Catholic Art Institute
An Interview with Jonathan Pageau, Master Icon Carver and Host of the Symbolic World
Jonathan Pageau joins the podcast to discuss his icon carving, faith journey, artistic training, his friendship with Dr. Jordan Peterson, and his youtube channel and website "The Symbolic World. Jonathan Pageau is a professional artist, writer and public speaker, giving workshops and conferences all around North America. Through his YouTube channel and podcast, The Symbolic World, he also furthers the conversation on symbolism, meaning and patterns in everything from movies, to icons, to social trends. Jonathan's websites: https://www.pageaucarvings.com/index.html The Symbolic World Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/pageaujonathan https://thesymbolicworld.com/ Jonathan's Icon Carving Demo Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBkkb05XjPk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXNGTXDwAoU Dr. Jordan Peterson's Interview with Jonathan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rAqVmZwqZM Fr. Silouan Justiniano Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAe_fQ3d1N8&t=2335s
An Interview with Juliette Aristides, award winning artist, author, & founder of Aristides Atelier
Juliette shares about her background in the atelier movement, her recent solo show "A Life Work", as well as her newest book, how photography has influenced painting and how to work with it, as well as advice for emerging artists. Juliette's website: https://www.aristidesarts.com/ Fine Art Connoisseur on Juliette's recent solo show "A Life Work": https://fineartconnoisseur.com/2021/03/juliette-aristides-classical-art-lifes-work/ Juliette's newest book "Beginning Drawing Atelier: An Instructional Sketchbook": https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1580935125/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i4 All of Juliette's books: https://www.amazon.com/Juliette-Aristides/e/B001JS6272?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1618468152&sr=8-1
An Interview with Alexander Stoddart, The Queen's Sculptor in Ordinary, on Neoclassicism & Kitsch.
Alexander Stoddart joins the podcast to discuss Neoclassicism, his training and work as a monumental sculptor, as well as the topic of kitsch. He was so generous of his time for this and for that we're very grateful! For Roger Scuton's remarks on kitsch, this video is very interesting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCoqQ5GUDig. He was mentioned in this video a good friend of Mr. Stoddart.
Anthony Visco Presents "The Maesta' and Sacred Conversations"
Anthony Visco joins the Catholic Art Institute to present "The Maesta' and Sacred Conversations". Realized as our Lady enthroned in silent conversation with saints, their elements of composition, this Zoom powerpoint presentation will explore its origins, its evolution, and how we may return to this time honored Marian devotion. This presentation is one of a series of lectures, the others are being hosted by the Dominican's of St. Patrick's in Philadelphia. You can view previous and future lectures by visiting the following: Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bgzAHx3J5A&t=5s St. Patrick's website: https://www.stpatrickphilly.org/ If you enjoyed this presentation please consider supporting the Catholic Art Institute by becoming a member: https://www.catholicartinstitute.org/membership or by making a tax deductible charitable contribution: https://www.catholicartinstitute.org/giving Many thanks again to Anthony Visco for sharing his time and expertise in this fascinating presentation!
Cody Swanson, Sculptor & Catholic Art Institute Artist of the Month
Cody Swanson joins the podcast to discuss his award winning work, as well as his conversion to the faith through the study of Catholic art. He also discusses his classical training, teaching, and offers advice to aspiring artists. Cody is being recognized by the Catholic Art Institute as the first "Artist of the Month". This new feature on the CAI website has been created to spotlight modern masters in sacred and classical art.
Fr. Silouan Justiniano, Iconographer, Orthodox Priest and 1st Prize Sacred Art Prize 2020 Winner
Fr. Silouan Justiniano, Iconographer, Orthodox Priest, and 1st Prize Sacred Art Prize 2020 winner joins the podcast to share about his work, art training, faith journey, and winning selections. Links to training, books and videos discussed in the interview: 1. Techniques of Icon and Wall Painting: Egg Tempera, Fresco, Secco By Aidan Hart https://aidanharticons.com/techniques-of-icon-and-wall-painting/ This is the most comprehensive book to date on the techniques of icon painting. It is a very important contribution. 2. Orthodox Arts Journal https://orthodoxartsjournal.org/ 3. Monastery of St. Dionysios the Areopagite https://saintdionysiosmonastery.org/ 4. The Craftsman's Handbook By Cennino Cennini, Cennio D'Andrea Cennini, Daniel V. Thompson (jr.), Sir Gavin De Beer · 1954 https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Craftsman_s_Handbook/GYu-dc4NAyIC?hl=en&gbpv=1 https://www.amazon.com/Craftsmans-Handbook-Libro-dell-Arte/dp/048620054X4. 5. The Practice of Tempera Painting By Daniel V. Thompson https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_practice_of_tempera_painting/5hTkXZuS2SUC?hl=en&gbpv=1 https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Tempera-Painting-Materials-Instruction/dp/0486203433