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Expression Quest Podcast

Expression Quest Podcast

By Expression Quest
Conversations with all kinds of creators about the experience of finding their voice, sustaining a creative practice and how it all relates to their ongoing personal evolution.
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Ep 17 - Taking My Power Back with Artist/Writer Susan Spangenberg
A conversation with artist, writer, actor Susan Spangenberg! We discuss her childhood in queens and the hardships that she endured in her family life that have left profound wounds, but that she has managed to recover from from through the help of her creative work. We revisit her beginnings as a formal artist at The Living Museum studio program, her career in acting and dramatic writing and the exciting things that are coming up for her! Check out her artwork at: susanspangenberg.com and her instagram: instagram.com/straitjacketsusan and see her play RUN. HIDE. BE QUIET on her youtube here: youtube.com/watch?v=sd6HOZ-78NQ This episode I ask the question: Should art be exempt from moral judgement? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send an email — include your first name! 💅Check out my new etsy store featuring my art prints, magnets, stickers and jewelry pieces: nadyagoestart.etsy.com ************************* Do you like the show? Help me keep it going! your support is very encouraging. patreon.com/expressionquest – monthly support – benefits include bonus eps (bonus convos, my film/tv recs), merch, creative workshops! buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest – monthly support & one-time tips – same benefits as patreon but no login. 2+ coffees earns you a bonus ep! Find links to subscribe to the show to automatically receive new free episodes at expressionquest.net or just search for it on your favorite podcast player and follow/subscribe. Also please leave a review on iTunes! and let your friends know about the show. Sign up for my monthly newsletter! featuring some original writing of mine and other treats Instagram Facebook Twitter Tiktok expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Supporter shoutout song is AcidJazz by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
01:17:31
September 4, 2021
Ep 16 - Art-Life Engineering with Artist Luis Martin
A conversation with artist, curator, community leader Luis Martin, the Art Engineer! We discuss his perspectives on the art world as a latin, gay artist working primarily in collage who’s had an amazing career that’s included time as an art educator in the museum world to what he does now as an entrepreneurially oriented artist and educator/community-builder. A refreshing convo about the art of not only collage, but also of building a life that suits you beautifully. Check out his websites: collagedream.com and his awesome podcast Studio Confessions This episode I ask the question: How important is art education for artists?? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send an email — include your first name! ************************* patreon.com/expressionquest – monthly support – benefits include bonus eps (bonus convos, my film/tv recs), merch, creative workshops! buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest – monthly support & one-time tips – same benefits as patreon but no login. 2+ coffees earns you a bonus ep! Find links to subscribe to the show to automatically receive new free episodes at expressionquest.net or just search for it on your favorite podcast player and follow/subscribe. Also please leave a review on iTunes! and let your friends know about the show. Sign up for my monthly newsletter! featuring some original writing of mine and other treats Instagram Facebook Twitter Tiktok expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Supporter shoutout song is AcidJazz by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
01:13:34
August 9, 2021
Ep 15 - Poetry of Everything with Multimedia Artist Lining Wang
A conversation with multimedia artist Lining Wang! We discuss how their neurodivergence intersects with their artistic practices, how they manage their time among many different types of projects and media, how their work has connected them to supportive community and much more! Here is a link to my child art referenced in the ep: https://expressionquestpodcast.wordpress.com/2021/06/21/my-first-known-work-of-art My next Inner Quest creative workshop is Casual Creative Therapy 2! on Sat Aug 1, 6-7:30pm EST, $8. We'll work through introspective and fun visual art  prompts to simply enjoy creating while connecting with oneself and  others! We'll be using aspects of our feelings as subject matter plus  some far out exercises while we chat and share. Use any materials, No prior skills required! Register Here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ExpressionQuest/e/35436 This episode I ask the question: How do you feel about accepting money for your creative work? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send an email — include your first name. ************************* patreon.com/expressionquest – monthly support – benefits include bonus eps (bonus convos, my film/tv recs), merch, creative workshops! buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest – monthly support & one-time tips – same benefits as patreon but no login. 2+ coffees earns you a bonus ep! Find links to subscribe to the show to automatically receive new free episodes at expressionquest.net or just search for it on your favorite podcast player and follow/subscribe. Also please leave a review on iTunes! and let your friends know about the show. Sign up for my monthly newsletter! featuring some original writing of mine and other treats. Instagram Facebook Twitter Tiktok expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Supporter shoutout song is AcidJazz by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
01:10:16
June 21, 2021
Ep 14 - Introverting with Artist/Designer Nadya, Your Host
