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Creative Mind - Hosted by Bobby Brill

Arts & Culture Podcasts

Get inside the Creative Mind with candid conversations from working artists from all over the world. Regardless of where you are in your career or if you are just interested in the world of art and design, Creative Mind will bring you fresh insights to becoming a successful art student from day one and later a successful working artist after graduation. Creative Mind is hosted by Bobby Brill.

Get inside the Creative Mind with candid conversations from working artists from all over the world. Regardless of where you are in your career or if you are just interested in the world of art and design, Creative Mind will bring you fresh insights to becoming a successful art student from day one and later a successful working artist after graduation. Creative Mind is hosted by Bobby Brill.

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United States

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Get inside the Creative Mind with candid conversations from working artists from all over the world. Regardless of where you are in your career or if you are just interested in the world of art and design, Creative Mind will bring you fresh insights to becoming a successful art student from day one and later a successful working artist after graduation. Creative Mind is hosted by Bobby Brill.

Language:

English

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Episodes

The Murals at Parkmerced - Interview with Fred Knapp - Maximus Real Estate Partners

3/2/2022
Take a listen and get into the world of the client in our talk with Fred Knapp of Maximus Real Estate Partners as we talk about the development of the murals at Parkmerced, painted by the students of Academy of Art. Fred Knapp drives the strategy and execution for Maximus’ operations. He joined the company in 2019, and brings considerable restructuring, asset-management, and organizational improvement capabilities honed over a 30-year long career in real estate. Fred's strong customer...

Duration:00:29:24

Writing a Graphic Novel - Screenwriters Sam Voutas & Eric Flanagan

2/17/2022
Go behind the scenes of the 10-year journey to create the graphic novel - White Faced Lies - as it went from the spark of an idea to the Sundance Writers Lab to now available on Kindle and Amazon. Book Synopsis - In China, local companies hire white (but not necessarily qualified) Americans to lend them credibility. Cons such as these, known as "face jobs", are instances in which Chinese companies hire foreigners to pose as professionals to lend credibility during meetings, press...

Duration:00:44:38

VIDEO - Writing a Graphic Novel - Screenwriters Sam Voutas & Eric Flanagan

2/16/2022
Go behind the scenes of the 10-year journey to create the graphic novel - White Faced Lies - as it went from the spark of an idea to the Sundance Writers Lab to now available on Kindle and Amazon. Book Synopsis - In China, local companies hire white (but not necessarily qualified) Americans to lend them credibility. Cons such as these, known as "face jobs", are instances in which Chinese companies hire foreigners to pose as professionals to lend credibility during meetings, press...

Duration:00:51:45

We All Need Safety - Photographer Violetta Gonzalez

2/9/2022
Violetta Gonzalez is based out of San Francisco, California, and fell in love with photography 6 years ago playing in the darkroom at the City College of San Francisco. She found that photography was the most efficient way to explore & share stories of all the diverse beauty she explores. With her BFA from the Academy of Art University, she uses photography as a tool to capture social-political issues that target the social norm all the while capturing its true beauty & essence of every...

Duration:01:03:27

Industrial Designer & Inventor - Mark Garcia

2/2/2022
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN LEADER, INVENTOR, and EDUCATOR Perpetually inspired concept ideation, development, direction, education, and realization. Mark Garcia is helping to advance our world by sharing my experiences, perspective, and techniques of industrial design with aspiring creative problem solvers and future game-changers. Instructing junior and senior-level industrial design majors in a course that I have evolved to become more invention/entrepreneurial in its problem solving and design...

Duration:01:09:00

Illustrator and Art Evangelist - Forest Stearns

1/26/2022
Forest Stearns is the Principal Artist at DRAWEVERYWHERE where he produces uniques artworks and leads collaborations connecting artists and institutions. He has a passion for founding Artist in Residence programs that connect art, science, and technology. Currently, he is the Creative Innovation Consultant and Artist in Residence co-founder at Google Quantum AI in Santa Barbara Ca. Collaboration with artists is a huge part of Stearns’ creative adventure. As an art director, producer,...

Duration:01:05:27

The First Lady of Sales - Dr. Cindy McGovern

1/19/2022
Top-rated speaker, best-selling author, and consultant Dr. Cindy is on a mission to empower people and companies to get what they want … through sales! Yep, “sales,” that icky word that makes people cringe. How did she learn to embrace that dreaded activity? After years of consulting companies and helping them grow their business, she had an epiphany: every job really is a sales job. And every person is a salesperson. Throughout her career as a college professor, a salesperson, and a...

Duration:00:48:41

How to Write a Children's Book with Editor Taylor Norman

12/29/2021
“A good picture book should be able to be read by anybody,” says Taylor Norman, editor at Chronicle Books in San Francisco and our guest on the podcast this week. As an editor it is Taylor’s job to find the right manuscript and shepherd it through the process from acquisition to print. No small feat as creating picture books is a multimillion-dollar industry creating memories that last a lifetime. Getting you book in front of a publisher like Taylor requires you as the author/illustrator to...

Duration:01:32:52

What is Toy Design? - Creative Director Reis O'Brien

12/22/2021
Do you ever wonder who gets to be in charge of making the Pops and toys you love? Well, on this episode we tear open the vinyl to feast on the creative goo that is Funko Creative Director, Reis O'Brien. Fresh off his recent creation of the Grogu Ballon for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Reis walks us through his career from slaving away in the world of illustration to creating toys and vinyl pops that we all know and love. Along the way, Reis gives us some of the best advice on how to...

