Episode 020 --- Shawna X

Shawna X is an American artist of Chinese descent, born in Xiamen and raised in Portland, Oregon, currently based in New York City. Shawna joins Chuck for episode 20 to talk about living in Chicago (briefly), where she thinks about living in the future and how location impacts artistic identity, finding time for work, focus and creativity as a parent, learning to work with glass, finding the confidence to introduce a new medium to the world as part of one’s existing artistic practice, incorporating AI into her work, and looking forward to getting older in order to make the best work of her life.

Episode artwork by Chuck Anderson/NoPattern Studio. Episode music & production by Yuri Rybak & Josh Chin.