Distinguished picture book artists talk about their early art experiences, answer questions most frequently asked by children, and offer encouragement to aspiring artists.
Conversations with Victoria Chess, Pat Cummings, Leo and Diane Dillon, Richard Egielski, Lois Ehlert, Lisa Campbell Ernst, Tom Feelings, Steven Kellogg, Jerry Pinkney, Amy Schwartz, Lane Smith, Chris Van Allsburg, and David Wiesner
Author: Pat Cummings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
In this book, music scholar David Ensminger offers a collection of compelling interviews with legendary roots rock and indie artists who bucked mainstream trends and have remained resilient in the face of enormous shifts in the music world. Ensminger brings to light the highways and byways trod by these music icons over the course of their careers.
Conversations with Artists Who Shaped Indie and Roots Music
Author: David A. Ensminger
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
San Miguel de Allende, in addition to being a World Heritage Site, has long been a mecca for artists from all over the world. Conversations with Artists in San Miguel de Allende offers an intimate look at a rapidly changing city that remains suspended between the past and the present, at some of the artists who have lived there for much of their lives, and at art. Why is it that some men and women are compelled to make art and why did so many choose to go to a high desert plateau in central Mexico to do it? The answers to these questions reveal some surprising secrets about a most unusual, some say mystical place, about the nature of art itself, and about why artists are often willing to risk everything in order to do what they love most.
Author: M. B. Paul,Mariah Sirius
Entrepreneurship. Business. Startups. Culture. If you don’t have it figured out, join the club. Each of the entrepreneurs and business leaders who share their stories is seeking God first as they explore where their purpose, calling, and vocation converge—and how their work impacts their clients, customers, culture, and the communities in which they live. EntreWorshippers are artists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, change agents, risk takers, and cross-culture catalysts who work by faith. Learn how eight entrepreneurs are learning to align their calling with their faith, fearlessly following the narrow path. EntreWorshippers features interviews and insights from founders and business leaders John Beckett (Beckett Corporation), Megan Constantino (Parachute Partners), Dr. Shelette Stewart, Makoto Fujimura, Ned Bustard, Todd Greer (202 Exchange), John Rivers (4 Rivers Smokehouse), and Leslie Bianco (In the Company of Prayer).
Conversations with Artists, Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, Change Agents, and Risk Takers who Work by Faith and Impact Culture
Author: Brian Sooy
Publisher: Altered Ego Media
In this breakthrough art book, ten artists of Pacific Island descent talk candidly about their lives and work, and about finding themselves as artists. They also speak about coming to terms with their rich, complex cultural heritage. Speaking in Colour features the artists Fatu Feu‘u, Pauline Hoeft-Cocker, John Ione, Lily Laita, Iosefa Leo, Lyle Penisula, John Pule, Filipe Tohi, Michel Tuffery, and Jim Vivieaere.
Conversations with Artists of Pacific Island Heritage
Author: Sean Mallon,Pandora Fulimalo Pereira
Category: Art, Modern
Shisha and her partners designed the program of residency as a theoretical and idealistic space where the guest artists could reflect on the existential concerns and aesthetic issues that they and their respective communities have to confront. -- p. 5.
In Conversation with Artists from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka : Shisha ArtSouthAsia Residencies 2002
Author: Jagjit Chuhan,Fareda Khan,Sheila Maddison
'The streets are full of admirable craftsmen, but so few practical dreamers.' Ð Man Ray What if there were movies made the same way as suits, custom fitted, each one tailored for one person? Not broadcast, but narrowcast? Not theatres around the world showing the same globalized pictures, but instead a local circumstance, a movie so particular, so peculiar, it could cure night blindness or vertigo? Welcome to the world of fringe movies, where artists have been busy putting queer shoulders to the wheels, or bending light to talk about First Nations rights (and making it funny at the same time), or demonstrating how a personality can be taken apart and put together again, all in the course of a ten-minute movie which might take years to make. Practical Dreamers takes us to this other side of the media plantation. In it, twenty-seven Canadian artists dish about how they get it done and why it matters. The conversations are personal, up close and jargon free, smart without smarting. The stellar cast includes smartbomb Steve Reinke; visionary Peter Mettler; Middle East specialist Jayce Salloum; queer Asian avatars Richard Fung, Midi Onodera, Ho Tam, and Wayne Yung; footage recyclers Aleesa Cohene and Jubal Brown; overhead projector king Daniel Barrow; First Nations vets Kent Monkman and Shelley Niro; international art presence Paulette Philips; and documentarian Donigan Cumming. These in-depth talks come lavishly illustrated in an oversized volume.
