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Galactic Chat 71 John Picacio

David McDonald interviews award winning artist extraordinaire John Picacio on the eve of his art show at Balticon.

In this interview, they talk about John's influences and inspirations, and pay tribute to some of the great artists of spec fic. They also discuss the responsibilities that come with having a platform, and how we can work to bring cultural change.

John talks about his creator owned art, including the amazing Loteria series, and they discuss cultural appropriation.

John also provides a number of recommendations of artists for listeners to check out. This list includes, but is not limited to, some of the names below:

Richard M. Powers

John Berkey

Brad Holland

Marshall Arisman

Joseph Cornell

Bill Sienkiewicz

Dave McKean

Kent Williams

Gerald Brom

John Picacio Website

Lone Boy

Credits:

Interviewer: David McDonald
Guest: John Picacio
Music & Intro: Tansy Rayner Roberts 
Post-prod.: David McDonald

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