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KTG Talks is a podcast about the arts in Philly. Host Chris O'Rourke brings an outsider's perspective to these intimate conversations with the individuals who make art happen.
||CleanEpisode 23: Rise Peacock||We've only got a few episodes left until we end our first run here and this episode is a special one. The founder and chief commander of Kitchen Table Gallery sits down with the passionate and talented gallery friend Rise Peacock! Fresh out of grad...||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhilly Stewards at the 5th Annual Philly Podfest||Happy First Friday art people! In this episode of KTG Talks the Philly Stewards sit down with me for a live recording at Philly Podfest no. 5. Kitchen Table Gallery was very pleased to be one of the venues for this year's Philly Podfest. We hosted a...||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: Conrad Benner||This episode of KTG Talks is a long time coming! Conrad Benner is a Philly kid who fell in love with street art at a very young age and has been documenting the incredible street art and graffiti Philly has to offer on his blog, Streets Dept...||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCHAMPIONS OF EMPTY ROOMS||Listen up! We got a few big nights in August as CHER takes over Kitchen Table Gallery. This is my chat with one of the founders, Veronica Cianfrano, about More Stately Mansions and all the other events CHER pop-ups has planned for us. Here's my...||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirst Saturday||Every First Friday in Philly has so much art happening it's impossible to get around to all of the galleries. This is a very good thing for Philly artists and artists from around the world showing in Philly at local galleries - if you don't believe me..||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5th Annual Philly Podcast Festival||Hey everyone, press play to hear the lineup for this year's Philly Podcast Festival at Kitchen Table Gallery! We're one of the many venues helping to host shows for this year's festival, the 5th Philly PodFest so far. July 22nd & 23rd we'll be...||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Karen Donnellan||Happy 4th of July! As the fireworks wind down and you escape the clutches of exhausting political commentary from your relatives or you're leaving a space surrounded by the ones you love, here's a new episode of KTG Talks! In this episode I had the...||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20: Tim Belknap & Ryan McCartney||The Icebox Boys! It's finally here! Back in July last year the co-directors of the Icebox Project Space, Ryan McCartney & Tim Belknap, were generous enough to take time out of their busy schedule and sit down with me for an interview. It was a lot...||4/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19: Jacob Koestler & Anna Tararova||We're back! And we'll be rolling out more episodes in the coming weeks, thanks for sticking with us. We see you out there and haven't forgotten about you. We've got plenty of episodes with artists, curators, creators, makers, and more on the way. This..||4/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: Stacy Elaine Dacheux||My guest for this episode of KTG Talks is visual artist and writer Stacy Elaine Dacheux. I've been friends with Stacy for a long time, all the way back to our days at the Jack Kerouac School at Naropa University. Since I met Stacy back in...||2/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: Jody McGrath||Happy New Year - KTG Talks is back with our first episode of 2017 and we're going international again (kind of). This episode is my conversation with Jody McGrath, an Irish painter all the way from Armagh, Northern Ireland. We talk about Jody's...||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: Ana Vizscarra Rankin||I had the chance to sit down with Ana as she was finishing up co-curating FALOLO4EVER at the Little Berlin Annex here in Philadelphia. From the Little Berlin home page: "All artists included in this exhibition attended TrueQué Residency 2016...||12/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15 Kasey Toomey||In this episode of KTG Talks I sit down with Kasey Toomey. Currently living in the Philly area and attending graduate school at UPenn, Kasey's work intersects design, landscape architecture, sculpture, art, and any materials he finds compelling enough..||12/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14: Jena Seiler||We recorded this episode before Nov. 8th, 2016. KTG Talks is working on an episode that will address to the recent decision Americans made which resulted in a new president-elect. Keep an eye out. But this is Jena's episode and so without...||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13: Nicole Saltzer||In this episode I sit down with Nicole Saltzer, a designer and illustrator living and working in Philly. Nicole talks with me about making a living as an artist, finding your place without formal training in the arts, and pushing forward through...||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12 - Steven Earl Weber||In this episode I sit down with Steven Earl Weber, a sculptor living and working in Philly. Steven talks to me about his creative process and how his working class upbringing played a massive role in shaping that process. We also discuss how art helps..||9/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 Pt. 2 - Beth Heinly||It's finally out - back with Beth Heinly in pt. 2 as our conversation comes to a close we dive into the depths of all that is Beth! More art, cats, Gilmore Girls, Supernatural, finding your place as an artist, living in Philly, her 3 o'clock book, and..