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Columbia College Chicago Alumni Director Sarah Schroeder

In today’s episode of the Not Real Art Podcast, we discuss higher education in the creative arts, specifically when it comes to Sourdough’s alma mater, Columbia College Chicago, where he graduated in 1994 with a ...

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Columbia College Chicago Alumni Director Sarah Schroeder

Q+Art: Painter Paul Lewin Imagines Black Futures by Looking Into the Past

“World-building” is a term you’ll hear a lot from writers, especially when it comes to science fiction and fantasy. Paul Lewin, though not a writer, became deeply interested in the possibilities of a fictionalized universe ...

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Q+Art: Painter Paul Lewin Imagines Black Futures by Looking Into the Past

Roy Miles: Life as the ‘Ghetto Gepetto’

Today on the podcast we have the one and only Roy Miles, a true Swiss Army Knife of an artist with a seemingly never-ending set of skills. For those in the back who have not ...

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Roy Miles: Life as the ‘Ghetto Gepetto’

Why Art Is Important

Today’s show is all about why art is important. If you’re listening to this podcast, you probably believe, as we do, that art, creativity, and artists are essential to making this world a better and ...

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Why Art Is Important

NOT REAL ART Grant for Artists: Announcing Our 2021 Winners

Today's episode is especially exciting because we are announcing our 2021 grant winners. We are so grateful to every artist that entered, and the quality of work we saw truly blew us away. Of course, ...

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NOT REAL ART Grant for Artists: Announcing Our 2021 Winners

Vyal One: O.G. L.A. Muralist

Standing out in the crowded L. A graffiti scene is no easy feat, but it is something today's guest, Vyal One, has managed to do. He is a muralist from East L.A with over 25 ...

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Vyal One: O.G. L.A. Muralist

Michelle Woo: Expanding the Civic Engagement Conversation

For Michelle Woo, Director of For Freedoms, art has always been about stretching people’s imaginations and creating spaces for expansive thinking. For Freedoms is an art-led civic organization that creates art and sparks conversations around ...

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Michelle Woo: Expanding the Civic Engagement Conversation

Brett Cook On The Practice of Building Community

Many people view art as transformative in and of itself. But what about the process of making art? Can that not also be a tool for transformation? Brett Cook is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses ...

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Brett Cook On The Practice of Building Community

Anthem Salgado: Marketing Masterclass with Erin Yoshi

The importance of the business aspect of being an artist cannot be underestimated. This side of the trade is an art in its own right and requires some training to master. Today on the show ...

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Anthem Salgado: Marketing Masterclass with Erin Yoshi

Toons One 44: Recognizing and Supporting Arts and Culture in Southern California

When you think of some of the most culturally diverse and renowned cities on earth, they all have one thing in common: art. From local galleries to life-size murals, a community full of art is ...

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Toons One 44: Recognizing and Supporting Arts and Culture in Southern California

ShowzArt aka The Art Jedi: Elevating the Unsheltered Community in Skid Row

One of the most important purposes of art is to shed light on issues and people that may not always be in the spotlight. Artists spark conversations and are foundational pillars in many social justice ...

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ShowzArt aka The Art Jedi: Elevating the Unsheltered Community in Skid Row

Asheville: Sand Hill Artists Collective with Louise Glickman and Bob Ware

The art scene is Asheville, North Carolina is world-class, and the city is well-known for its support of artists and creators of all kinds. Joining us today from the heart of the Southeast art world ...

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Asheville: Sand Hill Artists Collective with Louise Glickman and Bob Ware

MonaLisa Whitaker On The Magic of Connection

If you are looking to be inspired, then today’s show is for you. MonaLisa Whitaker is our special guest and her warmth, dedication, and passion are infectious. Click play button above to hear MonaLisa tell ...

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MonaLisa Whitaker On The Magic of Connection

Stephen Levey: Monkey Pushing A Button?

Today’s guest is the inspirational photographer and documentarian, fifth generation Angelino, and all-round good guy, Stephen Levey. Stephen joins us on the show to talk about his views on art, his recent foray into cooking, ...

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Stephen Levey: Monkey Pushing A Button?

Dolby Atmos with Ellis Reid

Dolby Labs is now busy creating rich immersive audio and visual entertainment experiences for all of us to enjoy. “We care about the experience.” — @Ellis_Reid [0:11:36.0] In this episode, Ellis Reid, Dolby Senior Industry ...

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Dolby Atmos with Ellis Reid
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