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Nov 17, 2016

Realist painter Chris Leib’s artistic journey began by way of anthropology and a near-miss with a career in real estate. An apprenticeship with Roberto Lupetti provided a foundation from which his talent could organically grow. Leib discusses overcoming setbacks, including an explosion that forced him from his home...


Oct 21, 2016

Brian Rutenberg is originally from South Carolina. He received his BFA from the College of Charleston, and his MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

I think you will really enjoy this conversation- Brian talks about his idea that in the big picture, art fails us, it is lifeless and incomplete. Wait—...


Sep 16, 2016

Like many artists, Billyo O'Donnell struggled with the decision to pursue art as a vocation. But standing in his boss's office at a Missouri saw mill, Billyo came to a life changing realization.

He saw that there are no safe paths, and decided he might as well take his own chances.

So he carved his own path in the world...


Aug 5, 2016

Rebecca Crowell creates luscious abstract paintings which are inspired by her travels and memories of places.

In this episode, Rebecca and I talk about working with cold wax, and how playing with the medium encouraged her to switch from representational to abstract painting.

We also discuss the discomfort artists feel...


Jun 16, 2016

Skip Whitcomb grew up on a Ranch in Colorado, without much encouragement to pursue art as a vocation. Following his parents advice, he enrolled in college to study business, but quickly realized his heart was somewhere else.

Skip has been painting landscapes of the western United States for over forty years now.

In this...