Ears On Art celebrates our sixteenth anniversary this month with a visit with artists Michael Miller and Peggy Vrana , a husband/wife team whose medium is clay. Their studio Earthsea Pottery in Cambria is where they create wheel thrown works individually and in collaboration. Their work can be seen at Amphora Gallery in Cambria, a business that they own with two other clay artist couples. April 4th is the opening for the Teapot Show. Details are available at amphoragallery.com
This month, “Ears On Art” re-airs a two-part interview with nationally known sculptor Bella Feldman. This spring, she’ll be the juror for the California Slam, a statewide sculpture competition which will be exhibited at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.
Ears On Art visits with Los Osos artist Sharon Gellerman. She creates colorful silk scarves using the ancient art of marbling. Pigments are floated on a special liquid onto which the silk strip is gently placed and quickly removed. The patterns are beautifully organic. Her website is ColorVibeDesigns.com
Ears On Art visits with Jennifer Stang Eickemeyer, an artist who makes never-seen-before sculptures out of broken glass. Using her own carved wood core, the shards of glass are attached to create a surface that shows off the form and catches light. The sculptures are depictions of nature including animals and plants. Take a look at shatteredglasssculptures.com
Ears on art visits Los Osos artists who are creating an installation piece featuring a variety of plaster sculptures. The work will be on display in the McMean Gallery at San Luis Obispo Museum of Art through November.
Do you have a story that you'd like to share on the radio about a special handmade gift? It is time once again to be a part of the annual Ears On Art story sharing programs. Our theme this year is “That special handmade gift…given or received” Here are the directions:
1. Contact us (email@example.com) with "Ears on Art Story" for the subject line. Deadline for letting us know is November 26. We will record the stories Saturday and Sunday 11/29-30 as well as on Monday and Tuesday evenings 12/1-2.
Ears on Art's Crissa Hewitt is in Pietrasanta, Italy for conversations with two, life-time marble workers. Pietrasanta has been a center for marble for 400 years and her two guests have been marble craftsmen since their early teens, dedicating their work to bringing to life stone, employing the creative concepts of classical and contemporary artists. She’ll share her thoughts on the town and the workers.
Ears on Art brings us part-two of their conversation with Carol Sauvion, founder and owner of Freehand Gallery in Los Angeles. She’s the creator and executive director of the award winning PBS series "Craft in America."
Ears on Art visits with Carol Sauvion, founder and owner of Freehand Gallery in Los Angeles and creator and executive director of the award winning PBS series "Craft in America." She recently selected works for the juried show "Dimensions: An Exhibition of Fine Craft," which opens this Friday at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.
Hear part two of an Ears On Art rebroadcast conversation with identical twin artists, painter Jerome Witkin and photographer Joel Peter Witkin. Their current exhibit in Los Angeles has drawn international attention, and has been extended through August at the Jack Rutberg Gallery.
Steven DeLuque and Crissa Hewitt continue their conversation with Gary Dwyer, an artist of many interests and skills. For years he taught Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly and was fascinated by the links between sculpture and designing landscapes. Dwyer is also a photographer, whose work has been published in numerous magazines. He will have a photography exhibit at the San Luis Obispo Museum of art in July and August.