COLLAR WORKS RADIO

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expanding the local arts vernacular in conversation with regional artists

 
 

Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker sits down each week with local artists to talk about their artistic processes, inspirations, trials and tribulations in art + life. Collar Works Radio highlights the thought-provoking, worth-seeing exhibitions at fellow art institutions throughout the region that you will not want to miss!

Collar Works Radio is in partnership with the Sanctuary for Independent Media's radio program Hudson Mohawk Magazine. Listen in LIVE on WOOC 105.3 FM on Tuesdays at 6:15pm and Wednesdays at 7:15AM and 9:15AM. Episodes available on demand here and at mediasanctuary.org.


Look out for future episodes that will discuss the up coming Whitney Biennial, plus our 10-year anniversary interview with Colin Boyd and Sanford Mirling.

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Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker talks to downstate correspondent Sean Fuller about what to see in New York City if your looking to make the trip. This month Sean recommends Iranian born artist Siah Armajani at The Met Breuer which comes down June 2nd. Also, Sean gives a preview of the Whitney Biennial which opens May 17th and runs till September 22nd. 


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Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker and artist Colin Boyd continue their conversation about Colin's artistic practice and in depth discuss his fictional movie Galleon. What inspires him to make it and when will see the Galleon lunchbox?


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Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker interviews artist Colin Boyd about his artistic practice; sculptures that blend history, story telling and science fiction.


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Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker interviews guest Patrick Tine, new arts contributor for the Times Union about his impressions of the 41st Photo Regional and the lab space show NSFW, both held at Collar Works Gallery in Troy, NY.


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Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker talks to downstate correspondent Sean Fuller about what to see in New York City that's coming down soon and not to be missed. On Sean's not to miss list are Hilma Af Klint at the Guggenheim (thru April 23) and Alice Neel at David Zwirner gallery (thru April 13), get on the train and make a day of it.


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Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker interviews guests Madison LaVallee and Julie Casper Roth, Two-thirds of the curatorial team organizing their upcoming show In-faux-structure at Opalka Gallery at Sage College in Albany, NY. Discussed was the open call (what they are looking for) , the upcoming deadline (April 1st), how to submit and how to get involved.

Learn more about In-faux-structure here


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Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker interviews guest Susan Meyer about her artistic practice, sculptures that draw inspiration from Buckminster Fullers geodesic domes to Borsch Belt comics.


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Collar Works Radio host Justin Baker sits down with artist + educator Brian Cirmo to discuss his upcoming show ‘Brian Cirmo: Paintings’ at Lake George Arts Project opening on March 9. Listen in as Cirmo discusses his inspiration and how his painting process has evolved over the last decade.


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Artist Alisa Sikelianos-Carter discusses her own art practice with host Justin Baker. We explore how she creates her work and what lies beneath the surface of her evocative and powerful body of work “Future Ancestors” currently in the ‘In Place of Now’ exhibit on view at Opalka Gallery in Albany, NY through April 14.


ABOUT OUR HOSTS

Our host and upstate correspondent is Justin Baker. Justin is a board member of Collar Works and a practicing artist who lives and works in Troy, NY. Justin teaches digital imaging and web art and design at Hudson Valley Community College. He currently lives in Troy, NY with his wife Kyra, daughters Lola and Rona, cats Lulu and Lilly.

Our host and upstate correspondent is Justin Baker. Justin is a board member of Collar Works and a practicing artist who lives and works in Troy, NY. Justin teaches digital imaging and web art and design at Hudson Valley Community College. He currently lives in Troy, NY with his wife Kyra, daughters Lola and Rona, cats Lulu and Lilly.

Sean Fuller, our downstate correspondent, is an artist and independent curator. Most recently he co-organized, with Monica Bill-Hughes, the exhibition Ever Upward at Collar Works, featuring work by recent New York State M.F.A. graduates. Recently he worked for Printed Matter, Inc., managing the opening their new satellite location at Swiss Institute in New York. Prior to Printed Matter, he worked at the Tang Museum as the Store and Publications Manager.Sean also spent eleven years at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, where he managed the Design and Book Store, overseeing buying and merchandising, and organizing author and artist events. During this time, he co-organized the 2015 Video Art and Experimental Film Festival.

Sean Fuller, our downstate correspondent, is an artist and independent curator. Most recently he co-organized, with Monica Bill-Hughes, the exhibition Ever Upward at Collar Works, featuring work by recent New York State M.F.A. graduates. Recently he worked for Printed Matter, Inc., managing the opening their new satellite location at Swiss Institute in New York. Prior to Printed Matter, he worked at the Tang Museum as the Store and Publications Manager.Sean also spent eleven years at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, where he managed the Design and Book Store, overseeing buying and merchandising, and organizing author and artist events. During this time, he co-organized the 2015 Video Art and Experimental Film Festival.


ABOUT COLLAR WORKS

Collar Works is a non-commission art space located in Troy, New York dedicated to the support of emerging and under-represented artists, working in any media, exhibiting challenging and culturally relevant contemporary artworks. Expanding the current art vernacular in New York’s Capital Region, Collar Works provides a venue for community dialogue focused on serious, provocative and spirited artworks.