In this thought-provoking episode of the Artist Next Level podcast, hosts Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris dive deep into the age-old dilemma faced by artists: the delicate balance between staying true to your artistic vision and creating art that sells. With insightful anecdotes and practical advice, they explore the challenges of navigating this fine line and share strategies for finding the sweet spot between artistic integrity and financial success. Join Sergio and Drew as they discuss the creative process, and personal experiences to help you discover your own path to artistic harmony. Whether you're an emerging artist or a seasoned pro, this episode offers invaluable insights for anyone looking to thrive in the world of art while remaining true to their creative core.
Join us on a captivating solo episode hosted by artist Drew Harris as he takes you on a remarkable journey through the unexpected twists and turns of the pandemic era. In the midst of isolation and uncertainty, Drew's quest for inspiration led him to step outside his comfort zone and into the outside world.
Hailing from Canada but residing in Malaysia, Drew's artistic journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. The pandemic forced artists worldwide to adapt to new realities, and Drew was no exception. Seeking fresh perspectives and innovative ideas, he stumbled upon a video that would change the course of his creative path forever – Breakfast with Sergio.
Intrigued and captivated by Sergio's insights, Drew reached out to him, embarking on a journey of artistic collaboration and transformation. The story that unfolds is filled with surprising twists and turns that you won't want to miss. From exhibitions to becoming a collaborator in the Art NXT Level program, Drew's connection with Sergio has redefined his artistic pursuits.
But this episode goes beyond a single connection. It's a testament to the power of artists coming together, forming communities, and inspiring one another in their relentless pursuit of excellence. Drew Harris has become a strong advocate for these artistic communities, urging fellow artists to support and uplift each other.
Prepare to be inspired, uplifted, and motivated as Drew Harris shares his unique pandemic odyssey, proving that even in isolation, artistic connections can bloom and flourish, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the world of art.
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Welcome back to the *Artist Next Level Podcast*, Episode 358! In this captivating conversation, your hosts, Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris, embark on a creative journey into the heart of an artist's choice of medium. Join us as we unravel the mysteries behind why artists choose the mediums they do and how they strive to harness the full potential of their chosen artistic tools.
Sergio and Drew share their personal stories of discovery, exploring the pivotal moments that led them to embrace their respective mediums. Whether you're an acrylic enthusiast or a curious creative, this episode offers valuable tips and techniques to help you elevate your acrylic painting game.
So, whether you're a seasoned artist seeking to fine-tune your craft or a budding painter eager to choose your artistic path, Episode 358 of the Artist Next Level Podcast is your essential guide to uncovering the profound reasons why artists pick their art mediums and how to maximize their creative potential.
"I belive you are an artist on a mission. As such, I made this episode with all my love for you" Sergio Gomez
In this captivating episode of the Artist Next Level Podcast, hosts Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris sit down with the incredible Chicago-based artist, Kathleen Heitmann. Kathleen's journey into the world of art is a testament to the fact that it's never too late to pursue your passion.
Tune in as Kathleen shares her inspiring story of how she embarked on her artistic path after her daughter left for college, embracing the canvas as her newfound companion. As a self-taught artist, Kathleen's determination to thrive in the art world is nothing short of remarkable.
During this engaging conversation, Kathleen takes us through her artistic evolution, detailing the challenges she faced on her way to successful exhibitions, her very first solo show, and the joy of seeing her works find new homes with private collectors. Her story is a testament to the power of perseverance and self-belief.
As a proud member of the Art NXT Level program, Kathleen emphasizes the transformative role of this artistic community in her journey. Discover how this supportive network has played a pivotal role in helping Kathleen thrive and achieve greater success as an artist.
Join Sergio, Drew, and Kathleen for an uplifting and motivating chat that will ignite your creative spirit. Whether you're an established artist or just starting to explore your artistic ambitions, this episode is filled with valuable insights and inspiration that will encourage you to take action and propel your dreams forward.
Don't miss this opportunity to hear Kathleen Heitmann's story of resilience, creativity, and the boundless possibilities that await those who dare to follow their artistic calling. Tune in now and get ready to be inspired!
Join hosts Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris in Episode 355 of The Artist Next Level Podcast as they delve into the captivating world of creative blocks that inevitably visit artists of all walks. Candid and insightful, this episode offers a reassuring and enlightening discussion on the common hurdles artists often encounter and, more importantly, how to triumph over them.
