Our first guest will be sign maker Kevin Freeman. Kevin Freeman graduated from the Maine College of Art with a BFA in Painting and has spent his life pursuing creative endeavors. He met his wife and business partner Sandra, at the Maine College of Art where she studied photography. Together they own and operate Freeman Sign, Freeman Advertising and Divine Chocolate. With years of experience in the sign industry Sandra and Kevin work as a team to produce exceptional signs. Each sign is carefully handcrafted and designed to accomplish the objectives of their clients needs.
|Inside the Kooky Krafts Shop|
Next on the show is visionary artist, painter and crafter, Beatrice Moore. Born in Dallas Texas but has been a resident of Phoenix since 1986. Founder of the annual Art Detour and Artlink, Inc. Involved with the ongoing renaissance of Grand Avenue through multiple adaptive re-use projects. Currently the proprietress of the queer, quirky, fun, and fabulous Kooky Krafts Shop at 15th Avenue and Grand, and the co-owner of the Bragg's Pie Factory building, with her partner Tony Zahn. Currently also organizes the Annual Mutant Pinata Show and is the Director of the temporary Frontal Lobe Community Space and Gallery.
Our final guest will be Vicki Bower, an artist of many talents. She draws, paints, creates quirky sculptures from papier mache and even sews, weaves and crochets fabric works of art. This New York artist has an art management degree from the State University of New York at Purchase, and is the director of the 386 Gallery in Albany. Her fantastic and whimsical work is for sale in her Etsy store and prints are available on the red bubble website. Listen in to Art of The Red River for some great conversations in art.