BEST OF The Art Scene: “Who Was The Greatest?” pt 2c – Art history series w Foster & Russo

DAVID FOSTER - well-known sculptor, arts historian and past LTCC arts chair & professor of 32 yrs - and DAVE RUSSO - equally well-known painter, LTCC instructor, past gallery owner AND Picasso roommate...  Yup, you heard me! :)  Both have teamed up w me in this final, fun program (pt 3/3) about the famed Pablo Picasso, who Dave spent a year with as his "student."  The previous "Best Of" programs aired Nov 26 & Dec 24, 2016.  Today we wrap things up with more of the character & personal sides of the master along with a taste of his business acumen.  Sadly, Dave Russo passed away in ...
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BEST OF The Art Scene: “Who Was The Greatest?” pt 2b – Art history series w Foster & Russo

DAVID FOSTER is a well-known sculptor, arts historian and past LTCC arts chair & professor of 32 yrs, and DAVE RUSSO is an equally well-known painter, LTCC instructor, past gallery owner AND Picasso roommate...  Yup, you heard me!  :)  Both are teaming up w me in this edifying and fun program (pt 2 of 3) about the famed Pablo Picasso, who David and I introduced (pt 1) in a preceding "Best Of" program Nov 26.  Today we carry on with the influences Picasso experienced on his way to Cubism and beyond.  Sadly, Dave Russo passed away in June 2015 but left us a wonderful legacy of art & humo...
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Dinesh Doshi – abstract expressionist oil painter

DINESH DOSHI lives & works in NYC, is an abstract oil painter, architect, father of 3 grown children, and husband of 42 yrs to his childhood sweetheart.  Painting has been his passion, personal voice and counselor throughout his life, and he brings cultural influences of the Sudan, India, London and NY to his work with very diversified imagery.  Dinesh has a big heart for children and how art can be a builder of dreams for them, so today we will hear about this dream of his as well as his very colorful, relationship and story telling style.
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Sara Zimmerman, Women’s Art Tribe & more!

SARA ZIMMERMAN - from Truckee, CA - whose credentials & experience are numerous, including regularly writing and illustrating for Upworthy (an online mag with 10mil followers), contributing art & articles to the Huffington Post, working with graphic & web design clients, creating her own fine art, and continuously producing her webcomic, Unearthed Comics!  Today we’ll be talking specifically about a new endeavor & event in which she & artist collaborator, Sara Smith, are involved: Women’s Art Tribe & its collaborative live painting fundraiser for High Fives Foundation o...
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Erin Ulcickas – artist & founder of High Vibe Society

 ERIN ULCICKAS, an experimental artist and relatively new local to the S Lake Tahoe community as well as the founder of High Vibe Society, an artist collective.  Erin has been practicing various forms of art since 2008 and built a successful arts-based business in Wilmington, NC, where she learned first-hand how hard it can be to flourish with inadequate resources, lack of exposure to the local market and no mentorship.  Today we’ll be talking about how this experience has been the catalyst for HVS, her vision and how this community may participate.
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BEST OF The Art Scene: “Who Was The Greatest?” pt 2a – Art history series w David Foster

DAVID FOSTER is well-known in Tahoe as an arts historian, marble sculptor and past LT Community College Art Dept chair & instructor of 32 yrs.  David and I have had a great time putting together different Art History series and are bringing you one today called “Who Was The Greatest?" in which we peak “behind the curtain” at events & artists that have been historically influential.  Our subject today is quite possibly the most misunderstood artist you know, and this is pt 2a (first of 3 segments) that we hope you’ll enjoy.  This program first aired on Mar 21, 2013... Have you figured o...
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Margalit Romano – abstract, mixed media fine artist

MARGALIT ROMANO - wife & mother of 3 living in NJ - is a versatile, full-time fine artist working with acrylic, resin, wood, glitter, spray paint, paper, flowers, and anything else she can get her hands on!  Her images range from non-objective to realistic and functional, and from installations to murals and private commissions.  She has also been part of group shows including one at the Brooklyn Community Center and this past September in the Rotterdam National Art Fair.
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Marguerite Gruen – first time novelist

MARGUERITE GRUEN is a first time novelist who was inspired to write her fictional story, The Band 4: The Air We Breathe, by a dream she simply couldn't get out of her head.  Marguerite lives w her husband of 35 yrs, works a regular job and is going through all the joys and challenges of responding to her creative side while enduring the learning curve of self-publishing, marketing and PR.  Music, sports, her Italian lineage and family background are sources for her character development and plots.
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John Hindmarsh – writer & novelist of thrillers & sci-fi

JOHN HINDMARSH is a full-time author & novelist, originally fr Australia, who moved to Tahoe with his wife Cathy in 2012.  Raised as a farmer, John studied and qualified as a CPA then transitioned into software and is now living his lifelong dream of writing full time.  He has self-published 7 novels - with #8 due in December - writes short stories and is a serious photographer.  Ck out his interviews of Jan 9 & Oct 16, ’14, archived on LTAS.com.   Today we’ll catch up on his diverse 2015-16, the novels, an upcoming talk for AAUW and other uncensored topics! Author John Hind...
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