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 Saturday!
April 7th, 2018 | 42 mins 28 secs
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.
March 31st, 2018 | 42 mins 19 secs
Rebecca and Ross share good habits to help establish creative flow and productivity.
March 24th, 2018 | 37 mins 32 secs
abstraction, rebecca crowell, teaching
Rebecca and Ross continue their conversation on abstraction, focusing on various approaches and ways of understanding abstract work.
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.
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.
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.
February 24th, 2018 | 41 mins 9 secs
art, buddhism, kai harper, rebecca crowell
Rebecca Crowell and Kai Harper discuss art, philosophy, and Buddhism.
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.
February 10th, 2018 | 33 mins 12 secs
college, rebecca crowell, teaching, university, workshops
Rebecca and Ross discuss Rebecca's second career: teaching.
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.
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.
January 20th, 2018 | 28 mins 50 secs
ballinglen, ireland, randall exon, retreats, teaching, una forde, workshops
Rebecca hosts a round table discussion with Úna Forde and Randall Exon at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in County Mayo, Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
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.