A self described 'dopey formalist', visual artist, Mark Creegan sits with Madeleine Peck Wagner to discuss his return to painting, the importance of failing publicly, his draw toward art that repels him and how not worrying about the end product is a relief to both the artist and the audience.
Joining us in the Salon today is Renaissance woman and all around inspiration, Yvette Angelique Hyater-Adams. She challenges the audience to find identity within your name, to tell your truth story and embrace all the aspects that make up who you are. It's a powerful conversation.
Michelle Cook has served in law enforcement for over 25 years. She started with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office in 1992 and retired from JSO in 2017 in order to become the Police Chief for Atlantic Beach, FL. She's the parent of four adopted foster children and she's never let anyone dictate what kind of person she would become. There are badasses, and then there is Michelle Cook.
Hailing from Ireland, Amanda Coogan is an accomplished performance artist, sometimes performing live for 8 straight hours. She sits down with Madeleine to discus her thoughts on the body as fundamental for art and politics - bodies are the filters through which we see the world. In November she will perform her first solo American project, Project Atreum - The Latter is Always There' at MoCA in down town Jacksonville.
In this special edition episode, ECPN producer, Tim Driscoll, talks with filmmaker, Vilan Trub, about his feature film, The Dirty Kind which will screen at the Jacksonville Film Festival on Saturday night at 4:30p. Vilan deep dives into the history of cinema pulling from Raymond Chandler, Stanley Kubrick and the French New Wave for inspiration for his films. He is honest and candid about the difficulties of making a feature length film in nine days and the joys of pursuing the thing you're...
In this special edition episode, ECPN producer, Tim Driscoll, talks with filmmaker, Demetrius Wren, about his newest feature film, Rehabilitation of the Hill which will have it's world premiere at the Jacksonville Film Festival on Friday night at 8:00p. Demetrius discusses the tensions and balance of making something that entertains, but also advocates and educates. and what drives him to tell stories about the outsiders looking for a place to belong. Jacksonville Film Festival will be held...
In this special edition episode, ECPN producer, Tim Driscoll, talks with filmmaker, Chris McInroy, about his short film, We Summoned A Demon which will screen at the Jacksonville Film Festival on Saturday night at 8:15p. Chris explains the origins of the film, what films had the strongest influence on him and what he wish he knew before he made his first films. Jacksonville Film Festival will be held at the Main Library in down town Jacksonville September 14th-15th. For more information...
She's been a guest on TEDx Jacksonville. She has her doctorate in sociology and she's shrugging off hater and being her authentic self. JeffriAnne Wilder salon's with Shawana about focusing on your purpose over your rising star.
This week Dustin sits down with record composer, Cory Driscoll to discuss his up coming album release, 'Tropical Depression'. Dustin and Cory deep dive into the motivations, ideas and experiences that shaped this concept album. Impacted by Hurricane Matthew in 2016, Driscoll began writing an album that focused on his experience of young fatherhood in Florida; a tropical place known for its beaches, sun, and storms. As Hurricane Irma crashed into the Florida coastline 11 months later, he...
From humble beginnings to receiving her doctorate, Dr. Maira Martelo has overcome every obstacle and now leads the charge for marginalize communities. She is a champion of education and a champion of the environment. And her story is today's 30 minute dose of inspiration. Come. Join our village.
A bout of self-hatred drove Lala Abaddon to pursue a dream she had not thought possible. Now her photographic-weaves are recognized throughout the world. She sat down with Madeleine to discuss her motivation, getting screwed by galleries and being mindful of how accessible audiences have become. http://www.lalaabaddon.com/
Carlos Rolon's work has been shown at the Bass Museum of Art, Marta Herford Museum, Museo de Arte de Ponce, and in dozens of other museums and exhibitions internationally. Today he talks with Dustin about his life as a young artist, his experience working with the Cummer Museum, and his advice for aspiring fine artists.
Hope McMath delivers a passionate response to the importance of arts education and it's effect on young people. She, in detail, outlines how the arts helps to develop empathy, reduce the probability of negative behavior and gives individuals a better, fuller understanding of the world in which they exist. This episode is not to be missed.
How is value applied to art? In the case of Mic Fuentes, he takes what has been discarded - defeated materials - and gives them new life through new creation. Thereby making what was once worthless valuable again.
Shawana brings in guests Ebony Payne-English and Cherub 'Chop' Stewart to discuss the most ganster of hoods - Motherhood. These women dive deep into the need for tribe, personal expression and the difficulties of being a woman, a mother and an artist.