CURRENT ARTS INDUSTRY OVERVIEW WITH BEN DAVIS
In this episode, Rachel Wilkins hosts art critic and author, Ben Davis who sheds light on his role as an art critic, how the pandemic has impacted the art world and his views on industry recovery process. He speaks on the direct buyer to consumer relationship that now exists between buyers and artists, art fatigue, how the pandemic has influenced relocation of galleries and the importance of criticism and debates on art....

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Driving Change Through NFTs and Spoken Word With David Bianchi
In this episode, Rachel Wilkins speaks with David Bianchi, a multi disciplinary artist, motivator, actor and poet on spoken word as a deep form of expression, use of film as an outlet for buried emotion and the power actors and poets have in helping effect change.They touched on inclusivity of people of colour in the conversations, co-existence of NFTs and Clubhouse post COVID19 and how to embrace your imperfections and get out of your own way....

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Brand Attraction Strategies With Michael Liebowitz
In this episode, our host Rachel Wilkins holds a discussion with Michael Liebowitz, CEO of the Magnetic Minds Studio about the definition of a brand and importance of story telling. He sheds light on behavioural neurology strategies and how they can help build memorable brands and techniques for introverts to gain confidence in their value and beliefs....

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Instagram: Selling In The DMs With Victoria Boyd
In this episode, our host, Rachel Wilkins speaks with Victoria Boyd, a digital marketing strategist, about how to sell in the DMs, top tips on how to leverage Instagram, asking for a sell, packaging experiences, authenticity and vulnerabilities that come with taking action. Victoria gives practical advice and tips on how to make your sales take off through showing up consistently....

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Powerful Partnerships With Gregory Siff and Lisa Falcone
In this episode, Rachel Wilkins hosts Gregory Siff, an internationally renowned visual artist, writer , designer and actor and his manager Lisa Falcone, his manager. They discuss powerful partnerships, artist representation and building powerful brand identities. Lisa elaborates on synergies and how to get the best out of deals and collaborations, artwork pricing, views around NFTs....

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Crush Your Goals The 90x Way With Alon David
In this episode our host, Rachel Wilkins holds a powerful and practical discussion with Alon David, CEO of 90x on planning, the 5 pillars of goal setting and having clarity on your why. He emphasizes on the need for visionaries to work towards a vision, knowing when to delegate and determining actionable steps for increased productivity....

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Screw The Funnel With Kabrina Budwell
In this episode Rachel Wilkins hosts Kabrina Budwell as she unpacks the tools and strategies used to win the marketing game and how artists can better position themselves in front of the ideal clients. Kabrina emphasizes on the importance of consistently giving value while maintaining a human contact with clients and content planning. Kabrina Budwell is the founder of Kabrina Budwell Consulting, a consulting firm that focuses on helping clients create, capture, and nurture subscribers into paying clients....

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NFTs - A New Perspective with Burnt Banksy
In this episode, Rachel Wilkins dives into the idea behind the NFT project by Burnt Banksy, the new perspective it brings for art collectors looking to make investments and how to build trust on the platforms in use. The discussion centres around ClubHouse as a platform where conversations and the actual selling of NFTs is taking place, how in future this may be integrated and marketed offline effectively....

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Confidence Through Persistence With Max Neutra
In this episode our host, Rachel Wilkins chats with Max Neutra, an experienced designer for Meow Wolf about the vulnerability and challenges that come with creating artwork in public. He dives deep into how he uses his power of humility and persistence to get results while collaborating with other creatives as well. Max also shares tips on how he has managed to balance his work role and parenthood. He partly draws his creativity from music which he has creatively woven into his art career....


Professional Development for Artists with Stephanie Pereira
In this episode, our host Rachel Wilkins holds a discussion with Stephanie Perreira on professional development programs for artists and their interest in how artists are using technology and also offering them a safe space to interact. New Inc is an incubator program that began as part of the museum in 2013 but has added so much value to the artist community over the years....

Exploring NFTs with Jonathan Foley
Jonathan Foley is an expert in NFTs and understands how that world works. In this episode he discusses with Rachel Wilkins and demystifies the fear surrounding the complex set up process, how he has gotten so much value by virtue of being a ClubHouse member through collaborations, copyright effects and available platforms and applications where artists can start with the technology....

Challenge Your Limiting Beliefs With Rachel Wilkins
In this episode Rachel Wilkins talks about the impact of raising your profile as an artist, challenging your limiting beliefs and how to overcome them through positive thinking and affirmations. She encourages writing things down when setting goals and maintaining a positive mindset....


