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Episode 15: Artist, Victor Spinelli

For Ep15 Thinking of Art, I spoke with multifaceted Ibiza-based artist, Victor Spinelli! During his career so far, he has traveled to over 85 countries, shot some of the most recognized celebrities in the world, and created spectacular artistic programs for artists.

Today, we talked about his recent #DiverUp project (which embodies the power and strength of women), his plans for 2021’s Burning Man, and heard incredible stories of Olympians he shot over the years.  Victor also discussed his plans for the SPiN Art Residency in Ibiza and how the current world situation has impacted his feelings toward the earth.

During most of his adult life, Spinelli has split his time between New York, the Mediterranean and California. The photography skills and artistry he developed along his travels evolved into several multimedia platforms:  film, commercials, music videos, documentaries and print campaigns. | Purchase works on

Episode 13: Interior Designer Adam Hunter

For Ep13 of Thinking of Art, I caught up with LA based interior designer Adam Hunter. Adam shared inspirations of how to truly live your home at this time of quarantine. I also enjoyed hearing about his favorite businesses in LA, who he sources for furniture, and the must-dos tips for designing comfy spaces at home.

Adam also talked to me about his favorite museums, celebrity projects, and more! Oh, and listen until the end to hear about one of his favorite clients, Neil Patrick Harris. Celebrated for his dynamic, bespoke interiors that take cue from his decade as a star on Broadway – Adam Hunter is a force in the Los Angeles design community.

After years of leading roles under the bright lights, Hunter shifted his passion for drama and spectacle beyond the stage to designing extraordinary interiors across the country. Designing the famed  Kate Somerville spa on Melrose Place, Adam soon became the go-to designer for Hollywood elite including Neil Patrick Harris, Sutton Foster, Travis Barker, and Christina Hendricks.

In 2014 Adam made House Beautiful’s coveted Next Wave list and in 2015 and 2019 was named to the Luxe Magazine’s Design Gold List. He has since been featured in The New York Times, Instyle Magazine, Elle Decor, and Vogue among others. His personal residence was featured in Architectural Digest in 2017.

Episode 12: Project Angel Food Virtual Art Auction

For Ep12 of Thinking of Art, I welcome Executive Director of Project Angel Food, Richard Ayoub. To help support the efforts of LA’s Project Angel Food, we teamed to help raise money for their COVID-19 Emergency Fund. The following artworks have been donated by these artists: Alexandra Grant, Jwan Yosef, Lia Halloran, Michael Genovese, and Enrique Martinez Celaya. 100% of proceeds from sales of ALL of these works go towards their COVID-19 Emergency Fund. To purchase any of the works, please email Laura at Project Angel Food or simply make a donation, here.

Project Angel Food was created by a group of compassionate volunteers who were concerned about our most fragile community members suffering in silence from malnutrition and the many other ravages of HIV/AIDS. Founded by Marianne Williamson in 1989 as an outreach program of the Los Angeles Center for Living, which helps people with life-threatening illnesses.

All of their meal plans are tailored for each client’s needs and cooked with love using the freshest ingredients to offer the most health benefits. Project Angel Food’s Client Services professionals and Registered Dietitians work as a team to nourish clients so they can survive their illness with dignity and strength. They provide valuable nutrition counseling so clients who go off service can remain healthy and well throughout the rest of their lives.

Episode 10: Figurative Painter, Michele Del Campo

Ep10 with Italian Born, Madrid-based figurative painter Michele Del Campo at his studio in Madrid, Spain. During today’s Thinking of Art IG Live, we caught up on current life in Madrid during Covid-19, discussed his figurative painting style, heard how he stays inspired to capture emotions of those he paints, his big career break through, and had a private tour of his art studio. Del Campo also shared how he stays inspired as an artist, how his lifestyle has given him the ability to travel the world, and we answered many questions from the viewers around the world who joined the call. | Purchase works on

Episode 9: Celebrity Interior Designer Jamie Drake

For Ep9 of Thinking of Art, I welcomed Celebrity Interior Designer Jamie Drake of Drake/Anderson. Mr. Drake spoke about how his business is adjusting during Covid-19, new ways to source art for design projects, and thoughts on the future of art fairs. Known for his incredible kindness and eye for color and energy.

Jamie also shared some of his philanthropic passion projects such as his current involvement with Parsons School of Design’s student emergency fund, his work with The Alpha Workshops, and The New York Community Trust (which recently established the Covid-19 Response and Impact Fund).

Mr. Drake also shared a career highlight working on the restoration of Gracie Mansion in NYC in 2002 after 9/11 (and his long-term client Mayor Michael Bloomberg). For more information on Mr. Drake and his company Drake/Anderson, visit Drake/Anderson.

Episode 7: LA-Based Artist, James Goldcrown

For Thinking of Art Ep7, I spoke with LA-based artist and muralist, James Goldcrown. James took us inside his LA studio, shared how he got started as an artist, what inspired him to become a full-time artist, and how the Bleeding Hearts / Love Wall concept was launched. Join us for an inspiring talk about art, pursuing one’s dreams, and how to stay strong and healthy during the time of Covid-19. For pricing of prints or paintings, text 424-355-2280 or

Episode 4: Renee Phillips Live From Florida

Ep4 of Thinking of Art features color field painter, Renee Phillips. Her work can be described as: Geographic, Metamorphic, Layered, Decayed, Mountainous, Built up, Deconstructed, Abstract. and Conceptual. In her paintings, layers are built up in monochromatic schemes or multiple pools of color poured one atop another highlighting an extensive understanding of the properties of paint and a skillful use of color. Paint, both oil and acrylic, is tested and pushed beyond perceived limitations. The medium is often met on the surface with a range of enamel, spray paint, or wild posters ripped from the streets.