Episode 2: Spring
This weekly podcast brings listeners joy and comfort for these uncertain times.
The Akron Art Museum’s staff shares insights from their own lives combined with conversations about the collection and interviews with regional artists and musicians.
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This week the topic is Spring. Seema and Gina share some of their thoughts about how the weather affects artists and their work.
Deep Dive with Reggie
- View Charles Burchfield, “Spring Thunderstorm,” 1955
- View Vincent van Gogh, “Rain,” 1889, Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Sound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com
Shop Talk with Andrea Myers
Andrea Myers is an artist and educator living in NE Ohio. Her work often utilizes painted paper, fabric, scissors, and a sewing machine to create her multi-layered pieces. Even with being a widely exhibited artist, those with a Summit County library card can rent her work through our Akron Art Library program. Hear Myers discusses her relationship with spring, her motivation during these times, as well as the work she is currently creating in her home studio.
“#fromthestudio” online catalogue and exhibition goes live June 19th: https://www.hammondharkins.com
Andrea Myers mentions her artwork:
“Puddlejumper”, 2020, machine sewn fabric collage, 45x120"
Relief Podcast Music
Jordan King is a multi-instrumentalist based in Kent, Ohio. Through his music project, Swell Tides, he has worked with Akron Recording Company and Electric Company Records. His work has been featured in the Devil Strip, Cleveland Scene, Akron Recording Company’s Where the Hell is Akron, OH? Vol. 2. Find Swell Tides on Bandcamp and Spotify, and stay in tune with upcoming shows on Instagram @swelltides