• Aaron Hill playing his piano in Baltimore City park
    24
    Dec

    Our Own Mini Artscape (Audio)

    Join US Event Photos owner Mike Gatty as he talks to mom and son art team, Aaron Hill and Cheryl Lawson.  Cheryl discovered her love of art and creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic as she drew in the middle of Baltimore's Patterson Park.  Aaron is a social media personality who decided to bring his piano right out into our community, playing pop up concerts on the street corners, in the parks, in surrounding towns, and even in driveways.  We...

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  • Jean LaVelle's Hopkins Hospital Baltimore
    11
    Dec

    Jean LaVelle: It’s Always Sunny in Baltimore (AUDIO ONLY)

    I continue our discussion about art and creativity with one of my favorite people: my Aunt, Jean LaVelle.   A Baltimore folk artist,  Aunt Jean sees the world differently, and through her art, brings her joyous visions to life. During a time when COVID is rampaging, and many face the holidays in isolation — Aunt Jean’s […]

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  • Jean LaVelle's Hopkins Hospital Baltimore
    11
    Dec

    Jean LaVelle: It’s always sunny in Baltimore (Video)

    I continue our discussion about art and creativity with one of my favorite people: my Aunt, Folk Artist Jean LaVelle. Aunt Jean sees the world differently, and through her art, brings her joyous visions to life. During a time when COVID is rampaging, and many face the holidays in isolation -- Aunt Jean's upbeat world view is a shot of Vitamin D.

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  • Allison Fomich uses nature to inspire her jewelry
    26
    Nov

    Allison Fomich: The Art of the Pivot (Video)

     Join US Event Photos owner Mike Gatty as he talks the business of art with jewelry designer Allison Fomich.  They discuss how COVID has impacted the Baltimore art community,  dive into her jewelry design and creation business, and how everything ties together in this heart felt interview with the owner of Tiger Lilly.  If you're an artist trying to stay in business during COVID-19, you don't want to miss this talk.  

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  • Allison Fomich uses nature to inspire her jewelry
    26
    Nov

    Allison Fomich: The At of the Pivot (audio)

     Join US Event Photos owner Mike Gatty as he talks the business of art with jewelry designer Allison Fomich.  They discuss how COVID has impacted the Baltimore art community,  dive into her jewelry design and creation business, and how everything ties together in this heart felt interview with the owner of Tiger Lilly.  If you're an artist trying to stay in business during COVID-19, you don't want to miss this talk.  

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  • Artwork by Shelley Brown
    13
    Nov

    Allowing Your Weirdness: Shelley Brown AUDIO ONLY

    Join Podcast host Mike Gatty in an in-depth discussion with artist, wellness coach, and author Shelley Brown! Shelley's overriding life rule is to allow your weirdness, and explains: "Life is a freight town, on a roller coaster, straight down a rabbit hole. The only trick is when to get off." Shelley talks about how feminism influences her work, her upcoming book The Glue is Drying Weird Girl Adventures and her work as a mindfulness coach.

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  • Artwork by Shelley Brown
    13
    Nov

    Allowing Your Weirdness: Shelley Brown (Video)

    Join Podcast host Mike Gatty in an in-depth discussion with artist, wellness coach, and author Shelley Brown! Shelley's overriding life rule is to allow your weirdness, and explains: "Life is a freight town, on a roller coaster, straight down a rabbit hole. The only trick is when to get off." Shelley talks about how feminism influences her work, her upcoming book.

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  • Chalk Night in Patterson Park
    06
    Nov

    Critters, Mandalas, Solstice and Chalk: Martha Simons (Video)

    Host Mike Gatty interviews community organizer and artist Martha (Stella) Simons about her Butchers Hill and Patterson Park outdoor art projects. From Chalk Night to Solstice Windows, Mandala Friday to Chester Street Critters, Martha contributes generously to the heart and soul of our Baltimore community.

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  • Chalk Night in Patterson Park
    06
    Nov

    Critters, Mandalas, Solstice and Chalk: Martha Simons (Audio)

    Join host Mike Gatty as he interviews community organizer and artist Martha Simons about her Butchers Hill and Patterson Park outdoor art projects. From Chalk Night to Solstice Windows, Mandala Friday to Chester Street Critters, Martha contributes generously to the heart and soul of our Baltimore community.

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  • Black Lives Matter Window Mural
    31
    Oct

    Black Lives Matter Window Mural Project Audio Only

    Join host Mike Gatty as he talks with Kate Klusewitz, a local artist who founded the Black Lives Matter Window Mural Project in the Patterson Park neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. Kate and her artists have raised more than $6,000 for black advocacy groups, and have painted more than 100 local windows.

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