57 What do you call yourself? A Rose By Any Other Name

July 3, 2018

Today's podcast episode "A Rose By Any Other Name" features chat about labels and names for art and artists.  How do we label ourselves as artists?  How do we label our pieces?  How important is a name?

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 

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56 Interview with Visionary Painter Naomi Brodner

June 1, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with visionary painter Naomi Brodner.  Brodner combines painting and collage using surrealist automatic methods to create scenes that are rich with symbolism.  Find out more at http://naomibrodner.com

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 

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55 Interview with Intuitive Painter, Flora Bowley

May 10, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with intuitive painter, author and teacher, Flora Bowley.  Bowley blends her background as a yoga instructor with her healing approach to teaching intuitive painting.  I highly recommend her books, "Brave Intutive Painting" and "Creative Revolution."  Find out more about Flora Bowley at: https://florabowley.com/

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 
 
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54 Interview with Gardening Artist Kelly Johnson

March 12, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with gardener, author, teacher and artist Kelly Johnson.  Johnson uses art making to teach about the wonders of nature in her workshops and online classes.  Find out more at https://www.wingswormsandwonder.com/

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

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53 Art as a Spiritual Practice with Stephanie Smith

February 12, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with the artist Stephanie Smith.  Smith uses art making as a spiritual practice and has created more than 10,000 Mandalas.  She shares her processes, practices and personal stories in her workshops.  Find out more at www.biffybeans.com

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

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52 Interview with Writer and Coach Omkari Williams

January 8, 2018

Today’s podcast features an interview with Omkari Williams.  Omkari is a writer and coach who believes in the power of our personal stories to transform our lives She believes that sharing our stories heals us personally and the world.  Omkari has written a book called “The Playbook: Creating the Life you Want” that uses the techniques and questions she uses with her coaching clients to help them match their lives with their dreams.  In the interview we chat about how to share personal stories to promote change as well as the #MeToo movement.  Find out more at:  www.omkariwilliams.com

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online class "How to Start Selling Your Art" on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 

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51 Sharing your Art with the World and Art Scams

December 5, 2017

Today's episode features a discussion on ways to share your art with the world and art scams.  Hirschten discusses the controversial topic of art competitions and alternatives.  To sign up for the free online class "7 Secrets to Success for Artists" and the upcoming class "Start Selling your Art" go to https://alchemyofpainting.com/courses

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artists from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com

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50 Interview with Photographer Emily Schwank

November 1, 2017

Today's episode features an interview with the artist, Emily Schwank.  Schwank is a professional photographer who specializes in portraits of people.  Her warm and natural style shows the authentice personality of her subjects.  Find out more about her work at: https://raincliffsphotography.com/

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com 

 

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49 Interview with Expressive Artist and Counselor Shelley Klammer

October 2, 2017

Today's episode features an interview with the Expressive Artist and Counselor Shelley Klammer and the true story of Rorschach and the Inkblot Tests.  Shelley is a Registered Expressive Arts Educator/Consultant with the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association.  She is also a Registered Counselor and Counseling Supervisor with the Association of Cooperative Counselors of Canada.  Shelley has written 16 expressive arts e-courses and e-books available on her website www.expressiveartworkshops.com

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artists from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com

 
 
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48 Interview with Painter and Digital Artist Dan Cooper

September 11, 2017

Today's episode features an interview with painter and digital artist Dan Cooper.  Dan attended Indiana University at Bloomington on an Evans Scholarship, is very involved in the Indianapolis art community, and currently teaches with the Indianapolis Art Center. Find out more about Dan's work at www.cooperfineart.com

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artists from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com 

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