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ART + STARS

THE AVANT-GALAXY PODCAST

Maysha Mohamedi: On Transitional Ground

Maysha Mohamedi, Sneaking Into Your House Music, 17 x 14.5 inches, Oil, acrylic and wax crayon on canvas. Photo: @thelodgela

Maysha Mohamedi, Sneaking Into Your House Music, 17 x 14.5 inches, Oil, acrylic and wax crayon on canvas. Photo: @thelodgela

Photo: @musiy

Photo: @musiy

A conversation with LA-based artist Maysha Mohamedi. We chatted about:

  • Maysha quitting her day job.

  • Her first few days as a painter after leaving her job.

  • How we met / fortuitous timings.

  • Financial and nitty-gritty aspects of leaving a day job for art.

  • Maysha’s decision to put painting first.

  • The eclipses this month and their impact on Maysha’s (ch)art.

  • Talent and productivity.

  • Maysha’s advice for taking the leap.

LINKS

Maysha’s website

Follow Maysha on Instagram

Her upcoming show at San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.

Maysha at the Museum of Art and History in Lancaster.

A new lithograph at Hamilton Press.

Financial Therapist Ron Gallen.

Maysha Mohamedi, Off Ma Meds, Oil, tar and china marker on canvas, 58 x 90 inches, 2018. Photo: @thelodgela

Maysha Mohamedi, Off Ma Meds, Oil, tar and china marker on canvas, 58 x 90 inches, 2018. Photo: @thelodgela

Maysha Mohamedi, Extrasolar Evacuation to Kepler-442b, Oil and china marker on canvas, 81 x 65 inches, 2019. Photo: @gallery16

Maysha Mohamedi, Extrasolar Evacuation to Kepler-442b, Oil and china marker on canvas, 81 x 65 inches, 2019. Photo: @gallery16

Maysha Mohamedi, Diablo, Oil, china marker and tar on canvas, 15 x 17 inches, 2019.

Maysha Mohamedi, Diablo, Oil, china marker and tar on canvas, 15 x 17 inches, 2019.

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