ArtCenter Podcasts

Introducing Change Lab, ArtCenter’s podcast on creative transformation.

Transformation is fundamental to every act of creativity, which makes it particularly fertile terrain for wide-ranging exploration in Change Lab, ArtCenter’s podcast featuring deep diving interviews with the world’s leading artist and designers.

Hosted by ArtCenter President Lorne Buchman, this bi-weekly series of conversations examines the biographical, experiential and philosophical source material that animates the drive and dedication it takes to carve out a successful career at the forefront of creativity and innovation.

The podcast’s debut season features an illustrious lineup of guests ranging from trailblazing entrepreneurs like Lynda Weinman to renowned multimedia artist Edgar Arceneaux. In each episode, Buchman’s incisive and intimate interviews shed light on the ripples of change set in motion by the alchemy of creativity, from conception to completion.


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Here's a peek at our current line up. Check back soon as additional guests are announced and new podcasts are released.


Lynda Weinman


John X. Carey


Edgar Arceneaux

Contemporary artist

Sara Ortloff Khoury

Google, User Experience Design

Mari Nakano

Social impact designer

Niklas Gustafsson

PepsiCo, Design and Innovation

Wendy MacNaughton

Illustrator and author

Amy Ziering

Documentary filmmaker

Paula Scher

Graphic Designer

Yves Behar


Ellen Lupton

Design thinker

Chris Kraus


Jackie Amezquita

BFA 18 Fine Art 

Episode 1: Lynda Weinman on Taking Arts Education Online

Episode 2: Director John X. Carey on Balancing Art and Commerce in Film

Episode 3: Artist Edgar Arceneaux on Using Critical Thinking to Investigate our Past and Present

Episode 4: Sara Ortloff Khoury on Designing User Experience for the World’s Biggest Brands

Episode 5: Mari Nakano on Designing for Social Impact with UNICEF and the New York City Mayor’s Office

Episode 6: Niklas Gustafsson on Tackling the Pepsi Challenge

Episode 7: Wendy MacNaughton on using Illustrated Journalism to Draw Extraordinary Stories from Everyday Lives

Episode 8: Documentary Filmmaker Amy Ziering On Giving Voice To Survivors Of Sexual Abuse

Episode 9: Graphic Design Legend Paula Scher

Episode 10: Yves Behar on Designing Technology for the Social Good

Episode 11: Ellen Lupton on Design as Storytelling

Episode 12: Chris Kraus on Writing Through a Mask

Episode 13: Courtney Martin on Activism and Inspiring Social Justice through Writing

Episode 14: Jackie Amezquita on Crossing Borders and Making Change