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Listen to the stories and soundtracks of female artists' lives!

Listen to the stories and soundtracks of female artists' lives!
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Listen to the stories and soundtracks of female artists' lives!








Alexandra Grant

Alexandra Grant is a Los Angeles-based artist who through an exploration of the use of text and language in various media—painting, drawing, sculpture, film, and photography—probes ideas of translation, identity, dis/location, and social responsibility. https://alexandragrant.com https://www.grantlove.com https://www.xartistsbooks.com You can hear all of Alexandra's playlist on Spotify. Duran Duran - The Chauffeur https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B__8N5d_LA The Replacements -...


Rachel Hayes

Rachel Hayes - lives Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rachel creates fabric structures that vibrantly explore painting processes, quilt making, architectural space, light, and shadow. Because of the large-scale nature of her installations and her interests in painting and the craft of sewing, Hayes’ work is a balance of power and fragility. You can find Rachel's work and the work of all the other artists involved in the project on www.whatartistslistento.com and @whatartistslistentopodcast on Instagram....


Vanessa Garwood

Vanessa Garwood - born Israel 1982, lives London. Vanessa studied painting and sculpture for three years at Charles Cecil Studios in Florence. Now she lives and works in west London, focusing half on commissions and half working towards exhibitions. She makes work using a mixture of life sittings and photographs on many subjects, including portraits and conversation pieces, nudes, landscapes in oil, bronze and plaster sculptures, works on paper in charcoal, pen and ink. You can find...


Tahnee Lonsdale

Tahnee Lonsdale is a British artist, living in Los Angeles. BA Fine Art, Byam Shaw St.Martins School of Art. Lonsdale's work is about sex, gender roles and female empowerment. But it is also about love, being loved and needing love. The push pull of what it is to be a woman and a mother. Bending and folding yourself to the needs of others. Balancing and nurturing. There is an ambivalence to the figures in her paintings. Contradictory in their vulnerability and power. An expression of what...


Cassi Namoda

Cassi Namoda, born 1988 Maputo, Mozambique, lives & works in Los Angeles, CA As the daughter of a Mozambican mother and an American father, Cassi Namoda spent most of her childhood travelling around the world, being exposed to a variety of idea, cultures, and stories. She would return to Maputo, Mozambique, in her early twenties before permanently settling in Los Angeles. With dream-like elements and folkloric references, her painting calls forth an evocative and intimate...


Felicidad de Lucas

Felicidad De Lucas is a photographer from Madrid, Spain, based in Los Angeles. Her body of work is split into different genres including Conceptual, Fine Art, Street/Documentary, and Fashion photography. Soul Sauce - Cal Tjader https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rSNqhEWH9M Besame Mama - Mongo Santamaria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvVU2DTOliI Chameleon - Herbie Hancock https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbkqE4fpvdI Ran can can - Tito...


Melissa Herrington

Melissa Herrington is a contemporary abstract artist currently living and working in Los Angeles, California. She has called Venice Beach, California home since 2005 where she received her MFA from Otis College of Art and Design. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally. You can listen to Melissa's playlist on the What Artists Listen To Spotify account. River - Patty Griffin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_bNyDrOeGs Resilient - Rising...


Allison Bagg

Allison Bagg born Los Angeles, lives Los Angeles. She earned her BA in Film Studies at UC Berkeley, but wishes she had just stayed in school forever. The Other Art Fair LA is her first art fair. You can hear Allison's What Artists Listen To playlist on Spotify. El Condor Pasa - Simon & Garfunkel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pey29CLID3I Artifacts - Black Flower https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfdwnFt_mH0 Crucify Your Mind -...


Amanda Flowers

Amanda Flowers, born Antioch, now resides in Los Angeles. Currently finishing her AA at Pasadena City College. An artist who has experience but is taking another step to gain new strategies for moulding a better art experience in her future. Amanda uses many mediums ranging get from animation to photography and oil pastel to express her current state of mind. Listen to Amanda Flower's What Artists Listen To Spotify playlist on Spotify. Ain't No Woman Like The One I Got - The Four...


Kara Joslyn

Kara Joslyn was born in San Diego, CA, she now lives and works in Los Angeles. Joslyn earned her bachelors degree from CCA, a post-baccalaureate at Columbia University, and received her MFA in 2016 from UC San Diego. Current solo show, Dandy In The Underworld at Bozomag, Los Angeles. Listen to Kara Joslyn's What Artists Listen To playlist on Spotify. Asylum - Crass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VXQkSRVFRM The Cure - Pictures of...


