Meet artist Mandy Cano Villalobos (Grand Rapids, Michigan). During the quarantine she has been doing a series of art performances at home and sharing them on Instagram. Her artwork is currently part of the show "Membranes of Perception" at the Zhou B Art Center, curated by Sergio Gomez. Mandy was recently named as one of five artists to follow on Instagram right now by The New York Times.
Meet Cecil McDonald, Jr. based in Chicago. In this episode we talk about the dynamics of a new reality post-pandemic. What does it mean for the art world?
In this episode, I chat with Chicago-based artist Alberto Aguilar about using instagram during the Stay-at-Home Order. We take a chronological tour of his Instagram account to find out how he is responding to the world in this particular time in history. Special Series of Artists Working from Home #39
Meet artist Elise Wagner from Portland. She discusses adjusting to new dynamics in her art business when everything seems to be on hold. Selling art, workshops, airbnb business and other things are part of this wonderful conversation. Don't miss it. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists Working from Home #38
Do you want to run a successful #artistsupportpledge campaign and sell art? Then watch my chat with Beth Inglish and find out all the strategies that helped me succeed with pledge of selling out all 12 of my pledge artworks in 48 hours. Don't miss it and let me know your comments below.
Meet artist Sarah Atlee from Oklahoma. She has been running a Patreon page to compliment the support of her art career. In times like these, Patreon.com can be an option for many artists to get support. Sarah explains with detail her insights. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #37
Meet artist Jarrett Camp from Los Angeles. He shares his story of how he overcame dislexia and turned it into an artistic strenght using a stiple technique. We chat about making the most of even the most difficult of situations. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #36
Meet artist Jeremie Marie (France) & Exhibit X by Art Mob. In this episode we chat about collaboration projects and adjusting to a new schedule when travel is restricted. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #35
Meet artist Morrison Polkinghorne based in Cambodia. His art making technique involves using natural inks which he creates in his home-studio and lotus flowers. We chat about tool-making during the pandemic and making videos for social media.
In this episode, I share 7 email templates to use to connect with your audience during the pandemic from our good friends at Artwork Archive. I share how I used two of them myself with great success. Breakfast with Sergio #269
Get the templates from this link: www.artworkarchive.com/blog/7-email-templates-artists-can-use-during-coronavirus
Meet artist and curator Kristine Schomaker from Los Angeles. She creates online exhibits and opportunities for artists while in lockdown. Visit her website and check out all her projects at https://shoeboxpr.com
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Meet artist Dalia Ali from Jordan. She shares her work and a new video project of interviewing and highlighting the work of middle east contemporary artists in social media. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #32
Meet Rich Kunz (Chicago). He talks about eLearning strategies you can use if you are a teacher, instructor or hosting a workshop remotely due to the coronavirus lockdown. We also chat about the opportunity remote learning provides. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #31
Meet Pedro Antão and Fátima Sardinha (Portugal), Founders of the Scream Art Group @screamingart_group
An Instagram-born group created to disseminate art and art therapy around the world. In this episode we chat about the lessons learned from organizing a group online. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #30
Meet artist Jennifer Pazienza (Canada). She talks about managing to stay the course in her studio practice during the pandemic. Does the art we produce now should reflect what’s happening in the world? We address this questions and other topics. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #29
Meet artist, dealer, and Host of Berlin After Dark TV show. We chat about online shows, promoting artists during lockdown, sales and more. Don't miss it. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #28
Meet artist Sima Schloss from NYC. She shares how the local art community is copying right now as well as the hidden opportunities the lockdown may present to us. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #26
Meet artist Stacy Gibboni. She is based in Venice, Italy and has been in cofnfiment for over 40 days. We chat about positivity, learning new skills and her Red Zone Essays proyect in Facebook. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #25.
Meet artist Ekaterina Abramova (Jersey City). In this episode, we chat about overcoming hardship and adjusting to working from home. Breakfast with Sergio Special Edition #22
Meet Steven Bennet and Dr. Elaine Schmidt, art collectors and founders of The Bennett Prize which awards $50,000 to a woman artist. In this episode we talk about what collectors are doing during the pandemic, how artists can become more visible to collectors and the call for women artists for the The Bennett Prize. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #27.
Call for entries for The Bennett Prize is open: April 16 to Oct. 16, 2020. Visit www.thebennettprize.org
Meet art dealer Elias Martin (Chicago). We chat about the state of the art world during the pandemic, galleries, art fairs and more. Elias talks about the opportunities that may be found on the other side of this crisis. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #21.
Meet artist Laurence de Valmy (Philadelphia). She talks about turning in-person events to virtual ones such as studio visits. She recently hosted a successful virtual studio visit organized by Women of Culture organization. We chat about about ideas and ways to do this on your own. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #20.
Meet Chicago artist Shilin Hora. She will teach us how to expreince nature in a unique way as we continue to be in isolation. Enjoy this conversationa and experience the sounds of nature with us. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #19.
Meet artist Julia Haw and hear about her unexpected journey from Cambodia to India and back to the US during the pandemic lockdown. This episode is full of insightful moments about self-awareness, positivity in the face of change and relentless trust in strangers along the way. Please share it with your friends and follow Julia Haw's ongoing journey in her video blog on YouTube.
Meet artist David Hooker of Chicago. He has been making pottery kits for his local community while in lockdown. He came up with a great framework that will inspire you and perhaps get you started thinking outside the box as an artist. Breakfast with Sergio Special Series of Artists in Lockdown #17.