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Welcome to the artchatter podcast, a fortnightly window into the working lives of two artists, Karen George and Gaynor Leverett-Jaques. Join us for our chats as we mix up friendship and art; an inspiration for artists and art lovers alike.
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09 - state of the art
Is it really all about painting, creating, drawing… what do we actually need to be artists or creatives? Talent, dedication, passsssion… yeah. But more. It can be quite disconcerting to realise we may now need to be accountants, teachers, orators, publicists…blah blah and only then can we Do The Thing and sell the work.  Maybe, just maybe, we know more than we realise. We can do it ;) We all have past experiences we can piece together to make it all work.  Links:  artchatter.blog artchatter archives on YouTube  https://youtube.com/channel/UCg5dY70okTJZLLkWGwbJY_g Karen George www.karengeorgeart.co.uk Gaynor Leverett-Jaques www.gaynorljart.com Original Music:  ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/BnJ845vPByXFhCJX6 Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter     Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/artchatter/id1577548411?uo=4 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1577548411 Photo credit: Lydia Tallent on Unsplash
26:57
October 27, 2021
08 - finding a balance
Ohhh boy… if you’re anything like us life is a constant whirl of to-do lists and maybe even ‘oh no, I’m late again lists‘ (reference: Gaynor). Think finding a work/life balance is sooo 90s? Think again. Let’s get our hammocks out, find a way through the daily chaos, shall we? Join Karen and Gaynor as they try to stop and smell the roses (irl and metaphorically!).  Find out more about Gaynor Leverett-Jaques and Karen George.  Links: artchatter.blog  artchatter archives on YouTube   Karen George   Gaynor Leverett-Jaques   Alice Sheridan Original Music: ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques   Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter  Artchatter on Apple Podcast Artchatter on Overcast Podcast Episode Cover Photo credit: Austin Schmid on Unsplash
38:23
October 13, 2021
07 - inspirations & advice
So many delicious books around to be inspired by, others to kickstart our mojo… how could we keep them to ourselves?! Links Design Trust https://www.thedesigntrust.co.uk Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert https://www.elizabethgilbert.com/books/big-magic/ How to be an Artist - Jerry Saltz https://www.amazon.co.uk/How-to-Be-an-Artist/dp/B0859NGV9M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=How+to+be+an+Artist+-+Jerry+Saltz&qid=1632930457&qsid=262-6288132-9870428&sr=8-1&sres=178157782X%2C1780747756%2C1989025013%2C1781577099%2C1473620910%2C0008378231%2C1540092437%2C8381881323%2CB08P3QWNNQ%2C0141194626%2C0141982543%2CB00T3UIYFG%2CB08JVLXNRG%2C1782213988%2C1907184287%2C1480350591&srpt=ABIS_BOOK Twelve Weeks of Lockdown - Jon Clayton https://www.jonclayton-artist.com/portfolio/twelve-weeks-in-lockdown-1 Time Management for Creative People - Mark McGuiness https://www.wishfulthinking.co.uk/2007/12/03/time-management-for-creative-people-free-e-book/ Daring Greatly - Brené Brown https://www.google.co.uk/books/edition/Daring_Greatly/3rF7vvXa_yIC?hl=en&gbpv=1&printsec=frontcover Art Juice Podcast PODCAST - Alice Sheridan: contemporary artist No Such Thing as a Fish https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzIzOTkyMTYucnNz/episode/dGFnOmF1ZGlvYm9vbS5jb20sMjAyMS0wOS0yMzovcG9zdHMvNzk0NzQxNw?hl=en-GB&ved=2ahUKEwiLqKrnxqTzAhUTlFwKHaciA0YQieUEegQIAxAF&ep=6 Cam Valley Arts Trail https://www.camvalleyartstrail.co.uk/2021-arts-trail.html Regular Links artchatter.blog https://artchatter.blog artchatter on YouTube https://youtube.com/channel/UCg5dY70okTJZLLkWGwbJY_g Karen George www.karengeorgeart.co.uk Gaynor Leverett-Jaques www.gaynorljart.com Original Music: ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/BnJ845vPByXFhCJX6 Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter
33:43
September 29, 2021
06 - a post-exhibition retrospective
