Hear more from Cara on growing BmoreArt into a fully staffed and sustainable business over the course of ten years, the importance of creating platforms for conversation, deconstructing power dynamics within the art world, and the core lessons she teaches in her professional development courses to artists.
Hear more from Cindy on the importance of failure, aligning artistic opportunities with personal values, the process of applying for grants, teaching positions, and residencies, and giving her work the freedom to grow and change.
Hear more from Luke on designing gig posters for big-name bands, building friendships with other creatives, how working for cheap diminishes the work of others, his decision to leave college, prioritizing mental health, and building a freelance career.
Hear more from Micah on photographing fellow musicians to develop his freelance career, the importance of creative exchanges between artists, redefining "studio time," authentic self-promotion, and asking for what you want.
Hear more from Amir on how family inspires his work and entrepreneurial spirit, how he turned Beautiful/Decay from a zine into a fully fledged business, focusing 100% on his art career, finding galleries as long-term partners, building your own buzz, and staying curious.
Hear more from Rachael on being a source of positivity in the classroom, connecting to artists and opportunities online, using research as a tool, marketing your work as a photographer, and finding the right audience.
Hear more from Jenniffer on how she's steadily grown her art career as a painter, installation artist, and bookmaker, establishing herself within her local arts community, developing patience and persistence, and the freedom to weave together her creative pursuits.
Hear more from Sara on building her illustration blog Brown Paper Bag, developing self-awareness and playing to your strengths, using affiliate marketing and good money management, and how she discovers new talent.
Hear more from Chris on his career switch from researching in a lab to a studio, plugging in to the New York art scene, applying for everything, following the ebbs and flows of the creative process, and viewing the art world as a living ecosystem.
Hear more from Michelle on bringing her core values as a community builder and curator into her business Creative Unions, finding joy and love as a form of resilience in today's political climate, and using art to tell our stories.