While traveling to Chiang Mai, Thailand, Kobina Wright gets the opportunity to interview American sculptor, John Ed Nordin.
John Ed Nordin
Jan. 9, 2013 - PRLog -- The Wrighter, an art and culture blog, recently posted in interview with American sculptor John Ed Nordin, who currently resides in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Artist, writer and blogger, Kobina Wright, met and interviewed Nordin for the website (www.TheWrighterOnline.com) while in Thailand during an artist residency.
Nordin is a self-taught artist, originally from Kirkland, Washington; but has lived in Thailand for the last six years. Nordin first began exhibiting his work in 1969.
When asked about living artists he finds remarkable, Nordin responded, “Charles Krafft, Jeff Day, Tony Angell, Peter Jordan, Boris Spivik, come to mind, and I have to mention, Bob Dylan's poetry and music kept me alive from time to time.”
The Wrighter, in the past, has posted interviews with several artists such as Vladimir Kush, Camille Eskell and Nori Shirasu.
Kobina Wright is a Southern California native with a BA in Communications from California State University, Fullerton. She has written several books including “Raise the Red Teddy: A Single Mother’s Guide to Dating;” “The Hodaoa-Anibo Dictionary;” “50” and “A Crime And A Simplification of Something Sublime.”
Wright has also created several art series, including her most recent titled, “The Duet.” Part of “The Duet” series can be seen on YouTube, at: http://youtu.be/3tkHfc-nbGs. This series has not yet been completed.
Wright recently finished an artist residency in Chiang Mai, Thailand in December 2012 and will travel to Philadelphia next month to cover and exhibit with Circus Terminal, USA at Studio B. She will also be the announcer for the Black History Parade in Orange County, CA; that will be held on February 2nd .