Welcome to our sixth episode of Y2K GROUP CHAT featuring artist Maureen St. Vincent.
We talk with Maureen about her framed pastel works, her relationship to the Pacific, her experiences living and working in New York and Los Angeles, surrealism, and feminism.
Maureen St. Vincent is an emerging artist living and working in the Bay Area.
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Audio timestamps below:
0:00 - Intro music
0:15 - Y2K GROUP CHAT introduction
0:34 - Maureen introduction and bio
1:20 - Hi
1:58 - How has the pandemic effected your work and life?
4:36 - More time to think?
6:34 - What’s the scale?
7:36 - What was the transition to pastels?
9:54 - Patience
10:37 - How many pieces do you work on at a time?
12:03 - Where does the style of the frames come from?
16:27 - When did you start making the frames for your work
19:45 - Feminist work
23:36 - Pregnancy and surrealism
28:46 - New 3D works
35:13 - Art world / new approaches
45:44 - Inspiring new environment
46:57 - Daydream
47:50 - LA art world experience vs. New York
52:51 - Experiences at old Hunter and new Hunter
59:46 - Which memorable shows have you seen?
1:06:01 - Overthinking
1:07:48 - Ideas about the Pacific
1:11:18 - When did you want to be an artist?
1:14:47 - Thank you!