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Kerry Hustwit and Megan Griffiths

posted by November 18, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Kerry Hustwit and Megan Griffiths discuss “Educating the Future Filmmaker: Theory and Practice.”

Kerry Hustwit is a filmmaker and assistant professor of Communication and Digital Media at Neumann University.

Megan Griffiths is an award-winning writer/director working in film and television. She has directed shows for HBO, EPIX, TNT, and Netflix. Additionally, Megan has directed six feature films, among them Eden, which won the Emergent Narrative Director Award and the Audience Award for Narrative Feature at SXSW 2012.

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Chalice Mitchell and Charlotte Brisland

posted by November 11, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Chalice Mitchell and Charlotte Brisland discuss painting and relationships to public and private audiences.

Chalice Mitchell is an independent scholar, figurative painter, and occasional video artist who has just relocated back to the United States after living in Japan and the UK.

Charlotte Brisland is an associate lecturer in drawing and painting at University of the Creative Arts in the UK, and an artist borrowing painting’s language and playing with everyday landscape using light and space.

Chalice and Charlotte first met in Japan at a residency.

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Brian Harper and Samuel Johnson

posted by November 04, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Brian Harper and Samuel Johnson discuss “Building for the Greater Good: Artaxis Organization.”

Brian Harper is the founder and executive director of Artaxis, a non-profit arts organization, and associate professor and Head of Ceramics at Indiana University Southeast.

Samuel Johnson is a visual artist working in ceramics and oil. He’s on the Advisory Board of Artaxis, is a professor of art at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University, and is a great admirer of a Brian Harper, who is the real brains behind the organization.

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Danielle Wyckoff and AnnieLaurie Erickson

posted by October 28, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Danielle Wyckoff and AnnieLaurie Erickson discuss professional practices.

Danielle Wyckoff is an assistant professor at the Kendall College for Art and Design at Ferris State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

AnnieLaurie Erickson is an associate professor of photography and co-director of Studio Art Graduate Studies at Tulane University.

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Krista Svalbonas and Greta Pratt

posted by October 21, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Krista Svalbonas and Greta Pratt discuss the challenges of teaching photography today.

Krista Svalbonas (b. 1977, USA) holds a BFA Photography (Syracuse University) and an MFA Interdisciplinary(SUNY New Paltz). Her work has been exhibited in a number of exhibitions including at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Howard Yezerski Gallery in Boston, Klompching Gallery, and ISE Cultural Foundation in New York. Her work has been collected in a number of private collections, as well as the Cesis Art Museum in Latvia. Recent awards include the Rhonda Wilson Award (2017), Puffin Foundation Grant (2016), and a Bemis Fellowship (2015), among others. In 2015 Svalbonas exhibited a solo installation at the Spartanburg Art Museum in South Carolina. She is an assistant professor of photography at St. Joseph’s University. She lives and works in Philadelphia.

Greta Pratt is a photographer concerned with issues of national identity and American myth. Pratt is the author of three monographs, The Wavers (Blue Sky Books, 2014), Using History (Steidl, 2005), and In Search of the Corn Queen (National Museum of American Art, 1994). Pratt’s work is included in major public and private collections and has been shown in Art in America, New York Times Sunday Magazine and The New Yorker, along with numerous books and catalogs nationally as well as internationally. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and is a recipient of a New Jersey State Arts Council Grant. Pratt is a professor of photography at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia where she heads the photography department.

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Shana Kaplow and Kenneth Steinbach

posted by October 14, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Shana Kaplow and Kenneth Steinbach discuss creative process research.

Shana Kaplow is a Twin Cities artist and professor in the Art Department at St. Cloud State University, Minnesota.

Kenneth Steinbach is an artist, writer, and Professor of Art at Bethel University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Carlos Rene Pacheco and Anh-Thuy Nguyen

posted by October 07, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Carlos Rene Pacheco and Anh-Thuy Nguyen discuss preparing MFA graduates to be educators/faculty members.

Carlos Rene Pacheco is a photographer and new media artist and he currently resides in Fargo, North Dakota where he has taught courses in Photography, Contemporary Art Theory, and Professional Practices in the Arts as an Assistant Professor of Art at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Anh-Thuy Nguyen is a Tucson-based multi-media/transdisciplinary artist, whose work spans from photography, video, and installation to performance art, and she is the head of the photography program at Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona.

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David Guinn and Joe Boruchow

posted by September 30, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, David Guinn and Joe Boruchow discuss how politics and family impact the artist.

David Guinn is an artist based in Philadelphia, working primarily in public space. A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, he was originally trained as an architect.

Joe Boruchow is a Philadelphia-based muralist and paper cutout artist whose site-specific work is designed to fit into architectural niches and public spaces.

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Rita McDonald and Christina Teneglia

posted by September 23, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Rita McDonald and Christina Teneglia discuss “Teaching Failure.”

Rita MacDonald is a New York-based artist who makes very large temporary wall drawings and very small pencil drawings on paper. She holds a BFA in Printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from School of Visual Arts.

Christina Tenaglia holds a BA from Vassar College and an MFA from Yale University School of Art. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, teaching sculpture, drawing and printmaking. She lives and works in the Hudson Valley.

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Lyz Wendland and Ann E. Lawton

posted by September 16, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Lyz Wendland and Ann E. Lawton discuss work-life balance.

Lyz Wendland is an assistant professor of Art at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her mixed-media work explores the relationship between architecture and nature.

Ann E. Lawton is a mixed media artist, registered art therapist, and an art educator at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

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