Each of us has a set up unique experiences and inputs that allows us to contribute something special to the world. As artists, it’s safer to just replicate what already exists. But we’re made for more than that. In this episode, we talk about how to embrace and value your unique voice.
Sometimes, it’s hard to get going (or keep going) in our creative careers. In this episode we talk about the two main fears that immobilize us and what we can do to face them head on. Once we do that, we can keep going!
Life is full of contrasting yet equally true phrases. This is one of them. Your art is so important. Yet, in the grand scheme of life and the world, it’s not all that important. And when we believe these things at the right time, both phrases can serve us. So, when to believe which? That’s what we talk about this week!
Where does our creative work come from? It can feel mysterious sometimes, but here are 4 sources to be aware of. As you begin to notice these things in your day to day, you’ll be able to better leverage them to create!
We all have emotions. They are wonderful and can help us experience life to the fullest. As artists, they are a gift as well. In this episode we look at three ways we can handle our emotions to serve us in our creative careers.
Can you believe Artrepreneur is turning one year old?!?! Amazing. And thanks for joining us on this journey of making creativity your career. In this episode we look back at some of the most meaningful moments of the last year. And then, we look forward to another year, another 52 episodes of the Artrepreneur Podcast!!
Maybe we feel pressure to get things “right.” Maybe we’ve allowed others to determine what success looks like for us. Instead, let’s give ourselves permission to define “success” and ongoing permission to REdefine success. In this episode, we talk about what success looks like in the life of the artist.
This week, we come to you from Patagonia in Argentina. Photographer, Jesse Walsh, graphic designer, Joel Watkins, and Cole all discuss the value of inspiration and where we can find it.
The creative process can be something that we need alone time for. BUT, the process of building a creative career is something that is way more likely to happen if we invite someone to help us out. This week, we talk about how to overcome our fears and invite someone into the process.
Sometimes we cower from criticism or avoid it altogether. But criticism can be a huge tool in helping you make creativity your career. In this episode we talk about reframing criticism so that it’s helpful. We also talk about what we should look for to make criticism helpful and what to ignore completely.
Artists everywhere are creating meaningful moments. And those moments are not just nice. They are essential. Through our art, we have the ability to create meaning and connect people. Here’s how!
This year can be huge as we build our creative careers. Here are a few things to lay as a foundation as we prepare for another year of growth.
This week, Cole visits, Alice Fairfax, at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, and the tables turn. She interviews Cole on the creative process, the practicality of being an artist, the importance of “why” and so much more.
Parkinson’s Law says that “work expands to fill the time allotted." What does that mean? That means deadlines are more important than we ever thought they were. Here’s a way to experiment with various time tables and develop a new workflow.
Ruth Carter has recently been hailed for her designs for Black Panther. But she has had a long, disciplined career. In this interview, live from the Story Gathering, we explore her integral role in the rise of African American filmmaking and the path that led her to design one of 2018’s hit films.
How many times have you said it (or have heard others say it)? “It’s hard to make a living as an artist in this town.” The truth is, it’s hard to make a living as an artist PERIOD… regardless of what town you live in. So how do we reframe things to set us on a course for success?
“A miserable journey leads to a miserable destination.” An incredible insight in this interview with “Hello Dolly” actress, Analisa Leaming. In this interview we explore what it means to find fulfillment as an artist. How do we gain perspective along the journey that helps us thrive in the long term?
You can find Analisa at https://www.analisaleaming.com/
When we slow down and take account of the things we’re thankful for, it can really help us along the way of building our creative careers.
Artists are often visionary — looking ahead and thinking of the next thing. But growing as an artist and as a person means taking time to look back. In this episode, we discover how moving forward in your creative career is rooted in looking back.
Halloween has some things to teach us about being an artist. Here are 4 things we can take away from Halloween to help make our creative career even stronger!