Adventures in Arting Podcast: Jodi Ohl
October 15, 2015
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And now onto today's post:
I'm delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!
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Today's guest is Jodi Ohl.
Jodi Ohl is a self-taught mixed media artist, originally from Dunkirk, NY, who now resides in Aberdeen, NC.
Having recently left her day job to pursue her artistic career full time, she is has built a body of work that is known for its distinctive texture, bold color combinations which are often whimsical or abstract compositions, as well as motivational in nature. Her art appeals to those that seem to be young at heart and who appreciate the positive side of life whether communicated through words, colors, or composition.
Published in over 23 international mixed media magazines such as Cloth Paper Scissors, Somerset Studios, Artful Blogging, Artful Journaling, Somerset Holidays and Celebrations, and Cloth Paper Scissors Studios, as well as a contributor to five mixed media books.
In 2014, Jodi’s painting, “It’s Not Complicated” (part of her Pod and Portals collection) was juried as one of the best of Mixed Media and featured in “Incite 2" by Tonia Jenny of North Light Books.
Jodi enjoys writing about her art and sharing the love of healing and motivation through creativity. She is represented by regional galleries in North Carolina and several others along the East Coast. In addition, Jodi is a popular mixed media art teacher online and in person, teaching at both large and small local and national workshops around the US.
When not painting, she enjoys time with her two sons, Josh, 15and Zach, 21as well as other friends and family.
Look for a new book written by the artist scheduled to be released by North Light Publications, in the latter part of 2016. Jodi welcomes visitors to her blog Sweet Repeats www.sweetrepeats.blogspot.com where you can find a full listing of classes, weekly musings, and additional artwork for sale.
Find Jodi online:
- Website: www.jodiohl.com
- Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/JodiOhl
- Blog: www.sweetrepeats.blogspot.com
- Instagram: jodiohl
- Twitter: JodiOhl
- Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/jodiohl/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JodiOhl
On the podcast we discuss teaching, working from home vs. a separate studio, painting in public, getting into galleries, that "no's" are not really "no's," Yupo paper, and a bit about Jodi's new DVDs (also available as instant downloads): Colorful Canvas Exploration, Graffiti Grunge Art, Expressive Watercolor on Yupo Painting Flowers, Yupo Exploration, Collage Characters, and Tandem Techniques.
Be sure to leave us your comments and questions! We'd love to add your voice to the conversation!
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