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S2 EP20 - Interview with Amanda Wand

Curator on the Go Podcast

Release Date: 07/06/2021

S2 EP 31 - Interview with Cat Stambolic  show art S2 EP 31 - Interview with Cat Stambolic

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Caterina Stambolic is an award-winning multi-disciplinary artist living and working in Toronto, Ontario. Harnessing her own experiences with depression and anxiety, her work seeks to make sense of those feelings and create spaces where people can feel a sense of togetherness and peace.  This has led her to investigate how our brain chemistry, and specifically mental illness, affects so much of how we relate to our world on a physical level. 

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S2 EP30 - Interview with Sandra Morellato show art S2 EP30 - Interview with Sandra Morellato

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Sandra Morellato's artworks utilize colour to emphasize movement and sentiment. Her use of saturation and sensational colours often create a whimsical composition, immediately transporting the viewer to a marvelous and curious world. Meanwhile, her architectural background adds significant meaning behind every individual impressionist brushstroke, mapping the blueprints of a landscapes' identity or a subject's life force.

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S2 EP 29 - Interview with Patricia Langevin  show art S2 EP 29 - Interview with Patricia Langevin

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Patricia Langevin is a contemporary abstract painter from Calgary, Alberta. Her engaging paintings are created intuitively in an expressionist style and are infused with movement and depth. Through her art, Patricia explores the role of play in building resilience in response to life’s hectic pace.

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S2 EP 28 - Interview with Fabrizio Sclocco  show art S2 EP 28 - Interview with Fabrizio Sclocco

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Italian-Canadian artist Fabrizio Sclocco creates a hybrid mix of abstract and figurative works revised in a Contemporary way, extrapolating the egoic mind, our fears, desires, compulsions, and habits strong themes of nostalgia, traditions, belonging, and the essence of emotions as an expatriate.  

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S2 EP 27 - Interview with Ravinder Ruprai  show art S2 EP 27 - Interview with Ravinder Ruprai

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Canadian artist Ravinder Ruprai works mainly in acrylics on canvas. Her paintings invite the viewer into binary worlds where layers of pattern and texture, drawn from her East Indian heritage, combine with nature, the body, and the landscape. Ravinders' paintings often use her own internal struggles as a starting point with the aspiration of 'mapping' out solutions. She firmly believes that it is through the arts that we gain profound insights into the human condition.

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S2 EP 26 - Interview with Allison Rietta  show art S2 EP 26 - Interview with Allison Rietta

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The works of Toronto-based artist Allison Rietta are strongly influenced by spirituality, nature, and architecture. Primarily abstract, her work has led her to explore sacred—or mystic geometry—tapping into the magic of imagination and the subconscious mind. Textures, colours, and the relationship between shapes and forms is what guides her intuition most. 

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S2 EP25 - Interview with Kari Serrao show art S2 EP25 - Interview with Kari Serrao

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Born into a somewhat nomadic family, Kari grew up in the Caribbean where she was exposed to many different avenues of creativity. Before graduating from the Ontario College of Art (1991) in Toronto, she spent her final year in the renowned Florence program, which has continued to inform her encaustic practice. Having recently returned to Toronto from another year abroad, her work has shifted once again to examine the human condition through animal portraiture with equal parts intensity and empathy.

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S02 EP24 - Interview with Cami Levin  show art S02 EP24 - Interview with Cami Levin

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US-based artist Cami Levin is best known for her original, mixed media art, which is created primarily with paint, clay, resin, and found objects depicting a vision of nature which includes symbols of hope, love, happiness, and stories of life. Her work begs the viewer to look time and again, always finding something new and has been described as art within art.  Her art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows and is included in private collections around the world. 

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S02 Ep23 - Interview with Sara Mozafari show art S02 Ep23 - Interview with Sara Mozafari

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Sara Mozafari is a Canadian-Iranian artist. Her current practice's primary focus is to recognize space, displacement, and memory, in diverse aspects of human identity and social relations. She received Honors Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies from the University of Toronto and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts, Media, and Design from OCAD University in 2021. She is currently a Director of Thirding Studio Gallery located in Markham, Ontario. 

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S2 EP 22 - Interview with Anastasia Fedorova  show art S2 EP 22 - Interview with Anastasia Fedorova

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Anastasia Fedorova is an award-winning Ukrainian Canadian painter. She creates beautiful multilayer oil paintings using the traditional Italian technique impasto. All of her multilayer oil paintings have a thick and rich texture. The main subjects of Anastasia’s oil paintings are conceptualized landscape, cityscape, and floral pieces.

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Amanda Wand is a Toronto-based abstract intuitive painter that uses painting to process her lived experiences and emotions. She does not plan her pieces, instead, she allows her vulnerability to lead the way. As a prolific painter, this process creates multiple authentic works representing the full spectrum of human emotion. Every piece is an extension of her subconscious and they all hold certain energy and message. Her work is influenced by how people treat others and themselves. It explores concepts of connectivity, identity, and self-worth.

Learn more about the artist: https://www.mandoandtheworld.com/abouttheartist.

Learn more about the podcast and podcast host: https://curatoronthego.com/podcast/.