Podcast

Daniel DiGriz

Virtual & Analog Art

We can have one foot in the world of visceral taste and touch and another foot in the digital world without having to split ourselves in half.

Clark Hulings Biography - Master Painter

Clark Hulings—Archetype of the Independent Artist

Writer James D. Balestrieri: “An artist really shouldn’t care about being in the canon. They should do what they do, which is what Clark Hulings did: work at their work.”

Illustrator Melissa Whitaker drawing John Lennon

Stock Art Can Go to Hell: Corporate Art Without Compromise—Melissa Whitaker

“I try to put everything, all of me, into the art.” Melissa Whitaker’s work—even for collaborations with corporate clients—is always her own.

Virtualize Your Art Career: Part 1—Carolyn Edlund

Virtualize Your Art Career: Part 1—Carolyn Edlund

Sales Strategy expert Carolyn Edlund discusses how artists can succeed during uncertain times and invites you to The Virtualize Your Art Career™ Conference Oct 19-30. Part I/II.

Carolyn Edlund

Virtualize Your Art Career: Part 2—Carolyn Edlund

“There is no one who can replace you in knowing what you want and telling your story.” Carolyn Edlund on success in tough times, and how the CHF Conference can help. Part II/II

Selling Art in The New Normal: Marketplace, Native Communities, and Virtual Reality

Selling Art in The New Normal: Marketplace, Native Communities, and Virtual Reality

The Virtual Edition of The Santa Fe Indian Market offers an atmosphere of delight and awe at a time when most of us are cooped up in our own worlds of social distance.

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Build Your Own Future With Or Without The Establishment

“It takes years of putting lots of lines in the water.” Pop artist Ashley Longshore discusses guts, strategy, and other lessons learned as a leading artist-entrepreneur.

Cornelia Carey & Carrie Cleveland CERF+

Lockdown: Artists Double Down on Building Robust Businesses and Self-Help Networks

It’s a timely moment to hear from Cornelia Carey and Carrie Cleveland from CERF+, a leading nonprofit focused on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide.

Graduating Class Accelerator

These Artists Graduated Training But are Entrepreneurs for Life

“It was a total mind-shift this year. There is a market for what I want to do, and I am selling. There are buyers for the subject matter that I want to paint.”

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Data Science in the Arts: Report on the Working Artist—Lily Dulberg

CHF data analysts Lily Dulberg and Daniel DiGriz prove in the Report on the Working Artist that the secret ingredient for artists’ success is entrepreneurial training.

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Infiltrate the Business World in the Name of Art—Noah Scalin

“Certainly the jobs that are going to go last are going to be the ones that require people to creative problem-solve and come up with unique new ideas.”

Artists are Solving Atomic-Level Problems—Cyndi Conn

Artists Are Solving Atomic-Level Problems—Cyndi Conn

“The arts are not just an amenity, they’re a critical function of society and a part of the fabric of social, cultural, and also economic life and livelihood for our country.”

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Classical Skills for Modern Art Careers: The Case for Training and Tradition—Mandy Theis

“With the advent of Modernism, there was this idea that training would ruin your creativity.”

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Fearlessly Take On The Big Daddy Ugly Goal—Willy Bo Richardson

“The challenge was to make [the goal] so scary and big that you can never accomplish it, and I’m making small steps towards that.”

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If You Build It, They Will Ignore It. Unless…—Mary McBride

“I think people who know what their values are…know what their values are! So yes, they’re trading, yes they’re ‘sacrificing,’ but what they don’t trade off is what they value.”

Donna Lee Nyzio

Tighten Your Sales Strategy, Then Refuse to Compromise—Donna Lee Nyzio

“When you decide what you want to do, you become more intentional about what you choose to do.”