||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Philadelphia Podcast Festival||Our first podcast festival episode! We were part of the #PhillyPodFest last Sunday thanks to Nathan and Teagan Kuruna and Philadelphia Podcasting Society. Also, special thanks to Tattooed Mom for hosting our show and the rest of...||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMATERIAL 1: Yixuan Pan||KTG Talks presents "MATERIAL," a new project part of Kitchen Table Gallery. The first artist in our series is Yixuan Pan. Language and sound is the medium through which she creates art. It was no accident that Pan became an artist to begin this...||8/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 Pt. 1 - Beth Heinly||It's FIRST FRIDAY so get out and see some art! This week we have my conversation with Beth Heinly and we talk art, cats, finding your place as an artist, living in Philly, her 3 o'clock book, and much more! Listen to the episode during your walk...||8/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Gravy Studio & Gallery||In our 10th episode of KTG Talks I sit down with 3 members of Gravy Studio & Gallery. Eric, Albert, and Emma talk with me about being photographers, how their gallery works, living and working in Philly, and a lot more! NEWS TIME: We are in...||7/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9 Pt. 2 - Jaime Alvarez||In part 2 with Jaime we dig a little deeper and our conversation continues as we discuss living the artist's life. NEWS TIME: We are in the 4th annual Philadelphia Podcast Festival this year! We're psyched to do a live show: SUNDAY,...||7/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: Pt. 1 - Jaime Alvarez||It's another 2 parter! In episode 9 Jaime Alvarez talks with me about his journey as an artist and the influences that shape one's path. Space voyage inspiring art, Foucault & grad school, turning a critical eye toward social institutions such as...||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - Danielle Wyckoff||This is a special episode of KTG Talks featuring Kitchen Table Gallery's very own Louise ORourke interviewing Danielle Wyckoff. Danielle talks with Louise about artistic growth, creative influences, forming artistic identity, what it means to make...||6/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - Eli Blasko & Trevor King||Listening to two people dig deeper into what they love is one of my favorite things! And it doesn't get any better than two friends and collaborators, Trevor & Eli, talking about their art tour, mapping out shows for gallery spaces, and discussing...||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Pt. 2 - Christina P. Day||Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers past, present, and future! My conversation with Christina continues in Part 2. In this part of our conversation we chat about witnessing the past, we dive deeper into her Rair residency, nostalgia and family...||5/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6 - MINKA||The guys in MINKA sit down with me to chat about MINKA history, their creative process, touring, getting heard, and the special ingredient to their now famous MINKA stew! Just kidding. I don't think there's a MINKA stew, but I'm sure Ari would make...||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Pt. 1 - Christina P. Day||Hey Everyone! Thanks for not forgetting about us during our hiatus. We had a busy month and we’ve got a bunch of episodes coming up. Today we’ve got part 1 of my interview with Christina P. Day. I felt my chat with her was more of a learning...||4/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: Pt. 2 - Rebecca O'Leary||This episode is actually my first meeting with Rebecca O'Leary. When I contacted Rebecca for an interview my plan was to ask her about the world of Art Advisory. Hearing Rebecca's personal story compelled me to let the recorder run. Oral history,...||3/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: Pt. 1 - Rebecca O'Leary||Our first 2 parter! In part 1 of episode 4 I talk with Rebecca about her business Rebecca O'Leary Art Advisory. A lot of people have asked me, if I'm doing an art talk podcast who else would I interview besides artists. Rebecca is a perfect...||3/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3 - Marc Brodzik||I had the chance to sit down with Marc after his Kitchen Table Gallery show last fall. We got into painting portraits of Philly locals, his Coal Country documentary, and some dark & twisted Philly history! Here's a brief description from our...||2/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2 - Amanda Wagner||In Episode 2 of KTG Talks we have my conversation with Amanda Wagner that took place last fall. Amanda talked with me about her exciting new collaborative platform, Curate This, which you can link to below. In our conversation we talk Philly Arts, why P||2/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1 - Marek Danielewski||In the gallery's first episode I sit down with Philly artist Marek Danielewski. We get into being a kid in Poland, how he got to Philly, artistic influences, and being a visual artist in Philly.||1/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Loving the episodes so far can't wait for more. Into the intros and in-depth chats. Learning about artists through conversation is great!
Kitchen Table Gallery!!!
Love podcasts by and for artists. I really enjoy the artistic process with all the ups and downs. New artists who I never would have discovered without this podcast. Excellent in-depth discussions.
Creative Intersectionality 💜
One of the best podcasts currently exploring the intersections between creative production and a creative lifestyle! For those of you looking for insights from creative colleagues and makers, THIS IS YOUR PODCAST!