Friday, March 19, 2021

Alyssa Stewart of Alyssa Stewart Art & Designs, Pet Portraits, Murals, Painter

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Alyssa Stewart. Alyssa is a working artist in San Diego California. We start off conversation with Alyssa breaking down some of her favorite coffee in San Diego. She tells us about what she is into these days a couple of which is running and quad roller skating. Alyssa and I investigate the blurry line between making art for commerce and making it for your soul. We also talk about how the pandemic and social justice have influenced us.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

If you would like to learn more about Alyssa please visit her website and Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/alyssastew.art/
https://www.alyssastew.art/


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Thank you to the current Patreon supporters please visit their links:
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Rowan C. https://www.instagram.com/livelouderr/
Michael K. https://velvetjupiter.bandcamp.com/
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Saturday, March 6, 2021

Mirabel Wigon MFA at California State University Long Beach

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Mirabel Wigon. Mirabel is an MFA at California State University Long Beach, president of Fine Arts Roundtable at CSU Long Beach, and a curator of the CAMFA by Glamfa 2021. We started off the conversation learning about Mirabel's relationship with thrifting and why it's important to her. Mirabel tells us about her practice as a painter and how she defines herself. We also spend a good amount of time talking about community in art, and why that's important to her. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

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Sunday, February 21, 2021

Stephanie Dolan MFA at California State University Northridge

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Stephanie Dolan. Stephanie is an MFA at California State University Northridge and a participant in the CAMFA by Glamfa exhibition. We start off the conversation getting to know Stephanie and why she likes gardens and animals. Stephanie tells us about her experience at CSUN and why she chose to do her MFA there. I asked Stephanie about making art during the pandemic and over zoom and how or if it's changed her practice.  Stephanie also shares a little about her experience serving in the military. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

If you would like to learn more about Stephanie please visit her website and Instagram:


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Thank you to the current Patreon supporters please visit their links:
Matthew B. http://www.mbacherart.com/
Rowan C. https://www.instagram.com/livelouderr/
Michael K. https://velvetjupiter.bandcamp.com/

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Kara Nelson MFA at Mills College

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we are joined by Kara Nelson. Kara is an MFA at Mills College and is another participant in the CAMFA by Glamfa 2021 exhibition. We begin our conversation breaking down the art of texting and how Kara has been using texting her friends as a way to pass the time. I asked Kara about her experience as an MFA at Mills, what are some of the best and worst parts of the experience. Kara and I talk about what success looks like as a graduate and as an artist. Kara also tells me how she likes to be supported as an artist. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

If you would like to learn more about Kara please visit her website and Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karanelsonstudio/
http://www.karanelson.com/


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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Bailey Davenport MFA at University of California San Diego

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Bailey Davenport. Bailey is currently an MFA at University of California San Diego and a participant in the CAMFA by Glamfa 2021 exhibition. We start off the conversation talking about Bailey's favorite video games and how they help with anxiety. Bailey tells us what her experience with the San Diego arts community has been like. I asked Bailey why she wanted to get her MFA and why she chose UCSD. Bailey also tells us what it's been like learning and living during the pandemic. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. 

If you would like to learn more about Bailey please visit her website and Instagram:


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Saturday, February 6, 2021

Dani Kwan MFA at University of California Santa Barbara

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Dani Kwan. Dani is an MFA at University of California, Santa Barbara and also participating in the CAMFA by Glamfa 2021 exhibition. We started off the conversation with a lightening round of get to know you questions, favorite movie, book, food, guilty pleasures, and pet peeves. Dani tells us about their background in design and how it relates to their experience as a graduate student. I asked Dani why they wanted their MFA and why they chose UCSB. Dani also explains what it's like been going to art school during the pandemic. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

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Friday, February 5, 2021

Kelsey Rae Thomas MFA at Mills College

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Kelsey Rae Thomas. Kelsey is an MFA at Mills College and is a participant in the CAMFA by Glamfa 2021 exhibition. We start off the conversation talking about what she likes to do when not making art such as video games, books, hiking, and music.  Kelsey tells us how she defines herself as a textile sculptor and it's relationship with fashion. I asked Kelsey about her MFA experience so far, why she chose Mills and what it has been like going to school during a pandemic. We also talk about social media and how she uses it in regards to her work. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

If you would like to learn more about Kelsey please visit her website and Instagram:


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Alyssa Stewart of Alyssa Stewart Art & Designs, Pet Portraits, Murals, Painter

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Alyssa Stewart. Alyssa is a working artist in San Diego California. We start off ...