Artist/Mother Podcast

By Kaylan Buteyn

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The Artist/Mother podcast interviews incredible working Artists who are also Mothers, inviting them to share from their experiences as they make art and mother their children. We hope these interviews inspire you to dedicate time, passion, and energy to your art practice while simultaneously being the best parent you can be.

Episode Date
10: Heather Kirtland + Marissa Huber of Carve Out Time For Art
This episode has not one but two amazing Artist/Mothers featured! Both women discuss their means of making art while their lives are steeped with other roles and responsibilities. Both of these women have a long list of accomplishments and yet their humble and down-to-earth nature makes them so relatable. They share lots of wisdom, encouragement, […]
Mar 25, 2019
9: Cindy Rizza
Cindy Rizza is a classically trained, representational oil painter who holds a BFA from New Hampshire Institute of Art. Cindy’s work is collected internationally and she has won numerous painting awards including the Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant and the Best of Show Prize at the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art Annual Juried National Exhibition. […]
Mar 18, 2019
8: Kendra Bulgrin
Kendra in an artist and gallery owner from Algoma, Wisconsin. She holds an MFA from Memphis College of Art and has shown her paintings in many places both in the US and beyond including the Brooks Museum of Art and Beijing Normal University. Kendra’s paintings and work explore the constructs surrounding identity, examined specifically through […]
Mar 11, 2019
7: Jillian Sokso
Jillian Sokso is a visual artist living and working in the Pacific Northwest. She studied printmaking at Moore College of Art and Design and the University of Delaware. She has exhibited nationally and internationally since 2004, and her work is included in many public and private collections around the United States. She currently a professor […]
Mar 04, 2019
6: Judith Farr
Judith Farr is a mixed media artist from Catalonia, Spain. Rooted in experimental abstraction with saturated colors, geometric shapes and patterns, she brings unusual materials together in toy-like or organic entities that sometimes resemble animals or imaginary characters.  Motherhood has given her an insight into a coming together of her childhood (past) and her identity as […]
Feb 25, 2019
5: Benz Amataya
Benz Amataya is a painter living and working in Chicago, IL. She has exhibited her work in several places around Chicago including the Hyde Park Art Center. She received a certification in Expressive Art Facilitation from Open Studio Project in 2015. Her works are held in private collections in the United States, United Kingdom, France, […]
Feb 18, 2019
4: Erika Lee Sears
Erika Lee Sears is a self taught oil painter. She has exhibited work in numerous group shows across the country including the Not a Lemon show in San Francisco + the Enormous Tiny Art Show in Portsmouth NH. Erika has had two recent solo shows in her home city of Portland, her work has been […]
Feb 11, 2019
3: Adrienne Brown David
Adrienne Brown-David is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Water Valley, MS with her husband and 4 children. Her most recent work is varied and includes oil paintings with dreamy landscapes and figures, stitching as well as colored pencil and ink drawings of local birds. Along with Oxford, MS, Adrienne has also exhibited work in galleries across […]
Feb 06, 2019
2: Denise Gasser
Denise is a mixed media artist, born and raised near the mountains of Utah. After receiving her BFA in Art Education, she lived in the San Francisco Bay area for a time, before moving to her current home in Vancouver, BC. The farther she ventured North, the deeper her work was permeated by the natural […]
Feb 06, 2019
1: Karen Seapker
Karen Seapker is an artist living and working out of Nashville, Tennessee. She received her MFA at Hunter College in NYC in 2009 and currently shows with Zeitgeist Gallery in Nashville. We discuss many great things in this episode including how art inspires empathy, making art for the longhaul (and not sacrificing the precious time […]
Feb 01, 2019