Professional Artist

Blake Conroy

Blake Conroy

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? Aberdeen, Maryland. When/how did you first know that you wanted to be an artist? As early as I can remember. My grandmother …

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Dean Mitchell

Create Your Own Success – Dean Mitchell

“I’m no Salvador Dalí, but I have built enough of a market that now I can start to work on leaving a legacy.”

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Willy Bo Richardson

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? Santa Fe, New Mexico. When/how did you first know that you wanted to be an artist? It was 1994, and I was …

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Charlie Mostow

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? Seattle, Washington. When/how did you first know that you wanted to be an artist? I was in middle school was when I …

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Peter Scaturro

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, though I also spent a total of five years in Spain and Italy as …

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Holly Van Hart

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? New York City. When/how did you first know that you wanted to be an artist? ​I always knew I was an artist. …

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Belgin Yucelen

Belgin Yucelen

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? I spent the first half of my life in Istanbul and then moved to Boulder, Colorado, where I currently live. When/how did …

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Gregg Chadwick - Painter

Gregg Chadwick

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? My father was in the US Marine Corps so we moved frequently and traveled a lot. I was born in New Jersey, …

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Gonzalo Fuenmayor

Gonzalo Fuenmayor

2014, 2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, but I’ve been living in the US (New York, Boston, and Miami) on …

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Nadia Fairlamb

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? My dad was a fighter pilot for the US Air Force. I was born in the States, but I spent my childhood …

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Karen Fitzgerald

Karen Fitzgerald

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? I was born in Oregon, but moved around a lot, from Michigan, Arizona, North Carolina, and Massachusetts, to the Virgin Islands, Georgia, …

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Aaron Laux

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? Madison, Wisconsin. When/how did you first know that you wanted to be an artist? I was certain of my identity as an …

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Mary Crenshaw

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? Richmond, Virginia. When/how did you first know that you wanted to be an artist? When I was very young, maybe six years …

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Sculptor

Playing Your Art Forward – Sabin Howard

“It’s important that an artist be involved in showing their work and takes ownership of what he makes rather than have somebody else take over his business.”

ghost of a dream

Project Management: An Impressionistic Art Form – Ghost of a Dream

“I think we make better art because we’re really truthful with each other, and we can tell each other exactly how we feel something is being read or how it gets taken.”

Artist Podcast

Never Settle in Your Art Career

“Create what you love but balance that with what will also sell”