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Alex Farkas, Artist & Gallery Director: The Genesis & Journey of UGallery

Alex Farkas, Artist & Gallery Director: The Genesis & Journey of UGallery

S9E28 · · 53:55

🎙️ In this episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee interviews Alex Farkas, co-founder and gallery director of UGallery. They discuss Alex's upbringing in an artistic communi...

James Watkins: Artist & Advocate on Empowering Youth Through Music & Storytelling

James Watkins: Artist & Advocate on Empowering Youth Through Music & Storytelling

S9E27 · · 01:05:05

In this podcast episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee interviews James Watkins, an advocate for social change and youth empowerment. Watkins shares his journey from Southe...

Tommy Mitchell: Artist's Journey from Sports to Canvas & Creative Evolution

Tommy Mitchell: Artist's Journey from Sports to Canvas & Creative Evolution

S9E26 · · 01:16:28

In this episode of "Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee engages with Baltimore-based artist Tommy Mitchell in a rich discussion about the intricacies of being a self-taught artist. Mitc...

Michelle Faulkner-Forson, Brian James O'Connell & Barry Wright III on the Art of Improv

Michelle Faulkner-Forson, Brian James O'Connell & Barry Wright III on the Art of Improv

S9E25 · · 01:25:13

In this episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee is joined by Michelle Faulkner-Forson, Barry Wright III, and Brian James O'Connell to discuss the world of improv. They explo...

Britt Olsen-Ecker & Melissa Wimbish of Outcalls on 'Blast!' and Genre-Bending Music

Britt Olsen-Ecker & Melissa Wimbish of Outcalls on 'Blast!' and Genre-Bending Music

S9E24 · · 40:03

In this episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee interviews Britt Olsen-Ecker and Melissa Wimbish of the band Outcalls. They explore the band's genre-fusing music, their coll...

Domonique Brown: Elevating Black Art in Retail Spaces - An Artist's Tale

Domonique Brown: Elevating Black Art in Retail Spaces - An Artist's Tale

S9E23 · · 01:03:32

In this episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee interviews Domonique Brown, a Pomona-based artist, designer, and marketing professional. Domonique discusses her creative jou...

Troy Burton: From Stage to Soulful Productions

Troy Burton: From Stage to Soulful Productions

S8E22 · · 01:02:40

In this special episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee sits down with accomplished stage director, producer, and playwright Troy Burton, in celebration of World Theatre Day...

Lanise Howard: Painting, Dreaming, and Embracing Self-Expression

Lanise Howard: Painting, Dreaming, and Embracing Self-Expression

S9E21 · · 01:00:24

In this episode of "Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee interviews Los Angeles-based visual artist Lanise Howard. Lanise shares her journey from modeling to studying fashion and ultimat...

Juanita Anderson & Danielle Eliska : Filmmaking in Detroit's Landscape

Juanita Anderson & Danielle Eliska : Filmmaking in Detroit's Landscape

S9E · · 52:49

In this podcast episode, Rob Lee hosts a discussion with Danielle Eliska and Juanita Anderson about their experiences and perspectives as filmmakers in Detroit. They explore the city...

Tyler Feder: Chicago-Based Artist & Author on Big Feelings, Feminism, and Pop Culture

Tyler Feder: Chicago-Based Artist & Author on Big Feelings, Feminism, and Pop Culture

S9E20 · · 01:03:12

In this episode of "The Truth in This Art" podcast, host Rob Lee interviews Tyler Feder, a Chicago-based artist and author. They discuss Tyler's work, which is deeply rooted in big f...

Naomi Winston: Founder of Creative Representation Empire on the Power of Authentic Storytelling

Naomi Winston: Founder of Creative Representation Empire on the Power of Authentic Storytelling

S9E19 · · 51:03

In this episode of The Truth in This Art, host Rob Lee interviews Naomi Winston, founder and CEO of the Creative Representation Empire. They discuss Naomi's journey in creating color...

Abisola Yelé Oladeinde : Exploring Fashion and The Yele stitches Story

Abisola Yelé Oladeinde : Exploring Fashion and The Yele stitches Story

S9E18 · · 43:11

In this captivating episode of The Truth In This Art, host Rob Lee sits down with the illustrious Nigerian-born fashion designer Abisola Oladeinde, who has made a name for herself in...

Andrea Specht & artist Whitney Simpkins : Crafting Perspectives with American Craft Council

Andrea Specht & artist Whitney Simpkins : Crafting Perspectives with American Craft Council

S9E · · 53:17

Join host Rob Lee in an engaging episode of "The Truth in this Art," as he explores Baltimore's vibrant maker scene alongside Andrea Specht from the American Craft Council and cerami...

L Penelope : Blending Creativity & Logic in Writing and Awesome Con 2024

L Penelope : Blending Creativity & Logic in Writing and Awesome Con 2024

S9E · · 47:22

In this episode of "The Truth in This Art," Rob Lee interviews Leslye Penelope, an award-winning author, to explore her journey as a writer and her passion for storytelling. Leslye d...

Bethany C. Morrow: Speculative Fiction Author on Exploring Memory, Identity and Awesome Con 2024

Bethany C. Morrow: Speculative Fiction Author on Exploring Memory, Identity and Awesome Con 2024

S9E · · 01:02:04

In this episode, Rob Lee welcomes Bethany C. Morrow, a renowned speculative fiction author, to discuss the intersection of memory and identity in her work. Bethany shares insights in...

Craig Rousseau : Comic Book Artist on Comics today and Awesome Con 2024

Craig Rousseau : Comic Book Artist on Comics today and Awesome Con 2024

S9E · · 43:15

In this episode, Rob Lee sits down with Craig Rousseau, an acclaimed comic book artist, to delve into his journey in the world of comics, discussing his unique artistic flair and exp...

