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One Love Art Sessions Podcast

One Love Art Sessions Podcast

By One Love
A podcast bringing talent and community together for creativity, heart to heart discussions, and chill vibes.

The podcast is comprised of both recorded episodes specifically created for the podcast and audio extracted from our live virtual events.
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World Building with Chama Candela
In this session we are joined by Chama Candela, an incredible artist and world builder. Her work is a wonderful blend of illustration and 2-D animation. She has been developing a niche version of the metaverse that her community has titled the cariberse.  During the conversation we explore her purpose and approach to building the cariberse, the importance of community, the diverse projects under the main umbrella, and future projects. You can connect with Chama Candela and her work on Twitter and Instagram: @uhcaribe @uhbodega @pwrflmamacita The music in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:14:29
May 27, 2022
Longevity 2 with Donovan Christie, Jr.
In this session, we explore longevity once again with Donovan Christie Jr. Donovan is a husband, father, and an actor, known for his roles in Praize, A Fall from Grace, The Get Down, The Night Of, If Loving You Is Wrong and Chicago P.D. to name a few. Ultimately, he is a passionate creative with a tremendous drive. We explore his schooling, career path, the concept of relevance, and more.  The music in this session was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:19:33
May 06, 2022
Discovery with Megan Mahfoud
In this session we connect with Megan Mahfoud, a multidisciplinary creative living in the rural northwest part of New Jersey. During this session, we discuss discovery and how she has found and prioritized her art styles, how passion and financial need intersect, full-time employment versus freelancing, and how she has worked through an illness.  The music in this episode is produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
39:57
April 22, 2022
Versatility with ClickNPress
During this session we connected with ClickNPress, a nu-era production and dj duo hailing from NYC. Kaleb “KQuick”  and Marc “Fresh2Def” Soto met while attending New York University’s Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music where they majored in music production and audio engineering.  The conversation explores their origin story, the need for adaptability, and the overall importance of versatility for creatives. The music in this session was produced by Pound aka Chris Less.
01:17:33
April 01, 2022
Dedication with Lee Ellis
In this session, we chop it up with Lee Ellis, a Bristol-based artist who has made a career out of the thing he loves, Art. The conversation revolves around dedication, the artist mindset, the differences between traditional and digital markets, fatherhood, and so much more.  Twitter: @leroy_ellis Instagram: @leeellisart The music used in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
59:55
March 18, 2022
Influence
For this episode the 3 of us decided to take a deep dive in to the ever present question, "Who inspired you?" We each take a look at the 3 most influential artists in our lives. Listen and we'd love to know who are your top 3. Artists mentioned: Andy Warhol Banksy Claude Monet Oswaldo Guayasmin Jose Clemente Orozco Todd McFarlane Norman Rockwell Romare Bearden Jean Michel Basquiat Diego Rivera Kara Walker Sanford Greene Jacob Lawrence Alexander Calder The music used in this episode was produced by Chris Lee aka Pound.
01:09:24
February 25, 2022
Impact with Mike King
For this episode we are joined by someone who embodies the idea of Impact in various facets of his life. Mike King, a Philly Native, now living in Brooklyn, is the Founder and Managing Director of iPullRank, has an extensive background in software, web development and a proclivity for creative solutions. Mike is also a rapper, going under the name Mic King, who has performed and toured with many notable other artists, and who recently released his album “Iconic” after some time off. Twitter: @ipullrank @ipullrankagency Site: www.ipullrank.com The music used in this podcast is produced by Chris Lee aka Pound.
58:21
February 18, 2022
Discipline with Sarah Krajewski
In this session we chat with educator, artist, author, and illustrator Sarah Krajewski (@artroomglitterfairy) about the mindset needed to juggle so many titles and tasks and about her book titled "Exactly You: The Shape of Your Feelings". Website: https://www.artroomglitterfairy.com/ *Buy her book! The music in this episode was produced by Chris Lee aka Pound.
