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Episode 6: David Lloyd Bradley

David Lloyd Bradley is a ceramacist and educator living in Phoenix, Arizona. David views his art as an agent of understanding and change. In this episode, David talks about his daily life as a professor at Paradise Valley Community College, how he connects his work to social justice concerns, his ongoing projects with suicide survivors and veterans, and how a recent Fulbright trip has blossomed into a continuing multimedia project documenting the lives and work of over three dozen Bosnian artists.


David’s Three Things:

*Scottsdale Public Art David mentioned one of their many annual events, the Canal Convergence.

*Balkan Social Justice Library Guide David compiled this LibGuide about Social Justice Art in the Balkans. Hosted by the Paradise Valley Community College library, it includes reading lists, photos, and videos, including some of David’s interviews with Balkan artists.

*David’s personal website,


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.

Episode 1: Scott Farkas


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.

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

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