Inside Stories


Episode Summary

Jenie Gao shares a story about winning a blue ribbon when she is 9 years old at a state-wide art contest, how her father's reaction to her prize shaped her young life as an artist, and how understanding evolves over time. Jenie is a working artist and you can learn more about Jenie Gao studio at

Episode Notes

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We listen to a story Jenie Gao told at the Madison Moth StorySlam at the High Noon Saloon, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story.  You can check out her art at 

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