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Podcast – Mobile Artist: iPad Painting with Carolyn Hall Young

“Hello and welcome to our first episode in our new TheAppWhisperer (TAW) podcast series. Our podcasts will begin an on-going exploration of mobile photography and art. We will talk with mobile artists themselves, from all genres, we will talk with mobile app developers, mobile hardware manufacturers, and we aim to ensure our podcasts are suitably intimate and perfectly formed.

I am your host, Joanne Carter and today my guest is Carolyn Hall Young from New Mexico, USA. Carolyn is a mobile artist; some may call her a digital painter”.

Mobile Digital Artist Carolyn Hall Young holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and a Masters in Fine Arts from Pratt Institute, both degrees for painting and printmaking, with minors in art history.

Hall Young is a tenacious painter, in digital and natural media, an international award winning designer, and art director, with a passion for truth, justice, beauty and homegrown tomatoes. She has lived on several continents, traveled extensively, and exhibited her work in solo and group shows. Young has been avidly photographing her world, since the Kodak Brownie and then the Polaroid Swinger cameras appeared.

Hall Young has taken to mobile digital technology, specifically working with the iPad, like a fish takes to water.

She now lives in Northern New Mexico, with three horses, one dog and one very good man.

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Podcast – Mobile Artist: iPad Painting with Carolyn Hall Young

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: [email protected]