55:02
February 04, 2022
Reflection
We called upon Jose Ojeda (@ojedasbodega) to help us wrap the year up again. Exploring questions from the mind of Jonathan Fields (host of The Good Life Project and author of Spark) we break down 2021 and plans for 2022. The music in this episode was produced by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
01:03:05
December 31, 2021
Productivity with ERJURSELF
In this episode we are joined by graphic designer, gamer, husband, and father Enrique “Ricky” Rodriguez, Jr. (@erjurself) to discuss productivity- projects, family, collaborations, and sales. Shop: http://www.erjurself.com/
52:56
December 17, 2021
Purpose with Grimly Toys
We are joined by Greg aka @grimlytoys for a real fun and introspective conversation about art and purpose. The music in this podcast is produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
54:59
November 12, 2021
Hussle + Motivate with Raven50mm
It's another NFT episode! This time we are joined by Raven Trammell - a visual artist originally from Holland, Michigan but currently located in Los Angeles, CA. From documenting protests to capturing some of the biggest artists in the world on stage, their portfolio varies in subjects and compositions. During the conversation we talk about their come up, current and past projects, and upcoming events. For more information please follow them: @raven50mm and @50mmcollective The music in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:04:18
October 29, 2021
The Lost Boys with Totally Rad Christmas
This a special crossover episode. We put a tweet to do a seasonal crossover episode and Gerry D., the host of Totally Rad Christmas joined us for some Spooky Szn fun which includes the film The Lost Boys. Totally Rad Christmas is a podcast about the raddest time of year in the baddest decade ever! He talks all things Christmas in the '80s to the max! Toys, movies, specials, music, books, games, fashion, and fads--if it was gnarly during Christmas in the '80s, he got it covered!  Instagram: @totallyradchristmas Twitter: @radchristmas
40:21
October 21, 2021
Connection with Naty and PhePhe
Art is intimate by nature, but there are forms of creativity that engage the client/customer/collector in a way that’s life altering or creates deeper connections. Joining us to discuss these connections are Natalia Zamparini (@natybynature), a muralist, designer, and entrepreneur who has become one of the most sought-after henna businesses throughout the NYC and Tr-State area. And Phe Phe Rose (@phepherose and @brushupyourspace), an artist, designer, and entrepreneur who creates children illustrations, and wall paintings. She also provides personal branding, property branding, and designs spaces. The music in this podcast was produced by Chris Lee aka Pound.
01:18:43
October 08, 2021
Collaboration
For this episode we are joined by all around creative Dave Combs or Dave Too (@davemakesstickers) to discuss collaboration and a new month long challenge- Collabruary (@collabruary). The music in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
49:59
September 03, 2021
Flavor
You know that saying “if you can’t stand the heat, get the hell out of the kitchen!” Well these 2 guests don’t mind the heat but also realized their reach can expand past the kitchen. For this episode we are joined by Chef Jeffrey Darbouze (@beatz_ala_booze)- chef, beat maker, producer, and host of the YouTube series, The Beat Bistro (@thebeatbistro) and Chef Jose DeJesus or Trill Cooker (@trill.cooker) - Bronx resident and as seen on tv celebrity chef. You may have seen him on Food Network, beating Bobby Flay, or Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen. The music in this episode is produced by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
01:21:29
July 23, 2021
Co-Educating
For this episode we wanted to explore the benefits of co-education. Children thrive in a supportive community, you know the proverb “It takes a village..” In order to explore this concept we are joined by Cheri Sterman (@cheristerman), educator and Director of Crayola EDU and Tim Needles (@timneedles), artist, educator, and author of the book “STEAM Power.” Resources: https://cloud.e-mail.crayola.com/teacherfamilyresources https://timneedles.com/ Listen. Subscribe. One Love. The music used in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
49:31
July 02, 2021
Game Changer- Pen Tips
This is the first of the Game Changer Series- a series focusing on the people and companies designing products to support and increase the level of productivity for creators.  In this episode, we are joined by Marc Tuinier, the Product and Marketing Lead of Pen Tips (@pentips.art). Pen Tips are high quality matte coated silicon colored nibs designed for the Apple Pencil that allows user to work with increased control, reduce clacking noises, act as a protective layer, and provide a natural feeling. For more information or to purchase visit www.pen.tips. The music in this episode is produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
31:17
June 18, 2021
Cryptoart II
