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The podcast at the intersection of art, travel, business, philosophy, and life in general. Artist Rebecca Crowell shares experiences and thoughts from three decades of painting, teaching and traveling, as well as her conversations with other artists. She is joined by her co-host, producer, and son, Ross Ticknor, who brings an entrepreneurial Millennial perspective. The conversations are broad and eclectic, focused on ideas, information and anecdotes that other artists may find helpful in their work and careers.

The podcast at the intersection of art, travel, business, philosophy, and life in general. Artist Rebecca Crowell shares experiences and thoughts from three decades of painting, teaching and traveling, as well as her conversations with other artists. She is joined by her co-host, producer, and son, Ross Ticknor, who brings an entrepreneurial Millennial perspective. The conversations are broad and eclectic, focused on ideas, information and anecdotes that other artists may find helpful in their work and careers.
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The podcast at the intersection of art, travel, business, philosophy, and life in general. Artist Rebecca Crowell shares experiences and thoughts from three decades of painting, teaching and traveling, as well as her conversations with other artists. She is joined by her co-host, producer, and son, Ross Ticknor, who brings an entrepreneurial Millennial perspective. The conversations are broad and eclectic, focused on ideas, information and anecdotes that other artists may find helpful in their work and careers.

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English


Episodes

Episode 22: Nuala Clarke Interview - Ideas Tiny & Immense

5/19/2018
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Rebecca interviews Nuala Clarke while in Ireland. They discuss the conceptual aspects of her work which is fed by imagination, memory, what she reads, and the natural world of northern County Mayo, Ireland. http://nualaclarke.com/ www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast Special Guest: Nuala Clarke.

Duration:00:29:33

Episode 21: Michael Geddis Interview, Science Meets Art

5/12/2018
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Rebecca interviews Michael Geddis, an Irish artist who produces extremely intricate drawings based on microscopic observations. He discusses the specialized equipment he uses, his methods, and what inspires his work. http://www.michaelgeddisart.co.uk/ www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast Special Guest: Michael Geddis.

Duration:00:22:00

Episode 20: Finding Personal Voice

5/5/2018
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Rebecca and Ross discuss personal voice in painting, what it is and how to find it. www.rebecccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:36:08

Episode 19: Unarmed and Fabulous! Mary Duffy Interview

4/28/2018
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Rebecca talks with Mary Duffy, an Irish painter from Wicklow who works in abstraction and landscape. Mary was born with no arms, and says "I paint with my eyes and my heart." www.coldwaxbook.com www.rebeccacrowell.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast www.maryduffy.ie Special Guest: Mary Duffy.

Duration:00:33:40

Episode 18: Surviving Travel Hell

4/21/2018
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Rebecca's return trip from Ireland did not go quite as planned. She discusses her travel troubles with Ross and shares what she learned as a result. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:32:28

Episode 17: Being Professional

4/14/2018
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Rebecca and Ross discuss how to enter the art world and present yourself as a professional. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/MessyStudioPodcast/

Duration:00:35:59

Episode 16: The Future of Squeegee Press: Rebecca chats with Jerry McLaughlin

4/7/2018
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Rebecca chats with her co-author and business partner, Jerry McLaughlin, about cold wax, their work both as artists and entrepreneurs, and the future of Squeegee Press. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.jerrymclaughlinart.com The Messy Bulletin Board James Edward Scherbarth... James Edward Scherbarth still has space available in one of this Process - Purpose - Passion workshops. Journey to Paris this Spring, enjoy the sights and culture, and expand your knowledge and skill...

Duration:00:42:28

Episode 15: Habits of Successful Artists

3/31/2018
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A lot has been written about good habits for artists. Rebecca shares which habits she thinks are actually effective. www.coldwaxbook.com www.rebeccacrowell.com The Messy Bulletin Board Kai Harper Leah... Kai Harper Leah, featured in The Messy Studio podcast #10, will be having an opening of her exhibit of paintings, titled Sueños at 6PM on April 12 at Sugar Nymphs Bistro in Peñasco, NM. See Kai's work at http://www.kaiharperart.com Marie Wood... Marie Wood will present an exhibition of...

Duration:00:42:19

Episode 14: Diving Into Abstraction, Part 2

3/24/2018
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Rebecca and Ross discuss various approaches to abstraction, transitioning into abstraction from realism, and what can be gained by pushing the boundaries of abstraction. www.coldwaxbook.com www.rebeccacrowell.com The Messy Bulletin Board Paula Roland... Paula Roland is a Santa Fe, New Mexico artist known for her works in monotype and painting, for her teaching, and for developing the Roland HOTbox™, a heated palette and monotype/monoprint surface for encaustic. Roland has also developed...

