Episode 17

Published on:

12th Jun 2024

Entangled Creativity: Susan Begy on Art, Connection, and Community

In this episode of Behind the Studio Door, hosts Molly Darling and Christian Rivera, along with producer Chris Lindstrom, dive into a lively conversation with interdisciplinary artist Susan Begy. Susan, who explores themes of humanity, power dynamics, and cooperation through her graphite drawings and stone sculptures, shares insights into her creative process and the evolution of her work. The discussion touches on her innovative Entanglement Project, a 33-foot-long drawing connecting members of the creative community, and her experiences moving between mediums and places like Los Angeles and Brooklyn before returning to Rochester. Susan's dedication to nurturing and collaboration shines through as she talks about her future projects, including the potential revival of her Art Collision and Repair Shop. Tune in to hear more about Susan’s artistic journey and her passion for fostering community connections.

You can find more about Su's work here: https://www.susanbegy.com/about

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Behind the Studio Door
Conversations with Creatives in Rochester, NY
Hey there! Join us, Molly Darling and Christian Rivera, on our podcast 'Behind the Studio Door.' We dive into the heart of creativity, bringing you up close and personal with artists in Rochester NY and beyond!

Our conversations go beyond the brush strokes and melodies, exploring the rich stories and emotions that fuel artistic expression. Each episode is a journey into the unique world of creators, from painters to musicians, in our vibrant Rochester, NY community.

We don't just talk about art; we delve into the struggles and triumphs that shape each artist. It's about understanding how their experiences mold their art, and how their work touches their lives and the world. This podcast is more than a series of interviews; it's a celebration of the human spirit and the transformative power of art.

Whether you're an aspiring artist looking for a spark of inspiration, an art lover curious about the magic behind creation, or just someone who cherishes the depth of artistic expression, 'Behind the Studio Door' is your window into a world of inspiration and connection with the creative soul. Tune in, and let's explore this amazing journey together!
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Molly Darling

Multidisciplinary Artist, Imagination Doula and Podcast Host!