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Podcast—Reclaimed Weird: Inside the Art of Public Joy Creator, Mike Bennett

Mike Bennett is quickly becoming a prominent figure in the ‘weird Portland’ community and he is using his local celebrity status, resourcefulness, and artistic talents to bring joy to the city. In this episode, we interview Mike to find out how he gained notoriety in his community, education through art, and creating free & safe experiences for all ages during a pandemic.

Featured in this episode:

Jon Richardson – Media Producer, Portland Art Museum
Mike Bennett – Illustrator & Public Joy Creator
Instagram: @MikeBennettArt

Mentioned in this episode:

Produced by Jon Richardson
Music by Mark Orton

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