John Mulholland – writer, director of the documentary “Cooper & Hemingway – The True Gen”

JOHN MULHOLLAND is an American writer and director specializing in documentaries.  He was born and lives in NYC, and his most recent documentary, Cooper & Hemingway: The True Gen, that explores the 20-year friendship between actor Gary Cooper and author Ernest Hemingway, is what we will focus on here.  Mulholland began writing documentaries in 1980 for ARTS, a cable channel which had been formed by ABC, and he hosted a radio podcast show, ICONS Radio Hour, from 2007 to 2010 in which he interviewed Hollywood artists and those with first-hand knowledge of the Classic Hollywood era.  Just a f...
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Yuge Zhou – video media artist

YUGE ZHOU, a Chinese born, Chicago-based artist whose video and installation works portray ‘urban dispositions’ and explore the complex interactions between humans and their environment.  Yuge joins me by phone from Chicago to tell us about her journey through engineering into art, the melding of these two disciplines into her unique video media message, how she views her role in this complex relationship between the individual & environment, and how cultural differences may or may not be important.  Yuge also adds her personal take on being successful in the Arts!
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Bradley Bowen – movie actor and producer

BRADLEY BOWEN is a study in determination and optimism that has led him from world class professional surfing to owning his own construction company of 20+ yrs to his new found loves of acting & movie producing.  We’ll be covering his “lucky break”, the attitude & follow through necessary to be professional and successful, his personal journey & exciting events ahead, and the challenges of balancing a promising career w being a devoted family man.
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Best of The Art Scene – Cayce Mell, author & filmmaker of “Tracing Outlines” documentary

CAYCE MELL – author & filmmaker – joins us from Pittsburgh, PA, to promote her very personal project “Tracing Outlines” (and I quote fr a CNN report): "the untold story and true life account of a 21 year old woman who single handedly opened the very first gallery to feature avant-garde artists in conservative Pittsburgh during the turbulent era of WWII."  To be specific, the gallery was “Outlines”, the period was 1941-47 and the woman…
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Laura Carruthers – performer, choreographer, filmmaker

LAURA CARRUTHERS - whose background includes being a six-time national champion and world ranked Scottish Highland dancer, a former member of Ballet Arizona and an honors graduate of ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - joins us from Phoenix, AZ.  Laura develops uniquely beautiful and insightful projects in both theatre and film that combine her abilities to direct, choreograph, perform, arrange music and edit.  We will be talking about all these talents as well as her mission & professional project, Grace Fury, that encapsulates her career & gives voice to her mission.
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Dani Olivier – photographer of the surreal, nude figure

DANI OLIVIER is a French photographer of the surreal, female, nude figure, and he joins us by phone from Paris where he was born and raised.  Dani graduated from the European business school HEC Paris.  Between 2000 and 2006, he worked on digital self-portraits before launching into his current abstract and psychedelic nudes that are his original and exclusive creations.
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David Lockhart – actor, writer, producer

DAVID LOCKHART is an actor, writer & producer from L.A. who received a degree in Media Arts at California State University, Chico, with a minor in Theater. We’ll be discussing his background in the movie industry and how family history led to the making of his first full length feature film, "Lockhart: Unleashing the Talisman", that just recently premiered in L.A.  
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Nick Cahill – photographer, videographer & adventurer

NICK CAHILL is an accomplished landscape, music & travel photographer & videographer whose photograph “Dark Needle” is the cover image for the Fall 2015 National Geographic Special Issue "Guide to the Night Sky, a Stargazer's Companion."  Cahill works as the media director for Force 12 Media and is also putting a new personal project together that we’ll touch on.
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Marko Stout – mixed media & installation artist

MARKO STOUT joins us by phone from NYC where he lives & works.  Though born in South Africa, Marko has an inquisitive soul’s journey that landed him in the Big Apple, where he is now best known for his fierce depiction of the contemporary female in a wildly debauched NYC.  To quote one description of his work, “Marko plunges the viewer deeply into a hauntingly seductive and an often confrontational relationship with the subject…”
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