I take a time out on the conversations with artists and just talk to yal! It's been nearly a year of me doing this pod and I wanted to take a look back, reflect on my limits as a human doing and look forward to having more fun in year 2! Also will be telling you about a few related dreams I've had and what messages they might be telling me. My upcoming creative workshop: Get Out of Your Own Way with Inner Parts Work is Sat May 29, 5-6:30pm EST, $12. Are you standing in your own way when it comes to your creative projects? Procrastinate much? Get to know the "inner parts" of your personality that exist to help you navigate life but can sometimes stand in the way of expression and progress. We'll practice expressing from them visually/poetically so we can build more balanced relationships with them. No prior skills required, use any materials Register Here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ExpressionQuest/e/30668 This week I ask the question: How do you deal with your inner critic? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send an email and include your first name. patreon.com/expressionquest – monthly support – benefits include bonus eps (bonus convos, my film/tv recs), merch, creative workshops! buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest – monthly support & one-time tips – same benefits as patreon but no login. 2+ coffees gets you a bonus ep! Subscribe to the show to automatically receive new episodes at expressionquest.net Also please leave a review on iTunes! and let your friends know about the show. Sign up for the monthly newsletter! featuring some original writing of mine and other treats. Instagram Facebook Twitter Tiktok expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com supporter shoutout song is AcidJazz by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
48:29
May 21, 2021
Ep 13 - Drawing in Your Sleep with Lucid Dream Artist Dave Green
A conversation with lucid dream artist and comedian Dave Green! We discuss the connections between his lucid dream art practice and his comedy career, what it means for your art when your subconscious has a very active role, the amazingly collaborative nature of his art practice, and so much more! This week I ask the question: What media do you listen to while you create? or do you need silence? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send an email and include your first name. patreon.com/expressionquest – monthly support – benefits include bonus eps (bonus convos, my film/tv recs), merch, creative workshops! buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest – monthly support & one-time tips!
 same benefits as patreon but no login. 2 or more coffees = the latest bonus ep! Subscribe to the show to automatically receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest Also please leave a review on iTunes! and let your friends know about the show. Sign up for the monthly newsletter! featuring some original writing of mine and other treats. Read my latest essay Why is Art Education So Boring? Instagram Facebook Twitter Tiktok expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com supporter shoutout song is AcidJazz by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
01:15:09
April 21, 2021
Ep 12 - You Need to Do it Yourself with Auteur Jean Strong
A conversation with multi-disciplinary artist/auteur and musician Jean Strong! We discuss the dayjob/art hustle balance, what life is supposed to be about, dealing with male-dominated spaces, and her remarkably fun and storied career journey and much more.  This week I ask the question: What is bad art to you? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send an email and include your first name. SUPPORT THE SHOW 
PATREON – patreon.com/expressionquest – bonus episodes (hot takes + film/tv recs), merch, creative workshops! BUY ME A COFFEE – buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest – for easy one-time tips!
 2 or more coffees = the latest bonus ep! You can also purchase the latest Inner Quest Workshop at buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest. Workshops are for creating joyfully together while exploring our deeper selves. No art experience required! 
The next one is Casual Creative Therapy on Sunday, March 28, 5-6:30pm EST, $6 Subscribe to the show to automatically receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest 
 Also please leave a review on iTunes! and let your friends know about the show. Sign up for the monthly newsletter! featuring some original writing of mine and other treats. Instagram Facebook Twitter Tiktok expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com
01:22:47
March 19, 2021
Ep 11 - Truthtelling with Artist/Musician Issa Ibrahim
A conversation with artist/musician Issa Ibrahim! We discuss how the BLM movement has profoundly affected his recent artwork, how current events and popular culture feed into his creative process, what it's like to be an artist in and now away from a psychiatric hospital and so much more.  This week I ask the question: How important is it for art to be beautiful and why? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send an email and include your first name.  SUPPORT THE SHOW PATREON – patreon.com/expressionquest on a monthly basis or BUY ME A COFFEE – buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest for easy one-time tips! $2/mo on Patreon gets you a monthly bonus episode with my hot takes on film/tv and higher tiers get you merch and a discount on monthly Inner Quest Art Workshops where thoughtful listeners create together and explore their deeper selves. No art experience required! You can also purchase workshops at buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest The next one is Jungian Dream Art on Sunday, Feb 21st, 5:30-7pm EST.  Subscribe to the show to automatically receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest   Also please leave a review on iTunes! and please let your friends know about the show.  Sign up for the monthly podcast newsletter! featuring some original writing of mine and other treats. Instagram Facebook Twitter expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com
01:16:35
February 21, 2021
Bonus Ep - Walter Mercado and More!
