“Mountains at Collioure”, detail, Andre Derain, oil on canvas, 1905
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The Business of Art
Just because the “starving artist” stereotype seems to have lodged itself perpetually in the zeitgeist, that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily accurate. Despite what many of us may believe about the opposition between art and commerce, it turns out that art and business can actually fit quite nicely together. Just ask Alexis Fedor, a performance artist who teaches other artists how to turn their passions into profitable ventures. In this interview, Nicholas asks Alexis about her inspiration, perspective, and how she helps artists find the missing pieces in their careers.
Even when he began his career as an Illustrator, artist Gary Ruddell has always followed his heart in getting his work out into the world. He happily made illustrations until his personal conversations within compelled him to say things his own way. Enjoy this inspiring interview and conversation with this amazing artist.
LIVE Q & A
All About Risk
Continuing in our “Mini Workshop” series, our next Live Q+A call will be focusing on the function and necessity of Risk in our painting. This call will stimulate your thinking about how you can bring more risk into your work and will involve a live demonstration, along with an opportunity to ask your questions.
Nancy Farrell + Judith Ely
This Art Critique is with Nancy Farrell and Judith Ely. Both artists came to Nick with similar concerns about their art. They each felt they weren’t quite sure where they were going in their work—that something was missing—and wanted to gain intentionality in their work. Listen in as Nicholas provides some concrete ways for both of these artists to gain some clarity in their wor