aka what went wrong, what went well-and will we ever learn? ;) It’s always interesting to have a constructive conversation about the things we could have done better-so we did! After a lovely week long exhibition, it’s been fun to reflect. We’ve definitely gained valuable experience and, of course, we’re happy to share. Episode Links: 44AD artspace http://www.44ad.net/  Episode Cover Photo credit: Hello I'm Nik on Unsplash  Links:  artchatter.blog https://artchatter.blog  artchatter archives on YouTube https://youtube.com/channel/UCg5dY70okTJZLLkWGwbJY_g  Karen George www.karengeorgeart.co.uk  Gaynor Leverett-Jaques www.gaynorljart.com  Original Music: ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/BnJ845vPByXFhCJX6  Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter      Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/artchatter/id1577548411?uo=4  Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1577548411
33:12
September 15, 2021
05 - making the best of it
https://www.russellhughesart.co.uk -Russell Hughes Instagram   instagram Yorkshire Moors pineapple weed  Links:  artchatter.blog https://artchatter.blog artchatter archives on YouTube  https://youtube.com/channel/UCg5dY70okTJZLLkWGwbJY_g Karen George www.karengeorgeart.co.uk Gaynor Leverett-Jaques www.gaynorljart.com Original Music:  ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/BnJ845vPByXFhCJX6 Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter      Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/artchatter/id1577548411?uo=4 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1577548411
34:28
September 1, 2021
04 - planning exhibitions
As real life begins to flourish again and we prepare for an in person exhibition together, hopefully our prep and panic will help others too! artchatter standard links Links: artchatter.blog https://artchatter.blog artchatter archives on YouTube https://youtube.com/channel/UCg5dY70okTJZLLkWGwbJY_g Karen George www.karengeorgeart.co.uk Gaynor Leverett-Jaques www.gaynorljart.com Original Music: ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/BnJ845vPByXFhCJX6 Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter • Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/artchatter/id1577548411?uo=4 * Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1577548411
32:57
August 18, 2021
03- accountabilibuddies*
Accountability? but we’re artists! Artists work alone (mostly) so how do we all find a way of staying motivated, keeping on task, which we, as a collective, by reputation, aren’t always the best at... ugh bad grammar, but you get the point! This week you get to eavesdrop on a real life accountability call. We’d like you to meet Gina, the third amigo!  accountabilibuddies* fans of the Simpsons will understand.  Gina Belford Art Laura Horn Podcast Zöe Dean @zoezoestudios Simon Carder Photography Jackson’s Art Supplies  Cass Art Supplies Swan Artworks Cut My Plastic (wood panels)  artchatter.blog artchatter on YouTube Karen George Karen’s workshops, sketchbooks and of course, artworks  Gaynor Leverett-Jaques Gaynor’s artworks Original Music: ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques  Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter
29:08
August 4, 2021
02 - arty types are so supportive
The artist community is a large, wonderful and welcoming place to be. But where to start…how to find your clan? Karen and Gaynor chatter about how they access support to help work, rest and learn. Arty types really are the best of us! Links:  44AD artspace Cam Valley Artists Art Fair Buddies Tracey Emin artchatter.blog artchatter vlog archive on YouTube   To see what we’re up to or view our work: Karen George Gaynor Leverett-Jaques Original Music:  ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques  Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter
30:42
July 21, 2021
01 - from blog to vlog to podcast
So… from blog to vlog to podcast. Why? There are good reasons. This week Karen and Gaynor chatter about how they keep track of life, business and fit a bit of painting in, too. Of course, they also explain why they’re here. Links: priormade The Design Trust Karen George Art Sketchbook workshops Brooklyn Sketchbook Challenge  artchatter.blog artchatter on YouTube Karen George Gaynor Leverett-Jaques Original Music: ‘Strangler Fig’ Ben Leverett-Jaques  Editing: (with thanks always) Ben Leverett-Jaques @low_cinnabar on Twitter
32:12
July 7, 2021
welcome to artchatter
Welcome to the artchatter podcast, a fortnightly window into the working lives of two artists, Karen George and Gaynor Leverett-Jaques. Join us for our chats as we mix up friendship and art; an inspiration for artists and art lovers alike.
00:30
July 6, 2021