Ever found yourself staring at a blank canvas, feeling lost in a sea of creative uncertainty? You're not alone. In this episode, Sergio and Drew candidly share their personal encounters with creative blocks and openly explore the emotional and psychological rollercoaster that comes with these moments. Through relatable anecdotes and practical insights, they uncover the raw realities of creative struggles, highlighting that even the most accomplished artists face these challenges.
But fear not, for this dynamic duo doesn't stop at just acknowledging the existence of creative blocks. They roll up their sleeves and delve into the invaluable strategies and actionable tips that can help you navigate the treacherous waters of artistic stagnation. Discover how to harness the power of introspection, leverage your unique creative process, and embrace unconventional sources of inspiration that can jolt you out of your artistic rut.
Tune in as Sergio and Drew dish out expert advice on breaking through mental barriers, reclaiming your artistic vision, and ultimately rediscovering your full focus and creative momentum. Whether you're a painter, sculptor, photographer, or any kind of artist, this episode is a goldmine of practical wisdom that will empower you to confront creative blocks head-on and emerge stronger on the other side.
Don't let creative blocks hold you back any longer. Join us for Episode 355 of The Artist Next Level Podcast and embark on a journey of self-discovery and artistic revival. It's time to reignite your passion, overcome obstacles, and unleash your full creative potential once more.
Welcome to Episode 354 of the Artist Next Level podcast with your hosts, Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris! In this captivating episode, they dive deep into a topic that is close to every artist's heart—the importance of having a supportive community.
Join Sergio and Drew as they share their personal insights and experiences on how a community can significantly impact an artist's career and personal growth. Drawing from their own involvement in the Art NXT Level program, they shed light on the transformative power of connecting with like-minded individuals from around the world.
Through the use of technology and online platforms, artists are now able to transcend geographical boundaries and form meaningful connections. Sergio and Drew discuss how this virtual camaraderie has fostered a sense of belonging and unity, creating a global family of artists. They emphasize the profound impact that being part of such a community can have on an artist's journey.
Tune in to discover the many benefits that a thriving community can provide for artists. Sergio and Drew share stories of collaboration, support, and the incredible growth opportunities that arise when artists come together. They discuss how community engagement can fuel inspiration, boost confidence, and open doors to new opportunities within the art world.
Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting out, this episode will inspire you to seek out and nurture a supportive community that propels your artistic career to new heights. Sergio and Drew leave no stone unturned as they explore the incredible benefits of finding your artistic tribe and establishing a space for connection and dialogue.
Join us for this thought-provoking episode of the Artist Next Level podcast, where we delve into the power of community in the art world. Get ready to feel inspired, empowered, and ready to take your art career to the next level!
Welcome to Episode 353 of the Next Level Podcast, where hosts Drew Harris and Sergio Gomez sit down with Canadian painter Shirley Williams to unveil the top secrets of successful corporate art commissions. Shirley Williams, a renowned artist with nearly 30 years of experience, takes us behind the scenes and shares her valuable insights on working with corporate clients, meeting deadlines, navigating contracts, selecting materials, and much more.
Shirley Williams is celebrated for her captivating multi-layered abstract paintings, which draw inspiration from the organic rhythms of nature and the vibrant energy of colors. Her distinctive style has garnered international acclaim, with her work being exhibited across North America in prestigious solo and juried group exhibitions. Museums and commercial art galleries in Toronto, Detroit, Dallas, Austin, New York, San Francisco, and Naples have showcased her remarkable talent.
Notably, Shirley's artwork has found a home in major corporate collections, including Hub International, Caesars International, General Motors, BMO Financial, Ethan Allen Global, and A&W Food Service, among others. Furthermore, her creations grace several public collections, such as Ronald McDonald House, University of Windsor, Ste. Cecile Academy Library, and WF Credit Union. In the realm of private collections, Shirley's paintings have found a place in the esteemed Zekelman Family Foundation and the Odette Family Foundation.
Throughout her career, Shirley Williams has been the recipient of numerous art grants, acknowledging her exceptional artistic contributions. In 2012, she was honored with the prestigious Endowment for the Arts, Elizabeth Havelock Foundation Award, recognizing her achievements as a mid-career artist. In 2013, she received a Letter of Recognition from Canadian Prime Minister Harper and Mayor Ed Francis of the City of Windsor.