Empowering Creativity Through Art With Michael Conroy
In this episode Rachel Wilkins has a deep conversation with Michael Conroy around some of the real-life struggles and how to progress in your chosen career authentically during a transition from addiction to sobriety. They also highlight the nature of creative pursuits which is being steered by current events around the world and how you can find effective ways to navigate the associated emotional shifts in a responsible way....

Ancestral Inspiration with Ola Rondiak
In this episode, Rachel speaks with Ola Rondiak, a mixed media contemporary artist and dives deep into the ancestral inspiration behind her artwork. In recent years she has experimented with sculpture and her creations are inspired by her children’s clothing which carry a lot of symbolic messages. Emotional experiences surface in her artworks as her own history intertwines with Ukrainian history and tradition, preparing the viewer with a rare "contemporary art with a historical conscious"....

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Intentional Networking with Colleen Blackard
Our host, Rachel Wilkins in conversation with Colleen Blackard on how to become intentional in networking with the right circles and how crucial relationships are to success as they bring about unique opportunities. Colleen’s work is inspired by the environment she loves spending with as it ties in with her identity. She is  drawn to creating worlds that explore the power of light to alter our external and internal landscapes....

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What's Hot On Social With Rachel Wilkins
In this episode Rachel Wilkins shares the currently hot social media platforms and tips on how artists can leverage these to grow their audience online....

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Activating your Influence with Sharon Haver
Smart Art Business is a podcast by Rachel Wilkins to help visual artists and creative entrepreneurs grow and sustain a successful art business. Featuring tangible advice and inspiring interviews with artists and industry experts, you will learn how to brand, market, and sell your art the smart way....

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Sellout Is Not A Dirty Word with Rachel Wilkins
In this episode, Rachel shares a few chapters from her new book, SELLOUT: The Definitive Guide To Selling Your Art Online Without Losing Your Damn Mind.  Social Media Strategy, dealing with the dreaded internet trolls and sales must-haves....

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The Value of Art with Shelley Hall, Art Appraiser
In this episode, I had the pleasure of sitting down with art appraiser Shelley Hall.  Shelly has a unique perspective on the art world given her experiences as an artist, gallery owner, and now art appraiser handling multi-million dollars worth of artwork.  Shelley shared some real pearls of wisdom on pricing, prints, and value. Personally, I learned a lot during this session and I’m sure you will too....

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Political Analyst to Full-Time Painter
Annie Bao, a Political Analyst turned a full-time painter. In this episode we chat about how she did it, and how she overcame some personal hurdles during the process.   Check out Ron's website: https://www.anniebaoart.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anniexbao/ This episode is sponsored by: Jump Start your Biz Conception Arts Learn more or find an exhibit near you click here...

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Personal Branding
In this episode Rachel talks about personal branding, how it attracts clients or customers and how it helps in your art and business....

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Mindset and Goal Setting
In this episode Rachel talks about the often neglected topics of mindset and goal setting. Plus, learn how negative beliefs may be stunting your art world potential and how you can prevent that going forward....

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How one artist secured a six-figure public art grant
Beju or Dudali as he is more familiarly known, is a sculptor based in West Palm beach. In this episode her shares how he secured a six-figure public art budget and his plans to build a vast kinetic installation in Florida.   Check out Ron's website: https://www.dudali.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beju.dudali/ This episode is sponsored by: Jump Start your Biz Conception Arts Learn more or find an exhibit near you click here...

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Veteran turned artist has his work featured at the Metropolitan Opera
Rafael Colon, a US military veteran, father and multi-media artist shares his story of how he went from struggling artist to having his work featured in the gift shop of the Metropolitan Opera in NYC His is a story of resilience and persistence Check out Ron's website: https://www.rafaelcolon.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/recolon2458/ This episode is sponsored by: Jump Start your Biz Conception Arts Learn more or find an exhibit near you click here...

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The Richness of Story with Ron Smith
This episode is a really special one, today I'm joined by Ron Smith. I have known Ron for a few years and had the pleasure of getting to experience his work in person. Ron and I sat down to chat during a time of unrest. In the wake of George Floyds killing by a Minnesota Police officer, protests were erupting around the world. Having grown up in the South Ron has quite a story to share. This is an important and compelling conversation about art, race and humanity. I am very grateful to Ron for such a raw an...

