SOTA stands for State of the Arts. It’s also a nickname for the beloved state which the podcast is created in, Minnesota. MN is a place brimming with arts and culture, a true state of the arts. This podcast delivers informed, approachable commentary on contemporary art of the Twin Cities and beyond.
Happy Halloween SOTAns! First, have you seen that billboard at the corner of University and Vandalia? The one where there are multiple depictions of a shirtless man posing with various vegetables? We have discovered what that’s all about! Next, want to know how to get in the Halloween spirit and also support local arts at […]
Salutations SOTAns! We are excited to be back from our short break! This episode, we discuss the unveiling of Kehinde Wiley’s Rumors of War in Times Square and the implications of its final home in Richmond, VA. Then, we bring you back to the great Minnesota get-together, the MN State Fair! More specifically, we talk […]
Greetings SOTAns! We are pleased to present the third and final edition of our September bonus content! Please enjoy this extended interview with Kelly O’Brien. Check out our recent episode, Neurodiversity in Museums // Kelly O’Brien for the full interview and get to know the artist even more! Visit Kelly O’Brien’s website!
Hello SOTAland! We have another fantastic bonus interview for you this week! Enjoy this extra segment from our interview with local illustrator Chirsti Furnas. To hear more and get to know Christi even better, check out our past episode Local Mental Health & Art Resources // Christi Furnas. To learn more about Christi, visit her website!
Hello SOTAns! Don’t you just love the local artists we’ve interviewed? We definitely do! And guess what—we have even more interview clips to share with you! This week, we start with an extended clip of our interview with Alison Hiltner. If you haven’t yet, go back and listen to our episode “Des Moines Art Center […]