Ears on Art: 2009 Archives

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December 9, 2009: Part Two of our annual holiday story telling program.

December 2, 2009: It's time once again for the annual holiday story telling program. Listeners, friends, and family in prose, poetry and song, let us know about "A Gift of Art".

November 11, 2009: This program is part two of a visit with David Gurney, an artist with clay, who lives on five acres on the Nipomo Mesa. He combines his love of nature with his artistic talent to create brightly colored, hand painted, ceramic forms.

November 4, 2009: Hosts Crissa Hewitt and Steven DeLuque travel to the Nipomo Mesa to visit with nationally known artist David Gurney. David works with clay. David was recently featured on a PBS series entitled "Craft in America" that visited with less than twenty artist/craftsmen from around the country. This program is part one of a two part series.

October 14, 2009: Today is part two of a conversation with sculptor Bruce Beasley. Just one of many in depth talks with artists from the Central Coast and beyond.

October 7, 2009: This program is from the archives: A conversation with Oakland based internationally known sculptor Bruce Beasley. This two part program provides wonderful food for thought about the creative process and some insight as to Mr. Beasley's thinking about where and when to apply the word art to what is created. A Google search offers many examples of his work made during the last four and a half decades.

September 9, 2009: This week features another major fund-raiser the Open Studios Art Tour sponsored by ARTS Obispo, the San Luis Obispo County Arts Council. This year over 200 artists throughout the county will open their studios for the Tour. Information for this event taking place for three weekends in October can be found at sloartcenter.org.

September 2, 2009: This week hosts Steven DeLuque and Crissa Hewitt explore the expanded San Luis Obisop Art Center Plein Air Festival scheduled for September 27 through October 4. Again this year, a number of the 50 participating painters come from outside the area. Event information is available at sloartcenter.org

August 12, 2009: Hosts Crissa Hewitt and Steven DeLuque meet up with photographer Barry Goyette to talk about his current exhibit at the San Luis Obispo Steynberg Gallery entitled "Dark/Phase".

August 5, 2009: Today's topic is "Day With Creative Women" taking place August 8th in Mission Plaza. Hosts Crissa Hewitt and Steven DeLucque visit first with Angie King and Robin Rinzler who are coordinating this 35th year of the event.

July 8, 2009: Part 2 of the conversation with internationally known metalsmiths Arline Fisch and Mary Lee Hu. Combined, these two women have over 70 years of university teaching experience, miles of international travel, and countless works in museum collections here and abroad.

July 1, 2009: This week features the first of a two part interview with internationally known metalsmiths Arline Fisch and Mary Lee Hu. The work of each, though quite different in style reflects a keen interest in the use of conventional fiber techniques to construct jewelry and other objects in metal.

June 10, 2009: Hosts Steven DeLuque and Crissa Hewitt visit with Sean Beauchamp of Southpaw Sign Company of San Luis Obispo. Although designing and making signs for businesses is his primary art form, Sean is a versatile artist who loves to solve problems. In addition to the sign making, he creates custom steel fencing and furniture. This is part two of their conversation.

June 3, 2009: Part one of a two-part visit to the Southpaw Sign Company.

May 13, 2009: Hosts Crissa Hewitt and Steven DeLuque visit with artists Pacha and Anne Stahl to discuss the upcoming exhibition "Beyond the Print-Revealed". You'll learn how printmakers explore ways to combine computer technology and traditional printing techniques in the creation of original work, and how artists today find inventive methods to stay true to the definitions of print versus reproduction

May 6, 2009: Hosts Crissa Hewitt and Steven DeLuque visit with artist Anne Laddon and Paso Robles Assistant City Manager Meg Williamson to learn about the Saturday May 23rd Festival of the Arts and the new Studio On The Park. "Follow the River, Paint the Dream" festiva

April 8, 2009: Celebrating ten years of Ears On Art - part 2. Eight area artists have agreed to pair up for the challenge we gave them: explore your creativity by walking in another artist's shoes. This week features the painting of Glynis Chaffin Tingloff with printmaking by Barbara Rosenthal, while ink artist Tim Anderson pairs with mixed media artist Sarah Winkler.

April 1, 2009: Celebrating ten years of Ears On Art -Part 1. Eight area artists have agreed to pair up for the challenge we gave them: explore your creativity by walking in another artist's shoes. This week features the clay works of Meg Johnson with the paintings of Pacha, and the mixed media of Larry Le Brane with the printmaking of Rosey Rosenthal.

March 11, 2009: This week program host Crissa Hewitt takes us back to Pietrasanta, Italy for a visit with the director of the Cervietti Studio one of the world's leading studios for the carving of classical and contemporary sculpture. Artists send their models here and the resident craftsmen bring them to life.

March 4, 2009: This week Steven deLuque hosts a conversation with Liz Maruska and Crissa Hewitt about their exhibits this March at Linnaea's Cafe in San Luis Obispo. Liz's work "Impressions of Light" features recent landscape imagery while Crissa's work "Stories of Stone" gives a photographic glimpse into the working lives of Pietrasanta, Italy marble workers. The WEB site for Liz is --- lizmaruska.com.

February 11, 2009: This week host Crissa Hewitt and Steven DeLuque meet with artist Rollie Younger in Cambria. His exhibit "Tea Time for Post-Industrialists" featuring his whimsical clay "boiler" teapots is currently on display in the First Gallery at the San Luis Obispo Art Center through March 1.

February 4, 2009: This week Steven and Crissa visit with San Luis Obispo Art Center Curator Gordon Fuglie and Executive Director Karen Kile. As Gordon completes his first year he talks about current exhibits and upcoming plans as he works to establish the Art Center as a statewide respected showcase for Central Coast art. Karen discusses the 50th anniversary of the organization and the celebrations that begin February 8th.

January 14, 2009: Part two of a two part interview with Bill and Barbara Fash.

January 7, 2009: Part one of a two part interview with people who dig up art. Bill and Barbara Fash are archaeologists.

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