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031: A FRESH TAKE ON SOCIAL MEDIA - WITH ART DEALER, STEFANIE IDROBO

EPISODE 31

 

The Internet has changed everything. 

There has never been a more exciting time for artists to share and sell their work online.

Even in these extraordinary times the internet has made it possible for artists to stay in business, connecting what they love to do with a receptive art audience willing to pay it’s worth.

 

‘I work with artists that have sold more in the pandemic than any other time in their careers.’ 

 

Encouraging words...

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030: 10 SMART WAYS TO ELEVATE YOUR ART

Episode 30

 

 

With 1000's of artists making fabulous art it's hard to stand out and get noticed.

 

In this episode we will be looking at 10 Smart Ways you can not only elevate your art but create a memorable, lasting experience for your art audience. 

 

 

1. Develop your Skills

 

The dictionary describes an artist as someone who creates things with great skill and imagination. Developing your artistic skill is the first step you need to take to get your...

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029: ART CONNECTIONS

EPISODE 29

 

 

‘As connected as we are with technology, it’s also removed us from having real human connection!’

 

 

Your art life and art career will know many ups and downs. You will not always live at the pinnacle of your artistic success. You will know times of abundance and times of lack.

 

There are seasons when you will do more, feel more, sell more and moments when you just need to trust, stay calm and keep creating, expecting good...

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028: SETTING UP AN ART ROUTINE

 

EPISODE 28

 

 

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Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change - it can not only move us, it makes us move. - Ossie Davis

 

ARTISTS IN LOCKDOWN

At the time of this recording & blog we are in the middle of a pandemic. 

Locally and globally we are all coming to terms with the effect of this raging outbreak.

Just this week I watched in disbelief as the Dutch Prime Minister announced drastic sanctions...

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027: ART CHOICES THAT DEFINE YOU

 EPISODE 27

 

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‘Success is having the freedom to do that what you love and get paid for it!’

 

THIS SHOCKED ME

Only one in five trained artists earn a living practicing their art!

This number shocked me. I know that being an artist is not easy but why do so few artists working today manage to make a living doing what they love?

This question took me on a quest. I wanted to find out why that one person in five could live off their art...

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026: USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO GET MORE EYES ON YOUR ART

PODCAST EPISODE 26

 

 

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10 TIPS HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN HELP YOU GET MORE EYES ON YOUR ART

 

1. DETERMINE YOUR GOAL

When you are clear about what your goal is and what you want to achieve through your social media platforms then you can get really intentional and strategic. This takes away the guessing and gives you a clear idea of why and what to post. 

 

2. CHOOSE A PLATFORM THAT SUITS YOUR NEEDS

There are so many really fun and effective...

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025: ART CURATOR - ANIKO OUWENEEL

PODCAST EPISODE 025

 

 

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INTERVIEW WITH ART CURATOR, ANIKO OUWENEEL

 

In today’s episode we draw back the curtain and take a look at the role and work of an art curator. 

Aniko Ouweneel shares her unique story of how she uniquely weaves together her expertise as a cultural historian and her vast experience as an art curator. 

She has co-organized and designed more than 30 exhibitions, she has juried art shows, authored...

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024: WHAT MAKES AN ARTIST WEBSITE WORK?

 

People will forget what you did, people will forget what you said but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou

 

Is your Artist Website working for you?

Your website is the first impression many art buyers, curators, gallery owners or workshop students will have of you....long before they meet you in person.

In this busy online world it is imperative to have a website that represents the best you have to offer.  If you craft your website correctly you...

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023: ARTIST SUCCESS STORY - MITZY RENOOY

 

'Don't make life perfect but make it interesting.'

Her collectors call her refreshing, her teachers tenacious and her student inspiring.

Dutch Master Artist, Mitzy Renooy, shares her artist story in my latest podcast.

In this episode you will hear how:

  • At the age of 49, Mitzy went to study at the Classical Academy in The Netherlands,
  • She has since graduated and has just opened her first ,widely successful exhibition at Gallery Bonnard in Nuenen,
  • Social Media is a challenge for...
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