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Episode 12 - Interview with David Brown

Curator on the Go Podcast

Release Date: 11/19/2019

Episode 45 - Outdoor Mural Commission show art Episode 45 - Outdoor Mural Commission

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Working as an art advisor, I always guide and help my clients throughout the entire mural commissioning process, and I would like to share with you details and insights from my latest project that took place in Toronto. During this interview, you will hear the feedback about the process of commissioning a mural from my client, Althea Johnson (the owner of Shop Propr Life+Style), and Leslie Phelan a Toronto based mural artist.

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Episode 44 - Interview with Julie Hawkins  show art Episode 44 - Interview with Julie Hawkins

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Julie Hawkins is an abstract painter from Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. She is a self taught artist, although formally educated in interior design. Her works are created out of intuition through spontaneous movement and expressive brushstrokes. Julie’s painting practice is an integral part of her ability to live a mindful life. Painting, for her, is like a bridge to the present moment. Julie has exhibited her work in Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles, and New York City.

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Episode 43 - Interview with Laura Costantiello show art Episode 43 - Interview with Laura Costantiello

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Laura Costantiello is inspired by nature and led by love, each bright and bold piece is infused with her breath and soul, creating an authentic energy that will make any space look spectacular. The colour combinations in her work are often inspired by nature as well as the countries she has explored. Laura also uses the beautiful Italian language to title her paintings - as an homage to her heritage and love for the diverse country. 

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Episode 42 - Interview with Kathryn Last show art Episode 42 - Interview with Kathryn Last

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Peterborough-based artist Kathryn Last explores the intersection of creation and the expressivity of material through the artworks that she creates. Kathryn graduated from Trent University in 2013 specializing in Visual theory, Media and Cultural Studies. Kathryn is currently completing her Masters Degree at Trent University pursuing a research creation project in conjunction with her own artistic practice. 

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Episode 41 - Interview with Patricia Coulter show art Episode 41 - Interview with Patricia Coulter

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Patricia Coulter is an award-winning artist who lives in Alberta, Canada. She creates large contemporary, bold, abstract paintings. Combining the subtle blending of colours that were hypnotizing in watercolour and using a different substrate, Patricia uses her experiences and skills to design and create paintings that are brimming with vitality and sizzling with colour. Patricia’s paintings can be found in numerous private collections in Canada and the United States.

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Episode 40 - Interview with Alanna Peters show art Episode 40 - Interview with Alanna Peters

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Alanna Peters’ work explores concepts of impermanence through the use of light and movement. Her paintings use the juxtaposition of detailed realism of the figure against the abstraction of the setting. She captures weightlessness and reflection through transparency. Her work is predominantly figurative oil painting on wood panel. She has a desire to connect with the viewer on an intimate level in order to share in a dialogue of emotions and human experience. 

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Episode 39 - Interview with Marta Stares show art Episode 39 - Interview with Marta Stares

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Marta Stares is a Toronto-based artist and educator interested in painting the outdoors, especially the Northern Ontario landscape. She works primarily in oils and uses bold, vibrant colours in her work. Her work has been exhibited throughout the Toronto area including Gallery 1313, Black Cat Artspace and Ontario Legislative Assembly.

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Episode 38 - Interview with Rebeca Segura show art Episode 38 - Interview with Rebeca Segura

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Rebeca Segura is an artist born and currently residing in Mexico. Rebeca is captivated by documenting time through the use of collage and abstraction. She concentrates on expressing the radiography of our contemporary world while fusing it with ancestral wisdom. All of these ideas are mixed with materials such as mirrors, paper, natural resins, and woven wool; resulting in work that is loaded with energy and embody concepts from years past as well as the present day.

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Episode 37 - Branding & Art Buyers  show art Episode 37 - Branding & Art Buyers

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Today we'll have a quick chat about the importance of branding, who can be a potential art buyer and the importance of nurturing your relationship with past and new clients.

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Episode 36 - Interview with Victoria Lyons show art Episode 36 - Interview with Victoria Lyons

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Victoria Lyons is an Art Director & Illustrator from Canada, currently living and working in New York City. She has studied at Miami Ad School, with experience at top agencies including TBWA\Chiat\Day, Ogilvy, R/GA, and Publicis Sapient in New York City. She has spent time studying in Toronto, Singapore, France, Poland, and New York.

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Hello! You are listening to Curator on the Go Podcast! Today I have the pleasure of speaking to Toronto-based visual artist David Brown.

David graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 1992. He has a 25-year award-winning career in the international art and design industry. David taught Industrial Design at OCADU while operating a successful product design studio. David is the founder and managing director of Toronto’s SpeakEasy, creating networking opportunities for established and emerging artists since 1996. In 2013, he initiated the Five Star collective aimed at facilitating member participation in international art fairs.

David’s abstract encaustic paintings have been shown at numerous galleries and museums across Canada and the U.S. Recently he had a solo exhibition at The Painting Center in NYC. His paintings are held in private and corporate collections in North America, Europe, and Asia. The products he designed have been sold across North America, and his work has been published in books and magazines throughout Canada and the United States, such as Azure, Canadian Art, Style at Home, House and Home and The Toronto Star to name a few.

You can learn more about David at: 

http://www.encausticcollage.com/EncausticCollage/home.html

https://www.instagram.com/encausticman/

 

You can learn more about this podcast and podcast host at: 

http://curatoronthego.com/podcast/

https://www.instagram.com/curatoronthego/

 

I want to thank today’s episode sponsor Imagefoundry - a Toronto-based fine art printing boutique that specializes in edition printing, art documentation, editing, custom art reproduction projects and retouching work. Imagefoundry always uses top-notch materials and offers affordable prices and flawless execution. They produce ultra-sharp, direct scans from artworks of any size.

Imagefoundry is proud to be a green business that re-uses up to 75% of packaging materials, as well as uses water-based inks, adhesives made from natural materials, and safe, food-grade chemicals for photographic processing. 

Imagefoundry's clients include artists: Rebecca Belmore, Suzy Lake, John Massey, Jeffrey James and organizations like the AGO and Art Gallery of Hamilton among many others. Imagefoundry always supports the local art community and provides its storefront space for solo and group shows.

Visit https://www.imagefoundry.ca/ to book an appointment and learn more about the company and its services.