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: Symbolic Language & Abstract Art

Mary Beth teaching at Art Unraveled, photo by Earl Zachery

In this new podcast, Mary Beth talks about discovering and developing symbolic language in abstract art. She also talks about about why she doesn’t wear a tutu and the best cat toy ever. Among other things. But mostly symbolic language! Really!

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Podcast with Melanie Rothschild: Creativity, Spirituality & Thinking for Yourself

Melanie Rothschild

How many people do you know who have a master’s degree in The Study of Creativity? I know just one: Melanie. And I’m reallyreallyreally lucky that she like to talk about it and is willing to talk about it with me.

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Podcast with map-making artist Jill Berry: Crossroads & Late Blooming

Jill Berry

Jill Berry talks about late blooming and being at a crossroads, with side notes about reality tv and the Jerry Springer show.

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More Art Journaling Prompts with Daisy Yellow

Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow

Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow has more art journaling ideas than anyone I know. She’s got prompts and suggestions, tips and experiments. In this podcast, she shares three new prompts to get you going.

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Mixed-Media Artist Mary Beth Shaw on Finding Your Voice

Mary Beth teaching at Art Unraveled, photo by Earl Zachery

In this podcast, Mary Beth Shaw demystifies “finding your voice,” helps you get over the Fear of The Blank Canvas, and talks about being so in-the-flow you forget to stop and pee. How’s that for a wide-ranging conversation?

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Podcast with Jewelry Artist Thomas Mann

Tom cooking, photo by Earl Zachery

Thomas Mann is a sculptor, jewelry artist, lecturer, teacher, author, chef and small business owner. He talks to Ricë about wearing all those hats and why he’s thoroughly enjoying his time teaching at art retreats.

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Jill Berry Interviews Ricë in This Podcast!

Me with Jill at Art Unraveled a couple years ago

In this edition of Ricë’s podcast conversations with Jill Berry, Jill decided she wanted to be the one asking the questions. And what thought-provoking questions they are, with Ricë on the other end of the conversation, having to think hard to keep up.

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Jewelry Artist Keith Lo Bue on “Reflections”

Keith Lo Bue in his studio

Keith Lo Bue recently finished a deeply heartfelt commission for a friend, and in this new podcast, he talks about that piece, “Reflections,” about why you should use The Good Stuff in your work, and about his upcoming online workshop using steel wire in which he swears he makes a video appearance in butterfly wings.

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Podcast from Nebraska with Jill Berry

Jill and her daughter at Lake McConaughy

In this new podcast, Jill Berry talks about the terrifying fires near her home in Colorado and what it’s like to contemplate having to start over again as an artist.

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Podcast with Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow

Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow

Tammy Garcia is the creative force behind Daisy Yellow, the popular blog about all things creative, especially art journaling. In this podcast, Tammy talks to Ricë about art journals, of course, and also about creating with kids and what journal supplies you might want to pack for your summer vacation. Plus there’s giggling involved.

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