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Art Heals All Wounds
Art Heals All Wounds
Pam Uzzell

Do you think art can change the world? On this podcast, we meet artists whose work is doing just that! Each week... more

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Amilli Onair, Street Artist: Reclaiming Public Spaces: The Impact of Feminine Street Art

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
dream hampton, Filmmaker: Freshwater: A Cinematic Journey Through Memory, Climate Change, and Urban Transformation

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
Umberto N. Nicoletti, The Photographer Behind the Book Asylum, Portraying the Beauty and Heroism of LGBTQIA+ Asylum Seekers

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
Stories of Belonging

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, International Arts + Mind Lab: Co-Author of 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
Rigo 23, Painter, Muralist, and Activist: Collaboration That Transcends Barriers: Harnessing Support for Political Prisoners

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
Alleluia Panis: Dancer, Choreographer, and Cultural Leader: Decolonizing Art, Discovering Yourself

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 me... more

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

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
Skywatchers, Featuring Shavonne Allen, Joel Yates, and Dazié Rustin Grego-Skyes: TOWARDS OPULENCE: Calling Forth Our Collective Capacity to Manifest Change

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
Priyanka Pal and Shweta Ghosh: We Make Film: Exploring Accessibility and Inclusion In the Indian Film Industry

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
Jason Wyman of Queerly Complex: Embracing Complexity: Navigating Queerness, Anti-Racism, and Creativity

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
Roy Miles, Filmmaker, Puppeteer, and Toymaker: Hoodland Chronicles: Art, Community, and Resilience in East Oakland with Ghetto Geppetto

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. As... more

29 Mar 2023 · 31 minutes
Vivien Hillgrove, Editor and Documentary Filmmaker: Vivien's Wild Ride--A Documentary Journey Through Love, Loss, and Healing

Today, I’m joined by legendary film and sound editor Vivien Hillgrove to discuss her upcoming documentary, Vivien’s Wild Ride. After being... 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
Aimee Baker, Writer and Vanessa Cicarelli and Jason Greer, Filmmakers: Honoring America's Missing and Unidentified Women

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: Solving Mysteries at the Intersection of Crime 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
Ajuan Mance, Comic Artist and Illustrator, Living While Black: Portraits of Everyday Resistance

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
Vivian Kleiman, Documentary Filmmaker, Behind the Scenes of No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics

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
Rosie Wilby, Comedian, Writer, and Podcaster: Discover the Unexpected Joy of Heartbreak with The Breakup Monologues!

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
Marcus Thompson of the Athletic: What Story is Your Favorite Team Telling You?

 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
Lenett Partlow-Myrick and Jenny O'Grady, The Power of Everyday Artists and Makers of Things

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
Ganza Moise, Existential Questions for a Rwandan Filmmaker

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
Ashley Hoff: Finding Light in the Darkness After Surviving a Mass Shooting

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
Kimi Culp, The Art of Being Human

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
Robbi Stevens and Esme Pellegrini, A Story of Hope Beyond Trauma in The Nightingale

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault Today, I’m joined by Robbi Stevens and Esme Pellegrini to talk about the overarching themes of their... 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, Writing Your Way Beyond Family Dysfunction

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
Alka Raghuram, Forging a Path in Film

Today, I’m joined by Alka Raghuram, an independent filmmaker who makes narrative, documentary, and experimental films, as well as multimedia... more

13 Sep 2022 · 29 minutes
Amikaeyla Gaston, Finding Forgiveness and Love Through Music

Today, I’m joined by Amikaeyla Gaston, a public keynote speaker, performer, educator, and author. She’s the founder and executive director... more

07 Sep 2022 · 37 minutes
Art Heals All Wounds, Season 3 Trailer

Do you want to change the world? So do I! On this podcast, we meet artists whose work is doing... more

18 Aug 2022 · 1 minute
Bonus Episode: Grief Forward from Reframeables

What can you learn from having a conversation? A conversation with someone who knows you really well, someone who may... more

17 Aug 2022 · 26 minutes
Bonus Episode: Material Feels, Fiber Scroll

To celebrate my birthday, I’m sharing one of my favorite podcast episodes! How do you translate the sense of touch into... more

03 Aug 2022 · 8 minutes
Season 2 Finale: The Thank You Episode

 Please Fill Out the Listener Survey!   Episode Summary: As I wrap up season two, I want to take a moment to... more

