Co-Host of The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell
Rebecca Crowell has been a professional artist for thirty years, and is widely known for her innovative painting techniques involving cold wax medium and oils. She has taught these methods both in the US and internationally, and is the author (with Jerry McLaughlin) of the most comprehensive guide to atists using cold wax medium, Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts & Conversations (Squeegee press, Dec. 2016). She currently is co-owner of the online learning platform, Cold Wax Academy.
Rebecca Crowell is represented by fine art galleries in numerous US cities, including Santa Fe, Chicago, Atlanta, and Telluride, Colorado as well as in Dublin, Ireland. Her paintings are included in thousands of private, public and corporate collections. She has been awarded 13 artist residencies since 2001, in the US, Spain, Sweden and Ireland, and has been commissioned by the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, for six large paintings. In 2014 she was recognized by John Seed of the Huffington Post in his article, Ten Memorable Paintings of 2014. She holds an MFA in Painting (Arizona State University, 1985.) Rebecca and her husband, Don Ticknor, have recently moved to a 100 year-old adobe home in northern New Mexico, where her new studio is gradually becoming messy. Please visit her website to view her work.
Rebecca Crowell has hosted 253 Episodes.
Episode 13: Diving Into Abstraction, Part 1
March 17th, 2018 | 56 mins 43 secs
abstraction, early work, rebecca crowell
Rebecca and Ross respond to a listener request for a more in-depth discussion on abstraction.
Episode 12: Janice Mason Steeves Interview
March 12th, 2018 | 45 mins 30 secs
Rebecca interviews Janice Mason Steeves while visiting New Mexico. They discuss Janice's life, travels, and her career as an artist.
Episode 11: Finishing Your Work
March 3rd, 2018 | 38 mins 6 secs
art, finishing work, rebecca crowell, titles
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.
Episode 10: Kai Harper Interview, Buddhism and Art
February 24th, 2018 | 41 mins 9 secs
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Rebecca Crowell and Kai Harper discuss art, philosophy, and Buddhism.
Episode 9: All About Teaching, Part 2: The Workshop Experience
February 17th, 2018 | 32 mins 53 secs
abstraction, minimalism, rebecca crowell, teaching, workshops
Rebecca and Ross continue their discussion on teaching. This episode focuses the intense and highly focused personal interaction that takes place during a workshop.
Episode 8: All About Teaching, Part 1
February 10th, 2018 | 33 mins 12 secs
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Rebecca and Ross discuss Rebecca's second career: teaching.
Episode 7: An Artistic Marriage: Debra Fritts/ Frank Shelton Interview
February 3rd, 2018 | 39 mins 8 secs
art, marriage, new mexico
Debra Fritts and Frank Shelton discuss their shared love of art, New Mexico, and each other.
Episode 6: Balancing Work, Travel, and Family Time
January 27th, 2018 | 36 mins 45 secs
art, family, holidays, travel
Recorded on Christmas Eve, Rebecca and Ross discuss Rebecca's plan for the new year, and how to balance travel and an art career with family.
Episode 5: Ballinglen Round Table
January 20th, 2018 | 28 mins 50 secs
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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.
Episode 4: Joanna Kidney
January 13th, 2018 | 33 mins 53 secs
art, encaustic, installations, ireland, joanna kidney, workshops
Rebecca takes the Messy Studio Podcast to Ireland where she conducts an interview with Joanna Kidney. This episode was recorded in October, 2017.
Episode 3: Leaving for Ireland
January 6th, 2018 | 31 mins 36 secs
art, galleries, ireland, selling art, travel
Creating art on the go, and launching an art career. This episode was recorded in September, 2017.
Episode 2: Jeff Hirst
January 6th, 2018 | 13 mins 52 secs
art, jeff hirst, print making
Rebecca Crowell interviews Jeff Hirst at his studio in Chicago about print making and setting up a print studio. This episode was recorded in August, 2017.
Episode 1: Introducing Rebecca Crowell
December 28th, 2017 | 42 mins 34 secs
abstract painting, abstraction, art, cold wax medium, galleries, painting
Our first episode! We introduce ourselves, and Rebecca shares some of her history and experience as a professional artist. This episode was recorded in August, 2017.