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Karl Orozco: Artist, Designer and Educator

The Art People Podcast

Release Date: 06/04/2019

Autumn Gomez: Comedian, Educator and Nevada Ex-patriot show art Autumn Gomez: Comedian, Educator and Nevada Ex-patriot

The Art People Podcast

This week Justin Favela takes you back to New York where he sits down and talks to the unofficial mayor of Ridgewood, Queens, Autumn Gomez. They chat about comedy, growing up in Las Vegas, balancing life as an educator, doing improv in New York… and much, much more! You can see Autumn perform with The Helicopter’s Wife October 20 at 9pm at The Pit Loft in New York as part of the event “Guest Book Gets Hitched.” For more information and tickets visit thepit-nyc.com.  Follow Autumn on instagram at @sartorialeducator to see a “middle school teacher in NYC trying to highlight the...

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Oscar Diaz: Artist, Amante de Puterias and Co-Curator of NuLatinx show art Oscar Diaz: Artist, Amante de Puterias and Co-Curator of NuLatinx

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This week Justin Favela brings you another conversation from NYC. This time it’s with photographer, curator and activist, Oscar Diaz. They get into the different facets of being an artist, gestures, expressing identity and joy!  You can follow Oscar on Instagram @oscmdiaz and while you're there check out their project @nulatinx. Photo by Ximena Izquierdo Ugaz @huacatayy

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Gabriel García Román: Mexican-Amarícon, Multi-Media Artist and Craftsman show art Gabriel García Román: Mexican-Amarícon, Multi-Media Artist and Craftsman

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This past May Justin Favela had the honor of meeting up with artist Gabriel García Román at his home in Harlem. After an amazing homemade meal they sat down and talked about Gabriel’s work, family, his “Queer Icons” series, their relationship with labor, chilaquiles and much much more.  You can follow Gabriel on Instagram @gbrlgrcrmn to stay up to date on all of his projects or visit gabrielgarciaroman.com for everything Gabriel.

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Justin Love: Maker, Stitcher and Underwear-Snitcher show art Justin Love: Maker, Stitcher and Underwear-Snitcher

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This past spring, artist Justin Love traveled to Las Vegas to Justin Favela on an art exhibition. On one of their breaks they got a moment to sit down and chat about J Love's art practice, quilting, making and get personal about growing up queer in a religious family. They break down the challenges of art school, discuss their favorite drag names and much, much more!  You can follow Justin on instagram @judgygarland.

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Maria Liebana: Artist, Educator and City Slicker show art Maria Liebana: Artist, Educator and City Slicker

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This past spring Justin Favela got the chance to visit New York and meet up with some of his favorite artists! This week he brings you a conversation from Maria Liebana’s studio in Long Island City in Queens. Listen in as they discuss Maria’s work, her love for pop culture, our relationship with materials, rainbows and much, much more! You can follow Maria @yolabola on instagram and visit marialiebana.com for everything Maria!

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Bricia Lopez: Mezcal Queen, Super Mamá and Boss show art Bricia Lopez: Mezcal Queen, Super Mamá and Boss

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Last week Justin Favela had the pleasure of hanging out with the one and only Bricia Lopez. Celebrated for her work as a Super Mamá, chef, restaurant owner, mezcalera, author and so much more, Bricia and Justin sit down and talk about her life, her current projects and her new bar in Las Vegas! You can follow Bricia on instagram @bricialopez. Check out her family restaurant and order her new cookbook at ilovemole.com.

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Karin Quindo Miller: Artist, Builder and Musician  show art Karin Quindo Miller: Artist, Builder and Musician

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A few months ago, Justin Favela got to sit down with Las Vegas artist, builder and musician, Karin Quindo Miller. They talk about Guam, art, growing up in Vegas, carpet and much much more! You can follow Karin on Instagram @moody_oud and visit her website, karinmiller.net to see her work!

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María Elena Ortiz: Curator, Boss, Contemporary Chica show art María Elena Ortiz: Curator, Boss, Contemporary Chica

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Curator, cultural producer and super mom, María Elena Ortiz calls in this week to talk about public art, Miami and the exhibition “The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art,” Opening at the Pérez Art Museum this week! “The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art,” opens July 18 at the Pérez Art Museum Miami and is on view through June 2020.  You can follow María Elena Ortiz on Instagram @contemporarychica to stay up to date on her work and adventures!

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Juan Antonio Fernandez: Theater and Arts Producer, Media Scholar, Full-time Joto show art Juan Antonio Fernandez: Theater and Arts Producer, Media Scholar, Full-time Joto

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In December of 2018, Justin Favela was in Oakland, California and got the chance to sit down and talk to cultural producer, media scholar and full-time joto, Juan Antonio Fernandez. Listen in as they talk about the ‘90s in LA, producing shows in New York, academics, party lines, Instagram archives and much much more!  You can follow Juan on Instagram @no_controles. If you are in the Bay Area, check out the exhibition Chosen Familias at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. Co-curated by Juan Fernandez himself. #artpeoplepod #artpodcast #supportlatinxpodcasts

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John Walter: Artist, Maximalist and Memeplex show art John Walter: Artist, Maximalist and Memeplex

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In December of 2018, Justin Favela took a trip to London to attend his friend Dr. John Walter’s epic 40th birthday bash. After a night of partying, the birthday boy and Justin met up at his studio to talk about his work as an artist, curator, producer and educator. Listen in as they reminisce about their time in Las Vegas, get into the art of juggling multiple projects and define the word Shonky on this very international episode of The Art People Podcast.  To learn more about John Walter and to see his work you can visit johnwalter.net.

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In the fall of 2018 Justin Favela met with his friend, the artist, designer and educator, Karl Orozco in New York City. Listen in as they talk about his art career, his ties to Las Vegas, his family, corn and much much more!Also.. this is the final interview from the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling. Thank you to all the folks there for allowing us to use the space to record a lot of great conversations like this one!

For updates on his projects and more on his work you follow Karl on Instagram @yung_buko and KarlOrozco.com on the world wide web.