Take Your Art Career to the Next Level

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.[…]

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[…]

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)[…]

103 Eight Strategies to Prepare for Your Next Artist Talk [podcast]

103 Eight Strategies to Prepare for Your Next Artist Talk [podcast]

Have you ever been asked to facilitate an Artist Talk during your solo exhibition? Chances are that if you have been showing for a while, you have been asked. Perhaps more than once. Yes, it is the dreaded “artist talk” many artists fear about. There are good reasons indeed. For once, you are in theRead more about 103 Eight Strategies to Prepare for Your Next Artist Talk [podcast][…]

101 Floating World Gallery director Elias Martin discusses the art market and international art fairs

101 Floating World Gallery director Elias Martin discusses the art market and international art fairs

In this episode, Sergio Gomez talks with Elias Martin, Director of Floating World Gallery about the world of collecting, the art market and the future of international art fairs. As a dealer, curator to private clients, collector, and educator with 16 years of professional experience, Elias has helped build important private collections and has placedRead more about 101 Floating World Gallery director Elias Martin discusses the art market and international art fairs[…]

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[…]

088 Conversation with artists Julia Martin, Buddy Jackson and curator Sara Lee Burd

088 Conversation with artists Julia Martin, Buddy Jackson and curator Sara Lee Burd

In this episode, Sergio Gomez sits down at Art NXT Level Projects gallery with artists Julia Martin, Buddy Jackson and curator Sara Lee Burd. LISTEN EPISODE Julia Martin Julia Martin’s latest series of paintings focus on single figure female faces, rendered with expressive lines and tonal complexity. Guided by instinct she explores line and color toRead more about 088 Conversation with artists Julia Martin, Buddy Jackson and curator Sara Lee Burd[…]

Ten Commandments for Your Art Career

Ten Commandments for Your Art Career

Ten Commandments for Your Art Career As an artist, curator, educator, and gallery owner, I like to see things from various perspectives. So, in 2013, I put together a list of ten “commandments”, if you will, that one should remember as a practicing artist. They are still valid today and worth reposting in this website. TheyRead more about Ten Commandments for Your Art Career[…]

085 Ali Cavanaugh talks about managing life, family, social media and a successful art career

085 Ali Cavanaugh talks about managing life, family, social media and a successful art career

In this episode Sergio interviews artist Ali Cavanaugh to discuss managing an art career alongside life and an active family. LISTEN TO PODCAST Ali Cavanaugh (American, b. 1973) is an internationally represented fine artist. She earned a BFA from Kendall College of Art and Design in 1995. Cavanaugh’s  paintings have been featured on book covers, countless internet featuresRead more about 085 Ali Cavanaugh talks about managing life, family, social media and a successful art career[…]