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John Walter: Artist, Maximalist and Memeplex

The Art People Podcast

Release Date: 06/27/2019

Lolita Develay: Artist, Educator, High Priestess of Photorealism show art Lolita Develay: Artist, Educator, High Priestess of Photorealism

The Art People Podcast

This week Justin is joined by Las Vegas’ high priestess of photorealism, Lolita Develay. From painting billboards to finding her voice in the fine art world, Lolita shares her story and gives us some insights on the concepts behind her latest creations. Listen in as they talk about living in Las Vegas, the power of teaching, the importance of representation in painting and so much more! Show notes:  The Art People Podcast is edited and produced by (). Production assistance from Mindy Hale and music by Mike McDonald.  Follow us on social media and visit for more episodes.

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Beverly Chillz: Storyteller, Vocalist, Human show art Beverly Chillz: Storyteller, Vocalist, Human

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Do you believe in miracles?! This week Justin is joined by East Las Vegas’ very own, Beverly Chillz. Listen in as Mr. Chillz tells us about his early beginnings as a young musician and then opens up about his journey as an entertainer across the United States. From working the club scene in New Orleans to performing on stage in St. George, Utah, this young artist has lived many lives in just a few years. Beverly Chillz gets real about his history with addiction, talks about his life now in a flourishing yet problematic art community, and shares his journey of self-discovery and self-worth....

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Fawn Douglas: Artivist, Matriarch, Nuwu show art Fawn Douglas: Artivist, Matriarch, Nuwu

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Fawn Douglas: Artivist, Matriarch, Nuwu This week Justin Favela talks to artist, activist and matriarch, Fawn Douglas. They get into her history as an Indigenous American artist and enrolled member of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, talk about her role as a student and educator, and discuss her as advocacy work for the Nuwu culture and the many indigenous groups in southern Nevada. They also catch up on her time as an MFA candidate at UNLV, talk about the lack of equity and diversity within Las Vegas cultural institutions and so much more! Photo credit: Lizbeth Ramirez, Edited by Bryan Clavel Show...

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Shereene Fogenay: Published Artist, Gallery Manager and Baker show art Shereene Fogenay: Published Artist, Gallery Manager and Baker

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Happy Birthday, Shereene! This week Justin calls up the dynamic Las Vegas-based artist, Shereene Fogenay and talk about her art practice, her experience with race and identity in her professional and personal life, the importance of speaking up and so much more! Listen in to this fun and important conversation full of laughs and honesty.  Show notes: The Art People Podcast is edited and produced by (). Production assistance from Mindy Hale and music by Mike McDonald.  Follow us on social media and visit for more episodes.

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Krystle Connor: Artist, Producer and Host show art Krystle Connor: Artist, Producer and Host

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This week Justin is sharing a recent interview with artist, producer, and host, Krystle Connor. From growing up in Las Vegas to traveling the world, they get into Krystle’s journey in the arts and touch base on the projects she is currently working on. They talk about her career performing on cruise ships, acting on film and television, working behind the camera and so much more! Show notes: The Art People Podcast is edited and produced by (). Production assistance from Mindy Hale and music by Mike McDonald.  Follow us on social media and visit for more episodes.

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Black Lives Matter show art Black Lives Matter

The Art People Podcast

It's time to take action y'all! If you can't protest, donate to bailout funds and Black grassroots organizations! If you don't have the means to donate please use your privilege as a non-Black individual to educate yourself and your friends and family. #BlackLivesMatter  Show Notes:  

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Seeing Color Podcast with Zhiwan Cheung, featuring Alisha Wormsley show art Seeing Color Podcast with Zhiwan Cheung, featuring Alisha Wormsley

The Art People Podcast

On today’s show, Justin is sharing an episode of one of his favorite art podcasts, Seeing Color, hosted by artist Zhiwan Cheung. In this episode, he interviews Pittsburg-based artist Alisha Wormsley about her text-based work “There Are Black People In The Future.” Listen in to this insightful conversation originally aired in late 2018 on SeeingColorPod.com.  Show notes: The Art People Podcast is edited and produced by (). Production assistance from Mindy Hale and music by Mike McDonald.  Follow us on social media and visit for more episodes. 

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Luis Octavio: Human, Creative, Mil Usos show art Luis Octavio: Human, Creative, Mil Usos

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Luis Octavio: Human, Creative, Mil Usos This week Justin calls Luis Octavio in beautiful Southern California to talk about the many projects he is currently working on. From humble beginnings to creating the largest Latinx vending event in the United States, Luis takes us through his business ventures and announces his future productions as he adapts to the changing state of the world. They also talk art, fashion, family, the importance of creating our own spaces and so much more! Show notes: The Art People Podcast is edited and produced by (). Production assistance from Mindy Hale and...

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Jean Marie Munson: Comics Queen, Entrepreneur and Friend show art Jean Marie Munson: Comics Queen, Entrepreneur and Friend

The Art People Podcast

Artist Jean Marie Munson joins Justin this week to talk about her journey, from a history nerd working at a bookstore to becoming an artist, boss, and educator. Jean and Justin also take the time to catch up, reminisce on their college experience, and discuss the complications of creating “during these uncertain times.” Jean is here to infiltrate and inspire! Show notes: Follow Jean on Instagram: , @,   The Art People Podcast is edited and produced by (). Production assistance from Mindy Hale and music by Mike McDonald.  Follow us on social media and visit for more...

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Julio Salgado: Artist, Extrovert, Norteña show art Julio Salgado: Artist, Extrovert, Norteña

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This week Justin calls his fellow Norteña, Julio Salgado, all the way in Boyle Heights. The two catch up and talk about mole with rice, drag, get into Julio’s art, and the many organizations and projects he is working on!  Photo by Show notes: Follow Julio on Instagram:   The Art People Podcast is edited and produced by (). Production assistance from Mindy Hale and music by Mike McDonald.  Follow us on social media and visit for more episodes.

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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.