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How does the visual art world work? I don’t know either, so I will ask the people that work in the industry and try to learn how the contemporary visual art world functions and hopefully be able to take their insight and experiences and learn how we can make a living from our artwork.

How does the visual art world work? I don’t know either, so I will ask the people that work in the industry and try to learn how the contemporary visual art world functions and hopefully be able to take their insight and experiences and learn how we can make a living from our artwork.
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Czech Republic

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How does the visual art world work? I don’t know either, so I will ask the people that work in the industry and try to learn how the contemporary visual art world functions and hopefully be able to take their insight and experiences and learn how we can make a living from our artwork.

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English


Episodes

Artist Coach, Jessica Serran, Becoming Artist (Prague, CZ)

9/22/2019
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I had the opportunity to sit and talk with Jessica Serran in Prague, Czech Republic about: Nervous breakdowns Starving artists Therapy Marketing Conscious business Marketing artwork Fear of rejection Coaching Expectations The role of an art gallery Definition of success Authenticity Bartering Self sabotage Online marketing Analytics SEO Marketing funnel Crowdfunding Failure tolerance Vulnerability Embarrassment and the need to 'Do the last thing you want to do every day, first'....

Duration:03:32:56

Photographer and Illustrator, Sylva Francová (Prague, CZ)

9/19/2019
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In her studio we discussed mentorship, how school can remove the passion for art, art education, understanding art, learning from taking the wrong path, printmaking, linocuts, study abroad / erasmus, family obligations, work life balance, portfolio reviews, selling art, making art only for the money, gallery representation, reputation, passion to create, artist books, creating an artist book, the benefits of friends, network of friends, community, making new friends and keeping old friends,...

Duration:04:11:24

Installation Artist, Petra Hudcová (Prague, CZ)

9/17/2019
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In here studio at Pragovka in Prague, CZ, Installation Artist Petra Hudcova and I discussed doubt, self doubt, self fulfilling prophecies, work life balance, side hustles, the need to take a break, being appreciated, abstraction, self confidence, arrogance, vulnerability, being vulnerable, funding, artist residencies, application writing, art speak, sincerity, production costs, cost of production, barrier to entry, abandoned buildings, economic development, gentrification, how to write...

Duration:03:39:52

Painter, Michael Rowland (Prague, CZ)

9/12/2019
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Michael Rowland and I sit in his basement studio in the outskirts of Prague and discuss: Love and passion, The fear of the blank canvas, Embracing negativity, Faith in yourself, Self confidence vs arrogance, Teaching, Being a critic, authentic authorship, Mary Virginia Swanson, Common thread through your career, Tarot cards, Being deliberate, Social media, Collaboration, Artist statements, Daniel Johnston, and Self sabotage. michaeljohnrowland.com

Duration:02:29:45

Painter, Jakub Tytykalo (Prague, CZ)

9/9/2019
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Jakub Tytykalo and I talk at PRAM Studios and have a conversation about Graphic design, PRAM studios, Yucatan Mexico, Gallery representation, Rumours and gossip, Commercialism, Art for art's sake, Artist statements, Hashtags, Instagram as a genre, Hashtags as a genre, Algorithms, Titling of artwork, Pricing, Focus of your professors, Diego Rivera, Being proactive, and Accepting advice. jakub-tytykalo.tumblr.com

Duration:03:31:50

Curator, Hagai Segev (Israel & Czech Republic)

9/5/2019
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Hagai Segev and I discuss Curating, being a Curator, Curatorial practices, Artist statements, Career levels, Conflict of interest, Curatorial Residencies, Staying still, Jeff Koons, and Damien Hirst. https://telaviv.academia.edu/HagaiSegev

Duration:03:58:44

Painter, Zbynek Sedlecky (Prague, CZ)

9/2/2019
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Zbynek Sedlecky and I have a conversation at his studio in Prague, CZ. We discuss Artist cliques, Hungarian Art galleries, Cultural influences in your art, Artist residencies, Funding for the arts, Studio practice, Art materials, Pricing your art, Work life balance, Social media, and Likes. zbyneksedlecky.com

Duration:02:54:24

Art Duo, Merav Kamel and Halil Balabin (Isreal)

8/29/2019
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Merav Kamel and Halil Balabin are from Israel and were doing a residency at PRAM studios in Prague, CZ. I had a chance to meet with them and discuss Critical reviews, Success, Fully funded residencies, Application fees, Artist statements, Art materials, Sketchbooks, Journals, and Teaching. halilandmerav.weebly.com