Back in October of 2020 we recorded our first episode of Cryptoart where we educated on the ever expanding movement. We wanted to follow that episode up because so much has happened in the space since.  In this episode we are joined by Hernan Ortiz (@nanimalisimo), Marketing and Community Manager at Artvatars (@artvatars) and John Crain (@SuperRareJohn), CEO of SuperRare (@SuperRare) to explore the new developments, the role of the curatorial platforms, the effect of celebrities and big brands, and a lot more.  The music in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:16:56
June 04, 2021
Movement
For this episode we wanted to explore the concept of movement and dance. To do so we were joined by Desiree Godsell and Joy Jacobsen. Desiree Godsell- dancer, choreographer, and instructor. Co-Founder of the Academic Network of Dance. Desiree co-created The Pearl, a multi-media dance concert series, is producing work for Harlem Stages, starring in the upcoming movie In the Heights, and choreographing for Broadway productions. IG: @desireegodsell www.academicnetworkofdance.com Joy Jacobsen- dancer, mom, Bronx native, and accountant who has performed and competed with various groups, schools, and teams throughout her life. IG: @yourbundleofjoy The music used in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:17:15
May 28, 2021
Spaces
In this episode we are joined by Dylan McManus (@dylan_t_mcmanus) artist, husband, father, educator, and partial owner of Little Bear Hill (@littlebearhill) to discuss spaces, from the ones we occupy to the ones we provide.  The music in this episode is produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:05:49
May 14, 2021
Art and Science
In this episode we were joined by Mehdi Doumi (@blehdi) to discuss his work and his creation, the Paletta (@palettalife). During the conversation we explore the relationship between art and science, importance of art in education, Kickstarter vs. Etsy, and a bunch of other awesomeness. To order a Paletta visit: https://www.palettalife.com/ The music in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:25:43
April 23, 2021
Layers
There are layers to artists, we peel a few back with Luis-Miguel Caraballo (@louieblaka). In this episode we talk about the impact of location on art, switching professions, publicity, and Black Lives Matter. Professional Website: www.luismiguelcaraballo.com Reference article: https://lithub.com/we-need-to-treat-artists-as-workers-not-decorations/?fbclid=IwAR1BXihEvwr3b_smeniYTI3hWQOOlJfp7LLFMKZ_81J3tpKItBPraiYsNTI The music in this episode was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
41:16
April 09, 2021
Growth
In this episode we connect with visual artist, Paul Fresha (@paulfresha). During the conversation we dissect his career, social media, and networking in order to explore growth. www.paulfresha.com The music in this episode is produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
43:58
March 26, 2021
Longevity
Longevity, the marriage between time and hustle, is broken down with Pedro (@itssodope), producer and international DJ. We spoke of his beginnings, staying relevant, pandemic, and present and future goals.  https://soundcloud.com/itssodope https://open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF1E4mRxXn6gwjzq?si=a-Q816-GT2mxUN5X_3FEtA The music in this podcast was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:07:16
March 12, 2021
Family
For this episode we were joined by brothers, Evan Ubiera (@evanubiera) and Edward Ubiera (@edwardubiera) to discuss family and it's role in the arts. We spoke of upbringing, support, influences, legacies, and current projects. For more information, follow and visit: https://sansimon.bandcamp.com/ www.edwardubiera.com https://edwardubiera.bandcamp.com/
54:16
February 26, 2021
West Coast
NSFW For this episode we "travel" to California to cut it up with the guys from The Paint The Town Podcast. We talk about everything from California, art forms, Hip Hop, and Super Bowl. We hope you enjoy the conversation and check out their podcast and personal work. Instagram: @pttpshow @teachr1 @shenanigansmusic @lastreetartgallery The music used in this podcast is produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:34:06
February 05, 2021
Completion
It's the end of 2020 and we cut it up with Jose Ojeda (@ojedasbodega) about the concept of completion. We talk about the projects we have left incomplete, our experiences with completing others, and some randomness. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe. Music by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:03:32
December 31, 2020
Obstacles
In this episode, we discuss obstacles in the film industry with the brilliant and talented couple, Dominique Nieves and Amilcar Javier.  Where to find our guests: Dominique Nieves Instagram: @dominique_didthat Twitter: @Dom_didthat Website: www.ironglovesproduction.com Amilcar Javier Instagram: @amilcar_acts Twitter: @Amilcar_acts Please be sure to rate and subscribe. 1Love. The music for the podcast was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee.