Shirley's artistic journey has seen her collaborate with Grammy-winning symphony conductor Maestro John Morris-Russell of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra. Together, they embarked on a year-long fundraising project, showcasing her talents as a Visual Artist in Residence.
Beyond her remarkable collaborations, Shirley Williams has also worked extensively with international designers and art consultants, leaving her artistic imprint on significant projects. Her artistic prowess has graced a private jet lounge and a 127-foot yacht, demonstrating her versatility and ability to adapt her creativity to diverse settings.
Currently, Shirley operates from a spacious warehouse studio with an adjoining Studio Gallery in Windsor, Ontario, situated across the river from Detroit, Michigan. This airy and inspiring space serves as the backdrop for her continued artistic endeavors and as a hub for engaging with art enthusiasts and collectors.
Tune in to this enlightening episode of the Next Level Podcast, as Shirley Williams, Drew Harris, and Sergio Gomez share invaluable advice and unravel the secrets of successful corporate art commissions. Whether you're an artist, a collector, or simply curious about the intersection of art and the corporate world, this conversation promises to be both insightful and inspiring.
Welcome to the Artist Next Level Podcast! In episode 352, join hosts Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris as they embark on an enlightening conversation about their fascinating experiences with Chat GPT. Delve into the world of artificial intelligence as Sergio and Drew share the intriguing results of their tests and experiments with this cutting-edge technology.
During this episode, the hosts explore various aspects of using Chat GPT as a powerful tool for artists. From discussing the effectiveness of prompts and responses to unveiling how artists can easily incorporate this new technology into their creative processes, Sergio and Drew leave no stone unturned. However, they also candidly delve into the pitfalls they encountered while working with Chat GPT, ensuring a comprehensive discussion that encompasses both the advantages and challenges of leveraging this tool.
By the end of this episode, you'll walk away with invaluable strategies and insights to navigate the realm of Chat GPT. Whether you're an artist looking to embrace this exciting technology or simply curious about the intersection of art and artificial intelligence, this episode of the Artist Next Level Podcast is a must-listen. Join Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris as they take your artistic journey to the next level.
Note: For the purpose of this topic, the podcast title and description were written by Chat GPT
Welcome to Episode 351 of the Next Level Podcast, where host Sergio Gomez engages in an enlightening conversation with Myztico Campo, a visionary shamanic artist and Senior Logistics Consultant for InXpress. In this episode, they dive into the art of shipping art itself, offering best practices and insights to help artists navigate the complexities of shipping, insurance, and timelines. Myztico's dual expertise in art and logistics empowers artists to confidently manage the challenges of shipping while also providing a captivating introduction to his own artistic journey. Join Sergio and Myztico as they explore the intersection of art and shipping, unraveling the mysteries and sharing invaluable knowledge in this captivating episode.
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Join host Sergio Gomez on the Artist Next Level Podcast as he converses with artist Pat Caulfield, who shares her inspiring journey with glaucoma and her mission to curate an art show and auction featuring visually impaired artists. Discover the profound impact of their personal stories, the global reach of the exhibition, and Pat's dedication to raising glaucoma awareness through art. Be inspired by the resilience and vision of these artists as they redefine what it means to create and persevere. Tune in to this extraordinary episode on your favorite podcast platform.
On this captivating episode of the Artist Next Level Podcast, join hosts Sergio Gomez, Elise Wagner, and Drew Harris as they delve into the exhilarating yet challenging experience of moving studios. Whether it's just a few blocks away or a daunting journey across the country, these three artists share their personal stories and insights on the process.
Moving studios can be a whirlwind of emotions, logistics, and creative adaptation. In this episode, you'll gain invaluable knowledge on how to effectively prepare for the big move. Discover practical tips and expert advice on what to expect during the transition and how to seamlessly settle into your new artistic space.
The hosts bring their own unique perspectives and experiences to the table, sharing firsthand accounts of the joys and hurdles encountered during studio relocations. Their collective wisdom will provide you with a wealth of information, whether you're in the planning stages, in the midst of a move, or have recently settled into a new creative sanctuary.
From organizing your art supplies to creating an inspiring environment, this episode offers essential guidance for artists on the move. Unlock the secrets to a successful studio transition and gain insights into optimizing your creative workflow in the new space.
If you're an artist planning to move, currently in the midst of a move, or have recently embarked on a new artistic chapter, this episode is tailor-made for you. Don't miss this chance to tap into the collective knowledge of Sergio Gomez, Elise Wagner, and Drew Harris as they share their expertise, stories, and advice on navigating the art of moving studios.
