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Join Tinker Street * and host Tyson Wheatley as he tackles conversations about the creative process and so much more with guests including artists from the Tinker Street * camp and beyond.
||ExplicitEPISODE 41: STEPHEN VANASCO - SKATEBOARDING AND SELF-DISCOVERY THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY||Searching to find his place and passion in this world, Stephen Vanasco gravitated towards photography after a run as a high level sponsored skateboarder. Young, feeling directionless, and needing a job—he took work connected to the porn industry and||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 40: LAURA PRITCHETT - ADVENTURES IN BOONDOCKING||Take a trip w/Tyson and Laura, as Tyson learns the finer points of family boondocking or life on the road. Laura and her husband recently renovated a vintage 1975 Airstream and took off from there house in Delaware with their 4 yr old daughter Sophia||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 39: VUHLANDES - Greetings From Detroit||A check in with one of his recent inspirations, Tyson chats with Vuhlandes about finding work as a photographer, growing up in Westside Detroit, raw portraits of gun culture and how to keep work fresh. *||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 38: STEPHEN MCMENNAMY - Combining Photos||McMennamy has made a career at being creative. First in the advertising world, but most recently as the brains behind the popular Instagram account @combophoto. In this episode Stephen explain how he takes two seemingly ordinary objects to create someth||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 37: HOVVER - Transporting Through Light||Brooklyn-based artists Katherine Brice and Chris Lunney investigate the perception of light, sound and space through a remarkable new artwork called Liminal Scope. *||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 36: MATTHEW REAMER - Stirrin’ It Up With Team Ream||Catch up w/Tyson and the ever-spirit Matthew Reamer as they tackle everything from getting started in photography, not having a big presence on Instagram, personal projects, Malaria and the best Ghostbusters quotes. *||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 35: AUSTIN MANN - Dreaming And The Collective Imagination||60 countries and counting--travel photographer Austin Mann, has tackled everything from advertising to aide work from Africa to Antartica. Tyson waxes with him on pitching projects, his well-known work w/Apple and the creative collective, WELD, for w||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 34: JESSICA ZOLLMAN - Life After Instagram||Former Instagram employee #5 left the tech industry behind to pursue a career as a self-taught photographer and influencer. Listen to @jayzombie chat with Tyson on the #metoo movement, gender inequality and the best horror films ever made. *||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 33: CAPTAIN LIZ CLARK - A Swell Voyage of Faith and Positivity||More than a decade ago, Liz Clark left the rat race and began a journey halfway across the world by sailboat, much of it solo. Along the way, she discovered inner peace, rescued a cat, and developed a passionate voice for environmental protection. And||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 32: REUBEN WU - What Would Happen If You Took Away The Sun?||Tyson talks with renaissance man Reuben Wu - Musician, Artist, Director, Photographer about his life in the band Ladytron, playing, writing for + hanging with Christina Aguilera, @imaginarymagnitude and making the familiar unfamiliar. *||11/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 31: PIERA GELARDI - Creativity Is About Letting Your Guard Down||Piera Gelardi, Executive Creative Director and Co-Founder of Refinery29 opens up to Tyson about a personal loss and the public healing process that followed, as well as touches on her creative aspirations + challenges including the hugely successful 29||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 30: NICOLAS HELLER - Drawn To Confidence||Tyson and Nicolas Heller - aka New York Nico, the unofficial talent scout of NYC - explore the colorful confidence of such folks like Silver Matthew, Too Much Swag, T-Rex and more. Nico has gone from young A.D.D. addled memory magician, rattling off f||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 29: GABRIELA HERMAN - Kids of LGBTQ parents||Tyson sits down with Gab to discuss a personal photo project that grew into a book, finding editorial work and the power of personal connection. *||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 28: OMAR Z. ROBLES - Dancing In The Streets||NYC artist Omar Z. Robles discusses relief efforts in his native country of Puerto Rico, his early performance career as a mime and his unique street photography. \ *||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 27: JASON PETERSON - Let's Do Rad S**t Right Now... Like Today!||Whether it's family, advertising, photography, gaming, music, bikes, boxing--Jason Peterson is all the way in on 50 different things at any given time. Listen to Tyson try to keep up with this Mad Man as he waxes on the future of advertising and how o||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 26: BENJAMIN HEATH - Risks and Rewards||Photographer Benjamin Heath left small town Indiana to become a lawyer in San Francisco, but something was missing. Learn how a decision to risk it all became the best move he ever made. *||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 25: JOSHUA KISSI - Creative, Commerce and Community||Tyson is back and in discussion with photographer, creative director and entrepreneur Joshua Kissi, as they touch on the intersecting lines between fashion, heritage, home, religion, art and commerce + the challenge of bringing diversity to stock imager||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 24: THE MINI TWHEATS - A Summer on the Road||Candid talks with Tyson and the kids about boys, secret journals, streaks, celebrity wedding planners, the sea and space, a substitute science teacher named Kevin + much much more *||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 23: JACOB JONAS - Telling Stories Through Dance||Jacob Jonas gives Tyson a crash course on the artistic discipline of dance + choreography, starting from his beginnings with the Calypso Tumblers and being a street artist, through building his own dance company and more. *||7/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 22: LORRAINE LOOTS - Show Up And Do The Work||Miniaturist Painter, Lorraine Loots talks 365 days of painting, balancing being a mother and an artist + not waiting for inspiration but working to meet it. *||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 21: DIRK DALLAS - From Where I Drone||Tyson and Dirk cover 'All Things Drone' including what led to Dirk's first forray into drone work, Tyson's special drone experience in Brazil and the future of flying... Underwater drones anyone?