Episode 5: Clarice Cast

Clarice Cast is a multi-percussionist, composer and educator based in Los Angeles. On this episode Clarice describes her artistic upbringing in Brazil, university experiences in the USA, and her mulit-faceted career. She shares her thoughts on striving for perfection, maintaining self-compassion, and taking artistic chances.

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Clarice’s “Three Things:”

This episode ends with an excerpt from Srishti, played by guitarist Fareed Haque and Clarice Cast, from Fareed’s album Trance Hypothesis.

Clarice’s website and Youtube channel host many of her videos, including this video with Catina DeLuna.

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Art Lives Theme and Incidental music composed by Nicholaus Meyers. Art Lives Logo created by Eduardo Moreno. Art Lives is available here and on Apple Podcasts.

Episode 4: Leslie Walfish

Leslie is Director of Galleries and Curator at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, an art historian, and a photographer.

Leslie is Gallery Director of the Allen Priebe Gallery, and the Annex Gallery at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She explained what a gallery director does, and how she helps to bring artists’ work to new audiences. Leslie also speaks about the value of art in our society and lives.

Leslie’s “Three Things:”

Leslie mentioned the incredible “passport” benefits that one can get from joining a museum or the American Alliance of museums. Explore these as well:

North American Reciprocal Museum Association

Association of Science and Technology Center Passport

Public library programs, such as the Miami-Dade Public Library Museum Pass

Title and transition music heard on this episode was composed by Nicholaus Meyers: Slightly Funky, performed by Ken Jimenez and Nicholaus Meyers, and End of Time performed by Elizabeth DeLamater. Art Lives is available here and on ITunes

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Episode 3: Greg Dudzienski (part 2)

Greg Dudzienski is a saxophonist, composer, and an educator based in Chicago. In episode 3 we discuss the value of practice journals, documenting creative work, imposter syndrome, and redefining success.

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Greg’s conversation is in 2 parts - Episode 2 & 3. Each episode ends with an excerpt from Greg’s album La Luna, with: Francesco D'Errico - Piano 
Marco De Tilla - Bass 
Marco Fazzari - Drums

Greg read excerpts from Flow, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. He also paraphrased author Austin Kleon.

Greg’s “Three Things:”

* John Coltrane - A Love Supreme and Crescent

*Natalie Prass - Her new album is the Future and the Past

*Paul Simon - His new album is In the Blue Light

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Title and transition music heard on this episode was composed by Nicholaus Meyers: Slightly Funky, performed by Ken Jimenez and Nicholaus Meyers, and End of Time performed by Elizabeth DeLamater. Art Lives is available here and on ITunes

Episode 1: Scott Farkas

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Scott Farkas introduces himself as an Educator, Maker, and Performer. He is a professional percussionist, composer, painter, producer, and a college music department chair, among many other things. In this episode Scott speaks about finding inspiration, changing expectations, and the joy of helping others create. He also shares his Theory of Pop Music. This conversation was joyful and thoughtful, and I hope it is wonderful to listen to.

Scott’s “Three Things”

*Make something with someone.

*The music of Sarah Hennies

*The sculptures of artist John Toki

Scott also mentions composer Danny Clay.

Music heard on this episode was composed by Nicholaus Meyers: Slightly Funky, performed by Ken Jimenez and Nicholaus Meyers and End of Time performed by Elizabeth DeLamater.

About the Art Lives Podcast

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The Art Lives podcast features interviews with artists of all media about their art, their lives, and how they navigate the world.

Literary, performing, and visual artists share their thoughts and experiences. We discuss philosophical issues, such as dreams, expectations, motivation, identity, success…and we also talk about practical concerns, such as time management, grant funding, health insurance, and practice spaces.

Art Lives is a monthly podcast hosted and produced by Elizabeth DeLamater. It was created in the summer of 2018.

Art Lives is available on iTunes.

Theme and transition music heard on Art Lives was composed by Nicholaus Meyers. The Theme music is Slightly Funky, performed by Ken Jimenez, trumpet, and Nicholaus Meyers, percussion. The transition music, End of Time, was performed by Elizabeth DeLamater.

The Art Lives logo was designed by Eduardo Moreno.

Photo: Sabar drums on the roof of the Konate house, Guedaiwaye, Senegal

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