Season 1, Episode 1 - Meet the 'CastersAug 30, 2019 - 1hr 2m
Kris and Kay like to say that they're qualified to talk about art, but really they're just loud mouthed illustrators with a tendency for side tangents. Episode 1 is a brief-ish look into their origin stories as artists - why they chose the paths they did, what they're doing now, and why they felt it was their job to educate the masses on why art is more than just a pretty picture.
Season 1, Episode 2 - Oh No, She Yoko'd the PodcastSep 13, 2019 - 55m
This week on Prismacast, Kris and Michael K talk about controversial female artists. Interested in photography of dead people or cutting bits of cloth off of a human being? Maybe Sally Mann and Yoko Ono are for you!
Season 1, Episode 3 - He Was a Sk8er BoiSep 27, 2019 - 45m
This week, we visit with Devon Byrne of Siege Skateboards, who has a surprising artistic avenue. We talk art business, his origin story, and what drives the 'board. See ya' in here!
Season 1, Episode 4 - Pop Goes the WarholOct 11, 2019 - 52m
This week, Kris and Michael K talk about the history of Pop Art, the notable movers and shakers of the movement, and the marvelous Marion McNay.
Season 1, Episode 5 - Catching Up With AndrewOct 25, 2019 - 48m
This week, Kris and Michael K chat with Andrew Watkins, a good friend from back in their college days. They discuss where Andrew’s interest in art originated, reminisce about their time together as art majors at Boise State, and what he’s doing with his degree now. They also enjoy some, uh, “interesting” stories from Andrew’s time in the military.
Season 1, Episode 6 - Ultimate Gift Guide for Artists, Part OneNov 8, 2019 - 1hr 2m
Worried about what to buy your artistic loved ones? Fear no more! Michael Kay and Kris are here with the perfect Holiday Gift Guide for Artists in 2019! This is part one of a two part gift guide which ranges from big to small gifts and a price point for everyone. We’ve got gifts on the list for as little as $5, and up to $1000. You can also visit Prismacast.com on November 22nd for the full gift guide with links on where to buy these great items!
Season 1, Episode 7 - Ultimate Gift Guide for Artists, Part OneNov 8, 2019 - 42m
In this part two of two, Kris and Michael Kay continue their Holiday Gift Guide for Artists in 2019! Worried about what to buy your artistic loved ones? Fear no more! This gift guide ranges from big to small gifts and a price point for everyone. We’ve got gifts on the list for as little as $5, and up to $1000. Don't forget to check out our previous episode, Part One of the Gift Guide, to hear what was on the first half of our lists. You can also visit Prismacast.com on November 22nd for the full gift guide with links on where to buy these great items!
Season 1, Episode 8 - Why Art Thou?Dec 13, 2019 - 1hr 14m
Kris has a gin problem! Michael Kay lives in Japan now! Oh yeah, and they fangirl over why art is still relevant today. From having pretty things on walls to helping treat mental illness, art will always have a home. They also convince Will to talk about his vigilante Boise Christmas Light Project!
Season 1, Episode 9 - We Need to Talk About Fan ArtDec 20, 2019 - 52m
Fan art can be a very polarizing subject... Even amongst Kris and Michael Kay. In this episode, the two chat about the world of fan art, and provide their personal perspectives on it. Is it infringing on copyright? Is it a sincere form of flattery? What do some big media conglomerates (*cough* mouse ears *cough*) think about fan art? Hint: Michael K may or may not have been the recipient of a cease and desist letter regarding some fan art - she explains what happened, and explains some of the legal mumbo jumbo surrounding fan art. It’s a fascinating world full of inconsistencies and gray areas.
Season 1, Episode 10 - Gender in a BlenderJan 4, 2020 - 52m
In this (long delayed) episode, Kris sees some exhibits at her local art museum that spark some thoughts about gender. Her and Michael Kay discuss what she saw and her takeaways from that. They also chat about Texas culture, and how things in the Lone Star State aren’t always exactly how outsiders think they are. Amongst all the chaos of life, Kris finds solace in playing World of Warcraft.
Season 1, Episode 11 - Your Guide to Gallery EtiquetteJan 17, 2020 - 44m
Have you ever wondered what you should or shouldn’t do when going to an art gallery? Kris and Michael Kay discuss some common gallery etiquette in this week’s episode. What should you wear? Can you touch stuff? Can you take pictures? They touch on these topics and much more. Kris and Michael Kay also discuss their artistic highlights of 2019.
Season 1, Episode 12 - They Put the 'D' in DadaJan 31, 2020 - 45m
What the heck is up with some of the weirdest art content in modern history? Home to some of the strangest art objects and performances, Dada is a cultural icon and the symbol of an age. Does that sounds fancy? GOOD--click in and come hang with us as we talk urinals, falling paper, and cardboarded-guys spouting gibberish.
Season 1, Episode 13 - Say Hello to The JapricornFeb 14, 2020 - 43m
We welcome special guest Jenny Miller, creator of The Japricorn! Jenny talks about starting this awesome jewelry store business from the ground up (and believe us, she had quite the hustle even back in her school days). We chat about what kinds of products she makes and sells, and where you can find and buy her work. Jenny and Kris announce a special collaboration project. Check out her website: https://www.thejapricorn.com/, and follow her on Instagram: @TheJapricorn
Season 1, Episode 14 - Insight to IllustrationMar 1, 2020 - 43m
Kris and Michael K talk about all things illustration. What it really is, what fields of work it encompasses, and whether to school or not to school. Michael K discovers the magical Rody Horse in a Japanese dollar store, and Kris tells her latest live lobster encounter.