#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.

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#85 Nate Van Dyke, Paul Hermann “Resting Upstanding-Citizen Face”

Nate Van Dyke (@69n8vandyke) introduces us to his new studio mate Paul Hermann(@premier_coup)! They talk about working together in video games, share @elcoro36 stories, tips on shooting models, artists you like doing things you don’t, hesitation about changing styles, peeing in the studio sink, artwork pricing talk, selling art online vs selling in galleries, boring Instagram posts, and more.

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#84 Emilio Villalba, Tamsin Smith “No Small Talk On The Canvas”

Emilio Villalba(@emilio_villalba) returns to the podcast with Tamsin Smith (@slipstreamer11) to talk about their new collaborative project they are working on together! Every Sunday they get together at Matt Gonzalez(@mattgonzalez_collage)’s studio and paint on canvases together. They talk about the self-imposed limitations that make the collaboration unique, letting go of ego and expectations, understanding poetry, Tamsin’s art reviews, collaborating “politely,” and more. Tamsin’s books are titled Word Cave and Between First And Second Sleep. Their November shows will be at Adobe Books in San Francisco.

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#83 Attack Of The Garbage People

We recap our birthday weekends before diving into Nicolas Uribe’s innovative new art project. We give our takes on it, and lay out some of our own marketing strategies. We discuss the merits of pricing artwork by the hour, go off on garbage people in the Santa Rosa art scene, discuss inspiring children through public art and more. We discuss the #1 topic in the news today: the Popeye’s Chicken sandwich, as well as Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, the TV show “The Boys,” and more.

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Cover art is a portrait of Nicolas Uribe by Benjamin Bjorklund.

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#82 Leon Loucheur “Kill Your Ducklings”

Leon Loucheur comes back on the show to tell us about his upcoming 111 Minna show, “Pick Your Poison!” We discuss vices, nature’s brutality, art going “over your head,” stuff we drew as teenagers, Josh not remembering names, weird art festivals, productivity and efficiency, looking for art answers, and SF living. We get Leon’s answers to Sergio’s Question Cornerâ„¢ and his answer to the artist he hates might blow some minds! Super fun episode! It was great catching up with our old friend and shooting the shit with him. Classic!

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#81 Ximena Rendon “How the Sausage is Made”

In this episode we sit with Ximena Rendon and co-host MJ Lindo-Lawyer. Ximena tales us the tell of two foreign kids who meet in art school… at the pencil sharpener, and live happily ever after. She tells us what she has learned while working/ curating for a gallery. We  then dive deep into Ximena’s past and how the death of a loved one influences her artwork. We also talk dreams and what they mean, immigration climate in the country, The dark subject matter in her art vs. the art her husband creates at Pixar. We then close it out with her top two artists alive. the Artist rapid-fire segment (Josh did not have the entire list) and of course the David Choe question.  

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#80 “Time Pudding”

We begin the show by talking about why we’re making a major change to the show scheduling, the Scribit Kickstarter, “Pixo” culture in Brazil, how much of an ego do you need to be a successful artist, Sergio’s creative flowchart concept and how much art can change from concept to execution, we come up with a “materials FAQ” and end with talking about family following us on social media. Rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, and subscribe to our Youtube channel!

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#79 Gan Dalf & MJ Lindo “Tramp Stamp Adjacent”

Gan talks to us about being a new tattoo artist, making money with “dark art”, their favorite subreddits, being mean to siblings, Gan and MJ’s thoughts on the high school mural repaint, @belle.delphine, learning from the masters around you and so much more before diving into some listener questions! Follow @gan_dalf, @momdalf, @mjlindo and @rattt_poison. Knuckle sandwiches to all who don’t… now dat’s New Yohhk!

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r/kidsarefuckingstupid

r/fullshrimp

r/askreddit

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Drew Merritt

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#78 “I Dont Want My Pogs To Be Calm”

Sergio and Josh recap their 4th of July weekend, compare “Midsommar” to “Hereditary,” what they would do with time machines, what the SFMoMA got from selling a Rothko, people who hate Renoir, an SF high school mural that is going to be painted over, avoiding speed bumps in business, come up with a brilliant art theme show concept, and discuss if artists need to struggle to create great art. Pray to the Google Gods for Sergio’s swift recovery.

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