Painter Marie Najera

  “I don’t usually have a preconceived notion of what I’m doing, I just kind of go for it,” she says. With her work, Najera “incorporates new languages and vocabularies as they pertain to current emotions, experiences, and her artwork’s designated spaces,” says Marie Najera. Marie paints stories of her life, and builds upon each layer to reflect a sense of permanence. Learn more about this artist and her latest in her Q&A … read more

Artists and Provocateurs Debby and Larry Kline

In this installment of Where Are They Now, we visit with performance and installation artists Debby and Larry Kline. Read about (and see) their many recent projects in the Q&A with Barbarella Fokos below.   BF: Can you help people further understand “My Dinner with the Klines?” LK: My Dinner with the Klines is an extension of a common experience. Everyone has played with things on the table while waiting for … read more
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Sculptor Mark Edward Adams – What’s New

Sculptor Mark Edward Adams has always had an affinity for animals. As artistic subjects, he says, animals “can be the ideal vehicles to convey the joys and tragedies of life.” Mark was the first artist to be featured on Art Pulse TV, and filming his segment was a particular pleasure for our executive producers David and Barbarella Fokos, not only for the glimpse Mark afforded of his process, but also for the … read more

Comic Book Artist Alonso Nunez – What’s New

Creating art and telling stories is “primal to who human beings are,” and the practice dates back to when we first drew horses on cave walls, says Comic Book Artist Alonso Nunez, founder of Little Fish Comic Book Studio. Watch a mini-doc created shortly after Little Fish first opened, in which Alonso and his co-founder, Patrick Yurick, share insights into the importance of community in art.  After that, enjoy Alonso’s Q&A with Barbarella … read more

Paper Artist Bhavna Mehta – What’s New

In her intricate pieces, Bhavna Mehta draws connections between the stories of her ancestors in India and her modern American life. The underlying message throughout her work is that everything is connected. See Bhavna at work in her home studio, as she shares insights into her life as an immigrant and engineer-turned-self-taught artist, and then read her Q&A with Barbarella Fokos to discover what this artist has been up to … read more
Dave Ghilarducci at work in his studio

Interactive Artist Dave Ghilarducci – What’s New

Dave Ghilarducci, an “interactive artist,” calls upon the viewer to partake in conversations with his machines. Despite his awareness of society’s downfalls (instant gratification, constant surveillance), he remains an optimist, at least sort of. In order to understand what that means, you’ll have to hear his unique answer to the question, “Is the glass half full or half empty?” We checked in with Interactive Artist Dave Ghilarducci to see what … read more
Painting, Pen, Photography

Pen & Ink Artist Ted Washington – What’s New

In this installment of What’s New, we checked in with poet, publisher, author, musician, and pen & ink artist Ted Washington to see what he’s currently working on. In short, a lot! Including an exhibition of his work that opens Saturday, January 14 at Ashton Gallery in San Diego. Take a few minutes to watch this mini documentary about Ted that first aired on Art Pulse TV, and then check … read more
Collage, Mixed Media, Surrealism

Collage Surrealist Matt Forderer – What’s New

With his surrealist collage works, artist Matt Forderer says, “I am not trying to convey a specific message, rather I am just trying to establish balance, to set the viewer at ease and encourage new thinking and contemplation… mind expansion.” In this installment of “What’s New,” our executive producer Barbarella Fokos checks in with Matt to see what he’s been working on since he was featured on Art Pulse TV. … read more

Oil Painter Kelly Paige Standard – What’s New

The Artist Odyssey is pleased to announce our “What’s New” blog series. Each week, we’ll release an artist segment from the Emmy Award-winning television show, Art Pulse TV, accompanied by fresh new interviews and images, as we track down each artist to learn the latest. To kick it off, Barbarella checks in with oil painter Kelly Paige Standard to find out what’s been going on in her studio. See Kelly … read more
Trinh Mai

The Artist Odyssey Unveils Platform and Makes First Documentary Available for Free

Today is a big day for The Artist Odyssey. We are excited to make five big announcements. Our first documentary, about fine artist Trinh Mai, is now available on the TAO platform 1st Stretch Goal – Partnering with the Bronx Artist Documentary Project 2nd Stretch Goal – Going to Cuba with Grammy-winning bluesman Charlie Musselwhite Legendary trumpet player Rick Baptist joins Artist Advisory Board Dancer, choreographer, producer, and singer Peter … read more
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