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Art Heals All Wounds
Art Heals All Wounds
Pam Uzzell

Do you think art can change the world? So do I! We’re at a pivotal moment when scientists, medical practitioners, and creatives... more

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Artistry and Activism: Catherine Filloux and 'How to Eat an Orange'

In this episode of 'Art Heals All Wounds', I explore the transformative power of art with playwright and activist Catherine... more

15 May 2024 · 30 minutes
The Power of Art: Alex LeBoeuf's Creative Impact on the Myotonic Dystrophy Community

In this episode of 'Art Heals All Wounds,' I share a personal story about my daughter's diagnosis with myotonic dystrophy.... more

01 May 2024 · 33 minutes
The Making of Us: Adoption Stories that Connect and Heal with Sarah Reinhardt and Louise Browne, Hosts of Adoption: The Making of Me

Don't forget to go to my website and leave me YOUR story of belonging to feature on a future episode!Buy... more

17 Apr 2024 · 51 minutes
Voicemail from Special Education Teacher and Mother, Julie Leboeuf

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10 Apr 2024 · 6 minutes
How Mythical Creatures and Persian Fairytales Heal in a Coming of Age Story with Kiyash Monsef

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03 Apr 2024 · 38 minutes
Voicemail from Writer, Filmmaker, and Podcaster Rebecca Davey

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27 Mar 2024 · 5 minutes
Writing Your Life Story and Finding Connection: Adoption, and Identity with Susan Kiyo Ito

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20 Mar 2024 · 39 minutes
Voicemail from Musician and Podcaster, Carolyn Kiel

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13 Mar 2024 · 5 minutes
Connecting through Writing and Music: How Joe Field’s Books Inspire Young Readers

Don't forget to go to my website and leave me YOUR story of belonging to feature on a future episode!Buy... more

06 Mar 2024 · 42 minutes
Connecting Through Art: Stories of Change and Growth

Happy to be back for the sixth season of 'Art Heals All Wounds', where we’ll talk about 'Connection'! Exploring the... more

28 Feb 2024 · 5 minutes
Art, Community, and Hope: Joe Field's Stories of Healing through Legends Universe

In this episode of "Art Heals All Wounds," I talk about how this turn of the calendar from 2023 to... more

03 Jan 2024 · 11 minutes
Connecting Through Music: A Voicemail from Joey Held

On this episode of Art Heals All Wounds, I share a voicemail from Joey Held, who talks about the impact... more

27 Dec 2023 · 4 minutes
Finding Belonging and Discovering the Power of Listening: Gwen Whittle, Postproduction Sound Supervisor

In this episode of Art Heals All Wounds, I interview longtime friend Gwen Whittle, a supervising sound editor and three-time... more

20 Dec 2023 · 30 minutes
Celebrating Neurodiversity, Beauty, and Belonging with Illustrator and Writer Allegra Thelemaque

In this episode, I interview my daughter, Allegra Thelemaque, illustrator and writer, about the idea of feeling like you belong... more

13 Dec 2023 · 19 minutes
Transformation, Healing, and Belonging: Dazié Rustin Grego-Sykes and Derrick Miller-Handley on Queer and Black Representation in Art

This week I interview artists Dazié Rustin Grego-Sykes and Derrick Miller-Handley. They discuss the creation and impact of their performance... more

06 Dec 2023 · 46 minutes
The Nature of Belonging--A Voicemail From Miguel Angel Vazquez

In this episode, I feature a thought-provoking reflection on belonging in a voicemail from Miguel Angel Vazquez. Discover the different... more

29 Nov 2023 · 3 minutes
Exploring Healing Through Art with Almudena Rocca and Her The Intuitive Drawing Journal:

In this episode of Art Heals All Wounds, I speak with multidisciplinary artist Almudena Rocca about her book 'The Intuitive... more

22 Nov 2023 · 18 minutes
Her Deaf Mother Blossomed and Found Belonging as an Artist--A Voicemail From Paige Friend

In this episode of Art Heals All Wounds, I share a heartfelt voicemail from Paige Friend, host of ‘The Beach... more

15 Nov 2023 · 7 minutes
Adoption, Secrets, and Identity: Christina YR Lim’s Film 'B-Side for Taylor'

In this episode of 'Art Heals All Wounds', I speak with filmmaker Christina YR Lim about 'B-Side for Taylor', a... more

08 Nov 2023 · 31 minutes
Adoption, Family Secrets, and Healing with Carlyn Montes De Oca, Author of "Junkyard Girl"

Animal advocate Carlyn Montes De Oca embarked on a journey of self-discovery when she took a commercial DNA test in... more

