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.

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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How to Approach Galleries and Curators with Melissa McCaig-Welles
Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast. Real talk and tangible advice for artists by industry experts. In this episode gallerists and curator, Melissa McCaig-Welles shares with us how to approach a gallery. Subscribe for much more to come....


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....