The Foreground/Background podcast is a conversation between myself and other working artists – pulling back the curtain on the real day-to-day efforts that go into making a living from our passions and the realities of dealing with the art word. Listen below. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify to get new episodes as they come out.
On this episode I interview Eva Rocha. She is a multimedia artist from Brazil who’s studied Theater, Cultural Studies, and Fine Art. she has an MFA in Kinetic Imaging at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her work has been shown in museums internationally including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Eva also happens to be my neighbor!
On this episode I interview George Ferrandi, a Brooklyn based artist whose performative work focuses on experimental approaches to human imperfections. George currently teaches Sculpture and Performance Art at Pratt Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, as well as at the Rhode Island School of Design and runs a small business which specializes in restoring statues at churches.
On this episode I interview Gary Lockwood AKA Freehand Profit. This LA-based artist is internationally known for his work transforming highly sought after sneakers into one-of-a-kind masks! We first met years ago when he shared his Mask365 project, which was inspired by my own Skull-A-Day yearlong daily creativity project! In this interview we talk about our mutual experiences as working artists, attempting to make a living from our passions.