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The Artist Next Level with Sergio Gomez

Inspiring artists to take control of their art career. Hosted by Sergio Gomez, The Art NXT Level Podcasts features interviews with successful artists, art professionals, and provides practical advice to take your art career to the next level. Join us every week to get your dosage of inspiration and check out our resources at www.TheArtistNextLevel.com
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Apr 9, 2020

Meet artist Brianna Hernández Baurichter (Milwaukee). she was in the middle of a residency program when the lockdown notices spread accross the country. She talks about that experience and shares her work with us. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #12

Apr 8, 2020

Meet artist Steph Ishler from Cocoa Beach, Florida. She is doing an awesome thing for kids as they stay home all day. She is teaching them how to finger paint via a new YouTube Channel called Finger Painting Star. In this special epsiode we talk about helping children, starting a YouTube channel and much more. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #11


Apr 6, 2020

LAST WEEK to join my challenge From Your Studio to the World. 

If you are an artist looking for a caring support system, personal guidance, and practical tools to get your art out there even in the middle of the coronavirus lockdown, this challenge is for you.

My ten-week challenge will help you navigate this rough season in the company of Dr. Yanina, myself and an amazing group of artists from around the world. 

In this challenge you will learn…

• Strategies to increase visibility for your art online.

• Financial support ideas you can try now.

• Strategies to position yourself in the right place to thrive when this is finally over. 

As you know the world is changing and with it, the way we run our art careers also has to change.

You want to be ahead of the game when the doors of opportunity reopen! So don’t wait. This is not a time to hide out but a time to rise up and prepare while we all are in lockdown.

👇👇👇👇👇👇

Click link to LEARN MORE:

http://www.theartistnextlevel.com/studio/

 

Apr 4, 2020

Meet artist Martin Cox. He is based in Los Angeles. In this special epsiode we talk about gibing birth to ideas and collaborations while in lockdown. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #10

Apr 3, 2020

Meet artist Greta Olivas. She is based in Austin, Texas. In this special epsiode we talk about staying optimistic and sperading positivity during this crisis. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #9

Apr 2, 2020

Meet artist Mariana Duarte Santos. She is in Lisbon, Portugal. In this special epsiode we chat about printmaking from home and adjusting to a new reality. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #8

Apr 1, 2020

Meet artist Caroline Karp. She is in Safety Harbor, Florida, where she is painting and teaching from her home. She shares how to build online groups to collaborate during the lockdown. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #7

Mar 31, 2020

Meet artist Dan Reisner. He is in Tel Aviv, Israel where he is working from his home studio/gallery. He shares how art can be a vehicle for healing in the world today specially as we experience COVID-19. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #6

Mar 30, 2020

Meet artist Niamh O'connor. She is part of a group of artists in Ireland who are part of an exhibition called Art in Lockdown Exhibition happening now exclusively in Facebook. Hear the story and get some ideas for your nex show. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #5
CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE SHOW: https://www.facebook.com/artinlockdown

Mar 29, 2020

Meet artist Alessandro Tomassetti. He is in Barcelona where the COVID-19 lockdown is in effect right now. He shareas about adapting to the current reality and working from home. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #4

Mar 28, 2020

Meet artist Flavia Testa. She is in upper Italy where the COVID-19 lockdown is in effect roght now. HEar how she is dealing with it and selling art online. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #3

Mar 27, 2020

I chat with artist Sijia Chen about her lockdown story. She has been in mainland China dealing with the quarentine for the last 5 weeks. Hear how she is adapting her artistic practice. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #2

Mar 26, 2020

Artist Paul Beel paints my portrait from his home in Florence, Italy as he talks about the Italian quarantine and adapting to the present COVID-19 situation. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #1

Mar 24, 2020

Amuleto is a contemporary art gallery based in Barcelona which started in February 2019. 

Since then, they started looking for young artists depicting art with historical importance, quality of work and heart. Showcasing the best art they can find, they transform art lovers into art collectors.

Creating a digital space with  the modern tools we have, they communicate and establish dialogues with audiences from all around the world. 

Instagram: @amuleto_art

Webpage: http://www.amuletoart.com

Artsy: http://www.Artsy.net/amuleto-art

Mar 13, 2020

In this episode Dr. Yanina Gomez (psychologist, author and emotional wellness expert) talks about 5 things we all can do to center ourselves and take care of our mindset during COVID-19 situation.

Feb 27, 2020

Professionally trained as a jeweler, Bo Huff owned a family jewelry business with his brother for 15 years.  During this time, his wife was diagnosed with cancer.  She passed away after a four-year struggle.  After her death, Bo closed the jewelry business and ran away.  He found it difficult to be creative.  It was during this period that he was diagnosed with Bipolar 1. 

Bo began to experiment with painting and found it to be very therapeutic.   Being Bipolar accentuated his creativity.  He battled with whether he should separate his art from his mental illness, but it was simply impossible.  When showing his art, mental illness always comes into the conversation.  It is not something he hangs his head about.  He uses this to reach out and give others hope. 

His passion has become painting.  It is what he does for fun – for recreation, for creativity.   He also enjoys teaching others what he has learned about how to succeed with a mental illness.  One area Bo pays special attention to in his work is with suicide prevention.  Outside of his art, his other passion is his dogs.  Bo spent a number of years volunteering at a local no-kill dog shelter and has personally adopted 4 dogs from this shelter.  

