Talking Chianti, Cards and Kissing with Artist Audra Ricketts

Our Guest Artist: Audra Ricketts 

Our Host Artist: Carol McQuaid

Our Bar:  The Pemberton Station Pub in West Vancouver

Our guest artist today is visual artist, actor and the mind behind the hilarious Rabbit Rabbit Greeting Card line, Audra Ricketts

Listen in at the Pemberton Station Pub while Audra and I swap notes on some shared art residencies and life experiences, and I even get her to divulge some juicy details from her life on set with the likes of Al Pacino and Sam Elliott.

 In this episode you’ll hear about:

  • Painting figures in oil on velum
  • Her greeting card line Rabbit Rabbit and the little fella who inspired it
  • Art school days and acting jobs
  • Kissing Sam Elliott and other celeb stories
  • Our almost shared residency experience (I inhabited a residency in Tuscany as she was vacating it, and we both have a civilized art crush on Frank Arnold in San Jose del Cabo. He’s the artist in episode 2 of this show
  • The residency we almost shared: Chianti Arts at Rignana
  • My “Fake Flu Room With a View” story
  • Audra’s next Mexican adventure
  • Rabbit Rabbit’s upcoming market season
  • Upcoming writing projects, including a self-help book Rabbit Rabbit style
  • What’s next? Some big paintings, the Horseshoe Bay Art Crawl

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About the author, Carol

I love creating big cityscapes in paint and print. I travel around the world painting, teaching and doing art residencies. I meet artists everywhere, and I love bringing their stories to you on “Two Artists Walk into a Bar” podcast.

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