stART Talking is an an Art Gallery of Windsor podcast hosted by Audience Engagement Coordinator Abbey Lee Hallett and Digital Initiatives Coordinator Micaela Muldoon. Join Abbey Lee and Micaela as they talk about anything – and everything – arts related in the Windsor-Essex community, with a particular focus on the many unique creative careers that make the local arts scene so vibrant. Through their conversations with multifaceted community creatives, Micaela and Abbey Lee have discovered that there are many artistic careers hiding in plain sight.
Whether you want to learn a new artistic medium, connect with prolific creatives, or just kick back and enjoy, we invite you to listen in and join the conversation!
We're back for episode 3! In this episode, Micaela sits down with renowned costume designer, milliner, props designer, set designer, mask maker, and illustrator Esther Van Eek to discuss Esther's multifaceted career, the importance of finding one's own creative voice, and the reason why all designers are master problem solvers.
In episode 2, Micaela talks to Elaine Chatwood of the Fashion Design Technician program at St. Clair College. Elaine takes us through her career journey, including her times as a costume crew member for huge acts like KISS, Diana Ross, and So You Think You Can Dance.
In this episode, Micaela and Abbey Lee talk to Dr. Jennifer Willet of the INCUBATOR art lab at the University of Windsor. Dr. Willet takes us through her experiences as a bio artist, divulges her advice to up-and-coming creatives, and shares her dreams for BioArt...and BioArt opera!