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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.[…]

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?[…]

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[…]

104 When Plans Don’t Go as Planned [podcast]

104 When Plans Don’t Go as Planned [podcast]

What happens when the plans you make for your art career do not go as you wish they would? What happens when plans have to change?  In this podcast episode, Sergio & Dr. Yanina Gomez address this issue and provide 4 practical suggestions to avoid feelings of frustration and defeat before they pop up. LISTENRead more about 104 When Plans Don’t Go as Planned [podcast][…]

099 How John Zilewicz and the IHSAE raised over 50M in scholarship money for high school art students

099 How John Zilewicz and the IHSAE raised over 50M in scholarship money for high school art students

About John P. Zilewicz John P. Zilewicz Jr. is an Artist, Art Educator and advocate for the Visual Arts. Zilewicz works out of his home studio in Arlington Heights. His artwork ranges from works on paper to found object assemblage. He is a full time  Art Educator and has been teaching visual art for the pastRead more about 099 How John Zilewicz and the IHSAE raised over 50M in scholarship money for high school art students[…]

098 Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler shares how art can serve as an effective medium to break cultural stereotypes

098 Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler shares how art can serve as an effective medium to break cultural stereotypes

In this podcast episode, Sergio chats with Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler about the power of art to bring people together and break cultural barriers and stereotypes. Rev. Chandler shares his passion for art and the international traveling exhibitions he organizes with Caravan to promote peace and understanding between world faiths. Listen to Podcast   I AM ExhibitionRead more about 098 Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler shares how art can serve as an effective medium to break cultural stereotypes[…]

097 Finance Expert Michael Pak provides practical tax advice for visual artists.

097 Finance Expert Michael Pak provides practical tax advice for visual artists.

Listen to Episode If you are a visual artist filling out taxes in the US, this episode is right for you! In this conversation between artist/curator Sergio Gomez and finance expert Michael Pak you will learn about deductions, tax tips, how the IRS sees artists, selling art abroad, deductions and much more. The episode is packedRead more about 097 Finance Expert Michael Pak provides practical tax advice for visual artists.[…]

Increase Your Exhibition Opportunities by Creating Smart Strategies

Increase Your Exhibition Opportunities by Creating Smart Strategies

  Get More Exposure It is no secret that EXPOSURE is essential to get more attention, recognition and increase sales. But how do you create exhibition opportunities for your art career? Isn’t it just making the work enough? Unfortunately, that is not enough. You can wait for opportunities to knock at your door or youRead more about Increase Your Exhibition Opportunities by Creating Smart Strategies[…]

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[…]

5 Lessons Learned by Working with Two of the Most Successful Artists in the World

5 Lessons Learned by Working with Two of the Most Successful Artists in the World

5 Lessons Learned by Working with Two of the Most Successful Artists in the World by Sergio Gomez Over the last ten years, I have had the pleasure to work along side with two of the most successful artists in the world. Although I have learned many lessons from this experience, I would like toRead more about 5 Lessons Learned by Working with Two of the Most Successful Artists in the World[…]