01 Nov 2023 · 45 minutes
How Art and Creativity Lead to Well-Being with Dr. Tasha Golden and Arts on Prescription

Dr. Tasha Golden is an international speaker and consultant, a career singer/songwriter, and a public health scientist. In this episode,... more

25 Oct 2023 · 37 minutes
Finding Belonging as a Standup Comedian--Rabiah Coon

Standup comedian and podcaster, Rabiah Coon, shares a story of belonging on a voicemail to the show! Listen to how... more

18 Oct 2023 · 6 minutes
Stand-Up and Stereotypes: Sadia Azmat's New Book 'Sex Bomb'

Description: In this episode, I sit down with the talented comedian and author Sadia Azmat. We delve into the world... more

11 Oct 2023 · 43 minutes
Reclaiming Haitian Heritage: Lalin St. Juste's Music Explores Different Experiences of Belonging

Lalin St. Juste has been a staple in the Bay Area music scene for a decade with her genre-bending band... more

04 Oct 2023 · 30 minutes
Reclaiming Public Spaces: The Impact of Feminine Street Art with Amilli Onair, Street Artist

Are you comfortable with the parts of you that are feminine? Are you comfortable in a feminine space? Explore the... more

27 Sep 2023 · 31 minutes
Memory, Climate Change, and Urban Transformation with dream hampton and her film 'Freshwater'

We continue our season focusing on belonging by talking about places and spaces. What kinds of stories do you tell... more

20 Sep 2023 · 37 minutes
The Heroism and Beauty of LGBTQIA+ Asylum Seekers, with Umberto N. Nicoletti, The Photographer Behind the Book 'Asylum'

Who do you look up to? Do you have heroes? Fashion photographer Umberto N. Nicoletti has created a new coffee... more

13 Sep 2023 · 32 minutes
Share Your Story of Belonging--I'll Go First

Today's episode is all about belonging. In Season 5 we delve into the stories of artists and individuals who have... more

06 Sep 2023 · 11 minutes
Conversations: Crossed Wires with Jae Bloom and James Bilsbrough and guest, Dr. Catherine Flick, Chatting AI Ethics

AI--how are you feeling about it? Excited about its potential? Concerned that it's not quite ready for prime time? I... more

09 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Conversations: Reframeables, Hosted by Rebecca and Natalie Davey: Reframing "The Sex Talk" with Emily Roach

Do you remember getting "The Sex Talk"? The ones I experienced left a lot to be desired! Which is why... more

02 Aug 2023 · 35 minutes
Conversations: Wild Precious Life, Hosted by Annmarie Kelly: Somebody's Daughter, with Ashley C. Ford

Time to share some amazing conversations!I love sharing feed drops of my favorite shows during this break between seasons! These... more

19 Jul 2023 · 55 minutes
100 Things: Setting Intentions

How do we creatively increase empathy? What about increasing compassion for ourselves? Last year I experienced chronic pain for 8... more

05 Jul 2023 · 8 minutes
Susan Magsamen:Your Brain on Art: How the Arts Transform Us

Today, I’m joined by Susan Magsamen, Founder and Executive Director of the International Arts + Mind Lab at the Johns... more

28 Jun 2023 · 46 minutes
Support for Political Prisoners with Rigo 23, Painter and Activist

Today, I’m joined by Rigo 23, a painter, muralist, and activist who has undertaken collaborative art projects with some of... more

21 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Decolonizing Art with Choreographer Alleluia Panis

Today, I’m joined by dancer, choreographer, and cultural leader Alleluia Panis. In our conversation, Alleluia expands on the vision behind... more

14 Jun 2023 · 42 minutes
Feed Drop: Allyship is a Verb, Hosted by Chris Angel Murphy: One Woman's Late in Life Lesbian Story, Featuring Kathy Houston

Show notes from Chris Angel Murphy and Allyship is a VerbPut yourself in the other person's shoes. This week, Kathy... more

07 Jun 2023 · 59 minutes
Feed Drop: The Beach Speaks, Hosted by Paige Friend

Show Notes for this Episode from Paige Friend and The Beach SpeaksA friend of mine from “up North” asked... more

31 May 2023 · 19 minutes
Anti-Racism: Unpacking White Supremacy Through Body-Based Practices with Kai Hazelwood and Sarah Ashkin

