Sunday, May 24, 2020

Jodi Rockwell and Shawn Landis of Rockland Residency

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Jodi Rockwell and Shawn Landis about Rockland Residency. In the first portion of the podcast we discuss how the pandemic has been affecting our lives, as artist, teachers, parents and more. We all met at the University of Washington studying art as undergraduates and share some memories of art and events that happened then and how those ideas have carried through till today. Jodi and Shawn also tell us what inspired Rockland Residency and what they hope to accomplish with it. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

If you would like to learn more about Rockland Residency please visit the website and Instagram:
https://www.rocklandwoods.com/
https://www.instagram.com/rocklandresidency/


The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.

Friday, May 15, 2020

Rachel Ness MFA Graduate from San Diego State University

On this MFA Chronicles Podcast we talk with Rachel Ness. Rachel is a graduating MFA at San Diego State University. She tells us about her experience as a student at SDSU sharing some of the highlights and struggles. We also talk about her reaction to the pandemic and how it affected her practice and career as a student. Rachel also tells us some of her hopes for her post SDSU career as an artist. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Rachel as much as I did.

If you would like to learn more about Rachel please visit her website:
http://www.rachel-ness.net/


The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.

Friday, May 8, 2020

Alexandra Valerio MA Candidate at San Diego State University

On this MFA Chronicles we talk with Alexandra Valerio. Alexandra tells us a little about her early education in Mexico and how she was able to express and discover her creative side. We get in-depth on how the pandemic has affected her life, some of the positives and negatives of the experience. She tell us about her career as a MA candidate at SDSU studying in the interior architecture department.  Alexandra also tells us what it was like working full time and going to school part time. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

If you would like to learn more about Alexandra please visit her website and Instagram:
https://alexandravalerio.myportfolio.com/
https://www.instagram.com/the.a.flow/


The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Juan Cabrera MFA Candidate at San Diego State University

On this episode of the MFA Chronicles podcast we talk with Juan Cabrera. Juan is another MFA Candidate at San Diego State University finishing his third and final year as a graduate.  Juan tells us how he has been affected by the Covid-19 shut down and SDSU campus closing because of it.  We also learn about his work where it comes from and his original inspiration for it. Juan recently gave his thesis defense and tells us about the experience. I also asked Juan about his relationship with drawing and he gave us in-depth and thoughtful insights about the importance of drawing as an artist. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

If you would like to learn more about Juan please visit his website:
https://juanmiguelcabrera.com/


The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.

Jennifer Moore MFA at San Diego State University

On this podcast we talk to Jennifer Moore. Jennifer is another friend and cohort at San Diego State University. Jen and I talk about her cho...