Episode 14 – Interview of Designer, Nick Parker

In this episode we talk to Portland Designer, Nick Parker. Originally from Corvallis, Parker’s Oregon roots run deep. An early start with basketball and graffiti inspired his aesthetic…

Episode 13 – Thirty-one days of Halloween – An interview with Ashley Larson

In this special Halloween episode Kendra interviews Ashley with the help of designer and friend, Nick Parker.  She talks about the art of wig design and creation, as…

Episode 12: An interview with Josephine Zarkovich

In recent years, the Portland art community has had a number of significant losses and it is preparing for one more with the departure of curator, Josephine Zarkovich…

Douglas Frierott at Bar Mingo!

Douglas Frierott is showing his photos at Bar Mingo through the end of November!

Episode 11 – Fleshiness of Encaustic: An interview with Tammy Jo Wilson

Artist Tammy Jo Wilson stops by to tell us about her artwork, our common experience of corporeal fleshiness, and how Encaustics (an ancient painting technique using hot wax…

Zac Pranji at Bar Mingo!

Stop by and check out the graceful collages of Zac Pranji at Bar Mingo. On view through the end of August.  https://www.instagram.com/visualprogeny/?hl=en

Episode 10 – Beauty, re-enchantment, and mystery: An interview with Tamara English

 Tamara English, a Portland artist, gabs with Kendra and Ashley about her paintings, as well as the power of wonder and nature, magical realism, and the importance of…

Episode 9 – Famous Relatives, the Human Condition, and Legacy- Bacon&Freud

The sisters discuss artists Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon, two great figurative painters from across the pond. 

Episode 8 – Low Country Art

Ashley and Kendra discuss Ashley’s trip to Charleston, SC where she visited the Gibb’s Museum and learned about miniature portraiture and the Gullah craft of Sweetgrass Baskets.

Episode 7 – An Interview with Mark Takiguchi – Making art accessible

Kendra and Ashley talk with Portland artist Mark Takiguchi about his work. Lava lamps, furniture, desire, displacement, and an exciting new job are discussed. https://marktakiguchi.com/