Duration:00:37:32

Episode 13: Diving Into Abstraction, Part 1

3/17/2018
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Rebecca and Ross have their first of two discussions focusing on abstraction, based on a listener request. Rebecca talks her personal evolution into non-representaional work, a path that has spanned many years. http://www.rebeccacrowell.com https://www.coldwaxbook.com

Duration:00:56:43

Episode 12: Janice Mason Steeves Interview

3/13/2018
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Rebecca interviews Janice Mason Steeves while visiting New Mexico. They discuss Janice's life, travels, and her career as an artist. http://www.janicemasonsteeves.com/about.html http://www.rebeccacrowell.com https://www.coldwaxbook.com *The Messy Bulletin! * Artist Lisa Pressman is offering Virtual Studio Visits. This mentoring program provides a personal, in-depth response to artists in their studio. Artists can engage at their own pace with a custom tailored curriculum based on their...

Duration:00:45:30

Episode 11: Finishing Your Work

3/3/2018
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Rebecca Crowell and co-host Ross Ticknor discuss completing a painting, how to tell when it is finished, select a title, and prepare it for sale. Ross takes another controversial position, this time against "Untitled" work. http://www.rebeccacrowell.com https://www.coldwaxbook.com

Duration:00:38:06

Episode 10: Kai Harber Interview, Buddhism and Art

2/24/2018
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Rebecca Crowell interviews Kai Harper at her studio in New Mexico. They discuss Kai's art, career, and personal history. Kai spent 16 years at the San Francisco Zen Center, and the relationship between Buddhism and art is a central focus of their discussion. http://www.kaiharperart.com http://rebeccacrowell.com https://www.coldwaxbook.com The Messy Bulletin Board! Cullowee Mountain Arts is hosting a travel workshop with artist Lisa Pressman in Southern France. Join Lisa Pressman and Norma...

Duration:00:41:09

Episode 9: All About Teaching, Part 2: The Workshop Experience

2/17/2018
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Rebecca and Ross continue their discussion on teaching. This episode focuses more on workshops, and the intense and highly focused personal interaction that takes place during a workshop. Ross and Rebecca clash over minimalism. During the discussion they shockingly confuse the work of one color field minimalist with another. The piece Ross was thinking of was "Red, Yellow, Blue II" by Ellsworth Kelly which can be seen at the Milwaukee Art Museum...

Duration:00:32:53

Episode 7: An Artistic Marriage: Debra Fritts/ Frank Shelton Interview

2/3/2018
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Debra Fritts and Frank Shelton discuss their shared love of art, New Mexico, and each other. Rebecca joins them at their home in Abiquiú, where they have adjoining (but separate) studio spaces. http://franksheltonart.com http://www.debrafrittsartist.com http://rebeccacrowell.com https://www.coldwaxbook.com Special Guests: Debra Fritts and Frank Shelton.

Duration:00:39:08

Episode 5: Episode 5 - Ballinglen Round Table

1/20/2018
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Rebecca hosts a round table discussion with Úna Forde and Randall Exon at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in County Mayo, Ireland. Topics covered include the Ballinglen experience and thoughts on teaching workshops. http://www.ballinglenworkshops.com http://ballinglenartsfoundation.org http://randallexon.com/home.html http://rebeccacrowell.com https://www.coldwaxbook.com Special Guests: Randall Exon and Úna Forde.

Duration:00:28:50

Episode 4: The Messy Studio - Episode 4

1/13/2018
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Rebecca sits down with Joanna Kidney at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation where both were attending a residency. They discuss the ideas behind Joanna's work, her techniques, and some of her large scale installations. http://www.joannakidney.com http://www.ballinglenworkshops.com http://www.ballinglenartsfoundation.org http://www.rebeccacrowell.com https://www.coldwaxbook.com Special Guest: Joanna Kidney.

Duration:00:33:53

Episode 3: The Messy Studio - Episode 3

1/6/2018
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Ross interrupts Rebecca's preparations for her trip to Ireland to discuss creating art while traveling! Topics discussed include the TSA and how best to pack the art essentials. Rebecca also discusses networking in the art world, getting into a gallery, and selling work outside of the gallery system.

Duration:00:31:35

Episode 2: The Messy Studio - Episode 2

1/6/2018
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Rebecca Crowell visits Jeff Hirst in Chicago to learn about carborundum printing and other techniques. The focus of this discussion is on Jeff's work and how he designed and constructed his studio space. You can learn more about Jeff and his work at http://www.jeffreyhirst.com. Special Guest: Jeff Hirst.

Duration:00:13:52

Episode 1: The Messy Studio - Episode 1

12/28/2017
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Rebecca shares her personal history from her college years to the current events in her life. She describes some of her travels abroad and the influences on her style and technique. This episode was recorded in August, 2017.

Duration:00:42:34

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