Based in Loveland, Colorado, artist Zoey Frank paints complex representational paintings that are deep, textured and beautiful, with a great lightness of touch.
Her work is shown in galleries across America and Europe. She has received numerous honors and awards, and she has been featured in magazines like Fine Art Connoisseur and American Art Collector, to name a few.

We talk about trains, barbed wire, priesthood, House of Cards, and art, lots of art and painting . . .

Here are the main points of what we talk about:

  • Showing in Amsterdam,
  • Painting origins,
  • Recording ideas,
  • Color,
  • Palette,
  • Composing multi-figure paintings,,
  • Mediums,
  • Lighting,
  • Photo reference,
  • Unstretched canvas,
  • Time lapse process video,
  • Slowing down the reading of the image,
  • Atelier training,
  • Early career choices,
  • Sculpture,
  • Underlying themes,
  • Art market,
  • Selling large pictures,
  • Prices,
  • Most moving painting to make,
  • Big art dreams,
  • The contemporary art conversation,
  • Artistic challenges,

To find out more about Zoey and her work

Pivotal paintings . . .

Taboret by Zoey Frank


Song by Zoey Frank


Referenced in the podcast . .

Ep 49 – Cesar Santos : Courage And Creative Freedom

Ep 87 – Kyle Staver : Human Touch And Persistent Heart


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