In today’s episode, I’m joined by body-based artists and activists Kai Hazelwood and Sarah Ashkin. Kai and Sarah are co-founders... more

24 May 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Brittany Delany, Dancer and Choreographer: Free the Body: Exploring Personal, Cultural, Social, and Political Liberation Through Interactive Art and Movement

Today, I’m joined by Brittany Delany, a dancer, choreographer, and co-director of the dance and social justice collective GROUND SERIES.... more

17 May 2023 · 47 minutes
Our Collective Capacity to Manifest Change: Skywatchers, Featuring Shavonne Allen, Joel Yates, and Dazié Rustin Grego-Sykes

Today, I’m joined by Shavonne Allen, Joel Yates, and Dazié Rustin Grego-Sykes, three members of Skywatchers, a performance ensemble based... more

10 May 2023 · 56 minutes
Accessibility and Inclusion In the Indian Film Industry with Priyanka Pal and Shweta Ghosh

Today, I’m joined by filmmakers Shweta Ghosh and Priyanka Pal to discuss their work together on We Make Film, a... more

03 May 2023 · 51 minutes
Crying Uncle Bluegrass: Bluegrass Roots, Modern Shoots: The Future of Bluegrass Music

Today, I’m joined by the members of Crying Uncle Bluegrass, a California-based bluegrass band. Fiddle player Miles Quale teamed up... more

26 Apr 2023 · 44 minutes
Queerness, Anti-Racism, Creativity, and Complexity with Jason Wyman of Queerly Complex

Today, I’m joined by Jason Wyman, an artist, creative coach, and co-founder of Queerly Complex, a creative hub and community... more

19 Apr 2023 · 52 minutes
Mathew Gabriel Gonzales, aka Philthy Dronez: Wepa Life: West Coast Cumbia From Eastside San Jose

Today, I’m joined by Mathew Gabriel Gonzales (aka Philthy Dronez), musician and music producer, to explore the roots behind his... more

12 Apr 2023 · 25 minutes
Art, Community, and Resilience in East Oakland:: Hoodland Chronicles with Roy Miles, Filmmaker, Puppeteer, and Toymaker

Today, I’m joined by Roy Miles, aka Ghetto Geppetto, a filmmaker, motion graphics artist, puppet maker and puppeteer, toymaker, and... more

05 Apr 2023 · 45 minutes
La Doña, Singer-Songwriter and Multi-Instramentalist: Cultural Evolutionary: The Empowering Sounds of Femmeton

Today, I’m joined by Cecilia Cassandra Peña-Govea, aka La Doña, to discuss the inspiration and meaning behind her “Femmeton” music.... more

29 Mar 2023 · 31 minutes
A Birth Mother Tells Her Story of Shame, Loss, and Healing: Vivien Hillgrove and her upcoming documentary 'Vivien's Wild Ride'

Today, I’m joined by legendary film and sound editor Vivien Hillgrove to discuss her upcoming documentary, Vivien’s Wild Ride. After... more

22 Mar 2023 · 49 minutes
Catherine Filloux, Playwright and Librettist: Remembering is a Revolutionary Act—Honoring the Stories of Survivors

Today, I’m joined by award-winning artist, playwright, and librettist Catherine Filloux to discuss how she explores the intersection of social... more

15 Mar 2023 · 43 minutes
America's Missing and Unidentified Women: Aimee Baker, Writer and Vanessa Cicarelli and Jason Greer, Filmmakers

Today, I’m joined by writer Aimée Baker and filmmakers Vanessa Cicarelli and Jason Greer. Aimée is the author of Doe,... more

08 Mar 2023 · 44 minutes
Ausma Zehanat Khan, Writer: Mysteries and Human Rights

Today, I’m joined by writer Ausma Zehanat Khan to discuss how she explores the scope and horror of nationalism, Islamophobia,... more

01 Mar 2023 · 45 minutes
'Living While Black: Portraits of Everyday Resistance' by Ajuan Mance, Comic Artist and Illustrator

Today, I’m joined by Ajuan Mance, a visual artist and educator who recently published an illustrated encyclopedia titled, Living While... more

22 Feb 2023 · 35 minutes
Queer Comics: with Vivian Kleiman, Documentary Filmmaker, Behind the Scenes of 'No Straight Lines'

Today, I’m joined by Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker Vivian Kleiman. In her latest film, No Straight Lines: The Rise of... more

15 Feb 2023 · 46 minutes
Healing and Joy After Heartbreak with 'The Breakup Monologues' by Rosie Wilby

Today, I’m joined by award-winning comedian, author, and podcaster Rosie Wilby to discuss her latest book, The Breakup Monologues: The... more

08 Feb 2023 · 40 minutes
Jesse Freidin, Fine Arts Photographer, Are You Okay? Portrait Series: Transgender Youth Are Loved!

