Nov 20, 2023
In today’s episode of Art &
Cocktails, Kat introduces you to the life and art of James Razko,
exploring his transition from military service to pursuing a career
in art. Razko shares his personal journey, insights into his
creative process, and experiences with his latest exhibition at
Anna Zorina Gallery. This conversation reveals not just the
evolution of an artist, but also the importance of personal growth,
embracing change, and finding one’s unique voice.
- Military Service to
reflects on his profound experience in the military and how it
catalyzed his decision to become an artist, leading him to pursue
painting and art education.
- Evolution and
'Monomyth': A look into how Razko's art evolved from themes
centered around his military experience to his current 'Monomyth'
series, signifying his growth.
- New Directions and
Gallery Exhibition: Razko discusses the process of discovering his new
artistic path, the positive response from Anna Zorina Gallery, and
how journaling helped manifest his successful
- Work-Life Balance
and Efficiency: Insights into Razko's daily routine, balancing art
with family life, and how having limited time has made him more
efficient in the studio.
- Surfing as a Source
of Inspiration: Razko shares his passion for surfing and how it serves
as a creative outlet and source of relaxation, contributing to his
overall well-being and artistic creativity.
- Focus and Quality in
importance of minimizing distractions in the studio, focusing on
the present task, and how this approach has improved the quality of
The conversation in this
episode provides an in-depth look at the challenges and triumphs of
an artist’s journey, offering inspiration and practical advice for
artists at any stage of their career.
Listen to the full episode
and learn more about James Razko's work and his exhibition 'Casting
Shadows' at the Anna Zorina Gallery