The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver's original podcast, How Art is Born, delves deep into the creative process with artists representing the spectrum of artmaking. Join host R. Alan Brooks, as he uncovers each creative's artistic practice through engaging and authentic conversation. Discover how each artists career began, where their ideas are generated, which ideas become art and which ones faded away into the ether. Explore the stories behind the artist on How Art is Born.
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ABOUT THE HOST
R. Alan Brooks teaches graphic novel writing for Regis University’s MFA program, and Lighthouse Writers Workshop. He’s the author of “The Burning Metronome” and “Anguish Garden” - graphic novels featuring social commentary. His award-winning weekly comic for The Colorado Sun, “What’d I Miss?” has been praised for its direct engagement with social issues. His TED Talk on the importance of art reached 1 million views in 2 months. His graphic novel work is featured in the Denver Art Museum's renovated Western exhibit. He hosts the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art's "How Art Is Born" podcast, as well as his own “MotherF**ker In A Cape” comics podcast, and has written comic books for Pop Culture Classroom, Zenescope Entertainment, and more.
PRODUCER AND EDITOR: Dele Johnson
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Courtney Law
Special thanks to the entire staff of MCA Denver for their support