Two Coats of Paint Conversations

Catching up with Carolyn Zick and Dangerous Chunky

Episode Summary

Recorded on June 1, 2022 / Artist Carolyn Zick has published the outstanding art blog Dangerous Chunky since 2001 from New York, then Seattle, and now New London, Connecticut. Find out what she’s up to -- from writing poetry, drawing, and making books to dealing with a serious cancer diagnosis. Hosted by Sharon Butler.

Episode Notes


Carolyn Zick's website 

Dangerous Chunky 

Carolyn's "Poets vs. Painters" List

Chapbook Project

Seattle people and organizations: Sharon Arnold, Eva Lake, Robert Yoder, Art Dish

DIY organization to bring attention to art blogs: Art Bloggers @

Joanne Mattera's blog

New York Academy of Art

Kimberly Brooks, The New Oil Painting 

The Crit Lab

"Intimacies," the exhibition we discussed that features work by Crit Lab members, including Carolyn Zick. 

Jonathan Silver at Victoria Munroe Fine Art

Two Coats of Paint website

Sharon Butler's website