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/

Episode 6 – An interview with Anya Roberts-Toney

Ashley and Kendra talk with Anya Roberts-Toney talk about bubbles, pizza, toast, the difference of New York & Portland’s art scene, Anya’s process of working out ideas for…

Episode 5 – An Interview with David Schell

Ashley and Kendra sit down to talk with Portland artist David Schell. Vibrant colors, bold shapes, and Elephants are topics covered. https://www.davidscottschell.com/

Episode 4 – All artists Steal

Kendra and Ashley practice their French and discuss Henri Matisse. Edie and Prancer chase the neighbor cat. Sources:  https://learnodo-newtonic.com/henri-matisse-facts https://www.wbur.org/artery/2017/04/08/matisse-in-the-studio https://www.notablebiographies.com/Ma-Mo/Matisse-Henri.html http://www.henri-matisse.net/chronology.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Matisse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWFzKdegq-0 https://www.henrimatisse.org/joy-of-life.jsp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G63yt0bJmZs https://www.austincc.edu/noel/writings/matisse%20-%20notes%20of%20a%20painter.pdf

Episode 3 – Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Episode 3 – Christo and Jeanne-Claude by ART GAB The sisters share their findings on Christo and Jeanne-Claude while Edie and Prancer nap nearby. https://christojeanneclaude.net

Episode 2 – Ab Ex

The sisters dive in to Abstract Expressionism. What is it and which artists optimize the movement? Kendra takes a deeper look at Joan Mitchell, while Ashley shares the…

Episode 1 – Art for the People

Ashley and Kendra research their favorite artists and find a common theme; “Art for the People.” Figurative, graphic street artist Keith Haring and expressive portrait painter, “collector of…