“I consider myself a business owner, and my business is art. So I know that I’m running a business, and every artist that I know that’s making money is doing it the same way.”
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"The tipping point in my business was being able to educate people about why what I'm doing is different."
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"Your art practice will change; it’s absolutely necessary to plan for it. I don’t want to hustle to find rent money when I’m 80!"
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“Creatives can, and should, own the companies that creatives work at---creative people are uniquely suited to understand opportunities and problems and therefore develop solutions for market opportunities.”
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"It doesn’t matter what your art is, if your intention is to earn a living from it and thrive in your art, that proposal will help you figure out how you’re going to get there.”
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It’s been an evolution to be a professional artist, and it’s taken me a long time to get here....I’m coming around to really seeing this as not only what I do, but my lifestyle and my income.”
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"Successful people say 'Yeah, I failed, but I did learn, and this is how I’ll apply it to the next thing I do.'"
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"One has to focus on strategy instead of tactic: tactic is the thing you’re going to do, strategy is the plan of how you’ll get respect, get well-known and get people to buy your work."
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"There is a shame around making money off of swag or reproductions or something else that isn’t art---but that is making money off of art."
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They’re not separate at all---the market and museum---there are galleries now where there’s very little work in the exhibition that’s for sale. They’re publishing books and ‘competing’ with museums. The lines are becoming blurrier and some of that is positive."
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"I don’t mind letting people see the process and where I go wrong, that’s part of the creative process and what people are interested in."
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"I see a lack of confidence standing in people's way, they don't trust what they're thinking, they don't trust what they're painting, and as soon as they get a little confident I see a huge change."
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"Every day something new happens in the world and art is really primed to look at those global changes and shifts."
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"An artist recently said this to me about success: ‘You really just keep doing what you feel you need to be doing and if you do it long enough people believe it too’."
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"When you’re younger, it’s fun to get that pat on the back, but you learn quickly that a pat on the back doesn’t pay the mortgage."
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