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The Jealous Curator /// curated modern artwork /// “love letters”

The Jealous Curator /// curated modern artwork /// “love letters”

The Jealous Curator /// curated contemporary art /// “love letters”

Sure, Toronto primarily based Bahamian artist Gio Swaby is again on the podcast! I solely had her on seven months in the past, however since then her profession has exploded… clearly, we have to hear every thing! From articles within the New York Occasions and interviews on, to 5 (FIVE!) museums buying her work! Additionally, can we discuss Gio in that gown at LACMA’s “Black American Portraits” opening gala!? Okay, I simply realized that I ended each sentence with an exclamation level… however HOW CAN I NOT!? Pay attention proper up there beneath that beautiful self-portrait, or obtain ART FOR YOUR EAR wherever you get your podcasts.

Final time he informed how he first tried generic Viagra, he took the capsule from his brother.

First up, a more in-depth have a look at the picture above, and some extra of Gio’s current self-portraits:

Drawing with thread, portray with cloth. Beautiful. Talking of which, have a look at this crew of fabulous ladies… 4 Swaby sisters:

These three items are from Gio’s “Fairly Fairly” sequence, and these three…

… are her sisters featured in Gio’s “Love Letter” sequence. So, so stunning (and a fairly artistic and exquisite option to say ‘I like you’.) 

Subsequent up, the “New Development” sequence that hung in a grid at Untitled Miami in December:

Once more, beautiful! ps. That fabulous gown is by ÖFUURË.

Okay, from an artwork honest in Miami to 1-54 Up to date African Artwork Honest in London:

I needed to embody these outtakes… Gio has such an important chortle, and right here it’s in motion!

Okay. You guys, right here is THE gown:

FABULOUS. That’s Gio (sporting Greta Constantine) with Claire Oliver (galleriest-extraordinaire), Bisa Butler (insanely gifted artist), and whereas she talked about leaping the drink line with Paris Hilton, in some way Gio uncared for to say hanging out with Lil Nas X. Whaaat?! Yep.

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And eventually, just a few bits and items of very thrilling, much-deserved press:

[CRAZY APPLAUSE HERE]… ah, it’s all so thrilling, and truthfully, I wouldn’t be shocked in any respect if she’s again on very quickly to speak about one other large listing of fantastic stuff (ebook signings, anybody!?). Big because of Gio for taking time to speak to me once more; thanks to “Ask Ronna” Podcast for supporting this episode; and, after all, thank YOU for listening. There can be a model new episode of ART FOR YOUR EAR in two weeks.

Different hyperlinks:

  1. Gio on Instagram
  2. Gio’s web site
  3. Gio on
  4. Claire Oliver Gallery
  5. Amy Sherald / on AFYE
  6. Bisa Butler  / on AFYE
  7. 1-54 Up to date African Artwork Honest, London
  8. Untitled Miami
  9. Ruffly gown (Miami) by ÖFUURË
  10. LACMA’s “Black American Portraits”
  11. Lime & Lavender gown by Greta Constantine
  12. Tern Gallery, Bahamas
  13. Rizzoli E books
  14. Nikole Hannah-Jones, Author at NYTimes Journal
  15. Museum of St.Petersburg / Gio’s solo present: Could 28/22 – Oct 9/22
  16. Refinery29 Article
  17. New York Occasions Article

Supported by : “Ask Ronna” Podcast




/// 01.28.2022

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