EP 40: Independent Women Artists (and Motherhood) – Host Elliot Torres interviews filmmaker Kim Cummings who talks candidly about her work and how her journey as a mother impacts her artistry. Next, Elliot interviews artist/musician Kim Kalesti who talks candidly about her work and how her journey as a mother impacts her artistry. A very compelling episode. Special Thanks: MNN Studios NYC, Gloria Messer, Gordon Christmas. (Original air date: August 21, 2014).
EP 39: Sunken Cathedral and Summerstage – Host Elliot Torres interviews composer/vocalist/performing artist and TED fellow Bora Yoon. Next, Elliot interviews producer/curator Monique Martin – Director of Family Programming at SummerStage NYC. Special Thanks: MNN Studios NYC, Gloria Messer, Gordon Christmas. (Original air date: August 7, 2014).
EP 38: Theatre, Painting, and Live Band Shows – In segment 1, Guest Host Michael Inge interviews co-founder Kristin Marting on-location at Here Arts Center, New York. In segment 2, Host Elliot Torres interviews painter and National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) President Marie Hines Cowan. In segment 3, Elliot interviews MNN producer Dean Loren and his live band shows. Special Thanks: MNN Studios NYC, Gloria Messer. (Original air date: July 10, 2014).
EP 37: Brian Doan at the Vilcek Foundation – An on-location interview with Vietnamese photographer and mixed media artist Brian Doan about his exhibit “Home, Home, Home” at the Vilcek Foundation. Introduction by Anne Schruth. “White Christmas” photo credit: Jacqueline Buleje. Interviewed/edited/produced by Amos White V for Son Of IV Productions. (Original airdate: June 26, 2014).
EP 36: Elena Paul, Esq. & Tim Gunn – Interviews with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA)’s Elena Paul and Project Runway’s Tim Gunn. A focus on legal aid for artists and pointers for art students matriculating to college. Hosted by Warren Adams. (Original air dates: Sept 30, Oct 7, and Oct 14, 2012).
EP 35: Modern Dance – A focus on two emerging dance companies in New York City featuring choreographers: Matthew Westerby of Matthew Westerby Company, and Mariana Bekerman of Mariana Bekerman Dance Company. Hosted by Scottie Gage. (Original air dates: May 24, May 31, and June 14, 2011).
EP 34: Women in the Arts – Two on-location interviews introduced by Host Scottie Gage: Features curator Abiola Abrams at her group show “Hoes, Putas, and Dragon Ladies: Our Sexuality ReMixed” (2007) presented at the Chashama Gallery, co-curated by Sonia Malfa. Our second segment interview with Toshiko Nishikawa and her exhibit “Senbazuru,” at the Vilcek Foundation. (Original air dates: March 5th, 8th, and 31st, 2011).
EP 33: The Gumbo Show – The Artists Forum live event highlights featuring performances by Elli Fordyce, Sean Schlulich, Tirlok Malik, Maritri, Lee Musiker, with introduction by Nancy Hasty. (Original air date: September 4, 2005).
EP 32: The Last World Trade Center Art Show – LMCC’s “World Views” Artists-in-Residence Program 2001 in the World Trace Center Building #1 within a raw space on the 91st floor. Originally shot in the Spring of 2001. Arts Organization & Artists Interviews: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)’s Director of Visual & Media Arts’ Moukhtar Kochace talks about this special program taped just before 9/11. Features interviews and artwork by program participants inside the World Trade Center’s Building Number 1 on the 91st Floor: w/ visual artists Sally Gutierrez, Torsten Burns, Hoon Kim, and Sanford Biggers. Host: Elli Fordyce. (Original air date: unknown).
EP 31: Team Building for Artists – Entertainment Industry Professional Interviews: Business Manager David Levin & music manager Heather Zeller speak about their careers and activities and give advice to emerging artists. Frank Harrison, President of the Media and Entertainment Alliance (MEA) at Fordham University talks about his organization. The show also features an interview with artist/arts consultant/AFTV Host Letitia Guillory. Host: Elli Fordyce. (Original air date: February 24, 2002).