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Meet The Artist: Topeka

Meet The Artist: Topeka

By Alexander Lancaster
Two Wolves Studio & Artist Den invites you to Meet the Artist. Join host Alexander Lancaster in conversations with Topeka Artists. Alexander is a member of Two Wolves Artist Collective at Two Wolves Studio. The Collective has a shared Gallery we titled the Artist Den. This is place to create and show art, perform art and have art classes and sessions. We have a focus on the city arts and community in Topeka Kansas #cityarts #TOPCITYARTS #topeka
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Ryan Spencer Cook - Guitarist for Ace Frehley
Check out my conversation with Topeka's own Ryan Spencer Cook, the guitarist for the ACE FREHLEY band, also performed with GENE SIMMONS band and his own band HAIR OF THE DOG.
September 8, 2021
Meet The Artist: Jacob Hodge
My guest is Jacob Hodge,  a local guitarist, singer-songwriter, from right here in Topeka. We sit down for a talk about his journey into the arts and share a few stories of growing up in Topeka.
September 2, 2021
Andy McKee - Meet The Artist: Topeka
Andy McKee is an American fingerstyle guitar player who has released six studio albums, two extended plays, and one live album to date. A number of YouTube videos featuring McKee's highly-technical guitar performances have achieved viral fame, garnering hundreds of million of views collectively.
August 17, 2021
Mikoda Lancaster - Meet The Artist: Topeka
My guest is Mikoda Lancaster, (my son) a working actor from Topeka and now living and working the arts in New York City. We had fun with this one! Talking about growing up in Topeka and his volunteer work with TCT and Helen Hocker Theater also his achievements at Topeka High School. A graduate of AMDA in NYC and now working on productions, including movies and TV shows. Mikoda is a rising star, full of talent and skill that is going to take him to the top of the acting world. 
August 11, 2021
Meet The Artist: Keith Horinek
My guest is episode is Photo Journalist, Keith Horinek with Ksnt, aka The Spotted Guy. We have a great conversation about his journey into the arts via photography, city arts and events in Topeka. We dig a little deeper and talk about his upbringing and other passions in his life. 
July 22, 2021
No Retreat No Surrender by Anthony Schwed
Recorded live at Two Wolves Studio
July 14, 2021
Meet The Artist - Anthony Schwed
NOTO Arts District Artist Anthony Schwed stops in for a conversation about his art projects and artist journey.  Hosted by Alexander Lancaster, recorded at Two Wolves Studio located in Downtown Topeka, Kansas. 
July 14, 2021
Meet The Artist: Shelly Bedsaul
Award winning, visual artist Shelly Bedsaul sits down with Alexander Lancaster for a conversation about the City Arts, the beginnings of the NOTO Arts District and Her journey into the arts.   
June 30, 2021
Meet The Artist: Kerrice Mapes
Alexander Lancaster talks with Kerrice Mapes, the owner and editor of SevenEightFive Magazine and KSEF Radio in Topeka.  
June 23, 2021
Meet The Artist: Nate Dingman
Joining us this week for Meet The Artist is Nate Dingman. A singer/ songwriter from Topeka Kansas. We talk about his music, growing up and the upcoming event Second Saturday Concert Series headlining his band Soul Rebel and the Beast.  Host by Alexander Lancaster in colaboration with KSEF-db Radio and Seveneightfive Magazine recorded at Two Wolves Studio in Topeka Kansas
June 9, 2021
Meet The Artist: Jeremy Wangler and Kristin Luber
Alexander has a conversation with two of the artist showing in Two Wolves Studio for a themed show titled 2020 in Hindsight.  Our first  conversation starts with Jeremy Wangler - "Jeremy Wangler is a lifelong Midwesterner and a photographer who lives in Topeka, Kanas. Like so many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic brought many changes during the year 2020. Jeremy used that time to focus on his art and turn photography from a hobby to a chance to use the artform as a means to tell a story, raise awareness and show the beauty of our world." via afterwards, a conversation with  Kristine A. Luber, fabric Artist  "I have a degree in elementary education and have taught in many venues from art classes to how to ride the city bus. As a church educator, I designed and sewed banners for worship and led children and youth in creating religious art projects. I have been part of the volunteer costume team at Topeka Civic Theatre for many years." via
June 2, 2021
Meet The Artist: James Taylor
An interview with James Taylor as aired 5/25/2021.  We talk about his art, Asian lives matter and his journey in the arts. One of our best conversations! I hope you'll listen, send me your feedback and enjoy the conversation. Topeka is a great Arts town! 
May 25, 2021
Meet The Artist: Shannon J Reilly
Alexander Lancaster talks about the arts with Artistic Director of Topeka Civic Theatre, Shannon Reilly. 