||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 20: JASON TRAVIS - The Persona Project||Raised in Atlanta but now living in Los Angeles, this colorful (and color blind) photographer dishes on his passion for creative portraits, growing up in the South, and his love for ice cream sprinkles! *||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 19: JOSH HAFTEL - The Future of Mobile Photography||Photographer and Sr. Product Manager at Adobe shares his excitement about mobile photography, accompanying software/picture editing tools and how they meet and marry with traditional cameras and beyond. *||5/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 18: EMILY NATHAN - Bringing The Stoke||Tyson is back to chat with mother, photographer, and founder of Tiny Atlas Quarterly, Emily Nathan about wearing many hats, their photo trip together to Tahiti and her 6 year old son Otto's insane record collection. *||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 17: ALEX STROHL - A Designed Life||Join Tyson and Alex for vocal warm-ups, captioning time, Montana + having a message and inspiring action with photography. *||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 16: EMILY BLINCOE - Diggin' Holes In The Backyard||Emily drills down on becoming a homeowner, ants in the pants, shooting with Eleanor + creative lists for a rainy day. *||3/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 15: CHRIS BURKARD - A Photograph Worth Sharing||Chris kindly does a 'take 2' with Tyson and opens up on his childhood, losing two fathers, work adventures + family life balance, and the photographs that mean the most to him. *||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 14: ALICE GAO - Take Your Work Seriously But Not Yourself||Forsenic Science Olympiad Nerd and Settlers of Catan Champion - who knew? *||1/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 13: JORDAN BELLAMY - Tribe To Tribe||Tyson has a stopover w/Jordan Bellamy, AKA Jorby--Filmmaker and Co-Founder of WELD, a co-working collective of freelance artists. Conversations range from being airdropped solo into a remote non-english speaking village in Ethiopia to the The Truman||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 12: TINA ESSMAKER - To Be A Good Listener||In this new episode Tyson talks w/Tina Essmaker, Editor in Chief about 5 years of The Great Discontent, risktaking, working with a spouse and listening w/the intent to understand. *||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 11: LAUREN RANDOLPH - A Colorful Life||Photographer Lauren Randolph (aka Lauren Lemon) and Tyson discuss working with brands and making the freelance life work while staying true to yourself. Also: colors! colors! colors! Lauren's favorite, her father's hair (+ beard) and the Berlin un||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 10: KYLE STEED - Public Artist||On only their second meeting ever, Tyson and Kyle explore Dallas, gun violence, religion + politics as well as what supporting the arts looks like today and navigating client relationships. *||9/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 09: STEVE IRBY - Photographer / Street Dreams Magazine Co-Founder||Tyson and Steve dive into Street Dreams, shooting on the streets, video games, Steve’s unique way with captions and an intense near death experience that had a strong impact on Irby's overall approach to life. *||8/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 08: JOSHUA ALLEN HARRIS - Wardrobe Stylist / Photographer / Street Artist||In addition to discussing Josh's diverse experience with the creative process, Tyson and Josh touch on an array of topics to include: the city of Pittsburgh, violence in sports and a glimpse at what it's like living with a parent who is stricken with d||8/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 07: GARRETT CORNELISON - On The Value of Hugs + Keeping A Sense of Child-Like Wonder||Tyson and Garrett talk creative, country cricks and the perfect hug. *||8/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEPISODE 06: STEVE BOOKER - YouTuber / Blogger||Tyson catches up with Steve on accents, shared near death experience, YouTubin' and fantastic cheese jokes. *||7/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 05: LISA WEATHERBEE - Photographing People and Breaking Stereotypes||Tyson connects with Lisa on cats, new lifestyle photography and outdated stereotypes. *||6/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 04: PAUL OCTAVIOUS - Have You Ever Met Your Hero?||Tyson sits down and talks with Paul about family, identity and Chilly Gonzales. *||6/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 03: RUTHIE LINDSEY - Living and Loving with Chronic Pain||A car accident caused her a life of unimaginable pain but Nashville-based designer and stylist Ruthie Lindsey is the cheeriest person you could ever meet. *||6/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 02: LYON PORTER - Urban Cowboy||Lyon Porter used to be a minor league hockey player before moving to NYC and starting a career as a successful real estate agent. But those were just acts I and II -- his real calling began only recently, when he open something called The Urban Cowboy.||5/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01: MICHAEL O'NEAL - Photographer / Creative Director||Tyson interviews MO to discuss Life, Puppies, and Growth *||5/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I really love this podcast. As a creative myself, it's fasinating and inspiring to hear from other photographers and artists about their individual motivations, triumphs, and challenges in making things. The host, Tyson Wheatley is relatable and endearing in conversation with his guests. I highly recommend subscribing and I look forward to new episodes each week!
This is quickly becoming my favorite podcast. The diversity of the creatives featured is inspiring and refreshing, and Tyson's interview style allows the conversations to unfold organically and intimately. Highly recommended.
Delightful and Engaging Show
I truly love this show, Tyson is relatable and easy to listen to and I absolutely love the selection of guests he has had on the show. Tyson himself does incredible work and as a result I highly respect all of the artists that he chooses for the show.
After every episode I immediately look up the artist featured and am always blown away and inspired by the work I see. Easily on of my very favorite podcasts.