01:17:02
December 18, 2020
Accountability
In this episode, we, James (@jmsljay) and Candido (@crespoarts) discuss accountability in the arts. We explore both the individual role as artists, as critics, and also as fans and supporters. During the conversation, we also weave in politics and sports. The music for the podcast was produced by Pound aka Chris Lee. Thank you for listening! Please be sure to subscribe, rate/review and share. 
47:20
November 20, 2020
Everyday Art Room
In this episode we are guests on the Everyday Art Room podcast. Nic Hahn (@minimatisseart) invited us to discuss finding the time to create, balancing creativity with responsibilities, and the importance of art teachers continuing to do studio work. You can find out more information about the Everyday Art Room at https://theartofeducation.edu/everydayartroom/ The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
34:15
October 30, 2020
Cryptoart
In this episode we are joined by Hernan Ortiz (@nanimalisimo) and Carlos Marciel (@carlosmarcielt) to discuss the cryptoart movement. The episode consists of 2 sessions. Hernan Ortiz explains the movement: 0:00 - 21:00 [We mention Jose Ojeda (ojedasbodega) during this portion as well] Carlos Marciel joins to dig in: 21:01-1:46:52 The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
01:46:52
October 09, 2020
Community
In this episode we go at it alone. We wanted to discuss the role of community in the development and continuation of One Love Art Series.  The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
01:04:27
September 11, 2020
Creativity
In this episode we are joined by Steve Lucin (@stevelucin) and the recipients of the 2020 Support Creativity (@supportcreativity) scholarships to discuss creativity.  The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
56:19
August 28, 2020
Let's Hit The Streets
In this episode we are joined by the street wear clothing brand Perico LTD (@pericolimited) to discuss street wear, street art, and the Bronx. The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
48:31
August 14, 2020
Vulnerability
In this episode we are joined by poets Jose Medina (@themostinterestinmanintheworld) and Juan-Carlos Piñeiro (@juancarlosyogaom) to discuss poetry and vulnerability. (Hint: Stay past the credits). The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
01:32:26
July 31, 2020
Consistency
In this episode we are joined by artists Chris RWK (@chrisrwk) and Tom Travers (@tomtraversart) to talk style, work ethic, and experiences in the industry. The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
01:00:05
July 17, 2020
Coloring Outside the Lines Pt. 2
In this episode we are joined by artist and educator Philip Robinson Jr. (@philiprobinsonjr) and art historian and educator Valentin Concha-Nunez (@valentin_tintin_) to continue the discussion on the country's current state, racism, protests, Black Lives Matter and the relationship between art and activism. The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
01:03:33
July 03, 2020
Coloring Outside the Lines Pt. 1
In this episode we are joined by artists Jessica Jacobsen (@jmamaluna) and Claudio De La Rosa (@smurfseyeview) to discuss the country's current state, racism, protests, Black Lives Matter and the relationship between art and activism. The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
58:31
June 19, 2020
Where do we belong?
In this episode we are joined by artists Deigo Garcia (@diegoAGC) and Will Teran to discuss Belonging and our experience in the Art industry. The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
52:26
June 05, 2020
Who are we!?
In this episode the hosts, Candido (@crespoarts) and Jay (@james_l_j) introduce themselves, talk about their work, art experiences, how One Love Art Sessions came about, reflect on the first 2 live events and share some expectations for the next. The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee. Follow @oneloveartsessions for information about live events, and additional media.  Listen. Subscribe. One Love. 
28:54
May 22, 2020
Identity: Who are you now?
In this episode we are joined by artists M2 or Marthalicia Matarrita (@marthalicia) and RAGZ or Raphael Guerrero (@rjartistriesofp75) to explore identity and it's impact on Art. The music used in the intro and outro is created by Pound AKA Chris Lee.
53:40
May 19, 2020
How does childhood impact art?
In this episode we are joined by artists Mike Stylez (@nastyones) and Andres Gallardo (@artofandres) to explore childhood and it's impact on Art. The music used in the intro and outro is by Pound AKA Chris Lee. 
36:31
May 04, 2020