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RVIB Season 2

Gallery Owner Dana Wiley

Gallery Owner Dana Wiley

On this episode, host Rodney Veals talks with Dana Wiley, owner of the Dana L. Wiley Gallery, about how her love for all things art led her to a career handling the business side of things.

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Jen Perkins – Artist, Elemental Studio Dayton

Jen Perkins – Artist, Elemental Studio Dayton

On this episode, Rodney talks with artist Jen Perkins about her time as a punk rock drummer helped keep her creativity alive on her journey through the arts and how beneficial it is for artists to allow themselves the room to explore new ideas.

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Dr. Michael Coyan, Executive Director – Harmon Museum & Warren County Historical Society

Dr. Michael Coyan, Executive Director – Harmon Museum & Warren County Historical Society

On this episode, Rodney talks with Dr. Michael Coyan of the Harmon Museum about the importance of art in our lives and how a scheduling conflict led to a very special encounter with Stephen Sondheim.

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Levitt Pavilion Dayton’s Lisa Wagner

Levitt Pavilion Dayton’s Lisa Wagner

On this episode, Rodney learns about Lisa Wagner’s leadership style, artistic brand and approach to making the Levitt Pavilion Dayton a true destination, especially for the Dayton community.

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Photographer Shon Curtis

Photographer Shon Curtis

On this episode, Rodney sits down with Dayton-based photographer Shon Curtis to learn how he went from a background in sales to a life of finding the beauty in life through a camera lens. Hear how a college advisor gave Shon the choice of a lifetime and how an early attraction to jazz music put him on the path of the arts.

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Poet & Spoken Word Artist Leroy D Bean

Poet & Spoken Word Artist Leroy D Bean

On this episode, host Rodney Veal speaks with Leroy D. Bean, a poet & spoken word artist native to Dayton, about the journey of his career and how his love for the English language helped him travel to Paris to present his work to the locals.

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Artistic Director Emily N. Wells

Artistic Director Emily N. Wells

On this episode, host Rodney Veals talks with Emily N. Wells, the Artistic Director for The Human Race Theatre Company, about the importance of art, storytelling, & access as well as how Emily’s origins tie back to the city of Dayton.

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Stand-Up Comic Jesse Nutt

Stand-Up Comic Jesse Nutt

On this episode, host Rodney Veals sits down with stand-up comic Jesse Jutt to discuss the importance of writing, sacrificing your darlings, and how comics have to navigate the tricky, ever-changing landscape of a gig-based career. To quote Jesse himself: “I love that we live in a country where people have the freedom to put pineapple on a pizza, hot sauce on donuts and pancake […]

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Artist & Activist Audrey Davis

Artist & Activist Audrey Davis

One this episode of Rodney Veal’s Inspired By, our host sits down with special guest Audrey Davis, an artist, a social activist, and teacher here in Dayton, OH. She and her husband, renowned artist Bing Davis, have spent their lives fighting for change and a more beautiful future for people everywhere. Hear her story and learn what Rodney thinks makes her so iconic.

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Photographer Glenna Jennings

Photographer Glenna Jennings

Headshot is by Shon Curtis On the Season Two premiere of Rodney Veal’s Inspired By, our host sits down with his friend Glenna Jennings, a photographer who teaches as an Associate Professor of Photography and Social Practice at the University of Dayton, an Artist in Residency at the Hanley Sustainability Institute, and a co-founder of the Desert Kitchen Coalition.

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