Meraki Mentors-logo

Meraki Mentors

Arts & Culture Podcasts >

More Information

Location:

United States

Language:

English


Episodes

S1E12: Unlearn the Rules feat. Katie Kay Chelena

12/11/2018
More
We dive into performance art, humility, authenticity and self-awareness in this incredible season finale featuring Brooklyn-based performance artist Katie Kay Chelena, who sheds light on fighting the “scarcity” mentality to realize your true potential.

Duration:00:51:22

S1E11: Coach Yourself to Wellness feat. DoubleLinkks

12/4/2018
More
Although we claim to be free spirits, living as an artist can be just as stressful at time as your peers in the “rat race.” Kimyona and Keoyona, both life coaches, share a few tricks to break creative blocks and feel more whole.

Duration:00:40:04

S1E10: Designing a Career feat. Carrboro Creative

11/20/2018
More
It takes a lot of spunk to create your own job, and not everyone has the privilege to do so. Caity and Victoria took the leap with their design firm, Carrboro Creative and they’re paying it forward with practical lessons in balance, work, and what creativity really means.

Duration:00:28:57

S1E9: Sustaining Discipline feat. Anuradha Bhowmik

11/13/2018
More
It’s not easy to prove the legitimacy of your artform, or build respect as a young person, but Anuradha Bhowmik has proven that it’s possible. She discusses the writing MFA, creative nonfiction and the problem with being a “model minority.”

Duration:00:31:49

S1E8: Beautiful Things Take Time feat. Michelene Wilkerson

11/6/2018
More
What is curating? And how much hustling does it take to freelance anyway? Michelene Wilkerson discusses all of this, plus building network, fighting social media trends and cheering yourself on.

Duration:00:57:51

S1E7: Reimagine Your Story feat. Ashley Harris

10/30/2018
More
Sometimes our dreams seem infinitely distant from our reality. Ashley Harris is proof that you can realize your talent and potential with a bit of determination, patience and ingenuity.

Duration:00:34:07

S1E6: Self-Taught Mastery feat. Damola Akintunde

10/23/2018
More
Wondering if you need formal training to master your art? Damola Akintunde discusses how she connects with subjects to create moving portraits, and how YouTube helped her find her stride.

Duration:00:39:33

S1E5: Understanding Creative Consent feat. Jaki Shelton Green

10/16/2018
More
How can one create without the permission to do so? Jaki Shelton Green Dionna takes us on a soul-stirring journey to discovering your life’s work and preserving your artistic energy.

Duration:00:46:56

S1E4: Be Brave; Be Well feat. Shanina Dionna

10/9/2018
More
Do you struggle with discipline, mental health or business planning? Shanina Dionna chronicles her path to emotional wellness and discusses how she maintains productivity as a full-time freelance artist.

Duration:00:52:20

S1E3: You Can Be a Non-Suffering Artist feat. Anna Cantwell

9/30/2018
More
How can you stay healthy mentally, physically and emotionally as an artist? I sat down with yoga instructor Anna Cantwell to discuss meditation, consistency and shattering mental limitations.

Duration:00:48:56

S1E2: Art Is a Function of Your Evolution feat. Rachel Eliza Griffiths

9/30/2018
More
So often we’re told to stick to one medium, but artists rarely imagine in a singular form. How do we traverse the creative space between written and visual art? And what role does reading play in good poetry? Rachel Eliza Griffiths speaks on this and much more.

Duration:01:08:05

S1E1: The Biggest Influence on Your Success feat. Sade Sellers

9/30/2018
More
What does it take to believe in yourself? And how do you stay focused once you realize success is a marathon–not a sprint? I spoke with filmmaker Sade Sellers about risk-taking, self-promotion, and that fateful trip to Disney.

Duration:00:52:57

Introducing Meraki Mentors!

9/7/2018
More
We are only one week away from the official launch of Meraki Mentors! As a gift to you, we are releasing a very special surprise. 1. Our official trailer! Give us a listen below and mark your calendars for our launch date, Sunday September 30th!

Duration:00:03:20