Graphic Ear

Each week, we welcome a visual artist into the studio.

We chat about whatever's on their mind & play the music they love.

The show sounds wonderful, thanks to our great team:  Jenn, Maya, Paul, Ria & Thatcher

And of course, our fierce feline leader, Beckett Wood.

Past Episodes

  • 08/04/16 - Graphic Ear with Adam Francey Aired: Thursday, August 4, 2016

    In this edition of Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to painter and tattoo artist Adam Francey about studying illustration at RIT, his favorite undergraduate project, how he funded his studies, coming back to RIT for graduate work, his interest in sculpture, working on multiple paintings at a time, his thesis show, chubby nude dudes, painting a wall for Wall/Therapy, his kids, tattooing and so much more!

    http://www.adamfrancey.com/

  • 07/28/16 - Graphic Ear with Brittany Williams Aired: Thursday, July 28, 2016

    In this edition of Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to painter Brittany Williams about growing up in Rochester, attending the University of Maine on a basketball scholarship, the struggles of being a college athlete, how she sold her first piece of artwork, coaching basketball after moving home after graduation, learning to balance her time, how she became involved in Wall/Therapy, her mural, a trip to Berlin, and so much more.

  • 07/21/16 - Graphic Ear with Alison Flaherty + Bonus Music Aired: Thursday, July 21, 2016

    In this edition of Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to Alison Flaherty, one half of The Nerdy Octopus, about cross stitch and how she got back into it, having to do something with her hands, what inspires her to create new designs, choosing fancy script fonts for vulgarity, the importance of color, making mistakes, offsetting the profanity in her pieces, her favorite TV shows, not poaching from other people's fandoms, her business partner, their first show together, country music, and so much more!

    http://www.thenerdyoctopus.com/

  • 07/14/16 - Graphic Ear with Mike Turzanski Aired: Thursday, July 14, 2016

    In this edition of Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to Mike Turzanski about being a musician, practicing and recording in his basement, his band mates, visiting art museums in NYC as a child, attending the School of Visual Arts, being a Bloomingdales bag, having a makeover on The Tyra Banks Show, silk screening, sneaking into other colleges to use their facilities, painting with silk screen inks, a photojournalist approach to portraiture, his Rochester love affair and so much more!

  • 07/07/16 - Graphic Ear with Victoria Savka Aired: Thursday, July 7, 2016

    In this edition of Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to Victoria Savka about getting into art as a child, growing up locally, her first critique, attending the Rochester Institute of Technology, double majoring with fine art and illustration, graduating and her residency at Main Street Arts, what a typical post-graduation day looks like, a road trip to Colorado, and much more!

    https://mariavictoriasavka.com/

  • 06/30/16 - Graphic Ear with Janet Winkie Aired: Thursday, June 30, 2016

    In this edition of Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to sculptor Janet Winkie about assemblage based sculpture, the ick factor, wearing her sculptures, the band aid dress, attending Edinboro (not in Scotland) University, turning an uncomfortable moment that happened to her mom into a piece of work, attending RIT for her graduate work, obtaining her materials, and so much more!

  • 06/23/16 - The Graphic Ear with Ashley Landon Aired: Thursday, June 23, 2016

    In this edition of The Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to Ashley Landon aka The Knotty Owl about getting introduced to jewelry making at Fairport High School, attending Pratt, working in the wood shop, moving back to Rochester and getting a job at Woodcraft and using her employee discount to build her own shop, the origin of the Knotty Owl name, reusing wood scraps, and much much more!

    http://theknottyowl.com/

  • 06/16/16 - The Graphic Ear with Zebulon Hounslea Aired: Thursday, June 16, 2016

    In this edition of The Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to fashion designer Zebulon Hounslea about growing up in rural Ontario New York, attending FIT in New York City, the designers he has worked with, living and working in Paris, moving back to New York and launching his own line, Project Runway, Downton Abbey, and much much more!

  • 06/09/16 - The Graphic Ear with Jacquelyn Marie O'Brien Aired: Thursday, June 9, 2016

    In this edition of The Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to sculptor and fiber artist Jacquelyn Marie O'Brien about choosing art over psychology while at Buffalo State, falling in love with sculpture, breaking down gender norms in the art world, attending RIT, having her work censored in the university gallery, provocative art, exploring the juxtaposition between men and women's work, humor as an artistic device, and much more!

    http://www.jacquelynmarieobrien.com/

  • 06/02/16 - The Graphic Ear with Tina Starr Aired: Thursday, June 2, 2016

    In this edition of The Graphic Ear on WAYO 104.3 FM we talk to galactic mermaid Tina Starr about growing up in Wisconsin, standing out on her first day of kindergarten, surrounding herself with art through high school, pursuing photography and performance art in college, studying the role of women during the 20th century, not being able to find a job, getting her MFA at RIT, and much much more!

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