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The Truth In This Art, hosted by Rob Lee, bridges the vibrant streets of Baltimore with the global creative scene, serving as your portal to the innovative minds of artists, creatives, and cultural leaders. Engage in intimate discussions that unveil the inspirations, paths, and significant narratives of those enriching our communities through their artistic and visionary pursuits. The Truth In This Art transcends mere dialogue, offering a deep dive into the essence of culture and creativity.


episode 7: Michael Bracco: Art, Imagination, and Community

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Welcome to "The Truth In This Art." I'm your host, Rob Lee. In today's episode, we have a captivating conversation with Author, illustrator, and art teacher Michael Bracco. Michael is mostly known for his epic graphic novel series, NOVO, which touches upon relevant earthly social issues taking place on alien planets. His clothing company Spaghetti Kiss, makes use of his imaginative illustrations; creating wearable art.   

In our talk, Michael shared:

  • The secrets of creativity—the art of honing talent and self-expression into an extraordinary force of innovation and imagination.
  • The vibrant artistic community of Baltimore, where unwavering support and countless opportunities await artists to shine and display their remarkable works.
  • An extraordinary spectacle as Super Art Fight takes the stage, blending the thrill of live drawing, the hilarity of improv comedy, and the infectious energy of audience participation into an unforgettable and one-of-a-kind experience. Get ready to witness the magic of creativity unleashed!

Join us in this enlightening episode as Michael discusses his love for comics and how he rediscovered his passion for the medium after college. He talks about the importance of creativity and self-expression, especially for young people. Bracco also shares his admiration for writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples, the creative team behind the comic series "Saga."

Mentioned in this episode

Michael Bracco and NOVO

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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