Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fake or Fortune

In our final 1 cool painting thing, Dr. Leah Leach talks about nameless women in two paintings from a British TV show called Fake or Fortune. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Rebecca Berfanger and Bonnie Fillenwarth, the gals also talk about their favorite female artists and for some reason Salvador Dali’s mustache. FULL EPISODE YouTube Version … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fake or Fortune

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Frida Kahlo

In our third 1 cool painting thing, Bonnie Fillenwarth talks about the tragic but brave life of Frida Kahlo. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Rebecca Berfanger and Dr. Leah Leach, the gals also talk about paintings they saw as kids that scared them and gave them a happy place to visit. FULL EPISODE YouTube Version https://youtu.be/00HE23GBrN0Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Frida Kahlo

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Amy Sherald

In our second 1 cool painting thing, Rebecca Berfanger talks about Amy Sherald, the gal who painted the Official White House Portrait of Michelle Obama that captured the imagination of one little girl in particular. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Bonnie Fillenwarth and Dr. Leah Leach, the gals also talk about female and male nudity in … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Amy Sherald

Bonnie’s Painting Goodies List

Books, exhibits, and movies, Bonnie Fillenwarth has gathered together a painting gals goodies list for you to check out for Painting Month. Victoria Finlay's Color: A Natural History of the Palette A wonderful book that goes through where all those colors come from. Finlay was often the first woman to enter spaces where these materials … Continue reading Bonnie’s Painting Goodies List

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Savvy Painter

New Format! Gal pals, Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Rebecca Berfanger and Kim Thatcher gather to bring you 1 cool thing about women in painting. First up is newbie Kim talking about the Savvy Painting Podcast hosted by Antrese Wood. The gals also go off on a HW-onderful Bob Ross tangent. FULL EPISODE YOUTUBE VERSION … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Savvy Painter

Saucy Gals of History

For our March meeting, our speaker was Leah Leach, co-host of our podcast Your Gal Friday. She presented 13 gals that are more risqué or controversial than you’d hear about on our family-friendly podcast. Leah told the tales of pirates, erotic poets, spies, burlesque performers, and revenge-fueled painters. These gals stories are incredible, inspiring, and oh yeah, … Continue reading Saucy Gals of History