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106. Shellacked Patrick Swayze: A Conversation with Lindsay McCulloch

We’ve always handed out our fair share of satellite brain debris, and this episode is no different, except that we have someone else who can roll with it just as easily. The thing about this debris is that it isn’t useless. The influences, thoughts, memories and connections we call brain debris are really just the cataloguing of all the things that one day may become a part of the work we make. It is difficult to be an artist, and it is impossible without a backlog of sources to draw from and create in relationship to. Our artist this week proves that point well.

This week, Ryan and Garreth sit down with Maryland painter and educator Lindsay McCulloch into the studio to talk about the ’80s, the glisten of Patrick Swayze in Roadhouse and how her painting talks about time. Lindsay’s work blurs the boundaries between two-dimensional and three-dimensional space, between layered flatness and 2D interjections. Her work can be seen at Shockoe Artspace until the end of February 2022.

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For a limited time, our documentary The Builder is available to stream on Vimeo! The film centers on the art scene in Richmond, Virginia, with a focus on Oregon Hill native and contractor Don Childress, who–to the surprise of many–has an incredible contemporary art collection. This collection includes work from Francisco Clemente, Ron Johnson, and Bill Fisher to name just a few. Check out more at The Builder’s website.

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