20 Jul 2022 · 5 minutes
Cecilia Najar, Taking Control of Your Own Narrative

Please Fill Out the Listener Survey!  Episode Summary: Today, I’m joined by Ceci Najar, a writer living in Los Angeles. She’s... more

13 Jul 2022 · 39 minutes
Allegra Uzzell Thelemaque: Embracing Your Difference Can Be Magical

Please Fill Out the Listener Survey!  Today, I’m joined by my eldest daughter, Allegra Thelemaque. Allegra is a visual artist... more

06 Jul 2022 · 30 minutes
Tahmina Watson, Finding Your Joy

Please Fill Out the Listener Survey!  Today, I’m joined by Seattle-based immigration lawyer, Tahmina Watson. Tahmina describes herself as “a... more

29 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
Chris Watts, The Creationist, on Guaranteed Income for Artists

Today, I’m joined by Chris Watts, aka The Creationist. Chris is a San Francisco-based visual artist and recipient for The... more

22 Jun 2022 · 26 minutes
Victor Mavedzenge, Belonging

Today, I’m joined by visual and performance artist, educator, and community leader Victor Mavedzenge. Victor describes his feelings of not... more

15 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
Mildred Howard, Preserving Collective Memory Through Public Art

Today, I’m joined by mixed-media artist Mildred Howard to discuss how her inspiration for public art is shaped by consideration... more

08 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
Spencer Wilkinson, How One Mural Empowered a Community

Today, I’m joined by Oakland-based documentary filmmaker Spencer Wilkinson to discuss his second feature film called Alice Street. It’s one... more

01 Jun 2022 · 38 minutes
Fay Darmawi, Executive Director of SF Urban Film Fest: The Intersection of Art, Activism, and Urban Planning

Today, I’m joined by Fay Darmawi, the Founder and Executive Director of the SF Urban Film Fest. The organization highlights... more

25 May 2022 · 37 minutes
Candace Roberts, Finding Home Through Song

Today, I’m joined by artist-healer Candace Roberts. She’s a ​​singer, songwriter, and performer, as well as a Certified Hypnotherapist and... more

18 May 2022 · 39 minutes
Michael O. Snyder, Climate Change Stories that Engage and Create Change

Today, I’m joined by photographer, filmmaker, and educator Michael O. Snyder. His work focuses on the intersectionality of environmental and... more

11 May 2022 · 43 minutes
Ernesto Diaz-Infante, A Home Full of Music

Today, I’m joined by avant garde and experimental composer and guitarist Ernesto Diaz-Infante. You might remember my conversation with his... more

04 May 2022 · 31 minutes
Laura Joyce Davis, Balancing Motherhood and Work

Today, I’m joined by Laura Joyce Davis, the creator and host of the award-winning podcast Shelter in Place. What started... more

27 Apr 2022 · 41 minutes
Alexi Lacey, Colonialism Through a Family Lens

Today, I’m joined by independent director and producer Alexi Lacey. She has over 20 years of experience in filmmaking, and... more

20 Apr 2022 · 47 minutes
Rachel Dusa, Safer Working Conditions for Motion Picture Craftspeople

Today, I’m joined by cinematographer, camera operator, and first assistant camera Rachel Dusa. Rachel and I discuss navigating a male-dominated... more

13 Apr 2022 · 41 minutes
Shantre Pinkney, An Invitation to Love and Heal for Communities Experiencing Trauma

Today, I’m joined by photographer, filmmaker, and writer, Shantre Pinkney. You might recognize her from Season 1, Bonus Episode 2... more

06 Apr 2022 · 31 minutes
Jim LeBrecht and Sara Bolder, The Love Story Behind the Making of the Film Crip Camp

Today, I am joined by Jim LeBrecht and Sara Bolder, husband and wife creative team. Jim is the co-director with... more

30 Mar 2022 · 1 hour,
Preeti Vangani: A Poem Begins in Absence

Today, I’m joined by writer, poet, and educator Preeti Vangani. Preeti’s work covers themes of family, grief, sexual politics, and... more

23 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Catherine Monahon, Using Your Voice

Today I’m joined by Catherine Monahon, host of the podcast Material Feels. We talk about the way that Catherine works... more

16 Mar 2022 · 32 minutes
Vanessa Willow, Giiniw-ikwe, Painter: Reclaiming and Celebrating Your Body After Cancer

*This episode includes brief mentions of childhood sexual abuse Today I’m joined by Giiniw-ikwe, also known as Vanessa Willow, a painter... more

