#92 MJ Lindo-Lawyer “Controversy Kings”

MJ Lindo-Lawyer joins the show today and we talk about trying to get popular in 2020, back pain, MJ and Josh making steps toward becoming full-time artists and how they handle problems differently, and more. Can math prove art is good or bad? Is there math in storytelling? We then switch gears and talk about recent movies and TV shows we watched. We discuss “Mid 90’s,” “Jojo Rabbit,” Oscar nominees, and why “Fargo” might be the best TV show ever. MJ discusses “Don’t F With Cats(spoiler alert!)”, and asks which 3 movies impacted our childhood the most! Josh finds out how Forrest Gump affected his art! We end with MJ asking which TV show impacted our childhood the most! Let us know yours! Find MJ on Instagram at @mjlindo.

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#91 “Paint It And Grab It”

For the last show of the year, we talk about NYE plans, how artists are remembered after death, improving as an artist while being famous, matte finishes, and more. Sergio presents the list of his top 10 paintings of 2019 with his reasons why he chose them. We then discuss the article titled, “The Unfair Truth About How Creative People Succeed” and Josh goes off on ‘gatekeepers.’ We finish off by listing the top ten most downloaded episodes of 2019. Josh shares a little behind-the-scenes story about driving Nate Van Dyke home, and we finish with Josh learning about a very special sound clip!

Paintings from Sergio’s 2019 Top Ten (click on the links to follow along)

Jose Luis Cena 

Colleen Barry 

Quang Ho

Zoey Frank

Stephen Early 

Jeff Hein 

Soey Milk 

James Jean 

Mia Bergeron 

Jacob Aguiar 

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WTD Mini Episode 2: Backache Boys

It’s Mini Episode 2! For our deep-dive topic, we discuss naivete and the illusion of predicted success as an art career, we answer the question about how we would like to be remembered 100 years from now, Sergio asks Josh to describe the 10 hot-seat artists to people who don’t know artist names, and more!

Want to ask us a question or suggest a deep-dive topic? Email us at joshandsergio@waitingtodry.com! (or podcastaboutart@gmail.com)

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#90 The First Ever Open Studio Episode!

Sergio had an open studio on Saturday, and we decided to record an episode live with an audience of whoever decided to walk through the doors! Guest starring Vanessa Walsh, Robert Howard, and Andrea Kendall! We talk about the duct tape banana and why visual art is not judged objectively, unforgivable taste, abstract art(more Jackson Pollack bashing), and more! We also critique a listener’s Instagram account, and Andrea hangs out in Sergio’s Question Corner! Check out Vanessa’s work at @compassroseartistry and Andrea’s at @andreakendallart.

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Joshua Flint “Finding a Title”

Josh and MJ Lindo sit down with Joshua Flint during their trip to Portland. They get a quick background into where Joshua Flint has lived before diving into Josh’s intent when creating work, how he determines a title, The relationships he has with galleries and collectors. Finding a home for his art and so much more! you can find his work on instagram @studioflint or at his website www.joshuaflint.com  

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#88 The Last Ten Percent

Josh and Sergio sit down together to talk about the fun of new relationships, another Sonoma County fire, podcasts they like, differences in how they build narratives, looking for more from models, the challenges of working on murals together, artist processes that make no sense, changes in Sergio’s career direction, middle names, Shia LeBouf, trolling and more. Find Sergio’s paintings at Beyond Eden Art Fair in Anaheim, November 22-24, and Context Miami art fair December 3rd-8th.

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Throwback: #22 Chris Leib “Why Humans Paint With Whiskers”

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New episode coming soon! Until then, enjoy this classic underrated throwback with our friend Chris Leib! One of our personal favorites to record. Originally released June 5th, 2018.

IG: @chrisleibart

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#87 “Send Your Son To Die”

Another solo ep! We talked about the snafu that was before the recording of episode 86, getting into daily painting, Serge Gay Jr.‘s and Jose Luis Cena‘s SF solo shows, Josh’s piece titled “Send Your Son To Die,” if paintings gain value by changing hands, going all-in as a professional artist, Alec Monopoly, and answer some listener questions: 

 

Is it worth starting a Youtube page? 

What did we think of each other when we first met? 

Which artist brain would we step into for a day?

 

 Check out Josh’s newest paintings at Stone Sparrow Gallery in NYC, and Palette Gallery in San Francisco. Check out Sergio’s coaster drawings at Nucleus Portland and upcoming paintings at Beyond Eden Art Fair in Anaheim and Context Art Miami.

 

This episode is sponsored by Trekell Professional Art Supplies! Go to www.trekell.com, use the code “WTD10” and enjoy 10% off of your order of brushes, panels and apparel!

 

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#86 Jet Martinez “Selfie Angel Wings”

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This week we traveled to Jet Martinez’s Oakland home to talk with him about letting your kids be kids, murals vs fine art, street art vs graffiti, the artist’s hand in the whole process, competition between spouses, a universal folk art style, cultural identity, pettiness and more. We bring back Sergio’s Question Corner! Find all things Jet at his Instagram @jetmar1.

This episode is sponsored by Trekell Professional Art Supplies! Go to www.trekell.com, use the code “WTD10” and enjoy 10% off of your order of brushes, panels and apparel!

 

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