Jamea Richmond-Edwards: Detroit-bred Interdisciplinary Artist on Redefining Black Mythologies

Jamea Richmond-Edwards: Detroit-bred Interdisciplinary Artist on Redefining Black Mythologies

S9E17 · · 01:09:07

In this episode of Truth in This Art, host Rob Lee interviews Detroit-bred interdisciplinary artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards. They discuss her latest exhibition, Ancient Future, which ...

Raeghan Buchanan: A Conversation on 'The Secret History of Black Punk: Record Zero' and Her Artistic Journey

Raeghan Buchanan: A Conversation on 'The Secret History of Black Punk: Record Zero' and Her Artistic Journey

S9E16 · · 55:58

In this episode, host Rob Lee welcomes Raeghan, a talented artist who delves into the history of black punk rock through her comics. They discuss Raeghan's artistic journey, the insp...

Dr. David O. Fakunle: Using Storytelling to Address Issues of Race and Mental Health

Dr. David O. Fakunle: Using Storytelling to Address Issues of Race and Mental Health

S9E15 · · 01:23:06

In this episode of The Truth in This Art podcast, host Rob Lee interviews Dr. David O. Fakunle, a Baltimore native and self-described mercenary for change. They discuss the power of ...

Maxx Myrick: DC Radio General Manager on Building Successful Stations and the Future of Broadcasting

Maxx Myrick: DC Radio General Manager on Building Successful Stations and the Future of Broadcasting

S9E14 · · 01:01:31

Join host Rob Lee as he sits down with Maxx Myrick, Marconi and Billboard Award-winning on-air personality and radio programmer, to discuss the challenges and successes of building s...

Shawn Peters: A Cinematographer's Perspective on Beauty and Objects

Shawn Peters: A Cinematographer's Perspective on Beauty and Objects

S9E13 · · 48:11

In this episode of The Truth in This Art, host Rob Lee delves into the world of cinematographer Shawn Peters. They discuss Shawn's journey from aspiring journalist to filmmaker, his ...

Grouchy Greg Watkins: Founder of AllHipHop.com on Building a Resilient Brand in Hip-Hop

Grouchy Greg Watkins: Founder of AllHipHop.com on Building a Resilient Brand in Hip-Hop

S9E12 · · 01:04:26

In this episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee sits down with Grouchy Greg Watkins, the founder of AllHipHop.com. They discuss Grouchy Greg's journey in the entertainment i...

DC-based Podcaster Ronald Young Jr. shares his podcasting journey and the power of storytelling

DC-based Podcaster Ronald Young Jr. shares his podcasting journey and the power of storytelling

S9E11 · · 01:03:31

In this episode of The Truth in This Art, host Rob Lee interviews Ronald Young Jr., a critically acclaimed audio producer, host, storyteller, and pop culture enthusiast. They discuss...

Derrick Whitfield Sr.: The Go-To Graphic Designer Discusses Afrofuturism and the Challenges of Being a Black Designer

Derrick Whitfield Sr.: The Go-To Graphic Designer Discusses Afrofuturism and the Challenges of Being a Black Designer

S9E10 · · 52:13

Join host Rob Lee as he sits down with Derrick Whitfield Sr., a Navy veteran and go-to graphic designer for unconventional brands. They discuss Derrick's passion for design, his love...

Stevan Smith: Bridging Connections as a Black Media Professional in Content Creation

Stevan Smith: Bridging Connections as a Black Media Professional in Content Creation

S9E9 · · 01:02:36

In this episode of The Truth in This Art, host Rob Lee engages in a conversation with Stevan Smith, a seasoned public media professional. They discuss Stevan's journey in the industr...

Lisa Durden: Challenges as a Black Female Producer in Media and Entertainment

Lisa Durden: Challenges as a Black Female Producer in Media and Entertainment

S9E8 · · 01:13:37

In this episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee sits down with Lisa Durden, a sought-after television personality, pop culture commentator, content creator, celebrity blogge...

Current Space: Empowering Baltimore Artists with Julianne Hamilton and Michael Benevento

Current Space: Empowering Baltimore Artists with Julianne Hamilton and Michael Benevento

S9E7 · · 01:00:38

In this episode of The Truth in This Art, host Rob Lee interviews Julianne Hamilton and Michael Benevento, co-directors of Current Space, a prominent art hub in Baltimore. They discu...

Larry Lancaster: A Baltimore Comedy Legend Discusses Mastering Authenticity

Larry Lancaster: A Baltimore Comedy Legend Discusses Mastering Authenticity

S9E6 · · 49:07

Join host Rob Lee as he sits down with the dynamic comedian, actor, model, and radio show host, Larry Lancaster. Larry shares his journey into comedy, the importance of authenticity ...

Rob Lee Takes the Hot Seat : Flipping the Tables with Wordsmith

Rob Lee Takes the Hot Seat : Flipping the Tables with Wordsmith

S9E5 · · 36:29

In this episode of The Truth in This Art podcast, host Rob Lee is interviewed by Wordsmith. They discuss Rob's journey into podcasting, his most inspiring and weirdest guests, the ro...

Laughing Out Loud: Exploring the Art of Humorists with Michael C. Furr

Laughing Out Loud: Exploring the Art of Humorists with Michael C. Furr

S9E4 · · 01:07:11

In this episode of The Truth in This Art podcast, host Rob Lee sits down with Michael C. Furr, a prominent figure in Baltimore's comedy scene. They discuss Michael's journey into com...