Out There Atlanta: Interview with Artist Mike Stasny

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Mike Stasny (right) with artist Nathan Sharratt as part of their “Club MSIF” performance at East Atlanta Farmers Market.

Today we proudly announce we are now sponsoring Out There Atlanta, a podcast by Lilly Lampe featuring interviews with local artists, creatives, and nonprofit leaders. Stay tuned for more updates!

Georgia Museum of Art

Mike Stasny is an artist and musician who moved to Atlanta a year ago. He’s celebrating his one-year anniversary with an exhibition at Boom City, the yearly roll-out exhibition of Dashboard Co-op’s new artists. Mike mingles Midwestern perspectives with general gregariousness and an enthusiasm for monsters to create work that aims for the sweet-spot between terrifying and enjoyable. 

Episode 60: To listen to Out There Atlanta, download the MP3 or *see below to learn how to listen on iTunes.

Topics in this episode include: astrological signs, monster-art, New Year’s resolutions, and integrating into Atlanta as an artist (from the Midwest, no less).

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Stasney working on his Boom City installation.

 

A preview of Stasny’s work at Boom City.

 

“The Staz” in his natural element.