09 Mar 2022 · 32 minutes
Freight & Salvage, Featuring Barbara Higbie and Vicki Randle

I’m joined by musicians Vicki Randle and Barbara Higbie. We discuss how they got their start in music, what they... more

02 Mar 2022 · 42 minutes
Julie Wyman, Celebrating Diverse Bodies in Media Part 2

In part two of my conversation with documentary filmmaker and professor Julie Wyman, we discuss the broader questions that her... more

23 Feb 2022 · 29 minutes
Julie Wyman, Celebrating Diverse Bodies in Media

Today, I’m joined by documentary filmmaker and a professor of filmmaking at UC Davis, Julie Wyman. Julie’s work aims to... more

16 Feb 2022 · 26 minutes
Sarah Davis, Healing From Grief and Finding Community

Sarah Davis, a learning experience designer, lost her father to cancer in 2016. Her experience of grief left her feeling... more

09 Feb 2022 · 33 minutes
Season 2 Trailer

Welcome to Season 2 of Art Heals All Wounds, the podcast where we meet artists transforming lives with their work.... more

02 Feb 2022 · 3 minutes
Art Heals All Wounds Season 1, Bonus Episode 3

The infectiously optimistic music from Quincy Griffith and Luqman Frank from Episode 11 of Season 1 is helping me to... more

19 Jan 2022 · 47 minutes
Art Heals All Wounds Season 1, Bonus Episode 2

Sit back and relax while you listen to episode 1 of The Re(a)d Lounge from Shantre Pinkney. You'll get a... more

15 Dec 2021 · 10 minutes
Art Heals All Wounds Season 1, Bonus Episode 1

Some new directions for Season 2 of Art Heals All Wounds. Sign up for the Art Heals All Wounds newsletter... more

01 Dec 2021 · 2 minutes
Hector Armienta, Mexican American Opera in the Metaverse

The very special guest on the Season 1 finale of Art Heals All Wounds is opera composer Hector Armienta. Hector... more

13 Oct 2021 · 36 minutes
April Harris, Finding Your Voice

April Harris performs to heal. Her journey as a performer began when she was still serving as Captain in the... more

29 Sep 2021 · 33 minutes
Michelle Kennedy, Working Through Grief and Loss in Memoir

Have you ever had a difficult relationship with someone that you absolutely adore? How would you handle your grief if... more

15 Sep 2021 · 38 minutes
Ken Paul Rosenthal, Honoring Poet Julia Vinograd Through the Poetry of Film

Filmmaker Ken Paul Rosenthal first met Berkeley street poet Julia Vinograd thirty years ago. Struck by her work and her... more

01 Sep 2021 · 35 minutes
Denise Zmekhol, Skin of Glass, Healing from Grief, Finding a Home

They say you can never go home again. When Denise Zmekhol, daughter of the late Roger Zmekhol, a prolific and... more

18 Aug 2021 · 35 minutes
Luqman Frank and Quincy Griffin, Everything's Gonna Be Alright, recording an album during the pandemic

Do you need a positive mantra to get you through the ups and downs that these times keep throwing our... more

04 Aug 2021 · 45 minutes
Maw Shein Win, Unpacking Storage Unit for the Spirit House

When the poet Maw Shein Win was faced with the wearisome task of moving, it got her thinking about her... more

21 Jul 2021 · 32 minutes
Angelica Trimble Yanu, Connecting with Sacred Homeland

Printmaker and sculptor Angelica Trimble Yanu talks about how her work brought her from existing “in-between” to grounding her in... more

07 Jul 2021 · 34 minutes
Marjorie Sturm, Decriminalizing Nature and Healing Through Memoir Film

How can the power of storytelling help us make sense of things as seemingly disparate as the Covid-19 pandemic, the... more

23 Jun 2021 · 42 minutes
Orlando Williams, DJ, Creating Community Through Music

Orlando Williams, aka DJOACES, helped form a budding core group of DJ's in 1980's Berkeley, California. Known as the Mixologist... more

09 Jun 2021 · 36 minutes
Cassandra Falby, Drag King Joy

Do you like drag kings? Of course you do! In this episode, we meet psychotherapist Cassandra Falby and learn about... more

26 May 2021 · 45 minutes
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Printmaker and sculptor Angelica Trimble Yanu talks about how her work brought her from existing “in-between” to grounding her in her Oglála... more