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116 Artist / Curator Chuck Gniech and The Art of Social Change

116 Artist / Curator Chuck Gniech and The Art of Social Change

LISTEN TO PODCAST In this episode, Sergio Gomez talks with Chicago-based artist and curator Chuck Gniech about art, curating and the art of social change. Charles Gniech (b 1962) is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at Joliet Junior College and has been teaching at various colleges and universities for more then twenty-five years. Gniech served asRead more about 116 Artist / Curator Chuck Gniech and The Art of Social Change[…]

115 From Attorney to full-time artist, Justin Vining on building a sustainable art career from the ground up.

115 From Attorney to full-time artist, Justin Vining on building a sustainable art career from the ground up.

There is not a one way to build an art career. In this episode, artist Justin Vining shares his story of going through Law School , becoming an attorney and building a sustainable art career from the ground up. Justin Vining is an Indianapolis-based artist, specializing in landscapes and cityscapes. Justin studied Art Education at Purdue UniversityRead more about 115 From Attorney to full-time artist, Justin Vining on building a sustainable art career from the ground up.[…]

114 Artist Victoria Fuller discusses her curated show “Domestic Disturbances” at UIMA

114 Artist Victoria Fuller discusses her curated show “Domestic Disturbances” at UIMA

About Victoria Fuller Chicago artist Victoria Fuller has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and fellowship awards from the Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities, and the Illinois Arts Council. She also received an Illinois Arts Council CAAP Grant, and was a resident artist at Sculpture Space in Utica,Read more about 114 Artist Victoria Fuller discusses her curated show “Domestic Disturbances” at UIMA[…]

113 Fighting Procrastination. Not today… maybe tomorrow?

113 Fighting Procrastination. Not today… maybe tomorrow?

In this episode, Sergio & Dr. Yanina Gomez discuss procrastination and provide four practical strategies to get things done. Often it is the mundane, boring or tedious tasks that as artists we put away for later. Things like updating the website, following up with people, taxes filings, and others are the common tasks we tryRead more about 113 Fighting Procrastination. Not today… maybe tomorrow?[…]

112 Ted Glasoe and Nelson Armour. Two artists on a mission to save Lake Michigan

112 Ted Glasoe and Nelson Armour. Two artists on a mission to save Lake Michigan

Surface Tension: Beauty and Fragility in Lake Michigan An artist collaboration between Nelson Armour and Ted Glasoe It’s a beautiful summer day in Chicago. The sun beats down on the azure waters of Lake Michigan, the fifth-largest lake in the world. Gentle waves lap the sands of a beach. Puffy clouds drift across the sky. But noRead more about 112 Ted Glasoe and Nelson Armour. Two artists on a mission to save Lake Michigan[…]

110 Artist Ray Beldner talks about why he started stARTup Art Fair and what it can do for independent artists

110 Artist Ray Beldner talks about why he started stARTup Art Fair and what it can do for independent artists

stARTup Art Fair In this podcast episode, host Sergio Gomez chats with Ray Beldner about the idea behind stARTup Art Fair and why the fair may be a great fit for independent artists looking to showcase their work to a larger audience. The episode provides great advise and reasons why artists should consider participating in anRead more about 110 Artist Ray Beldner talks about why he started stARTup Art Fair and what it can do for independent artists[…]

109 Protecting Yourself from Online Art Scams. A Conversation with Renée LaVerné Rose

109 Protecting Yourself from Online Art Scams. A Conversation with Renée LaVerné Rose

Avoid becoming a victim of online art scams Are you protecting yourself from online art scams? In this episode Sergio talks to gallery owner Renée LaVerné Rose about identifying red flags and preventing possible scams to artists and galleries. Increasingly, scammers get more cleaver in their message and pursue of victims. Artists need to be savvy andRead more about 109 Protecting Yourself from Online Art Scams. A Conversation with Renée LaVerné Rose[…]

108 Artist Survival Kit 2017. Organization and Productivity Guide

108 Artist Survival Kit 2017. Organization and Productivity Guide

The 2017 Artist Survival Kit Has Arrived! Join Sergio and Dr. Yanina Gomez as they share their latest free eBook resource for working artists. The Artist Survival Kit 2017: Organization and Productivity Guide will help you organize your art career and use resources to help you be more productive. In this podcast, you will learn about tools for managingRead more about 108 Artist Survival Kit 2017. Organization and Productivity Guide[…]

Tim & Suzanne Smith share the journey of running a thriving gallery (Sirona Fine Art)

Tim & Suzanne Smith share the journey of running a thriving gallery (Sirona Fine Art)

Tim and Suzanne Smith are  power couple whose career path took them from the New York art scene to open a successful art gallery in the Miami area. Sirona Fine Art is a grand showcase for artists who embrace classic academic structure and technique, yet have an understanding and facility within the modernist landscape inRead more about Tim & Suzanne Smith share the journey of running a thriving gallery (Sirona Fine Art)[…]

106 Managing LIFE/WORK Balance for Artists and Creatives. Part 2

106 Managing LIFE/WORK Balance for Artists and Creatives. Part 2

  Do you feel like time is always running short? Do you find yourself struggling to keep up with all the things you have to do as an artist or creative? Stop chasing the world around and get practical strategic advice from Sergio and Dr. Yanina Gomez on how to manage your life/work balance in aRead more about 106 Managing LIFE/WORK Balance for Artists and Creatives. Part 2[…]