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096 From the convent to the art world: The journey of artist Anabel Ruiz

096 From the convent to the art world: The journey of artist Anabel Ruiz

In this podcast episode, Sergio Gomez chats with Miami-based artist Anabel Ruiz about her life’s journey and the transition from convent life to the art world. They discussed art, faith, love for people and how to overcome obstacles. It is a fascinating story of resilience and love for art. LISTEN TO EPISODE Anabel was bornRead more about 096 From the convent to the art world: The journey of artist Anabel Ruiz[…]

When Plans Don’t Go as Planned

When Plans Don’t Go as Planned

By A. Yanina Gomez, Ph.D. A while ago, I received an email from one of our followers stating that she’d created an amazing solo exhibition proposal, sent it to a few galleries and only received “No Thank You” emails. As you’ve probably guessed, she was feeling totally bummed out. She is not the first artistRead more about When Plans Don’t Go as Planned[…]

Who Do You Need to Follow Up With Today?

Who Do You Need to Follow Up With Today?

By Sergio Gomez, MFA If you had met me some 15 years ago, I was not nearly as organized as I am today. I am sure that in my early years as an artist I missed great opportunities just because I forgot to do one simple thing… FOLLOW UP! Yep, following up. It’s no so hard to doRead more about Who Do You Need to Follow Up With Today?[…]

Analyze and filter the source!

Analyze and filter the source!

By A. Yanina Gomez, Ph.D. I don’t know if you’ve experienced this but, I’ve met people who LOVE to give their opinions and feedback without me asking. There are times in which they are constructive and fruitful, yet other times they are very destructive and unwelcome. People love to share their opinions. My husband andRead more about Analyze and filter the source![…]

Are you an early bird, a late owl or a new species?

Are you an early bird, a late owl or a new species?

By A. Yanina Gomez, Ph.D. How do you start your day? If you’re like me, I’ve never been a morning person. I need time to wake up. I usually get up [brush my teeth, wash my face and the whole shebang!], drink my juice, take my vitamins and supplements, coffee, breakfast and finally get ready.Read more about Are you an early bird, a late owl or a new species?[…]

An awkward yet powerful thing to do

An awkward yet powerful thing to do

By A. Yanina Gomez, Ph.D. Last week, I met this sweet lady during an event I attended with my family. We were talking about life in general. Suddenly, I catch myself talking and talking, and… talking some more. Good grief! I was talking non-stop and the poor lady was graciously listening to me. At leastRead more about An awkward yet powerful thing to do[…]

I’ve been waiting for a… Part 2 of 2

I’ve been waiting for a… Part 2 of 2

By Dr. A. Yanina Gomez, Art NXT Level Co-Founder We are so thankful to you for reading our blog every week. We love to hear from you so, send us an email to let us know if you enjoy these weekly blog posts or if you have a suggestion for us at yes@takethenextlevel.com. Last week, we talkedRead more about I’ve been waiting for a… Part 2 of 2[…]

I’ve been waiting for a… Part 1 of 2

I’ve been waiting for a… Part 1 of 2

By Dr. A. Yanina Gomez, Art NXT Level Co-Founder We bet you’re already singing “I’ve been waiting for a girl like you to come into my…” by the rock band Foreigner. Don’t deny it, it’s ok! So, I’ll give you a moment of privacy and once you’re done singing, I’ll be right here waiting for you. So sorry, toRead more about I’ve been waiting for a… Part 1 of 2[…]

Looking for the adventure of a lifetime?

Looking for the adventure of a lifetime?

by Dr. A. Yanina Gomez, Art NXT Level Co-Founder We bet that you are expecting to read about how to climb the steepest peak on earth Mount Thor in Nunavut, Canada. Or perhaps the tallest waterfall in the world located at Angel Falls, Venezuela. Or maybe you thought we were going to tell you aboutRead more about Looking for the adventure of a lifetime?[…]