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Art Pays Me Podcast helps artists use their power to improve their lives and the world by exploring the business strategies of successful creatives. Art Pays Me is hosted by Artist and Designer, Duane Jones, Founder of lifestyle brand Art Pays Me.

Art Pays Me Duane Jones

    • Visual Arts
    • 5.0, 21 Ratings

Art Pays Me Podcast helps artists use their power to improve their lives and the world by exploring the business strategies of successful creatives. Art Pays Me is hosted by Artist and Designer, Duane Jones, Founder of lifestyle brand Art Pays Me.

    Eman El-Husseini

    Eman El-Husseini

    Stand Up Comic Eman El-Husseini and I talk about why comedy is a great way to discuss tough topics, being a Canadian in New York during the 2020 Pandemic, why she’s not afraid to say things in her comedy that will upset people and how her identity as a Palestinian lesbian blurs the line between her work and personal life.

    • 35 min
    Maggie Rahr

    Maggie Rahr

    Maggie Rahr is an award winning multimedia Investigative Journalist. I discovered Maggie through her podcast ‘What Happened to Holly Bartlett’ that was featured in Oprah magazine (2019), and was a finalist in the Atlantic Journalism Awards. We talked about how the podcast came about, what it means to be an investigative journalist, how she finds work, parenting during a pandemic and we go deep on how gender bias and racism impact our workplaces and society.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Bria Miller

    Bria Miller

    Multidisciplinary Artist Bria Miller participates in almost every aspect of creativity. She talks about her work, what motivates her, why women and race issues are prominent in her visual art and why she won’t settle on one art medium. We also talk about the recent and very sudden appreciation for her Black Lives Matter themed work.

    • 49 min
    Emmanuel Nwogbo

    Emmanuel Nwogbo

    Emmanuel Nwogbo is a Nigeria born, Visual Artist based in Montreal, Canada. We talked about how The Rona has impacted his career, what he thinks about the civil unrest we’re experiencing across the world and how a daily creative project he did to improve his technical skills led to awards and major growth in his following. We also talked about how design and art schools could do more to prepare their students for the business realities of a creative career.

    • 49 min
    Black Family Matters

    Black Family Matters

    On this special episode, my wife, Natasha Nurse-Jones and I talk about some of her experience as a Black educator and our experience with anti-Black racism.

    • 40 min
    DeRico Symonds

    DeRico Symonds

    Youth and Community Advocate DeRico Symonds and I discuss police violence against Black people in North America, the significance of protest and some of the challenges that community advocates and activists face. I also ask DeRico about his background and what motivates him as a voice in the Halifax Black Community.

    • 47 min

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