The Independent Artist: NAIA Podcast

The Independent Artist: NAIA Podcast


Independent artists who represent their work at art festival events are a unique and inspired group that endure great risk in the pursuit of following their dreams. Each episode is an in-depth interview with award-winning, visual artists who work in mediums, such as painting, photography, sculpture, glass, ceramics, jewelry, printmaking, drawing, and mixed media. Every story delves into the process of self-discovery behind the work and the career path that creates financial success. Whether an artist or a collector, you will find inspiration from the stories of these Indie Artists.

Visual artists Douglas Sigwarth and Will Armstrong co-host and discuss topics affecting working artists. Each episode is a deep dive into a conversation with a guest artist who shares their unique experiences as a professional independent artist. This week’s preamble topics include artists as jurors, the rebirth of Art in the High Desert, and taking a pause in our art practice for health reasons.

This week’s guest is Anthony Hansen Anthony is an artist working in the material of metal. He uses found object sheet metal from automobiles to create a patchwork of the past and present. In this heartfelt talk, Anthony describes his journey through chronic pain and how empathy from others helped him navigate through the struggle.

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