Smart Art Business

Smart Art Business Podcast

Smart Art Business is a podcast by Conception Arts 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.

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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Mind 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....