Today, I’m joined by fine art photographer Jesse Freidin to discuss his latest project, Are You Ok?, a portrait and... more

01 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
Bonus Episode--Deciphering Love Languages with Reframeable Hosts Natalie and Rebecca Davey

Whether it’s in your garage, basement, storage unit, or the back of a closet, I think most of us are... more

25 Jan 2023 · 42 minutes
Bonus Episode--All the Wiser, Hosted by Kimi Culp!

If you got the chance to interview the host of one of your favorite podcasts, what questions would you ask... more

18 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Bonus Episode--Beyond 6 Seconds, Hosted by Carolyn Kiel!

Many times on this show, I’ve talked with guests who were keeping secrets. Not secrets entrusted to them by others—but... more

11 Jan 2023 · 39 minutes
Season 3 Finale: It's a Wrap!

Here we are, again. We have reached the end of another season of Art Heals All Wounds. I want to... more

14 Dec 2022 · 3 minutes
Iliana Sosa, Filmmaker: Love, Loss, and Legacy in the Film What We Leave Behind

This week, I’m joined by Mexican American filmmaker Iliana Sosa to discuss her first feature documentary, What We Leave Behind.... more

07 Dec 2022 · 35 minutes
How Sports Teams Tell the Story of People and Places with Marcus Thompson of The Athletic

Marcus Thompson is a long-time Golden State Warriors beat reporter and Bay Area News Group sports columnist and currently writes... more

30 Nov 2022 · 38 minutes
The Power of Everyday Artists and Makers of Things with Lenett Partlow-Myrick and Jenny O'Grady

Today, I’m joined by artists and educators Lenett Partlow-Myrick and Jenny O'Grady to discuss the medium of book art and... more

23 Nov 2022 · 42 minutes
New Visions for Rwandan Filmmakers with Ganza Moise

Today, I’m joined by Ganza Moise, a Rwandan writer and filmmaker, to talk about his art and the Rwandan film... more

16 Nov 2022 · 49 minutes
Healing Through Storytelling After Surviving a Mass Shooting with Ashley Hoff

Today, I’m joined by Ashley Hoff, an executive producer of the new Paramount+ documentary "11 Minutes." The four-part series offers... more

09 Nov 2022 · 44 minutes
The Art of Being Human and Sharing Stories for Healing with Kimi Culp

Today, I’m joined by Kimi Culp, founder and host of All the Wiser, a podcast that explores nonfiction storytelling through... more

02 Nov 2022 · 44 minutes
Beyond the Trauma of Sexual Assault: The Nightingale: A Story of Hope, with Robbi Stevens and Esme Pellegrini

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault Today, I’m joined by Robbi Stevens and Esme Pellegrini to talk about the overarching themes of... more

26 Oct 2022 · 33 minutes
Deane V. Bowers, Artists Giving Back to Frontline Medical Workers

Today, I’m joined by Deane Bowers, a mixed media artist who creates environmental folk art with found objects. She’s the... more

19 Oct 2022 · 34 minutes
Claudia Marulanda, Creating New Narratives with Art

Today, I’m joined by Claudia Marulanda, a New York City-based visual artist and educator. Claudia describes how she hit an... more

12 Oct 2022 · 30 minutes
Allison Landa: Family Secrets, Shame, and Healing Through Memoir

Today, I’m joined by Allison Landa, writer and educator, to discuss the themes in her memoir, Bearded Lady. At the... more

05 Oct 2022 · 29 minutes
Bradley Berman, The Right to Die With Dignity

Today, I’m joined by filmmaker and writer Bradley Berman to discuss his most recent documentary, Jack Has A Plan. The... more

28 Sep 2022 · 38 minutes
William Rhodes, Creating Connections Between Generations and Across Communities

Today, I’m joined by William Rhodes, a mixed-media artist and Program Director of the Intergenerational Arts Program at Bayview Senior... more

21 Sep 2022 · 35 minutes
Art Heals All Wounds
The Power of Everyday Artists and Makers of Things with Lenett Partlow-Myrick and Jenny O'Grady
Art Heals All Wounds

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Today, I’m joined by artists and educators Lenett Partlow-Myrick and Jenny O'Grady to discuss the medium of book art and the transformative... more