The Creative Exchange Podcast
The Artist as Problem Solver with Pete Hocking

The Artist as Problem Solver with Pete Hocking

December 5, 2019

Pete Hocking is a visual artist, writer, and educator currently based in Provincetown where he teaches painting workshops at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, is represented by Four Eleven Gallery, and serves as a founding board member of the Provincetown Commons. Before Settling on Cape Cod, he was the Director of Rhode Island School of Design’s Office of Public Engagement and Associate Dean and Director of Brown University’s Swearer Center for Public Service. Currently, he teaches at Goddard College and Rhode Island School of Design. In this episode, Hocking joins us to discuss his own embodied creative process, the unique position artists hold as problem solvers, and how this has influenced his own career as an artist and educator.

Into the World of Edward Gorey with Gregory Hischak

Into the World of Edward Gorey with Gregory Hischak

November 27, 2019

Curator Gregory Hischak has been creating new exhibits for the Edward Gorey House, where he resides, since 2014. Hischak is also a playwright, poet, musician, and book artist, who has received numerous awards including a Mass Cultural Council Fellowship in playwriting in 2015. Reflecting on Edward Gorey’s life, creative process, and what it’s like to live in the Edward Gorey House, this episode is a true immersion into the whimsical world of Gorey.

The “Why” of Arts Leadership with David Kuehn

The “Why” of Arts Leadership with David Kuehn

November 21, 2019

 In this episode, David Kuehn, Executive Director of the Cotuit Center for the Arts, gives us an inspiring glimpse into the mind of an arts leader and reflects on his journey from Los Angeles to Cape Cod. With a mission of being a welcoming hub for the arts on Cape Cod, no two days in David’s shoes at the Center are alike. 

Photography and Social Justice with Julia Cumes

Photography and Social Justice with Julia Cumes

November 14, 2019

Born and raised in South Africa, photographer Julia Cumes shares the whimsical tale of how she came to America and the profound thought and creative process behind her work with vulnerable populations.

The Process of Following Your Passion and Taking Risks with Tim Convery

The Process of Following Your Passion and Taking Risks with Tim Convery

May 28, 2019

Amy and Julie talk to New York design veteran Tim Convery, about leaving his fast-paced life in favor of rediscovering his creativity in Provincetown and starting his iconic apparel and merchandise collection, "Tim-Scapes". 

The Process of Healing through the Arts with Sara Moran

The Process of Healing through the Arts with Sara Moran

May 22, 2019

Sara discusses how she uses art making and the creative process as a means to heal. Sara owns her own practice, Cape Cod Art Therapy in Eastham, where she executes her unique and dynamic approach.

The Process of Building an Audience with Christine Kunewa Walker

The Process of Building an Audience with Christine Kunewa Walker

May 15, 2019

Provincetown Film Society Executive Director, Christine Kunewa Walker shares her take on breaking into the film festival circuit and representation in film, along with an inside look at her creative process. 

The Process of Recognizing “the Space Between” with Mary-Ann Agresti

The Process of Recognizing “the Space Between” with Mary-Ann Agresti

May 8, 2019

Designer and architect, Mary-Ann Agresti sits down with Julie and Amy to discuss her take on the holistic importance of design. With her recent shift in focus to what she calls "the space between", Mary-Ann reflects on what this means and how her creative work is informed by connection. 

The Process of Connecting Through Your Art  with Joe Diggs

The Process of Connecting Through Your Art with Joe Diggs

May 1, 2019

In this episode, visual artist Joe Diggs invites us on a true exploration of his process from his daily creative practices to the ways in which his Cape Cod roots led him to, and have reinforced, his path as an artist.

The Process of Creating Collaborative Space with Chalkboard Studio

The Process of Creating Collaborative Space with Chalkboard Studio

April 24, 2019

Celebrating their 10th anniversary in spring 2019, the founders of Chalkboard Studio, Jackie, Richard, and Jamie, reflect on the transformation of an old schoolhouse in Barnstable Village to a professional artist studio and how the shared space has informed their creative processes.