Bo’s business has flourished over the past 10 years, and he has found a great niche.   He can now truly call myself an artist, an “outsider artist”.  Bo’s medium is acrylic on canvas or wood.  You will likely find him painting either in his studio in north Texas or his studio on the northwest side of Houston. 

Feb 19, 2020

Jennifer Pazienza has an extensive record in academia. She earned a Master’s and PhD in Art Education at The Pennsylvania State University She is now retired from teaching but busier than ever running her art career.
Jennifer creates paintings that are visually poetic, contemplative and invite us to enter a quiet space of contemplation.
She is originally from New Jersey from an Italian-American family.
For the last 25 years she has resided on New Brunswick, Canada where she lives with husband their their dog.  Her extensive exhibition record includes shows in Canada and the US. Her work is held in Public, Private and Corporate Collections in Canada, the United States and Italy.

Follow her on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/jenniferpazienza/

Feb 6, 2020

LUIS A. SAHAGUN: BOTH EAGLE AND SERPENT OPENS OPENS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020, WITH A RECEPTION FROM 2-4 PM AND IS ON VIEW THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 26.


CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER  78 E WASHINGTON ST, CHICAGO, IL 60602

 

LUIS SAHAGUN (b. 1982, Guadalajara, Mexico) is a multi-disciplinary artist transforming art into a mystical instrument that bestows a pre-columbian spiritual connection in order to heal wounds of conquest, colonization, and capitalism.  Like DNA strings of mestizaje, his practice metaphorically represent contradiction- indian/conqueror, violence/unity, and ancient/contemporary.  His work embodies a visual language of cultural resistance that counters the traditional white, male, heterosexual art historical canon. Sahagun has exhibited at venues including the MCA, Chicago, IL; Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM; The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL; the International Exposition of Contemporary Art (expo) Chicago, IL; amongst many others.  Additionally, his work has been covered in publications such as: ArtForum, ChicagoMag, NewCity Magazine, MundoFOX, New American Paintings and the Chicago Tribune. He is currently an Artist-in-Residence/Visiting Professor for Critical Race Studies Program in Michigan State University.

Jan 29, 2020

Sam P. Israel is a prominent New York trial and appellate attorney with a highly distinctive commercial litigation practice. He is the founder of Sam P. Israel, P.C., a select five lawyer boutique litigation practice headquartered in New York City’s financial district. Mr. Israel’s practice covers a wide range of subjects, including art, intellectual property, corporate and contractual disputes, securities, employment, insolvency and restructuring litigation, and corporate and transactional matters; in industries of equal diversity, including investment, financial and hedge fund concerns, real property, restaurant services, arts and photography, and alternative energy. His clients span modest to multi-national corporations, to prominent artists and filmmakers, among them Ramius LLC, Arena Investors, LP / Lantern Endowment Partners, North Mill Capital Investors, LLC, and Dr. William Fung (managing director of PI Asset Management.)

Among his recent victories in art cases, Mr. Israel secured a multi-million dollar award against a major New York art gallery, winning on claims for contractual breach, conversion, and breaches of fiduciary duties.

Mr. Israel is knowledgeable in art law, handling cases including claims of conversion, issues of authentication, and other contractual matters specific to the acquisition, retention, sale and disposition of fine art with success. Mr. Israel has considerable experience in litigating the fairness and legitimacy of sales based upon the state of domestic and international art markets and circumstances surrounding the particular transactions in question. The scope of Mr. Israel’s representation history is broad and he regularly serves as counsel in art-related cases in the copyright, fiduciary, commercial, and estate-administration contexts. Among his clients are individual artists and their estates, investors, hedge funds, art dealers, experts, and collectors.

Beyond litigation, Mr. Israel regularly advises clients on their legal rights and liabilities in the art market. Mr. Israel knows that purchasing and selling fine art often raises questions of title, authenticity, and liability, as well as the form and substance of the written agreements governing transactions in fine art. Propelled by a history of litigation involving art law, Mr. Israel advises clients on a wide range of issues that may arise in the 21st Century art market

Website: https://spi-pc.com/

Jan 22, 2020

In this episode Sergio Gomez discusses the artist & gallery relationship in a practical and relaxed way. Sergio looks at how this relationship has evolved over the years and what to do to ensure a good relationship with the galleries you work with.

Jan 14, 2020

In this episode, I share important sales strategies tested in 2019 as well as important shifts for 2020 that you need to keep in mind if you are planning to make bigger and better sales this year. these strategies will help you look ahead as you realize what things you may need to prepare for.

Jan 8, 2020

Aneta Ten is a self taught Bulgarian artist, born in culture rich Burgas, Bulgaria. Surrounded by Burgas Lakes and located at the weseternmost point of the Black Sea. Early in childhood she and her family moved to Sliven, Bulgaria, at the foot of the famous blue stone mountains and it's natural park. In 1998, after graduating from The English Academy, she decided to travel the world, staying true to her adventurous nature. In the 2010, she moves to London, UK where she has lived and worked ever since; A mother, a teacher by day, Uni Student and an Artist by heart! 

Instagram: @dreamartapartment

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