Conversations with Movie Artists
Author: Mike Hoolboom
Publisher: Coach House Books
Interviews with 15 important women artists reveal insights on art and feminism in a book that "fills an important gap in contemporary art critical scholarship" (Howard Conant, New York University). This revised edition features 3 new artists.
Conversations With 15 Women Artists
Author: Cindy Nemser
Publisher: Westview Press
Since the 1980s, a prolific "second wave" of Chicano/a writers and artists has tremendously expanded the range of genres and subject matter in Chicano/a literature and art. Building on the pioneering work of their predecessors, whose artistic creations were often tied to political activism and the civil rights struggle, today's Chicano/a writers and artists feel free to focus as much on the aesthetic quality of their work as on its social content. They use novels, short stories, poetry, drama, documentary films, and comic books to shape the raw materials of life into art objects that cause us to participate empathetically in an increasingly complex Chicano/a identity and experience. This book presents far-ranging interviews with twenty-one "second wave" Chicano/a poets, fiction writers, dramatists, documentary filmmakers, and playwrights. Some are mainstream, widely recognized creators, while others work from the margins because of their sexual orientations or their controversial positions. Frederick Luis Aldama draws out the artists and authors on both the aesthetic and the sociopolitical concerns that animate their work. Their conversations delve into such areas as how the artists' or writers' life experiences have molded their work, why they choose to work in certain genres and how they have transformed them, what it means to be Chicano/a in today's pluralistic society, and how Chicano/a identity influences and is influenced by contact with ethnic and racial identities from around the world.
Conversations with Writers and Artists
Author: Frederick Luis Aldama
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Category: Literary Criticism
In an intimate talk with his protégé, the sculptor offers candid, wide-ranging comments on the meaning of art; other famed artists; the relation of sculpture to poetry, painting, and music; more. 76 illustrations.
Author: Auguste Rodin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Author: Geoffrey De Groen
Publisher: Quartet Books (AU)
Category: Art, Australian
"I'm Terry Gross and this is Fresh Air . . ." Now available in paperback--a selection of revealing interviews from the award-winning National Public Radio show Originating from WHYY-FM in Philadelphia and heard on more than 450 NPR stations, Fresh Air with Terry Gross has become a daily habit with millions of listeners nationwide--a must for anyone hoping to keep up with what's happening in the arts. Over the last twenty years, Terry's guests have included our most significant writers, actors, musicians, comics, and visual artists. For her first collection, Terry has chosen more than three dozen timeless interviews that prove to be as lively on the page as they were on the radio. Her questions--probing yet sensitive--encourage revelations from figures as diverse as John Updike, Isabella Rossellini, Conan OBrien, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Cash, and Nicolas Cage. And in her introduction, the generally self-effacing host of Fresh Air does something she wouldnt dream of doing on the air--she reveals a thing or two about herself.
Conversations with Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Artists
Author: Terry Gross
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Performing Arts
The author has condensed hundreds of hours of her conversations with Spain's leading contemporary artist, and neatly assembled them in thematic chapters.
With an Introduction to the Artist's Work
Author: Barbara Catoir,Antoni Tàpies
Publisher: Prestel Pub
A fresh, articulate collection of interviews with twelve of the most influential Native American voices includes the words of writers Sherman Alexie and James Welch, poet Elizabeth Woody, activist Winona LaDuck, and actor Litefoot, among others.
Conversations with Native Artists and Activists
Author: E. K. Caldwell
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Category: Social Science