Audio On Visual is a project by Edmonton based artist Jay Bigam.
Jay is a self-taught artist with a varied experience in the arts community over the last 35 years.
Jay has produced art for solo shows as well as corporate and public art. He also has become an advocate and social media promoter for artists and art.
Jay loves the experience of producing live art and interacting with the public while doing so. He has made art at numerous festivals and venues.
In, 2015, Jay was the creator of the Twitter event #artAdventCalendar which encouraged artists to post original art for 25 days in December. Over 20 Edmonton artists participated and the hashtag had over a million impressions. In 2016, 66 artists from around the world participated with over 6 million impressions. In 2017, 200 artists from around the world participated with over 2300 original works of art posted and over 25 million impressions.
In 2016, Jay was the founder of the #artforYMMHelps auctions to raise money for the Red Cross Fort McMurray fire relief. 24 artists from around the world donated 28 pieces of original art and raised over $18,000 for relief efforts.
In 2016, Jay was a nominee in the Alberta Foundation for the Arts 25 Influential Alberta Artists awards.
The podcast theme music is called “Good Day” and is written & performed by Kim Lincoln