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. A new episode is uploaded every weekend!
August 4th, 2018 | 27 mins 51 secs
art, rebecca crowell, social media
Rebecca and Ross discuss the positives and negatives of living in the digital social media age, and the importance of curating your online presence.
July 28th, 2018 | 25 mins 38 secs
introversion, rebecca crowell, solitude, solo travel
Rebecca and Ross discuss the importance of alone time and the role it plays in the creative process.
July 21st, 2018 | 28 mins 57 secs
art, rebecca crowell, residencies, tips, travel
Rebecca and Ross discuss her experiences at various artist residencies, their importance to her work, and tips for people thinking about attending a residency.
July 14th, 2018 | 33 mins 45 secs
art, parenting, raising children, rebecca crowell
Rebecca and Ross discuss the challenges of balancing parenting with an art career, both from the perspective of the artist and the child.
July 7th, 2018 | 37 mins 8 secs
art, art fairs, business, entrepreneurship, ginny herzog, painting, rebecca crowell, selling work
Rebecca Crowell interviews Minnesota artist Ginny Herzog, an independent, self supporting artist for over 35 years known for her unique architectural abstractions. She discusses her journey into the art world and how she conducts business as an artist, with a focus on high end art fairs.
June 30th, 2018 | 29 mins 13 secs
art, competition, rebecca crowell, success
Rebecca and Ross follow up their conversation on collaboration with a discussion on competition. They describe the positive and negative aspects of competition and how artists should judge their own success against others.
June 23rd, 2018 | 32 mins 3 secs
art, collaboration, rebecca crowell
Rebecca and Ross give advice and discuss their experiences in collaborating with others both in art and in business.
June 16th, 2018 | 29 mins 8 secs
Rebecca shares some of the avoidance strategies she has observed in artists who don't want to talk about their work, and how to overcome these bad habits when talking about your work, or talking with another artist about their work.
June 9th, 2018 | 32 mins 50 secs
art life, lisa pressman, painting, rebecca crowell, teaching art
Rebecca Crowell talks with her good friend Lisa Pressman about painting, teaching, and what you learn from years of making art.
June 2nd, 2018 | 32 mins 18 secs
advise, attitude, critique, mindset
Rebecca and Ross talk about maintaining a healthy attitude and mindset. Stay positive and motivated!
May 26th, 2018 | 32 mins 28 secs
art, life, opportunity, personal path, rebecca crowell
Rebecca and Ross talk about finding your personal path in the art world and life.
May 19th, 2018 | 37 mins 19 secs
influences, interview, ireland, nuala clarke
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.
May 12th, 2018 | 34 mins 8 secs
art, drawing, ireland, michael geddis, science
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.
May 5th, 2018 | 32 mins 51 secs
art, brand, painting, personal voice, rebecca crowell, style
Rebecca and Ross discuss personal voice in painting, what it is and how to find it.
April 28th, 2018 | 33 mins 40 secs
abstraction, disabilities, mary duffy, rebecca crowell
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."
April 21st, 2018 | 32 mins 28 secs
art, ireland, travel
Rebecca's return trip from Ireland did not go quite as planned. She discusses her travel troubles with Ross and offers some"live and learn" tips from her experience.