Erin Morrison

Erin Morrison, born in Little Rock, lives in Los Angeles. MFA Painting UCLA, BFA Memphis College of Art. Exhibited in New York, Mexico City, San Fran, Seattle and Los Angeles. Erin Morrison's What Artists Listen To playlist on Spotify. Neil Young - Unknown Legend : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJNYjaZ_29k Sibylle Baier - Colour Green : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sY_F0mPq7ec Morphine - You Look Like Rain : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkSzV6jAkhQ Miles...


Kysa Johnson

Born 1974 in Illinois Works in Los Angeles Kysa received her BFA from the Glasgow School of Art in Glasgow, Scotland. She has exhibited at, among other venues, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Tang Museum, The DeCordova Museum, Dublin Contemporary, The Nicolaysen Museum, The Katonah Museum of Art, The Hudson River Museum, The 2nd Biennial of the Canary Islands, The National Academy of Science, Morgan Lehman Gallery, Von Lintel Gallery, Halsey McKay, and Roebling Hall. She is a...


Kristy Luck

Kristy Luck (b. 1985, Rockford, Illinois) currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. She received her BFA from Rockford University (2010) and her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2014). She has exhibited her work in LA, New York, Chicago, Denmark and Stockholm. Kristy Luck's What Artists Listen To playlist on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/hkzv2en77x4qvsfaslxu3phtu/playlist/60OGvi1tR8x4fBGCPOwlB2?si=RnFv5tTEQi-JWMy29vXRSA Talking Heads...


Jamie Felton

Jamie Felton is painter and dancer who lives and works in Los Angeles. Jamie Felton's What Artists Listen To playlist on Spotify : https://open.spotify.com/user/hkzv2en77x4qvsfaslxu3phtu/playlist/5U9shh87khj0Ew8Ofhl1UE?si=esDaR1GsTVSQu0LMNg1Dzg Solange - Mad Ft. Lil Wayne : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI_zlkGN46Y Prince - Kiss : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9tEvfIsDyo Mary J Blige - Real Love : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90c9pEtZquw Mulatu Astatke -...


Anna Schachte

Anna Schachte is a contemporary artist who makes paintings. A native of Charleston, SC and long time resident of Brooklyn, NY, Anna now resides in Los Angeles, CA. Anna Schachte's What Artists Listen To playlist on Spotify. Featured tracks on the podcast: Deee-Lite : Deee -Lite Theme (World Clique) Cajmere - Percolator (original mix) Armand Van Helden - Work Me Goddamit'96 Black Dice - Smiling Off Lime - Babe, We're Gonna Love Tonight Jermaine Jackson - Erucu You...


Mattea Perrotta

Mattea Perrotta received her BFA from University of California Berkeley in 2011 and her MFA from the school of life, she lives and works in Los Angeles. Drums - Laurie Speigel Jesus Doesn't want Me for a Sunbeam - Nirvana Stranger - Love Joys Manru - Mammane Sani et son Orgue Rhyme -Television Baby Lemonade - Syd Barrett You can find Mattea's work and the work of all the other artists involved in the project on What Artists Listen To. We're also on Instagram, Facebook...


Bijou Karman

Bijou Karman is an artist and illustrator from Los Angeles. Bijou graduated with Distinction from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Motion Pictures - Neil Young Voila - Francoise Hardy Hounds of Love - Kate Bush Consideration - Rihanna It Never Entered My Mind - Miles Davis Quintet Give Me Back My Man - B-52’s You can find Bijou's work and the work of all the other artists involved in the project on What Artists Listen To. We're also on Instagram, Facebook...


June Edmonds

June Edmonds is a painter and public artist, June has been a recipient of grants with the Department of Cultural Affairs in Los Angeles, most recently the COLA Master Artist Fellowship, and the California Arts Council. June received an MFA from Tyler School of Art, Bachelors degree from San Diego State University and currently resides and works in Los Angeles, CA. Yusef Lateef, Theme from Spartacus James Brown, Papa Don’t Take No Mess Gil Scot-Heron, Better Days Ahead Ulali, Mahk...


Claire Colette

Claire Colette received her MFA from Mills College in 2013, she now lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Up Jumped The Devil Francis Baby - Catching Up Laurie Anderson - Oh Superman Alice Coltrane - Journey into Satchidananda LFZ - Fair Winds and Following Seas Gene Clark - Some Misunderstanding Solo exhibition Mountains, Time, and Other Devices at Ochi Projects opening September 15th. You can find Claire's work and the work of all the...


Debra Scacco

Debra Scacco is an artist, curator and program director works with contemporary and historic structures of permission: environmentally, politically and socially. Debra has lived in New York, Atlanta, London and she now resides in Los Angeles, CA. Cocteau Twins - Sugar Hiccup Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill Storms - Colores (Para Lole, Pt.2) Alice Coltrane - Journey in Satchidanands The Cinematic Orchestra - To Build A Home New Order - True Faith Stop motion video of...