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American Bandito is a podcast about art in Madison, WI and the people who create it. Artists of all types and places in their careers. Beginners, hobbyists and professionals.

American Bandito is a podcast about art in Madison, WI and the people who create it. Artists of all types and places in their careers. Beginners, hobbyists and professionals.
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United States

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American Bandito is a podcast about art in Madison, WI and the people who create it. Artists of all types and places in their careers. Beginners, hobbyists and professionals.

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@tmray

Language:

English


Episodes

S02 Episode 10: What mistakes do you wish you would have known when you started?

3/11/2018
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The shop owners this season should have some wisdom they can pass along to those of us trying to make it in the world creatively. So this week I ask the question: What mistakes do you wish you would... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:29:30

S02 Episode 9: How do you make time for your personal life?

3/4/2018
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If you do create your own things it's really easy to let it take up all of your free time. But you don't want to do it at the expense of enjoying life, family or friends. There has to be a balance,... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:19:02

S02 Episode 8: How Do You Tell Your Story And Promote It?

2/25/2018
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When you make things the goal is usually you want people to come check it out? Like these local shops do? But how do you promote something like that? And where do you find the people to tell about... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:26:55

S02 Episode 7: How Do You Pay Yourself?

2/18/2018
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I get following your dream as a creative person and artist. And so far, learning that was inspiration enough. But is it worth it? Lifestyle-wise that is. The question this week is: "How Do You Pay... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:18:28

S02 Episode 6: What Risks Do You Take?

2/11/2018
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We've talked about how seeing the work in public makes a huge difference. But what about insurance in those places, not only for you but the items you display? What about planning for the future like... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:19:05

S02 Episode 5: How do you find creators & the work you display?

2/4/2018
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The question I ask this week: "How do you find creators & the work you display?" With all the things we've learned about the people I've talked with this season, I wanted to know how do they... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:34:45

S02 Episode 4: Why open a physical place for art instead of an online business?

1/28/2018
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The question I ask this week: "Why open a physical place instead of an online business?" With the ability to sell and promote anything you make online, why would anyone spend the extra time and... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:31:29

S02 Episode 3: How long did you give yourself to succeed?

1/21/2018
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The question I ask this week: "How long did you give yourself to succeed?" How long would it take for someone to figure out if the risk they took to pursue their passion full-time was successful? I... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:16:06

S02 Episode 2: When were you ready to take the leap?

1/14/2018
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This episode I ask the question: "When were you ready to take the leap?" It's one thing to say you want to open your own shop or gallery. But what does it take to go against everything you know and... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:32:13

S02 Episode 1: What made you decide to start your own business?

1/7/2018
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This episode I ask the question: "What made you decide to start your own business?" It's the first episode of the second season. This time I travel around Madison and meet with people that own or... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:38:26

You are beautiful.

12/22/2017
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I was out riding my bike the other day. For some reason, I decided to take a different path than I normally do. On East Washington Avenue I saw three people, one of them was on a ladder. They were... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:04:40

Holly Meyers

12/22/2017
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I begin my quest to meet artists in Madison, WI with Holly Meyers. After moving to Madison she was inspired by life changes and her new city's creative energy to devote herself more fully to art.... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:35:55

Melanie Jones

12/22/2017
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This week we get to meet photographer Melanie Jones. Melanie is an editorial photographer now based in Madison, Wisconsin, specializing in making portraits of companion animals, families, small... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:32:07

Robin Leigh Kling

12/22/2017
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This week I meet Robin Leigh Kling. Robin is an artist that has made watercolor landscape paintings over the years. She took time off to raise her son but still managed to find ways to stay involved... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:25:00

Philip Salamone

12/22/2017
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This week I meet painter Philip Salamone One interesting thing I find out in this conversation... my studio is literally across the street from his and we have never met before. So I'm glad I got a... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:36:37

Chris Lester

12/22/2017
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This week I meet author, Chris Lester. Chris saw my post about looking for artists in Madison for the show. He responded with the question, “What about writers?” I thought he had a good point.... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:25:54

Salma Carreon

12/22/2017
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In this weeks episode, I meet Salma Carreon. She makes ceramics, etchings and paintings. This includes hand painted shirts and a few commissioned murals around town. But what she really wants to do... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:24:59

Jason Scott

12/22/2017
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This weeks episode I meet Jason Scott. Jason is a sculptor of large and small-scale pieces, which includes jewelry. And it all seems to relate back to when he studied to be a sushi chef years... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:30:58

Colin Holden

12/22/2017
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This week I meet Colin Holden. Colin's work has a cartoon style, but he prefers to work on a large scale format, usually around five feet tall. He uses this platform to make pieces that express a... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:24:00

Jake Jensen

12/22/2017
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This week I meet Jake Jensen. Jake is a house painter that has the luck of being able to use an endless amount of art supplies thanks to his job. He recently changed the entire concept of what he... Listen to the whole story and find out. Links and notes at http://www.americanbandito.com

Duration:00:22:41

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