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Ep 114 - Dorielle Caimi : Human of Honor

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Forthright and funny, Dorielle Caimi was a pleasure to talk to. Based in New Mexico Dorielle paints figurative paintings that often deal with difficult issues using a light humorous touch. Her work has been shown internationally, collected widely, and featured in many high profile publications.

We talk about freezers, cat people, maths, and art, lots of art and painting . . .

Here are some of the subjects we visit:

  • Painting origins,
  • Live and photo references,
  • Drawing,
  • Color palette,
  • Substrates,
  • Mediums,
  • Brushes and palette knives,
  • Lighting,
  • Inspiration,
  • Scaring oneself,
  • Complex compositions,
  • Working in series,
  • Self-portraits,
  • Your audience,
  • The purpose of art now,
  • Chuck Close,
  • Hannah Gadsby,
  • Equality,
  • Grieving,
  • Self-care,
  • Emerging artists,
  • Day jobs,
  • Social media,
  • Prices,
  • Underlying themes,
  • Pivotal paintings,
  • Big art dreams,
  • Future generations,

To find out more about Dorielle and her work go to:

Pivotal paintings . . .

On the verge by Dorielle Caimi


She got a hold of my lipstick by Dorriele Caimi

Referenced in the podcast . . .

Dorielle’s essay about feminism

Hannah Gadsby’s Netflix special: Nanette

Other artists mentioned in this episode who have been on the podcast . . .

Ep 52 – Jenny Morgan : Artmaking And The Open Heart

Ep 50 – James Guppy : Art Seduction

Ep 31- David Kassan – Part 1 : Presence In Absence

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