Dialogues with contemporary artists

EP: 28 – Marina Granger – The Artist Advisor

May 22, 2019 EPISODES

  “Marina Press Granger has nearly 15 years of experience working in the New York City art world. She holds a master’s degree in Art History and a special place in her heart for artists. She has curated independently and contributed to various publications. Marina commenced her journey in the art world in in 2003. She continued to flourish and bloomed into a gallery director shortly after. Along the way, she stopped to smell the flowers as a museum employeeRead More

EP: 27 – Jonathan LeVine – Gallery, Artistry, Delusion

May 12, 2019 EPISODES

  “Jonathan Levine Projects is committed to new and cutting edge art. Our roots go back to 1995 when LeVine’s life-long participation in punk and underground music grew into a curatorial experiment with the visual culture that surrounded him. In 2005, he opened Jonathan LeVine Gallery in the Chelsea district of New York City and had great success nurturing the careers of many celebrated artists. In 2017, the gallery relocated to Jersey City with a newfound focus on community andRead More

Ep: 26 – Ben Morea – Revolutionary, Anarchist and Creator

April 20, 2019 EPISODES

  “Up Against the Wall Motherfucker, often shortened as The Motherfuckers or UAW/MF, was an anarchist affinity group based in New York City. This “street gang with analysis” was famous for its Lower East Side direct action and is said to have inspired members of the Weather Underground and the Yippies. The Motherfuckers grew out of a Dada-influenced art group called Black Mask with some additional people involved with the anti-Vietnam War Angry Arts week, held in January 1967.[1] FormedRead More

Ep: 25 – Alonsa Guevara – Rituals

February 24, 2019 EPISODES

  “Alonsa Guevara shares the fascinating story of her arrival in this country, her artistic education, and her survival as a young artist in New York. Alonsa is a Brooklyn based artist. She was born in Rancagua, Chile. Her paintings blur the lines between fantasy and reality while celebrating the connection between humankind and nature. A big part of her inspiration derives from her childhood spent living in the Ecuadorian rainforest with her family, growing up surrounded by tropical landscapesRead More

EP: 24 – Guno Park

January 20, 2019 EPISODES

  .Guno Park was born in Seoul, Korea, raised in Toronto, Canada and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. He has a diploma in Classical Animation from Sheridan College, a BFA in Drawing & Painting from Ontario College of Art and Design and obtained his MFA at the New York Academy of Art in 2011. Since then, he has been exhibiting internationally, creating drawings for various projects and teaching drawing courses in New York City. Guno has a passion for drawing andRead More

EP: 23 – Liz Garvey – Simple Twist of Fate

December 15, 2018 EPISODES

  “Liz Garvey, founder and director of Garvey Simon gallery talks to us about a childhood passion for origami that led to a successful career in the art world specializing in works of paper. She gives some invaluable advice to emerging artists, and reveals some details about the gallery submission process.” Elizabeth K. Garvey is the Co-founder and Director of Garvey|Simon (est. in 2010). Previously she was President and Owner of EKG Art Advisory, (1999-2009), and Co-Director of Schmidt-Bingham GalleryRead More

EP. 22 – HEIDI ELBERS – FINDING BALANCE

December 4, 2018 EPISODES

  “In this episode of Art Grind, Heidi Elbers reveals her secrets to staying productive and inspired in her art practice while balancing it with a full time job. This episode was recorded on October 2017.” “Connecting with my cultural heritage as a Louisiana native, I paint what I know and that is a celebration of artful dress influenced by the elaborate costumes of Mardi Gras but with a reductive sense of elegance and style. My mother grew up inRead More

EP. 21 – EDWARD MINOFF – GO RAID MORGUES

November 4, 2018 EPISODES

  “In this episode we go deep with Edward Minoff, a painter who has devoted to years to creating magnificent seascapes.  We discuss his fascinating journey from making graffiti art in the Bronx, to working in animation, to becoming an academic painter. We delve into his process of understanding the anatomy of the wave based on observation and imagination.” “Edward Minoff Graduated with honors from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Throughout his high school and college years he studied painting andRead More

EP. 20 – KURT KAUPER – THE UNCANNY VALLEY

October 15, 2018 EPISODES

  “In this episode of Art Grind we sit down with Kurt Kauper, one of the most important contemporary artists of this generation, to discuss his upbringing, his studio practice, and what keeps him up at night” “Kurt Kauper is a painter whose work had, for the past fifteen years, been images of familiar cultural icons—opera divas, Cary Grant, hockey players, and Barack and Michelle Obama—seen in a variety of unfamiliar ways. His figure paintings of historical and imagined peopleRead More

Ep. 19 – Lauren Amalia Redding – Silverpoint artist

October 2, 2018 EPISODES

  Lauren and her husband Brett have recently moved to Florida to start their own school called H&R Studio: H&R Studio co-founders Brett F. Harvey and Lauren Amalia Redding strive to merge informed technique with sincere content within their own artwork, and that combination–of skill and meaning, the classical and the personal, the past and present–drives the mission of H&R Studio. At H&R Studio, students learn how to create challenging, skill-based representational art, but with breathing room and informality soRead More

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