Podcasts & Artist Interviews

Want to know more about famous mixed media artists than the artist profiles tell you? How about hearing what their voices sound like? These podcasts have some of the most inspirational mixed media artists sharing great art project ideas and stories about their experiences. Our own Rice Freeman-Zachery talks with mixed media community favorites like Seth Apter, Christine Mason Miller, Diana Trout and more. You might also find a new favorite. Start listening now!

Want to know more about famous mixed media artists than the artist profiles tell you? How about hearing what their voices sound like? These podcasts have some of the most inspirational mixed media artists sharing great art project ideas and stories about their experiences. Our own Rice Freeman-Zachery talks with mixed media community favorites like Seth Apter, Christine Mason Miller, Diana Trout and more. You might also find a new favorite. Start listening now!

Podcast with Mary Beth Shaw about CHA

Mary Beth teaching at Art Unraveled, photo by Earl Zachery

In this brand-new podcast, Mary Beth Shaw reports on her recent trip to the Craft and Hobby Association’s annual trade show in Anaheim. Think life-sized elephants, Famous People, and a VW bus.

Posted in Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

Podcast with The Fabulous Christi Friesen: On Travel

Christi at Bead&Button

In this podcast, polymer clay artist Christi Friesen talks about how she collects and saves the inspiration she gets while traveling the globe to teach workshops.

Posted in Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

Encaustic Podcast with Michelle Belto

by Michelle Belto

Ricë always thought encaustic was gorgeous but just way, way too much trouble to try. When she heard Michelle Belto dispel all the common myths about the medium, she wanted to help spread the word. Listen to Michelle share the truth about the medium she loves.

Posted in Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Leave a comment

Another Fun Conversation with The Fabulous Jill Berry

Freeman-Zachery Jill Berry posterized

In this conversation, Ricë and Jill talk about knees, dogs, road trips, stencils, 2012 and 2013, teenagers, libraries–and, well, just a bunch of other stuff, and they invite you to pull up a chair and join them~~

Posted in Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Leave a comment

Podcast with Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow

Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow

In this podcast, Ricë gets to talk again to Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow, which is more fun than just about anything. You probably don’t want to be drinking anything while you listen~~

Posted in Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

Podcast with Mary Beth Shaw: Finding Inspiration in Unusual Places

Mary Beth teaching at Art Unraveled, photo by Earl Zachery

In this podcast, Mary Beth Shaw talks to Ricë about finding inspiration in unusual places. Also about toenail clippings and dead animals in Candy Jernigan’s freezer, but mostly about inspiration.

Posted in Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

Fabric Art Podcast with Chris Roberts-Antieau

Chris Roberts-Antieau

Ricë has been a fan of Chris Roberts-Antieau’s fabric paintings since forever, and she was delighted to get to talk to her this month about her art and her passion for pop-up galleries–including her current one in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Posted in Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

Podcast with Melanie Rothschild

Melanie Rothschild

In this conversation, Melanie talks about her visits to three amazing art centers in Northern California.

Posted in Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

Podcast: Melanie Testa’s Breast Pocket Project

Freeman-Zachery Melly Testa Pocket 2

Melanie Testa‘s October project is to gather 1,000 breast pockets–embellished or plain, fabric or paper or mixed media–by the end of October to represent the women who have chosen not to have reconstructive surgery after mastectomies. Melanie talks about her …

Posted in Daily Posts, Podcasts & Artist Interviews | Leave a comment

Activity and Creativity: A Podcast with Stephen Jepson

Stephen Jepson from the video

In this podcast, Ricë talks to master potter Stephen Jepson about his mission to help people stay active and avoid mental decline through physical activity. You’ve got to watch the video of Stephen in action to understand what he’s about.

Posted in Meet, Podcasts & Artist Interviews, The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment