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  • Three Amazing Women Artists in History

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    On this episode of Big Blend Radio, artist Victoria Chick shares talks about three noteworthy women artists in history that she has written about in Big Blend Magazines over the years. HEAR ABOUT:- ARTEMESIA GENTILESCHI (July 8, 1593 – c. 1656), who was an Italian Baroque painter considered among the most accomplished seventeenth-century artists, initially working in the style of Caravaggio.- MARY EDMONIA LEWIS, aka "Wildfire" (July 4, 1844 – September 17, 1907), who was the first African-American and Native American sculptor to achieve national and then international prominence.  - ANNA MARY ROBERTSON MOSES, aka Grandma Moses, (September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961), who was an American folk artist who gained popularity during the 1950s.Victoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. Visit: https://victoriachick.com/ Victoria appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: https://tinyurl.com/3an38624 

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  • Humor in Art

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    Have You Seen The One About...? On this episode of Big Blend Radio, artist Victoria Chick shares some personal observations about humor in art. Artists covered in this art podcast include noted illustrator Edward Abrams, artist Lund, and dark social realist Phillip Evergood. Read her article and view the art here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/personal-observations-on-humor-in-art/ Victoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. She appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: https://tinyurl.com/3an38624
  • The Art, Life and Legacy of Georges Schreiber

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    On this episode of Big Blend Radio, artist Victoria Chick talks about the art, life, and legacy of Georges Schreiber, a successful painter and printmaker during the 1930s and 40s. Read her article about him here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/artist-georges-schreiber/ Victoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. She appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: https://tinyurl.com/3an38624 See Victoria's work: https://victoriachick.com/ 
  • Why Be a Patron of The Arts?

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    From museums and art centers to educational events and programs, this episode of Big Blend Radio features artist Victoria Chick who explains the importance and benefitsof supporting the arts. Victoria also talks about The Southwest Regional Museum of Art and Art Center in Silver City, New Mexico. It is destined to be a cultural jewel for communities within Southwest New Mexico, and a magnet for art lovers traveling in the state. SWRMA & Art Center will offer exciting educational opportunities and enjoyment in looking at art, studying art, and making art. More: http://www.swrm-art.org/ Victoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. She appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: https://tinyurl.com/3an38624 
  • The History and Art of American Burial Markers

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    On this episode of Big Blend Radio, artist Victoria Chick talks about the History of Place, Materials, Style & Meaning of American Burial Markers. The most durable materials available were generally chosen for markers, but the technology available to move, inscribe, or polish those materials also played a big role in the stylistic development of burial markers. See her article covering burial markers in the United States from Colonial times to now: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/history-of-american-burials/ Victoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. She appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: https://tinyurl.com/3an38624See Victoria's work: https://victoriachick.com/ 
  • The Art of Engraving

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    On this episode of Big Blend Radio, artist Victoria Chick talks about the history and art of engraving. Engraving is quite an old method of printmaking. It is in the family of intaglio which also includes etching, dry point, aquatint, and mezzotint. Read her article: https://tinyurl.com/4ak8pbpbVictoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. She appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: https://tinyurl.com/3an38624See Victoria's work: https://victoriachick.com/
  • Victoria Chick - Classic Children’s Book Illustrators

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    Do you remember reading “Peter Rabbit” as a young child or, maybe, when you were a bit older, being fascinated by “Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass?” New editions of these classic books are still being published with their original illustrations. On this episode of Big Blend Radio, artist Victoria Chick talks about illustrators Beatrix Potter and Sir John Tenniel. Read her article about them here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/classic-childrens-book-illustrations/ Victoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. She appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: https://shows.acast.com/artist-victoria-chick See Victoria's work: https://victoriachick.com/