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Light Grey Art Lab is an art gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where creatives come together to learn, travel, exhibit, and discuss their creative practice. Our podcast features the Light Grey team discussing the creative practice, reflections on our exhibitions and projects, artist interviews, guest lecturers, and travelogues. Learn more at lightgreyartlab.com. Thanks for listening!

Light Grey Art Lab is an art gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where creatives come together to learn, travel, exhibit, and discuss their creative practice. Our podcast features the Light Grey team discussing the creative practice, reflections on our exhibitions and projects, artist interviews, guest lecturers, and travelogues. Learn more at lightgreyartlab.com. Thanks for listening!
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Light Grey Art Lab is an art gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where creatives come together to learn, travel, exhibit, and discuss their creative practice. Our podcast features the Light Grey team discussing the creative practice, reflections on our exhibitions and projects, artist interviews, guest lecturers, and travelogues. Learn more at lightgreyartlab.com. Thanks for listening!

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Episodes

Podcast: The Meaning of Life? w/ Bene Rohlmann and Christina Mrozik

11/5/2018
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What keeps us going? How do we navigate the reoccurring complexities of life while still maintaining a creative lifestyle? Is there any real secret, or is this a process unique to each individual? Jenny, Lindsay, James and Calvin discuss this, followed by an interview with visiting artists Bene Rohlmann and Christina Mrozik.

Duration:01:51:47

Podcast: No Rules Roaches

10/11/2018
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Ohhhhh boy, it’s that season, it’s that time, it’s Halloween, baby! Jenny, Calvin, and James spend this episode spooking each other with stories, grossing each other out, and screaming in the Light Grey Art Lab basement. We barely even talk about art because we’re so caught up in the Halloween spirit! Join us, and we hope you don’t mind some gross eyeball talk.

Duration:01:17:53

Podcast: Comics, Mind Maintenance, and Travel with Lucy Bellwood

6/14/2018
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Join Calvin as he sits down with illustrator, adventurer, Boatist, and comics maker Lucy Bellwood amidst her book tour of 100 Demon Dialogues. The book explores the relationship many creators have with their inner critic/imposter syndrome/anxiety, and is a relatable but oftentimes lighthearted look at this very present "demon". This episode explores these themes as well as travel, the boundaries of being a working artist, the weirdness of being in the Digital World, and the business of doing...

Duration:01:55:16

Podcast: Campfire Comics

4/17/2018
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Calvin sits down with Dennis Madamba and Kyle Harabedian post-April Blizzard to talk about their recently printed project, Campfire Comics, as well as Autoptic, Minneapolis' upcoming indie comics convention.

Podcast: Coated in Filth

3/5/2018
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Winter in Minneapolis is a time for many things: shoveling, wearing lots of layers, shivering... But it's also a time for learning and researching while cooped up in our respective homes. As we begin our hopeful shift into spring, we take a minute to discuss our favorite books, factoids, fantasies, and life thoughts. We might be getting over colds and the winter blues, but we're all fired up for the coming of productivity and warmth!

Podcast: An Interview with Fontlove Studios

2/9/2018
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In preparation for Winterland, our show celebrating the local craftspeople of Minneapolis, Calvin stops by the letterpress design studio Fontlove in order to speak with the founder, Elana Schwartzman. They discuss the importance of design in social activism, the letterpress process, and what it's like to be a Minneapolis designer. (Note: This podcast was recorded on-site with a portable mic, so we apologize for the audio quality!)

Megan Nicole Dong and Stu Livingston Artist Talk

6/19/2017
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This week's podcast features Megan Nicole Dong and Stu Livingston's artist lecture, which took place at Light Grey Art Lab prior to the Color Anthropology opening reception on Friday, April 21st. Megan is currently a director at Nickelodeon Animation Studios, and still finds time to create hilarious comics under the name Sketchshark, for which she's found a massive audience online. Stu recently finished co-directing "Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie" for Nickelodeon Animation Studios and has...

Duration:00:55:13

Vin Diesel, Actually

6/12/2017
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Just like the title of this podcast, sometimes it's best not to think too hard about things. At our core, we're all a constant swirling evolution of ideas, identity, and goals, and if you have to deliberate over every decision, you might find yourself getting bogged down by it all. For this week's podcast, Lindsay, Jenny, and Chris are joined by the newest additions to the Light Grey team, James Lavella and Calvin Bauer, to discuss the art not overthinking decisions and allowing change to...

Duration:01:13:11

2016 Pacific Northwest & Vancouver Island Diaries

1/25/2017
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In the final days of 2016, Lindsay and Chris packed up their sleeping bags and headed out to the Pacific Northwest to camp, ski, and hike their way through remote Washington, Olympic National Park, the Hoh Rainforest, and Vancouver Island, Canada. Between the days of exploring the beautiful landscape and nights of sleeping in backwoods shacks or WW2-era tugboats, the pair took a few moments here and there to share the details of their adventure.