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A Lifetime of Creativity with Gino Miles
Today's guest Gino Miles has an expansive career spanning 5 decades. Gino’s monumental sculptures are housed at museums and institutions around the world and sell for 6-figures. His success today comes from a lifetime commitment and dedication to sculpture. He is a master of his craft with seemingly no plan on stopping anytime soon. From humble beginnings to Millions in sales, this is an episode not to be missed. Grape Crusher Check out Gino's website: https://ginomiles.com/ Learn more about Gino: https://g...

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Inspired Creativity with Tracy Verdugo
Today’s guest, Tracy Vergudo is an Australian artist, bestselling author and teacher of art mojo. Her work has been exhibited internationally and she has built a business around teaching others to connect with their creative side. In this episode, Tracy graciously shares her pathway to success, how she uses art as a vehicle to help those in need and, how to keep things fun when your building your art business. It is a beautiful episode, stick around until the end. Check out Tracy’s website: https://tracyver...

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Attracting Collectors via Podcasting with Luis Martin
Tangible advice and inspiring stories about artists who do business. Join host, Rachel Wilkins as she interviews the movers and shakers of the art world. In this episode, Luis Martin joins the show to talk about the power of podcasting....

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The Art of Social Media with Alina Braverman
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast: Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this digital media expert, Alina Braverman offers advice on how we can better use social media to promote our artwork....

Art Residency Magic with Ziggy Attias
If you are reading this, you are most likely an artist that invests a lot of time, energy and resources into creating your artwork.  Over the coming months, we will be chatting with artists and industry professionals to bring you ideas and suggestions on how to grow a sustainable art business....

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Art Residency Magic with Ziggy Attias
If you are reading this, you are most likely an artist that invests a lot of time, energy and resources into creating your artwork.  Over the coming months, we will be chatting with artists and industry professionals to bring you ideas and suggestions on how to grow a sustainable art business....

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International Art Success with Romero Britto
Celebrity clients, international exhibitions, his art on everything from helicopters to luggage, you name it, Britto has done it.  Join us for a sneak peek into the life of one of the arts most accomplished figures....

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Digital Marketing for Artists with Russell Lundstrom
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast: Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode, we chat with the Digital Marketing Guru, Russell Lundstrum on all things art. Subscribe for much more to come....

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"The Godfather of Street Art" Ron English (Part 2)
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast: Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode, we chat with the Godfather of street art, Ron English on all things art and politics. Subscribe for much more to come...

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The Godfather of Street Art - Ron English (Part 1)
In this episode, we chat with global art superstar, Ron English. One of the most prolific and recognizable artists alive today, Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images, on the street, in museums, in movies, books, and television. English coined the term POPaganda to describe his signature mash-up of high and low cultural touchstones, from superhero mythology to totems of art history, populated with his vast and constantly growing arsenal of original characters, including MC Sup...

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Creating a Self-Sustaining, Profitable Art Business with Linda Frueh
If you are reading this, you are most likely an artist that invests a lot of time, energy and resources into creating your artwork.  Over the coming months, we will be chatting with artists and industry professionals to bring you ideas and suggestions on how to refine your work, increase your sales, and broaden your audience. In this episode, we chat with encaustic artist, Linda Frueh on creating a self-sustaining and profitable art business....

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Building a Body of Work with Suzanne Scott
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast: Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode abstract portrait artist, Suzanne Scott offers advice on how to build a body of work that will leave gallerists and art dealers want...

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Art as an outlet: from the NFL to the art studio with Robert McClain III
In this episode, we chat with the artist and former NFL cornerback, Robert McClain III on how art helped him deal with the challenges of playing sports at the highest level. The former cornerback played for 8 years in the NFL but art has been a life long passion....

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Running a Successful Creative Business with Sarah Anna Hansen
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast: Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode, we chat with photographer, Sarah Anna Hansen on how to run a successful creative business....

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Personal Branding for Creative Entrepreneurs with Cynthia Johnson
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast: Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode marketing professional and published author, Cynthia Johnson provides valuable insight into growing a personal brand....

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Telling your Story through Art with Rae Trujillo
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast. Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode artist, Rae Trujillo discusses how she used art to process and heal from personal hardship....

Fearless Creativity: with Kam Ridley
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast. Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode artist and shaman Kam Ridley talks fearless creativity, art activism and tuning out negative thinking. Subscribe for much more to come....


Going Viral: Art and the Internet with Plastic Jesus
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast: Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode street art legend, Plastic Jesus discusses how viral art, building a fanbase and celebrity collectors. Subscribe for much more to come....

Selling Art: Collectors & Sales Strategy with Andrew Kochie
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast. Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode artist Andrew Kochie discusses how to gain art collectors and sell your art. Subscribe for much more to come....