Duration:03:48:06

Sculptor and Painter, Richard Kočí (Prague, CZ)

8/25/2019
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Sculptor and painter Richard Kočí and I have a conversation in his Prague, Czech Republic studio about the Cafe lifestyle, Graphic arts, Promotion, Public relations, Having a community, Fear of rejection, Julian Schnabel, Jeff Koons, and Damien Hirst. richardkoci.cz

Duration:04:08:12

Painter, Ivana Lomová (Prague, CZ)

8/21/2019
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Ivana Lomová and I talk in her Prague, Czech republic studio about compromise, Lithography, works on paper, Framing, Knowing when to stop, Overworking your art, Diversification of your techniques and income, Artist residencies, and Artist statements. lomova.com

Duration:03:23:56

Conceptual Artist, Antonín Jirát (Prague, CZ)

8/18/2019
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In his Prague, Czech Republic studio, Antonín Jirát and I discuss Photography, art objects, Grant writing, Nutmeg, Work / life balance, Print portfolio / catalogs, defining and Finding success, Digital hacking, Lost SD cards, Appropriation, Richard Prince, Sophie Calle, Miroslav Tichý, and Henry Darger. antoninjirat.com

Duration:03:06:22

Painter and Multimedia Artist, Jana Babincová (Prague, CZ)

8/15/2019
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In our conversation in her studio in Prague, Czech Republic, Jana Babincová and I discuss; Renting art, Grants, Social media, Selling art online, Studio life, Bartering, Research, Side hustles, and more. janababincova.info

Duration:02:46:45

Conceptual Artist - Jan Pfeiffer (Prague, CZ)

8/12/2019
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Conceptual artist Jan Pfeiffer from Prague, Czech Republic is my guest today. We discussed dyslexia, Waldorf schools, terminal degrees, the color ‘Black’, family obligations, deadlines, aesthetics, social games, sushi, and quality vs quantity. janpfeiffer.info

Duration:04:55:46

Gallerist, Katherine Kastner, Hunt Kastner (Prague, CZ)

8/7/2019
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Kacha Kastner, Gallerist at Hunt Kastner Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic is my guest. In their gallery we discuss how they select artists, art fairs, grants, funding, expectations, business partners, and printed catalogs. Hunt Kastner Gallery

Duration:03:08:16

Ceramicist and Professor, Milan Pekar (Prague, CZ)

8/4/2019
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Milan Pekar a ceramicist and professor at UMPRUM in Prague, Czech Republic is my guest today. In the Ceramics studio at UMPRUM we discussed; Passion, Grants, Studio production, Ceramics, Competitions, Equipment fetishising, Finding your market, and Art criticism and critics. milanpekar.com

Duration:05:26:15

Gallerist, Ales Knupp, Knupp Gallery (Prague, CZ)

7/29/2019
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Ales Knupp of Knupp Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic is my guest today. In his gallery we discuss Framing, Art fairs, the Fibonacci sequence, Pricing, the Mentor / apprentice relationship, submitting art portfolio to the gallery, recommendations from other artists, photography as an art form, and Editioning your art. knuppgallery.com

Duration:04:15:41

Art Consultant, Prag Art Works (Prague, CZ)

7/22/2019
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Louise Beer and Alena Onishenko from Prag Art Works in Prague, Czech Republic are my guests. We discuss being an expat, using Social media, Glad handing and schmoozing, Instalment plans for buying art, artist studio envy, commissions, appreciation and manners, professionalism, addiction, Certificates of authenticity, and Prague as an emerging art market. pragartworks.com

Duration:05:09:37

A-I-R Curator, Piotr Sikora, MeetFactory (Prague, CZ)

7/14/2019
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Piotr Sikora is a curator for artist residencies (A-I-R) at MeetFactory is my guest today. During our conversation at MeetFactory we address; Social media particularly instagram, Artist residencies, Bike polo, funding, artist statements, CV's, Curating and curatorial practice, partnerships, and Support networks. meetfactory.cz Here are the groups and residency links that are mentioned in the conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1415635418656960/...

Duration:04:34:55

Founder & Gallerist, Petr Hajek, Chemistry Gallery (Prague, CZ)

7/12/2019
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In today's discussion we touch on topics ranging from; Collectors, Gallery spaces, Lack of exclusivity for artists, young and emerging artist, street art and graffiti, pricing, artist selling from their studio, regulations of the art market, Art fairs, Funding, and Elitism in the visual art market. thechemistry.cz

Duration:03:39:02