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Oct. 30, 2022

Danielle James: Neon – The Brightest Art

Artist Danielle James (DJ for short), is conjuring up neon lights in her Durham, NC shop. Under the name Hex Neon, she creates cu…

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Oct. 28, 2022

Alycia Matthews: Painting it Orange

Alycia Matthews creates joyful papier mache Halloween sculptures. Her process starts with a terra cotta base which gives her char…

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Oct. 20, 2022

Jeff Osgood: Painting it Black

Jeff Osgood’s bold line of pottery features historic gravestone art that thrills collectors of Halloween, cemetery, and macabre a…

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Sept. 30, 2022

Alyssa Thorne: Still Life Storyteller

Interweaving her skills in photography, sculpture, writing, design, and history, Alyssa Thorne is creating still life composition…

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Sept. 22, 2022

Stephanie Sherratt: Producing Halloween Magic

For over a quarter century, Halloween art fans have flocked to Petaluma, CA to collect exquisite pieces from their favorite artis…

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Sept. 13, 2022

Sheila Bentley: Hags and All Things Halloween

Sheila Bentley is creating one-of-a-kind hags, witches, zombies...everything creepy and Halloween. While Sheila will create young…

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Aug. 30, 2022

Jeanette Leary: Art Treats for Grownups

Jeannette Leary thinks of her art dolls as “little art treats for grownups who don’t ever want to grow up.” When she started Suga…

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Aug. 13, 2022

Dorann Nelson: Always Gravitating to Halloween

Dorann Nelson is a lifelong creative who found her artistic groove fashioning Halloween figures in the Appalachian Mountains. Her…

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June 13, 2022

Joey Marsocci: Curioporium Creative Director

Artist Joey Marsocci is a story teller who uses the mediums of theme park and haunt design, creature fabrication, illustration, w…

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May 30, 2022

Mushroom Muse

The Amanita Muscaria is the most famous mushroom in the world. Even if you don’t pay much attention to fungus, you’ve seen them i…

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May 13, 2022

Introducing Season 4 of Halloween Art and Travel

This is Kristen Stafford, your host of the Halloween Art and Travel Podcast. This is where you get the stories behind the best Ha…

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Oct. 31, 2021

Isaias Hiram Urrabazo: Celebrating Life

Isaias Urrabazo uses his diverse skill set to create stunning visual art that celebrates life. Isaias is an accomplished artist, …

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Oct. 29, 2021

Jorene Lomenzo: Whim-spook-ical

You can be sure Jorene Lomenzo’s heart is racing in excitement whenever she’s clicking refresh in anticipation of a shop update o…

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Sept. 22, 2021

Paskalini Savopoulos: Broomsquire

Picture a broom in your mind. Did it have glitter and dried flowers on it? Have you ever even dreamed those were possibilities? C…

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Aug. 30, 2021

Jennie Hepler-Takens: Sculptor of Stories

Have you ever realized that an art collection can have the same function as a library? All of the creations by doll artist Jennie…

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Aug. 13, 2021

Lurena Williamson: Passion for Textiles and Textures

Lurena Williamson of Tattered Moon is obsessed with resurrecting antiques and old fabrics into Halloween dolls. She’s an outsider…

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July 30, 2021

Dennis Haynes: Halloween Renaissance Creative

A “Renaissance person” has many skills and areas of knowledge. This is an accurate description of Dennis Hayes – he collects vint…

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July 13, 2021

JR Pepper: Professional Eccentric

Professional eccentric, JR Pepper, combines her love of art and bizarre history into her entertaining lectures and spooky photogr…

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June 30, 2021

Gravestone Girls: Cemetery Art and History Devotees

“Keeping our dead alive” is the passion of the devoted Gravestone Girls (GG). In this episode, we meet Brenda Sullivan, the found…

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June 13, 2021

Becky Kilimnik: Spooky by Design

Becky Kilimnik fell in love with spooky storytelling during her childhood in the mountains of Tennesse. Today, she expresses this…

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May 30, 2021

Sarah Boyce: Seasonal Folklore and Celebration

Sarah Boyce’s love of the autumn and winter holidays will expand your understanding of the passage of time and seasons. Sarah cre…

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May 13, 2021

Victorian Cemetery Symbolism

What do you think of when you hear the word cemetery? Spooky? Do you think history and art museum? If you haven’t, you should! Th…

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April 30, 2021

Sharon Bloom: The Joy is in the Connection

Sharon Bloom is a visual artist and teacher who LOVES Halloween. While her education is in painting and print making, today she i…

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Oct. 31, 2020

Joey Marsocci: Creating Immersive Spooky Experiences

Artist Joey Marsocci is a story teller who uses the mediums of theme park and haunt design, creature fabrication, illustration, w…

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