Art Episodes

Oct. 11, 2019

Michelle Angela Ortiz: Telling the Stories of Immigrants through Art

Michelle Angela Ortiz is a visual artist, skilled muralist, and community arts educator who uses her art as a vehicle to represent people and communities whose histories are often lost or co-opted. Through painting, printmaki...

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April 2, 2019

Conrad Benner: Changing the Way Philly Sees Public Space

Conrad Benner is the creator of Streets Dept, an online platform that highlights street art. It includes a photoblog, a podcast, and an Instagram account with over 140,000 followers. In this episode, you’ll hear how documenti...

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Dec. 20, 2018

Jane Golden: Making Philly a Public Art Gallery through MuralArts

Jane is the Executive Director of Mural Arts Philadelphia, the nation’s largest public art program that employs over 300 artists annually . Over that past 30 years, Jane has lead Mural Arts to become an internationally-renown...

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Oct. 23, 2018

Emily Smith: Showcasing and Preserving Isaiah Zagar's Art at Philly M…

Emily Smith is the Executive Director of Philly’s Magic Gardens, an immersive art environment on South Street that receives over 150,00 visitors per year and showcases the mosaic work of Isaiah Zagar. After spending her early...

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