Tune in to Episode 349 of the Artist Next Level Podcast and embark on a transformative journey towards embracing change and finding your artistic rhythm in a brand new setting.
Join Sergio Gomez on The Artist Next Level Podcast as he explores the psychology behind why artists struggle with pricing their art. In this episode, titled "The Psychology Behind Why Artists Struggle with Pricing Art", Sergio delves into the emotional connection artists have with their creations and the fear of rejection or devaluation they face. He also addresses the lack of confidence and experience in pricing, as well as the difficulty of quantifying artistic value. Don't miss this insightful discussion that aims to help artists overcome these challenges and gain confidence in pricing their artwork effectively.
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Reigniting Your Creative Spark: Reclaiming Inspiration and Overcoming Burnout, offers valuable insights and practical tips for artists seeking to overcome burnout and rediscover their joy in creating. Drawing from her expertise as a psychologist and advocate for well-being, Dr. Gomez delves into the importance of self-care, mindful restoration, and maintaining a manageable work-life balance. Through her thoughtful guidance, listeners will learn how to prioritize their well-being, establish boundaries, and reconnect with their artistic passion. Dr. Gomez's empowering words provide a roadmap for artists to reignite their creative spark and continue sharing their unique expressions with the world.
Join host Sergio Gomez in an inspiring conversation with artist Marybeth Rothman on The Artist Next Level Podcast. Discover how Marybeth found her artistic style, conquered fears about marketing and social media, and gain insights into her upcoming solo exhibition. Explore her use of vintage photographs as inspiration for her captivating mixed media artworks. Don't miss this episode packed with artistic wisdom and inspiration from a Smithsonian Institution, National Portrait Gallery, Semifinalist in the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2022.
Tune in to The Artist Next Level Podcast with Sergio Gomez and special guest Marybeth Rothman for an engaging conversation that will elevate your art career!
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In this captivating episode of "The Artist Next Level Podcast Show," host Sergio Gomez sits down with acclaimed hyperrealist artist Nadine Robbins to delve into the mesmerizing world of hyperrealistic portraiture. Prepare to be awestruck as Nadine shares the secrets behind her four-hour video session, where she meticulously captures the essence of a human eye in her breathtaking portraits.
Join Sergio and Nadine as they embark on a fascinating exploration of the creative process, revealing the intricate steps involved in achieving hyperrealism. Discover the story behind Nadine's remarkable video class, designed to guide aspiring artists through the intricate journey of painting hyperrealistic portraits. Uncover the thought process that led her to choose the specific model for this masterpiece and gain insights into her decision to offer this transformative experience as an online class.
In this inspiring conversation, Nadine opens up about the challenges and joys of hyperrealism, sharing personal anecdotes and reflections that will resonate with artists and enthusiasts alike. Whether you're an aspiring artist seeking to refine your skills or an admirer of hyperrealistic art, this episode offers a rare glimpse into the artistic mind of Nadine Robbins and her passion for capturing life's intricacies on canvas.
Tune in to "The Artist Next Level Podcast" as Sergio Gomez and Nadine Robbins explore the mesmerizing world of hyperrealism, unlocking the secrets behind the creation of extraordinary portraits and inspiring listeners to embrace the beauty of hyperrealistic art.
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Join host Sergio Gomez in the latest episode of "The Artist Next Level" as he sits down with Alicia Puig, an accomplished curator, co-founder of PxP Contemporary, and Director of Business Operations for Create! Magazine. In this insightful and inspiring conversation, Alicia shares her incredible journey into the art gallery business and delves into her latest venture as a co-author of the highly anticipated book, "The Creative Business Handbook," which she co-wrote with Ekaterina Popova.
"The Creative Business Handbook" is a must-have guide for artists and creative entrepreneurs seeking to establish a thriving career without the need for a traditional business degree. With a conversational tone and accessible advice, this handbook offers practical insights and invaluable wisdom based on Alicia and Ekaterina's real-life experiences.
During the episode, Sergio and Alicia delve into the core themes of the book, discussing the essential foundations for building a sustainable and successful art business.
Don't miss this captivating episode of "The Artist Next Level" as Sergio Gomez and Alicia Puig explore the fascinating world of the art gallery business, delve into the pages of "The Creative Business Handbook," and offer invaluable advice and inspiration to artists ready to pursue their vision and establish a successful creative business. Whether you're an emerging artist or a seasoned creative entrepreneur, this episode is packed with actionable insights that will elevate your artistic career to new heights. Tune in and get ready to be inspired!
