Twist Out Cancer Podcasts

For the last 10 years, Twist Out Cancer has had the opportunity to work with extraordinary artists and courageous individuals who have been touched by cancer and artists. Here are some of their stories- now available on all major platforms.

       

Soraya Fata and Shefali Khanna
In this episode of Brushes With Cancer Spotlights, artist Shefali Khanna and her inspiration Soraya Fata talk about their path together over these months— from building a relationship, telling Soraya’s story through art, and what they will continue to carry with them from their experience. 17 minutes.
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Andrea Ludlow
Andrea Ludlow and Linda Roberts
Inspiration Andrea Ludlow is a two-time cancer survivor of Melanoma and Breast Cancer. She lives in Portland, and enjoyed the very collaborative process with her artist, Linda Roberts, who lives in Montana. In this episode, Linda shares how Andrea's journey informed her art and how she incorporated it into the creation process. 25 minutes.
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Magdalena Cuevas
Martha Acosta and Maggie Cuevas
In this episode of Brushes With Cancer Spotlights, artist Magdalena Cuevas and and her inspiration Martha Acosta talk about their path together over these months— from building a relationship, telling Martha’s story through art, and what they will continue to carry with them from their experience. 24 Minutes
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Heather S. Russell and Christan Seidle
Artist Christan Seidle and her inspiration Heather Russell both live in the Austin area. They were able to get together in person as Heather shared details on her journey with cancer with Christan. In this episode, Christan offers an artist's perspective on her experience - how participating in the Brushes With Cancer program differed from other commissions she worked on. Heather was so inspired by her experience that she is taking on more personal art projects herself! In this episode, Christan and Heather talk about building a relationship, telling Heather’s story through art, and what they will continue to carry with them from their experience.15 Minutes
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Angi Taylor
Angi Taylor and Amy Morris
In this episode of Brushes With Cancer Spotlights, artist Amy Morris and and her inspiration Angi Taylor about their path together over these months— from building a relationship, telling Angi’s story through art, and what they will continue to carry with them from their experience. 13 Minutes
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Jennifer King
Jennifer King and Erin Greganti
In this episode of Brushes With Cancer Spotlights, artist Erin Greganti and and her inspiration Jennifer King about their path together over these months— from building a relationship, telling Jennifer’s story through art, and what they will continue to carry with them from their experience. 18 Minutes
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Rena Williams
Rena Williams and Murielle Cohen
n this episode, learn about how, despite being on different sides of the world - Inspiration Rena Williams in Northern Illinois and Artist Murielle Cohen in Israel - they formed an unbreakable connection and an everlasting bond. They talk about their path together, from building a relationship, telling Rena’s story through art, and what they will continue to carry with them from their experience.23 Minutes
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Michael Holtz
Michael Holtz and Karen Hidalgo
Artist Karen Hidalgo and her Inspiration Michael Holtz became fast friends through the Brushes With Cancer program - they are both silly and sarcastic and enjoyed each other's company. Not only is Karen an artist in the Southern BWC program, she is a former Inspiration. Learn how this helped her understand Michael's journey with cancer and turn it into a unique piece of artwork. 15 Minutes
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Sarah Wartell
Sarah Wartell and Judy Abplanalp
Sarah and Judy discuss creating a bond as they connected and created art. They share their discoveries and revelations about living with cancer, making a new friend, and the creative process. 18 Minutes
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Peter Beck
Peter Beck and Sheryl Ann Noday
Artist Sheryl Ann Noday and her inspiration, Peter Beck, talk about their path together over these months—building a relationship, telling Peter’s story through art, and what they continue to carry with them from their experience together. 14 Minutes
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Kristie Teal
Tayler and Kristie
Artist Tayler Shannon and her inspiration Kristie Teal shared how they became involved in the Brushes with Cancer program, how their relationship blossomed, and the experience of creating art together. 18 minutes.
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Pam Crowther
Pam and Jackie
Pam Crowther (the inspiration) and Jackie Carmody (the artist) reflect on their shared experience in the Brushes with Cancer program.
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Kara and Diona
Artist Kara Thomas and her inspiration, Diona Brzezinski, talk about their experience in the Brushes with Cancer program, including the beautiful piece of art that resulted from it, and how their participation helped them both to grow and heal.
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Cortina
Cami and Cortina
Cortina Peters (inspiration) and Cami Baker Miller (artist) reflect on their experience in the Brushes With Cancer program.
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Michelle
Michelle discusses how art helped her through her "cancer adventure" and the importance of finding support, whether it's a support group, a workshop, or just someone who understands what you're going through. 16 minutes.
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Amanda and Barbara
Amanda and Barbara discuss what they shared and how they both grew through their experience with Brushes with Cancer.
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Bobbie and Valley
These two have a genuine connection. Bobbie talks about how cancer made her have to reimagine her relationship with her body and Valley has a somewhat unique experience of being an artist who is also a cancer survivor.
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Erin Morrison
Erin and Alexandra
Erin and Alex share the story of how they met, discovered how much they had in common, and learned from each other through their partnership.
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Tracie Strange
Tracie Strange
Artist Tracie Strange talks about her experience in the Brushes with Cancer program, the strong connection she felt with the woman who inspired the piece, and what she learned from the process.
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