THRIVE Talks is a monthly podcast hosted by artists Jamie Smith and Tara Galuska from THRIVE Art Studio. Through our THRIVE Mastermind groups, THRIVE Talks,THRIVE Professional Development Workshops we support female artists to become the artists Whether you're also a THRIVE Mastermind member, a fellow artist or you're just curious about what it is that artists do and talk about, we are..
Our guest Annette Nieukerk describes herself as a life long artist who is perpetually reemerging! Annette shares about her work which is primarily focused on working with the aging female form. All of her models are over sixty years of age!
Annette is a THRIVE Member and Leader and in this episode we have a mini THRIVE Mastermind meeting together! Also this is the first THRIVE Talks Podcast where one of us doesn’t have a struggle and we talk about the importance of accepting and embracing the good times too!
Visit Annette’s website here and follow her on Instagram here.
Courtney Cerruti is a maker extraordinaire and she makes something everyday! We ask what a typical week for someone who works at Creative Bug, has an art practice, writes books, co-owns a retail space and teaches workshops looks like. She also talks about the challenges of building a brand when your passions cross a number of mediums and projects! She also offers solid advice on deciding if something new is an opportunity or a distraction? Visit Courtney’s website here and follow her on Instagram here.
Did you know that Rebecca Chaperon was at the very first ever THRIVE Mastermind meeting? She is also our guest on the podcast this week! Rebecca is a hard working and prolific artist whose work is found everywhere from public and commercial galleries to her online store! She shares practical tips for other artists who want a similar diversity and variety in their careers and advice for persevering through the challenges that come along the way! Visit Rebecca’s website here and follow her on Instagram here. Follow Tara on Instagram here, and Jamie here. Learn more about becoming a THRIVE Member here!
Jamie and Tara have their own mini THRIVE Mastermind meeting with Andrea Soos! In this episode they talk about the importance of community and Andrea shares about the transition she has made from local business owner and teacher to full time artist!
Visit Andrea’s website here and follow her on Instagram here.
Jamie and Tara talk to Taylor Loren from Later.com about Instagram for artists! This episode is perfect for artists who want to focus on making meaningful work while not having Instagram run their lives. Taylor shares some great tips for making your account a must follow and also shares what she thinks more artists should be doing!
In this episode we talk Money for Artists with Leah Goard!
So many of our members and artists struggle with the age old tale of the “starving artist” and other money stories we have picked up along the way. At THRIVE we believe these stories and mindset for artists needs to change. We need to define our money stories, design a better path and align this with routines that help us be successful.
But we need a guide and we need to do the work and that is why we are so excited to have Leah as a guest on the Podcast!
To celebrate one year of podcasting and three years in business Jamie and Tara have a chat about the ups and downs of running a business. They share what they've struggled with, what they've learned and what they are excited about. They hope that this conversation inspires you in your businesses especially in those times when things get tough!