We Eat Art with Drew Heitzler

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We Eat Art is a podcast featuring the most in depth one-on-one interviews with contemporary artists available on the internet. Hosts John Mejias and Zak Smith talk to a wide variety of fellow painters, sculptors, installation artists and other art-world figures about their lives, techniques, philosophies and biographies. It's also funny.

Today on Untitled, Radio we broadcast Episode 15, with special guest Drew Heitzler.

Drew Heitzler is a conceptual artist and occasional curator who works in a variety of media. We talk about how you represent a train of thought, what's harder: making art or curating it?, working at CBGBs, being a dirtbag, the town of Goose Creek, Thomas Pynchon, Los Angeles as an art subject, philosophy, art fairs, owning a bar, and octopuses.


Zak Smith is an artist living in Los Angeles, California. His work is in many collections public and private including The Whitney Museum and the Museum of Modern Art. He has written for many publications including Vice and Artforum and has a regular column at Artillery Magazine. Books published about Zak's work include Pictures of Girls, We Did Porn and Pictures Showing What Happens On Each Page Of Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's Rainbow.

John Mejias is an artist and art teacher living in New York. Some of his projects include his ongoing comic/zine/artist book series Paping. He is also the founder of the Paping soapbox derby, the author of the children's book The Hungry Brothers and is the recipient of the Warhol grant for his 3D shadow puppet show I'm Wuurried.