PODCAST HERE LISTEN IN ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/art-nxt-level-sergio-gomez/id956413262?mt=2