Interviews

INTERVIEWS OF ABEL ALEJANDRE

Episode 001 (gets going at 5:55): Special Guest Carol Diehl (enters at 7:43) and Guest Artist Abel Alejandre (enters at 27:11) join host Mat Gleason, Co-Host Lisa Derrick (speaks up first at 6:20) and Intern Rebekah (24:35).

Watch the premiere of Modern Art Blitz with Mat Gleason and co-host Lisa Derrick with special guests Carol Diehl and Abel Alejandre on DromeBox.com.

An oral history interview conducted by Alan Hiroshi Nakagawa at Los Angeles Metro offices. The interview was conducted for my participation as one of the artists who were awarded a Metro train-station. The recording along with other Metro public work artists will go to the Smithsonian to be archived. Link to Metro page here.

 

Los Angeles artist Abel Alejandre sat down with Mat Gleason to discuss his work and studio practice.
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INTERVIEWS BY ABEL ALEJANDRE OF OTHER ARTISTS

Interview with Myron Kaufman from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

Brooklyn born Artist Myron Kaufman shares his time with Atelier Visit to discuss his work and thoughts on art. The interview/dialogue was filmed in his Pasadena studio in 2010. Mr. Kaufman’s work has been shown at Project 210 and Offramp Galleries in Pasadena.

-Abel Alejandre

 

Interview with Conceptual Artist Graham Goddard from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

Based out of Los Angeles, California, we are pleased to present Graham Goddard. We caught up with him at Left Coast Galleries in Studio City, California. Graham is a Trinidadian-American conceptual artist who paints, sculpts and does site specific installations.

-Abel Alejandre

 

Interview with Lisa Adams from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

Los Angeles Artist Lisa Adams shares her time with Atelier Visit to discuss her work and thoughts on art. The interview/dialogue was filmed in her Los Angeles studio in May 2010.

-Abel Alejandre

 

Interview with Mary Heebner from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

Santa Barbara Visual Artist, Mary Heebner, shares some of her time with Atelier Visit. Her interview was filmed in Los Angeles at Edward Cella Art+Architecture where she was opening her solo show. Exhibit is running through April 17, 2010 at Edward Cella Art+Architecture located at 6018 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036.

-Abel Alejandre

 

Interview with Jane Castillo from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

Los Angeles Installation Artist, Jane Castillo, shares some of her time with Atelier Visit. Her interview was filmed in her home Studio in February 2010.

Jane recently exhibited at MACLA Gallery (Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americano) in San Jose, California. The show was titled “Conceptual Landscapes: recent work by Castillo and Mariana Garibay”. She also has recently completed a collaborative outdoor installation called “Bloodlines” which utilizes red ribbons woven between the trees across the street from MACLA.

-Abel Alejandre

 

Artist Interview with Leigh Salgado from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

Los Angeles Artist Leigh Salgado known for her sculpted drawings shares some of her time with Atelier Visit. Her interview was filmed in her Los Angeles Studio at the famous Brewery Artist Colony.

-Abel Alejandre

 

Artist interview with Dominique Moody from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

German born American Artist Dominique Moody shares her thoughts and story with Atelier Visit. We caught-up with Dominique in her Los Angeles studio which was orderly packed with resource materials.

-Abel Alejandre 01.30.10

 

Interview with Daniel Marquez from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

Daniel Marquez is a Visual Artist with an amazing energy to create, collaborate and nurture the younger artist. Currently he is in an art and residency program (Arts in Corrections) where he is teaching with all mediums. He was in Los Angeles visiting when we caught-up with Daniel.

-Abel Alejandre Jan, 01, 2010

 

The spirit of Mexicali: An interview with the Castro brothers from Atelier Visit on Vimeo.

Ismael and Heriberto Castro are two phenomenal visual artists based in Mexicali, Baja California. Recently they have collaborated with one another on several projects. Having worked on several public works they have become more ambitious with each new project. For this interview we drove to CEART (formerly Casa de Juventud) where one such project is in the form of a mosiac.

—Abel Alejandre Jan. 01, 2010