May 11, 2021
Meet The Artist: Chris Bylsma
Host Alexander Lancaster talks to actor Chris Bylsma.  "Chris is known for his roles as SEAN in Vince Gilligan's "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Story" (alongside Aaron Paul), PASTOR GARRET MOORE in the 3x Emmy-winning NETFLIX Original "Godless" (Jeff Daniels, Merritt Wever; written/directed by Scott Frank.... "  via IMBd After learning he was from Topeka, I contacted him and asked him if he would be on "Meet The Artist: Topeka" a program that highlights Topeka Artist. Chris replied with a yes and said "I'd definitely be open to sitting down with you, I think it'd be fun to highlight some of what I've experienced for my fellow Topekans! If I can go after a dream of mine, anyone can go after theirs." I'm looking forward to this conversation and hope you'll join us for the next episode of Meet The Artist: Topeka. 
May 11, 2021
Meet The Artist: Preston Walker, Colin Wright and Brian Kincade
Alexander Lancaster host Meet The Artist: Topeka with Guest Preston Walker, Colin Wright and Brian Kincade of Young Mvchetes talks about their journey into the arts in Topeka, solo projects and new EP. 
April 8, 2021
Meet The Artist: Nathan Allen
Meet The Artist: Topeka - Hosted by Alexander Lancaster with featured Artist, singer/songwriter Nathan Allen. Record for KSEF -DB Radio
April 8, 2021
Meet The Artist: Robert Tapley Bustamante
Hosted by Alexander Lancaster, Meet The Artist shines a spotlight on local artist Robert Tapley Bustamante. We talk about the art he's working on, his featured show at ArtsConnect Topeka and his mural projects. 
April 8, 2021
Meet The Artist: Paul Hunt - Delicious Friction
Alexander Lancaster host Meet the Artist with guest Paul "Kaboom" Hunt from Delicious Friction 
March 6, 2021
Meet The Artist: Joe Lewis
Meet Joe Lewis! Blues, singer songwriter, guitar playing mofo! Check out our conversation about his journey into the world of music. I'm especially happy, this is my real life brother. Touring all over the place, spreading his love for music and God. Check us out! Good times!  #topeka
February 17, 2021
Meet The Artist: Bat-or Kalo
Join us for another episode of Meet The Artist: Topeka with host Alexander Lancaster. Our guest tonight is rockin' singer - song writer Bat-Or Kalo. 
February 10, 2021
Meet The Artist: Damaris
Alexander Lancaster, host of Meet the Artist: Topeka hangs out with singer song writer from Iola, Kansas, Damaris.  Join us for a song and conversation about life and the journey of the arts.   Check out her page -
February 9, 2021
Meet The Artist: Damaris
This episode of Meet The Artist: Topeka, Alexander Lancaster sits down with Damaris, a Singer/songwriter from Iola, Kansas. She is here to promote her newest release ‘Come Sit By My Fire’, and her current tour dates in a venue near you. You can purchase her music on her website and learn more about her music, tour dates and the artist. Facebook Booking:
February 12, 2020
Meet The Artist: Michael Wagner
Our very own artist in studio, Michael Wagner, a musician and visual artist. A member of the Two Wolves Artist Collective, in his studio he has been focused on creating his tie dyes and ink paintings along with making music on his solo project Psychosonic Misfit. This is a digital music project with a mix of groovy beats and funky rhythms often using intriguing soundbites to help tell a story. He doesn't stop there, he’s also bassist for local rock band, The Ordeal, with original songs this 4 piece band can be seen and heard at local event venues and serval out of town gigs. Michael Wagner’s studio is located inside 114 Sw 8th Avenue, suite 3, Downtown Topeka. You’re welcome to visit Michael in the studio during our regular business hours, during special events and/or by chance during our off hours. "If the door opens, you're invited" says Wagner Psychosonic Misfit: The Ordeal Watch this video and many more episodes from our Two Wolves Studio channel on
January 22, 2020
Meet The Artist: Joel Edison And Randy Beach
Alexander Lancaster interviews with Joel Edison and Randy Beach about the upcoming Jam4Dan 13 at the Celtic Fox January 17, 18, and 19th in the Happening Downtown Topeka!  Youtube link
January 11, 2020
Meet The Artist: Robert Tapley Bustamante
Two Wolves Studio welcomes Artist, Robert Tapley Bustamate to our show, Meet The Artist, for a conversation about his artworks, including collaborations with ArtsConnect, Brown v Board mural, Topeka Police Department Mural, recent projects and upcoming art projects.
December 30, 2019
Meet The Artist: Chris Schultz
Join us in a conversation with Chris Schultz on our show, Meet The Artist. Our conversation explores the value of the arts, community and local owned business. Chris Shultz has invested his time and focus on the growth of Topeka through his efforts in downtown where he owns Field Of Greens and The Breakroom both located downtown Topeka. Also known for his local talk show, Talk About Topeka - a community social media production celebrating the people, places, events and ideas that make Topeka a great place to call home. Currently he is touring and performing his art as a magician in Branson, Missouri as well as working with the Topeka Performing Arts to help coordinate top acts and live entertainment to perform in our city. It was such a pleasure to have this conversation with Chris Schultz. We hope everyone enjoys watching as much as we enjoy talking about the growth of the arts and community in Topeka. #artstopeka #topcityarts #topeka
December 26, 2019