Duration:01:10:54

Understanding Mid-century Modern Design with Zachary Calev

12/15/2021
Fluxco Design was founded in 2012 by Zachary Calev. As a professional sculptor with an Industrial Design degree in Transportation Design, Zach has carried forth his skills in surfacing and volume experimentation in the automotive world to furniture. Just as important is the ability to fluidly evolve an idea from a two-dimensional sketch to the third dimension of a usable product, is an attention to detail so that no screw, joinery, or tie go unnoticed. You can find more of Zach's work here...

Duration:00:57:38

Fine Art Photographer - Shahzad Bhiwandiwala

12/10/2021
#CreativeMindPodcast #FineArtPhotography #Photography Subscribe to Creative Mind wherever you get your podcasts today so you never miss an episode! Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... Google Podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0... Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/2z1VI3J... Check out Creative Mind on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/creative_mind_podcast/ In this special episode, we walk through some of Shahzad Bhiwandiwala's favorite...

Duration:00:21:18

Industrial Designer & Furniture Designer - Zachary Calev

12/8/2021
Zachary Calev is the founder of Fluxco Design. As a professional sculptor with an Industrial Design degree in Transportation Design, Zach has carried forth his skills in surfacing and volume experimentation in the automotive world to furniture. Just as important is the ability to fluidly evolve an idea from a two-dimensional sketch to the third dimension of a usable product, is an attention to detail so that no screw, joinery, or tie go unnoticed. You can find more of Zach's work here -...

Duration:00:48:56

Fine Art Painter - Judy Klich

12/1/2021
Judy’s process incorporates painting, drawing, collage, and photograph transfers creating an unexpected spontaneous flow of energy and endless possibilities. “I use a torch to heat each layer and manipulate the wax. Unexpected things always happen when you are working with hot wax and fire. I learned to let go of the critical inner voice when something goes in a different direction and just embrace it.” says Klich. Judy captures beauty in her paintings by showing details and scenery often...

Duration:00:31:27

Photographer, Drone Pilot & Fine Artist - KC Knoop

11/10/2021
KC Knoop proudly served in the United States Coast Guard for 20 years. During those years, he spent most of my time away from home in the southern hemisphere fighting the drug wars that so often threatened our borders. During his years of service to the country, he developed a knack for photography that morphed into a professional career. Duane Michals, a great influence to KC, once stated, “Either you are defined by your medium or you must redefine it.” Not long ago while seeking ways to...

Duration:00:34:03

Fine Art and Commercial Photographer - Shahzad Bhiwandiwala

11/3/2021
Shahzad Bhiwandiwala is a fine art fashion and portrait photographer from Mumbai currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California, USA. After a brief stint in the corporate world of Human Resources, he decided to make a career out of his passion for photography. He is an alumnus of the Eddie Adams Workshop Batch XXXIII, a first place Advertising-Fashion awardee at the International Photography Awards, CA Award winner, a Phase One Certified Professional and a professor in the...

Duration:01:02:05

Art and Activism - Content Producer Ephraim Colbert

10/27/2021
Ephraim Colbert is a creative media producer focusing on arts and culture, civil rights and social action, education, health, poverty alleviation, and social services. Ephraim has turned his experience to developing original content and managing pre/production and post-production from beginning to end for video and audio platforms including producing for KPFA radio, podcasts for Capacity for Health, and other non-profits. His insights into finding clients, working in the non-profit space,...

Duration:00:58:04

What is a Documentary?

10/13/2021
In this bonus episode of Creative Mind, we dive in the world of making documentaries. Marjorie Sturm walk us through her film and process for dealing with sensitive subject matter. Executive producer Tod Mesirow explains the art of interviews. We also here from cinematographer Dave Drum about some first steps into getting into documentary films. And of course check out more Creative Mind on our blog, Instagram, and YouTube pages. Got a question? Let us know!

Duration:00:30:44

What is a Low Budget Film?

10/6/2021
In this bonus episode of Creative Mind, we jump into the world of writing, directing and producing for low budget films. We speak with prolific writer-director Doug Campbell about getting a film made in 2 weeks. We also hear from Academy Award nominee Chris Moore on producing films that are well below the Hollywood multi-million dollar budgets. And of course check out more Creative Mind on our blog, Instagram, and YouTube pages. Got a question? Let us know!

Duration:00:30:41

Hispanic Artists and Designers

9/29/2021
Antonio Borja is a 2004 BFA graduate from the School of Industrial Design at Academy of Art University. After graduation, Borja went to work utilizing his vast range of skills to launch a professional freelance career, and work for General Motors as a creative designer. He later returned to his alma mater to teach Design Drawing, Transportation Design, and Digital 3D modeling courses. At the Academy, Mr. Borja led the creation of an interdisciplinary collaborative program that gives students...

Duration:01:06:58

World Building - Richelle Cowan

9/22/2021
Richelle is a dedicated artist based in Denver, Colorado. Having grown up a high-level reader, acute interests in science/nature, and an avid fan of books, movies, and games alike- Being a nerd comes naturally and lead to her fun pen name; NerdBird. It was a simple decision to pursue a professional art degree to become even more immersed in the development of new and beloved universes. She graduated proudly in Spring 2021 from the Academy of Art University with her desired Bachelors of Fine...

Duration:00:59:05