Artist Mel Smothers Epi. 7, host Dr. Mark Sublette
Mel Smothers, a successful New York City artist, shares his experiences finding his unique voice as an artist during a midlife change of careers. Mentoring by famed pop artist Wayne Thiebaud allowed Mel to achieve his lifelong passion of being a professional artist. Mel takes us through his life journey as a drag racer, a commune hippie during the Summer of Love, a forest ranger, and fiddle player to finally find his voice as a professional artist.