The Thriving Artist™ podcast
Business Insights for Working Artists
ABOUT THE SHOW: The Thriving Artist TM podcast features insightful interviews with artists, collectors, gallerists, and other leading experts on visual art as a business and the business of visual artists with host Daniel DiGriz. The series employs a highly digestible podcast format to provide an informal business learning course built around each guest's knowledge and experiences. A production of The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists, the show is available here and on your favorite audio platforms:
- Career Blueprint
- Brand Story & Marketing
- Sales & Selling
- Project Management
- Networks & Collaboration
Art Curation and Curriculum – Frank Juliano
Frank makes it his mission to bring innovation and community building to all aspects of the Arboretum’s programming and operation.
Planning the Future of Your Art – Kristin Gary
Waiting until the future to think about the future is a mistake.
The Enviable Lifestyle of the Working Artist – Carolyn Edlund
Carolyn’s emphasis on the lifestyle of the artist as one of glamour and freedom is insightful and balanced by the call for creating a skill set to further one’s deepest professional aspirations.
Funding the Well Defined Art Project – Tim Kennedy
Tim helps us understand what it’s like being a visual artist in a photographic world and how to leverage relationships and write effective grant proposals to obtain funding.
“Making It” as an Artist in Business – Brandon Kralik
Brandon helps us understand how, exactly, one “makes it” in business as an artist.
Genre Boundaries, Gallery Opportunities – Philip Koch
In this episode, Philip talks about the significance of genre/style for an artistic career, and the business end (selling things) via galleries and dealers.
Impact of Financial Literacy on Artistic Purity – EG Luttrull
Elaine provides insights on the types of financial decisions that directly impact the purity of one’s art!
Estate Planning for Artists and Collectors – Jim Grace
It’s OK to suffer for our art, but we don’t want it to make others suffer.
Artwork Archive for Artists & Collectors – John Feustel
John’s solution takes the worry and hassle out of cataloging a visual artist or art collector’s works/collection, while providing solid financial intelligence and even heat-map based location maps.
Competitive Strategy for Working Artists – PA Nisbet
P.A. Nisbet answers questions about the fundamental tension between being effective as an artist and effectiveness of growing and marketing a body of salable work.
Project Management for Artists – Meredith Bergmann
Meredith helps us understand what goes into managing large scale art projects.
Creating the Middle Class Artist – Elizabeth Hulings
In this episode, Elizabeth explains how to change the culture by funding, training, connecting, and equipping working artists.
Growing an Economy with Artist Entrepreneurs – Shannon Linker
Shannon helps us understand how art communities are built and economies grow by funding and training the working artist.
The “Lurid Truths” of the Working Artist – Watie White
In this episode, Watie reveals the inside realities of treating your art as a business rather than a martyrdom.
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