Tag: Art Fusion

Marilu Knode | Laumeier Sculpture Park

Marilu Knode, director of Laumeier Sculpture Park discusses a variety of topics including the monument and anti-monument movements and the impact of sculpture on a space. She also highlights some of the challenges of public art and talks about the importance of visual literacy. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Cbabi Bayoc | 365 Days with Dad

St. Louis artist Cbabi Bayoc talks about how he communicates the importance of strong father figures in the African American community through his art. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Lisa Melandri and Juan Williams Chavez | CAM

CAM director Lisa Melandri and artist Juan Williams Chavez discuss the current state of contemporary art, ways of thinking about it and where it might go from here. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tina Shen and Richard Newman | River Styx

Producer Patrick Murphy talks with Tina Shen and Richard Newman from River Styx. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Jessica Hentoff | Circus Harmony

Jessica Hentoff, Artistic and Executive Director of Circus Harmony, talks about how children who learn circus skills are actually learning life skills such as patience, trust, relationship building and confidence. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Vince Schoemehl | Grand Center

Grand Center President and CEO Vince Schoemehl talks about how the arts are transforming Grand Center and what that means to the region. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Kelly Pollock | COCA

COCA Executive Director Kelly Pollock talks about how COCA reached out to businesses in a program that tried to teach business people creative approaches. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Ron Himes | Black Rep

Ron Himes is the founder and producing director of the Black Rep, which showcases African American theatre. Himes discusses the importance of having artistic institutions solely committed to presenting the African American experience. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Em Piro | St. Lou Fringe

St. Lou Fringe offers young talent opportunities to present cutting edge performances that they might not otherwise find. The Fringe encourages artists by being non-judgmental and fostering creative through what founder Em Piro calls “the radical yes.” Piro was in the Nine studio recently to talk about her innovative approach toward art. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Franklin “Buzz” Spector | Sam Fox School

Franklin “Buzz” Spector is a Professor of Art for the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University. An internationally recognized artist and critical writer, he works in a wide range of media. He discusses his fascination for the book as both subject and object of art. Art Fusion is made possible through a partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the Nine Network, and Radio Arts Foundation (RAF) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.