Allison is a very well-known Bay-to-LA (and back) street artist, having been featured on the cover of LA Weekly's People of the Year issue, Juxtapoz Magazine, and many other places. She's also navigated a wide variety of career situations that have informed her work. For our season finale, host Jacob Patterson stopped by her new house in Oakland to chop it up. Warning: we say "hyphy" and "hella" wayyyyyy too many times in this episode.
8:17- Is San Jose the bay area or not?
8:57- Which part of Oakland are we in?
10:32- The Bay responding to the Ghost Ship fire
Read more about the Ghost Ship fire:
13:20- Vince CEO Meow Wolf
15:31- Why did you decide to come back to the bay?
17:08- Jacob ghost riding a car
17:25- Andrew bloody gums
20:33- Drinkin Smokin West Coastin
21:23- Why move back to the bay?
22:06- Hueman talks about being homeless
26:52- Hueman talks about how she misses collaborating with people in Los Angeles
28:28- Hueman x Hyperlimbo
Hueman explains what Hyperlimbo means to her
31:31- What do you usually do on your drive from Oakland to LA?
34:04- From UCLA to The Brewery
35:03- Housing at Think Tank
35:57- What was it like at The Brewery?
39:16- Hueman talks about her experience with art and work
39:56- Hueman and legal issues
42:40- Did you go to school for painting or design?
44:06- John Cena
44:56- Hueman talks about taking a video game design course
46:15- Monkey Island
47:19- What kind of things do you do to gather inspiration?
47:52- Larry King By,
49:28- Other Peoples Property by Jason Tanz
49:41- LA Weekly Shuts Down Abruptly
52:57- Humans last design gig being for Playboy
53:03- Were things turned around by then or were you still broke?
54:57- Jacob talks about Playboy spitting sex positive feminism
55:59- Whitney Kidd Bell
Read more about the Dick Pic Show:
58:34- Hueman talks about when she started doing murals
1:01:32- Jacob talks about what he used to paint
1:04:31- What kept Hueman from doing murals for years
1:06:42- Art Major
1:12:08- Ritual show by Hueman
Ritual show (teaser)
1:12:55- Hueman explains what the Ritual show was
1:13:36- Why it was called ritual
1:13:44- Jarell Perry
1:15:53- Built to Last by Jim Collins
The 50th Law by 50 Cent
1:16:48- The Room
The Disaster Artist
1:18:51- Hueman asks Jacob about the different colors he uses in his organizer
1:21:36- Hueman touches on her “ritual”
1:23:09- Jacob talks about writing his to-do list
1:25:41 Jacob talks about how important “Coffeegraph” was
Recap on Coffeegraph:
1:26:25- Dino Nama
1:36:16 When did you realize you could do art full time and how did you balance it with commercial art?
1:37:16- Huemans trip to Europe
1:38:20- How do you curate commercial art opportunities?
1:38:32- How do you know when to say yes and when to say no?
1:41:31- Commissioned work
1:44:23- Are your murals usually always commissioned?
1:44:44- Hueman talks about getting a grant
1:46:35- Do you have anything big coming up that you could talk about?
1:46:41- What do you want, if you could imagine what you see yourself doing within the next five years?
1:52:51- Hueman touches on what tools someone needs to be an artist
1:56:11- Where to find Allison Hueman:
6:10- Can you talk about the new stuff you are doing with Corey Helford?
9:16- Scott Hove
12:06- Heidi talks details about herself and her mom Monica Johnson who was a screenwriter and novelist
18:26- Heidi talks about talent management and PR in the entertainment industry
20:27- Heidi talks about working on Renaissance Man (1994)
21:44- Being an assistant for Penny Marshall
23:38- Lillo Brancoto
A Bronx Tale Directed by Robert Di Niro
24:32- What are press junkets?
26:01- Heidi talks about Entertainment PR
30:49- Learning how to deal with clients
32:27- Tune into A.R.T Artists Real Talk Episode #24 with Creative Director Maca
37:31- Define what a publicist is
42:31- Engelbert Humperdinck
43:38- Heidi talks about signing a contract with Engelbert
44:31- Pitching to the Grammys
45:53- Do artists often say no when you have a big idea that can be huge?
47:36- Jacob talks about what Heidi taught him with, “finding the story.”
48:43- When did you start Hijinx?
50:46- Robbie Conal
52:19- GRRL Scouts video
54:51- PR and relationships
55:16- Beyond The Streets
56:16- Art Basel
56:46- Heidi talks about her mom passing away weeks prior to Art Basel
1:00:02- Working in LA
1:00:41- Allison "Hueman"
1:01:31- The Brewery Art Colony
1:02:10- Hold Up Art Gallery
1:09:25- How do you judge the feeling of what you should be doing vs what you shouldn't be doing?
1:10:14- Heidi talks about following her gut
1:12:01- What is a manager and why is it useful to have one?
1:14:25- Are managers taking a percentage of everything you make or only off the projects you bring?
1:16:18- Heidi talks about what a manager should do for you– bringing rates up and getting your needs met
1:18:52- If someone is considering managing what kind of things do they need to be thinking about as they step into that new role?
1:20:56- Teddy Kelly
1:20:56- Heidi explains how working with friends is hard
1:28:46- Bobby Moline-Kramer
1:28:04- Annie Terrazzo
1:28:41- Heidi talks about being around to see social media emerge
1:30:20- List building
1:31:46- Heidi talks about how important social media is
1:37:35- Odd Nerdrum
1:40:06- Greg Escalante
1:41:50- Corey Helford
1:45:35- Tune into A.R.T Artists Real Talk with Phil America
1:49:06- Heidi talks about how Greg Escalante has been remembered
1:55:06- Do you have a four or five year path with the LA Art show that you guys are trying to build together?
2:00:26- Do you think this is something artists could do on their own without hiring a publicist?
2:01:46- Heidi suggestion to smaller galleries putting out press releases
2:03:26- Where to find Heidi Johnson