This is a little teaser for the first monthly bonus episode! Here I discuss how I was quite moved and inspired by the documentary Mucho Mucho Amor about legendary Puerto Rican tele-astrologer Walter Mercado. You can listen to the rest of it on patreon: patreon.com/expressionquest. After this one, the bonus episodes will only be available to patrons or people who have bought me a coffee: buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest Check out the next Inner Quest Art Workshop for those who want to create and share together in a relaxed setting while exploring their own deeper selves. No experience required! The next one is Jungian Dream Art on Sunday, Feb 21st, 5:30-7pm EST, learn more and register at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ExpressionQuest/e/14241 Subscribe to the show at anchor.fm/expressionquest where you'll find links to most podcast players. Also please leave a review on iTunes! I would love it if you did. Sign up for the monthly podcast newsletter! featuring some original writing of mine. Instagram Facebook Twitter expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com
07:21
February 14, 2021
Ep 10 - The Depth of the Process with Kristy Gordon
A conversation with painter Kristy Gordon! In a freewheeling fashion, we discuss a variety of things such as the symbolism of bears, being a friendly artist, what it's like to sell paintings and much more. Read Kristy's article on how she found her artistic voice here! This week I ask the question: What apps or other tech help you enhance/organize your creative practice?  Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send a DM via instagram and include your first name.  There are new ways to support the podcast! Patreon: patreon.com/expressionquest and Buy Me a Coffee: buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest for easy one-time donations! On Patreon for $2/mo, you gain access to a monthly bonus episode and for $5/mo you can access a monthly creative workshop guaranteed to inspire and enhance your inner quest as well as connect you with other like minded people. No prior art experience required! You can also purchase the workshop separately for $10 at buymeacoffee.com/expressionquest The next one is Jungian Dream Art on Sunday, Feb 7th at 5:30pm EST.  If you don't already, please subscribe to the show to automatically receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest You'll find links to most podcast players there. If you want to help out the show, please leave a review on iTunes! I would love it if you did. Sign up for the new podcast newsletter!!!   expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Instagram Facebook Twitter
01:02:32
January 15, 2021
Ep9 - The Art of Shame Slaying with Sternythunder
A conversation with visual artist Sternythunder!! We discuss his erotic/outsider artwork and the role of his instagram presence in his work and life, his thoughts about the work of being a human and much more. This week I ask the question: What is the role of fear in your creative practice? Please let me know! I'll include your answer on the next episode. Leave a voicemail at 609-795-2472 or send a DM via instagram and include your first name. ヾ(*ΦωΦ)ノ I've launched a Patreon for the podcast! Please check it out at patreon.com/expressionquest For as little as 1 dollar a month, you can show appreciation for the work I do for this here podcast AND invest in yourself as a creator, aspiring creator or appreciator! Be a part of our inspiring, supportive private Facebook group at the $1 level and for $5 get your work featured in our Instagram/Facebook stories and gain access to the Quest Qlub for exciting monthly zoom events including creative discussions, workshops, and more. Get into it - connect with like-minded thoughtful people and myself.  If you don't already, please subscribe to the show to automatically receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest You'll find links to most podcast players there. If you want to help out the show, please leave a review on iTunes! I would love it if you did. You can email the show at expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Follow Expression Quest on Instagram Follow Expression Quest on facebook Follow Expression Quest on twitter
01:19:20
December 21, 2020
Ep 8 - Relatable Alienation with Aparna Nancherla
A conversation with stand-up comic, writer, actor, and my friend from high school Aparna Nancherla! We discuss how she has endeavored to translate her delightful and unconventional point of view to audiences big and small, how her career in comedy has helped her to become more socially conscious and a whole lot more! This week I ask the question: Do you think in words, pictures or other? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail at (609)-795-2472. Please include your first name--a fake name works too. I would love to hear your voice! or just send a DM via instagram ヾ(*ΦωΦ)ノ I've launched a Patreon for the podcast! Please check it out at patreon.com/expressionquest For as little as 3 bucks a month, you can show appreciation for the work I do for this here podcast AND invest in yourself as a creator or aspiring creator! Be a part of our inspiring supportive private Facebook group, get regularly featured in our Instagram & Facebook stories and join the Quest Qlub for exciting zoom events.  If you don't already, please subscribe to the show to automatically receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest You'll find subscribe links to most podcast players there. Help out the show! please leave a review on iTunes! I would love it if you did. You can email the show at expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Follow Expression Quest on Instagram Follow Expression Quest on Facebook Follow Expression Quest on Twitter  
