The boys from Waiting To Dry host the 2nd Annual Wacademy Awards! Josh add Sergio hand out praise and rants like so many Woscars! Along with the best movies, performances, and directors, they also award their guilty pleasures, comedies, superhero movies, TV shows and worst movies of 2019! We end with a discussion about if actors and actresses should have separate award categories and sound hella woke! Please give us a rating or let us know what your favorite movies of 2019 were!
We talk to Kamille Corry after her workshop at BACAA in San Carlos, CA. She talks about her one-way ticket to Florence to study, the difference between university and atelier learning, her desire to sculpt and go back to Italy, her role in the Utah art scene, learning to sell artwork on her own, studying Islamic design, what she wants her art to sound like, and wraps up by going through Sergio’s Question Corner! Check out the end of the episode if you are interested in studying with Kamille!
MJ Lindo-Lawyer joins us on the mini-episode and asks us about our childhood celebrity crushes(really just an excuse to out Josh’s childhood crush). She also asks us if we could create a quality art show with bad materials. We talk about our painting process a bit and discuss painting backgrounds. We end with a rant against political art, and generic local art. Catch MJ on Instagram at @mjlindo.
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.
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)
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!
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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This week we are debuting our new episode format of the podcast! We talk about what we’re doing for these episodes and why, discuss freedom vs security, talk about album cover art we like and why, and finish with talking about why Josh’s Roseland mural is getting painted over!
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
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.