Author: Zoe Oleshansky

Zoe Oleshansky

Zoe Oleshansky is a graphic designer and contributor for Buffalo Rising. She graduated with a BFA in Communication Design from Parsons The New School For Design. She loves Buffalo but hates the cold.

SLIDESHOW is a series of brief conversations with creative minds where we talk about their work and how it has evolved. Sponsored by Hyatt’s All Things Creative. I spoke with Karle Norman (@karle_norman) , a teacher and artist, living in working in Buffalo, who specializes in multimedia and acrylics. We talked about his process, how he became interested in art, and what inspires him. “I started at a very young age making art under the instruction of my grandmother. Art was an escape for me.” He went on to say that he’s “kept a sketchbook for over 25 years and…

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SLIDESHOW is a series of brief conversations with creative minds where we talk about their work and how it has evolved. Sponsored by Hyatt’s All Things Creative. This month, Hyatt’s is celebrating all things watercolor. This celebration includes featuring two amazing local artists as well as their huge sale. Through the month of July, Hyatt’s All Things Creative will be showcasing the works of Sarah Rozie (@SarahRozie) and Ariel Blair (@newspaperballoon). Hyatt’s will be featuring these artists in pop-up events. Sarah will be available on Saturday, July 10, from 12pm – 4pm and Ariel will be available on Saturday, July…

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This is SLIDESHOW, a series of brief conversations with creative minds where we talk about their work and how it has evolved.  Shasti O’Leary Soudant is a contemporary conceptual artist, sculptor, designer, teacher, and writer who has traveled the globe.  In her words, “her work centers around public interaction and is often inspired by scientific and mathematical forms. Using a wide range of media and material to create immersive experiences, she aims to explore hidden systems that, when structured in algorithmic or random arrangements, result in unexpected and surprising outcomes.” One such public work “Gut Flora ” was installed in…

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Zoe was able to sit down with Seeing Sounds, AKA Byron Brown II, an #artist who’s work and passions go beyond just the visual. She spoke with him about his paintings, his #juneteenth mural, and his work with a network of fellow local creatives across the disciplines of art and music and fashion… and how those collaborations influence his work.

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In this episode of SLIDESHOW, a series of highlights from conversations with really interesting Buffalo-based creatives, Zoe Oleshansky spoke with Peter Cahlstadt, a friend from high school who has been Thin Man Brewery’s Art Director and Social Media Marketing Director since 2017.

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In the this first SLIDESHOW, a series of highlights from conversations with really interesting Buffalo-based creatives, Zoe Oleshansky spoke with Jeff Czum, a local photographer who caught our attention after seeing his work the popular art Tumblr, “This Isn’t Happiness”.

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We had a chance to hang out with @misutachows new #chef 👨‍🍳, Andy Berger. We talked about his plans for downtown Buffalo’s take on the #yokocho (Japanese food hall) and tried some 🍱 of his additions 🍣🍜 to the menu. #BR60: Buffalo, 60 Seconds ⏱ at a time. ✏️Script + 🎙Voice: Zoe Oleshansky, 📸DP + 🖥Editor: Devin Chavanne, 💻Producer + Post: George Johnson Misuta Chows 521 Main Street Buffalo NY (716) 259-8228

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Zoe Oleshansky stopped by Holiday Market at Hotel Henry. Open on Sunday’s in December, the market features over 100 vendors…and 3 Alpacas. #BR60: Buffalo, 60 Seconds ⏱ at a time. ✏️Script + 🎙Voice: Zoe Oleshansky, 📸DP + 🖥Editor: Devin Chavanne, 💻Producer + Post: George Johnson Hotel HenryUrban Resort Conference Center 444 Forest Avenue Buffalo, NY (716) 882-1970

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Picasso’s Pizza has been one of our premier pizzerias for years, so when she saw they’d dramatically changed their box, Zoe Oleshansky had to find out why. BR60: Buffalo, 60 Seconds at a time. Script + Voice: Zoe Oleshansky, DP: Devin Chavanne, Post: George Johnson White Bicycle 755 Seneca St. #401 Buffalo, NY 14210 (716) 332-0590 Stronghold Studio 110 Genesee St. Buffalo, NY 14203

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