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In this episode of The Artist Next Level Podcast, hosts Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris sit down with Ahmad Zakii Anwar, a world-renowned artist from Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Ahmad Zakii Anwar's unique style of painting and drawing has made him one of the most sought-after artists in Asia.
Throughout the episode, Ahmad Zakii Anwar discusses how he discovered his style, and the journey that led him from graphic artist to fine art painter. He also delves into his creative process, inspiration, and his philosophy of life.
Listeners will also gain valuable insights into the art world as Ahmad Zakii Anwar shares his experiences exhibiting and selling his work.
So, sit back, relax, and enjoy this insightful conversation with Ahmad Zakii Anwar on The Artist Next Level Podcast.
Follow Zakki on Instagram at: @ahmadzakiianwar
In this episode, I'm sharing with about finding my mission as an artist and how it has helped boost my confidence. I want to encourage you to find your own mission and build upon it to boost your confidence as an artist. Your mission as an artist is what drives you to create and produce quality work. It's what makes you want to get up in the morning and make art. Find your mission and make it the foundation of your art career. Then, you'll be confident in your work and able to focus on the art itself, not the pressure of how people will react. Thanks for watching!
In this episode, hosts Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris are joined by special guest Lee Morrison to discuss the journey of finding one's artistic style and creative direction. Lee shares her personal trajectory as an emerging artist and the valuable lessons she has learned along the way to achieving success. The conversation delves into the importance of experimenting with different techniques, materials, and styles in the studio, and the process of discovering what works best for each individual artist. Listeners will gain valuable insights into how to navigate the challenges and uncertainties of the creative journey, and come away inspired to continue exploring and evolving as artists. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, this episode offers a wealth of practical advice and wisdom for finding your artistic voice and carving out your own unique path to success.
Follow Lee Morrison on Instagram at @leemorrisonart
In episode #340 of The Artist Next Level Podcast, host Sergio Gomez and guest Drew Harris discuss the topic of reinventing ourselves as artists. Both artists share their personal experiences of facing obstacles and hardships in their careers, and how they were able to use those experiences as opportunities to pivot and reinvent themselves.
Throughout the podcast, Sergio and Drew engage in a fun and captivating chat about the power of change and how it can lead to new and unexpected opportunities. They delve into the importance of being open to new experiences and taking risks in order to push past creative boundaries.
Listeners will be inspired by Sergio and Drew's candid and relatable stories of overcoming challenges in their artistic journeys. They will also gain valuable insights and tips for how to navigate the ups and downs of the art world and emerge stronger and more resilient.
Whether you're an emerging artist just starting out or a seasoned professional looking for fresh inspiration, episode #340 of The Artist Next Level Podcast offers an engaging and informative discussion on the transformative power of reinventing ourselves as artists.
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In today's show, we dive deep into the creative process and business aspects of developing a successful art series, featuring a special guest – the talented and accomplished artist, Drew Harris.
Together, Sergio and Drew share their unique insights and experiences on how to create a cohesive body of work that captures the attention of both art enthusiasts and collectors. They also discuss the logistics of taking your art series on the road.
Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting out on your creative journey, this episode is packed with invaluable advice, personal anecdotes, and behind-the-scenes stories that will inspire you to take your art series to the next level. Don't miss out on this engaging conversation between two passionate and successful artists – tune in now!
In this episode, we dive deep into the topic of artist growth and discuss practical ways to speed up the process. Hosted by art industry experts Sergio Gomez and Beth Inglish, this podcast provides the inspiration and guidance you need to succeed in the competitive world of art. Join us as we share our knowledge and experience to help you elevate your art career to new heights.
In this engaging episode, hosts Sergio Gomez and Drew Harris sit down with renowned artist Joan Collins to discuss the vital role support systems play in an artist's journey. Throughout this candid and heartfelt conversation, they delve into personal anecdotes and stories that highlight the importance of having a reliable network for feedback, encouragement, and inspiration. Join us as we explore the power of community, mentorship, and camaraderie in shaping an artist's career, and discover how cultivating meaningful connections can foster growth, resilience, and success in the art world. Don't miss this invaluable episode filled with insights, laughter, and a touch of fabulousness!
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