Glenn Arthur talks to us about coming from Orange County to the Bay Area, people connecting to his work on social media, his influences from art history, his subject matter, a recent illness, his love of art tutorials and gardening. Would he ever work for Disney? He tells us about how he lost 300k followers
Ozi Magana joins us to talk about how Sergio and him first met through a mutual friend(did it live up to the hype?), his take on art school, his “beef” with Joshua Mays, his art battle with Nate Van Dyke, and failed battle attempt with Henry Lewis. He tells us how he started showing his
Joshua Mays invited us into his home in Oakland to talk about his ideas for a live/work exhibition space, sci-fi, sci-reality, and getting our stories across as artists. He breaks down his Vision and Value concept which is a very interesting way for artists to think about their worth. We make some short detours into
Judson Monroe joins to talk about how Sergio and him met, the difference between academies and ateliers, studying in Florence, Marc Dalessio, New Orleans, why the West Coast is the best coast, and Italian art collectors. Is Iran the next big art market? Is contemporary art becoming a meritocracy? Which group shows are worth doing?
In episode 7, we waste no time talking (light) trash about the Academy of Art before we delve into John Wentz’s beginnings. We talk about what comic book characters suck, shedding the art-school mentality, the art inherent in all disciplines, his upcoming trip to Paris, and the impact of social media on professional artists. We
In episode 6, Leon sticks up for LA before telling us about his start in graffiti and we bond over 90’s underground hip-hop. He tells us about college in Arcata and his move to SF. He talks about his self-published children’s book that launched his art career, and the one class he took at the
In episode 5, Nate Van Dyke talks to us about getting started as a pro artist, El Coro, doing commissions, “Fuck you” prices, Jon Wayshak, not going to art school, and social media. We get deep into the assault he was a victim of in December, and what happened to his 11×17 scanner. We talk
In episode 4, Monty Guy joins us to talk about getting kicked out of art school, meeting The Fat Jew, going back home to B’Field and his return to the Bay Area. He talks about the concept behind his paintings of tattooed subjects. We learn about Monty’s parents, and the shocking truth about his name.
In our third episode, we finally have our first Caucasian guest, Jason Avery! We talk about the impact of the fires, growing up in the Midwest, and what inspired him to move west. After a brief detour into Tongan food, we get into a lengthy discussion about his art. How he has always been creating,
In our second episode, we welcome our first guest ever, Josh’s main squeeze MJ Lindo(@mjlindo)! We talk about our visits to the Legion of Honor to see the Klimt/Rodin show, and our strengths and weaknesses when it comes to photoshoots. We then talk to our guest MJ about where she grew up, how she started