01:07:28
November 28, 2020
Ep 7 - Poetics of Autism with Dylan Emmons
A conversation with writer, public speaker and autism consultant Dylan Emmons. We discuss his process as a creative writer, poet and essayist and how that interrelates with his advocacy and consultant work on with autistic people in schools and other settings as well as how being autistic himself has deeply impacted his creative work and how he organizes his life.  This week I ask the question: How do you access your intuition for your creative practice? Please let me know! Leave a voicemail using this number (609)-795-2472. Please include your name (first names or pseudonyms are fine). I would love to hear your voice!  or send a DM via instagram If you don't already, please subscribe to the show to receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest You'll find subscribe links to most podcast players there. If you want to help out the show, please leave a review on iTunes! I would love it if you did. You can email the show at expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Follow Expression Quest on Instagram Follow Expression Quest on Facebook
01:12:53
October 30, 2020
Ep 6 - Beauty and Color with Amber
A conversation with visual artist Amber! We discuss her love of color and of women as subject-matter in her artwork, how she deals with haters (!) as well as how she has become more disciplined about her creative practice which she balances with a day job plus so much more! This week I ask the question: What is an Artist to you? Please let me know! leave a voicemail here or send a DM via instagram or send an email too. If you don't already, please subscribe to the show to receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest You'll find subscribe links to most podcast players there. If you want to help out the show, please leave a review on iTunes! I would love it if you did. You can email the show at expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Follow Expression Quest on Instagram Follow Expression Quest on facebook
01:02:44
October 8, 2020
Ep 5 - Going There Together with Eric Benoit
A conversation with musician and visual artist/designer Eric Benoit We discuss the layered process of how he puts together his songs, the role of his creative practice in his mind and life, the importance of his supportive creative community and much more! This week I ask the question: What challenges with have you had with self promotion and how have you dealt with them? Please let me know! leave a voicemail here or send a DM via instagram If you don't already, please subscribe to the show to receive new episodes at anchor.fm/expressionquest You'll find links to most podcast players there. If you want to help out the show, please leave a review on iTunes! I would love it if you did. You can email the show at expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com Follow Expression Quest on Instagram Follow Expression Quest on facebook
01:01:14
September 18, 2020
Ep 4 - Your Laughter is my Canvas with Monique
A conversation with comedian and musician Monique (instagram.com/moniqueandjiminy). We talk about how she goes about writing and sculpting jokes along with her audience and what she’s learned about herself along her creative journey.  This week I ask the question: What valuable lessons have you learned from your day job? Please let me know! leave a voicemail at: anchor.fm/expressionquest. You can also find links to various podcast players there and $upport the $how if you’re so inclined.  Follow the show on instagram: instagram.com/expressionquest or email us at expressionquestpodcast@gmail.com
01:02:19
August 29, 2020
Ep 3 - On the Associative Trail with Sean
A conversation with Sean (instagram.com/unfoldedform), an awesome artist from my art club Greenpoint Art Circle (instagram.com/greenpoint_art_circle)! We discuss his journaling process, his wide range of intellectual pursuits and get a little too friendly with a local bee. We introduce a new segment: What’s Inspiring Lately? and I tell you all about my inspirations and invite you to tell me about yours! anchor.fm/expressionquest to leave me a voice message! also find links to various podcast players and $upport the $how!
52:09
August 10, 2020
Ep 2 - Art Experiments with Diana
The first conversation featuring Diana!an old friend. We discuss her journey through academia, design, and her ongoing creative journey. Check out some of Diana’s art and design work at behance.net/diana_sanchez
01:17:48
July 19, 2020
Ep 1 - What is this Expression Quest?
Hello! In this first ep I introduce myself and tell yal a little about what my vision for this pod will be. Join me!
12:37
June 28, 2020