Duration:02:20:47

2016 England Diaries - Part Two

11/7/2016
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Earlier this month, Lindsay was joined by Teagan White on a trip overseas for the U.K. Tarot Conference in London, England. This week's podcast picks up right where last week left off. As you might recall, Teagan and Lindsay had just returned to London after a week of exploring the English countryside. Now, back in London, the dynamic duo recap their urban-themed adventures, from creeping through ancient cemeteries to studying in esoteric museums to signing in empty karaoke bars. Finally,...

Duration:01:11:41

2016 England Diaries - Part One

10/24/2016
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This week's podcast comes to you straight from England! Earlier this month, Lindsay was joined by Teagan White on a trip overseas for the U.K. Tarot Conference in London, England. But before the conference, the pair spent a week exploring, learning, camping, flying kites, and more! Each night, Lindsay and Teagan sat down to recount the places they'd traveled, the people they've met, and the animals they'd saved. Tune in next week for the second half of this two part series, to hear about...

Duration:01:45:48

Justin Oaksford Artist Talk

6/14/2016
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This week's podcast features Justin Oaksford's artist lecture, which took place at Light Grey Art Lab prior to the Huldufólk opening reception on Friday, May 27th. Having joined us for 2015's Iceland Residency, Justin is a visual development artist working in video games and a freelance illustrator. Currently woking on the Halo franchise at 343 Industries in Seattle, Justin talks about the nuts and bolts of the industry, his inspirations and ideas behind making, the importance of observation...

Duration:00:47:10

2016 Japan Diaries - Part Three

4/25/2016
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This week's podcast comes to you straight from Japan! Lindsay and Chris headed to Japan in March to explore, learn, shop, hike, and eat. Each night, we took a moment to report back about the things we were finding, the food we were eating, and the cats we were petting. This week picks up right where we left off atop Mount Misen, and continues through our final adventures in Japan. Thanks for tuning in!

Duration:01:05:40

2016 Japan Diaries - Part Two

4/18/2016
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This week's podcast comes to you straight from Japan! Lindsay and Chris headed to Japan in March to explore, learn, shop, hike, and eat. Each night, we took a moment to report back about the things we were finding, the food we were eating, and the cats we were petting. This week picks up right where we left off, and finds Lindsay and Chris rocking some karaoke, getting lost in the middle of the night, and of course, petting more cats. Forgive the audio quality and any pronunciation errors as...

Duration:01:15:39

2016 Japan Diaries - Part One

4/11/2016
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This week's podcast comes to you straight from Japan! Lindsay and Chris headed to Japan in March to explore, learn, shop, hike, and eat. Each night, we took a moment to report back about the things we were finding, the food we were eating, and the cats we were petting. This week starts with our long and painful flight to Japan, and continues through adventures in and around Osaka. Forgive the audio quality and any pronunciation errors as these are the raw, uncut ramblings of some weary...

Duration:01:43:46

Shuffle Buddies: Samurai Showdown

4/4/2016
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Shuffle Buddies is back with another boardgame-packed episode! On this week's episode Chris and Francesca have just returned from Asia, and we've got stories about Japanese boardgame stores, Chinese internet cafes, and a slew of new games purchased in foreign lands. We give an overview on some Japanese games like Deep Sea Adventure, Nine Tiles, A Fake Artist Goes to New York, and Royal Warrant, and then review the Reiner Knizia classic, Samurai.

Duration:01:20:04

Talking with TyRuben Ellingson

3/28/2016
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On this week's podcast we talk to TyRuben Ellingson, a visual designer and concept artist who has created memorable designs for dozens of films such as Jurassic Park, Avatar, Hellboy, Elysium, and more. Recently, TyRuben has returned to teaching, and is currently serving as Assistant Chair of Communication Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University. We talk to TyRuben about his background and how he got started in the industry, how he approaches change and growth as an artist, being smart...

Duration:01:16:10

Surprises

3/7/2016
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We're back after a short hiatus filled with all sorts of surprises, ranging from tantalizingly exciting to heartbreakingly sad. On this week's podcast, Jenny, Chris, and Lindsay recap the final leg of the Ouray Art Camp trip, bring listeners up to speed with what's been happening at the gallery so far this year, and share what's coming soon. Also, as of March, Light Grey Art Lab is now four years young!

Duration:01:06:25

Shuffle Buddies: Two to Tango

2/8/2016
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On this week's podcast it's another boardgame-focused installment of the Light Grey Art Lab Podcast. Since this is becoming a reoccurring format, we've decided to give it an official title; Shuffle Buddies™! Valentine's Day is here and loving couples can be found hand in hand, strolling the promenade, in the corner booth at the dime store sharing a cherry phosphate, and of course, playing two player boardgames! So in the spirit of the holiday, Chris and Francesca talk about hot new games you...

Duration:02:20:07

2015/2016 Ouray Diaries : Part Two

2/1/2016
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During the final days of 2015, the Light Grey Art Lab team brought a group of artists to beautiful Ouray, Colorado for a week fun, adventure, and new experiences! In part two of a multi-part Ouray Diaries series, Jenny, Chris, and Lindsay take a moment each day to reflect on the travels, discussions, logistics, memorable moments and more.

Duration:01:00:10