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What happens when you pair two different visual artists/creatives with unique viewpoints and juxtapose their experiences in conversation? You get spontaneous unscripted talk of lessons learned, peer-to-peer tips and techniques, and the real life highs and lows of life as an artist. Hosted by artist and gallery owner Doug Kacena, each episode is a provocative and intimate conversation with a different set of artists, all fully armed with opinions, life-stories, insight, practical advice and humor.

Art Bound Artists Network

    • Visual Arts
    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

What happens when you pair two different visual artists/creatives with unique viewpoints and juxtapose their experiences in conversation? You get spontaneous unscripted talk of lessons learned, peer-to-peer tips and techniques, and the real life highs and lows of life as an artist. Hosted by artist and gallery owner Doug Kacena, each episode is a provocative and intimate conversation with a different set of artists, all fully armed with opinions, life-stories, insight, practical advice and humor.

    The Tipping Point

    The Tipping Point

    In this episode of Artists Network’s Art Bound podcast, host Doug Kacena sits down with Jonathan Saiz and Ron Hicks, two amazing creatives who have worked hard to find their unique voices as artists. Here they discuss the “tipping point,” the life-changing moments of their art practice — from deciding to pursue art full-time and discovering their signature styles, to breaking the rules and expressing their authentic selves.
    Learn more about Jonathan Saiz by checking out his Instagram, @jonathan.saiz.
    Learn more about Ron Hicks at ronhicks.com and on his Instagram page, @ronhicksart.
    Join our global community of artists for a wealth of art inspiration and techniques to take your work to the next level at artistsnetwork.com.

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    • 45 min
    The Myth of the Starving Artist

    The Myth of the Starving Artist

    Many artists are able to support themselves with their art yet the myth that art is not a viable career choice still exists. Host Doug Kacena sits down with Nina Tichava and Carl Ortman, two artists who hustle hard to make art a full-time career. Listen in as they share the ups and downs of making art into a career, their battles with misconception of the starving artist, and what they believe is necessary to get our culture to truly value the arts.
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    • 46 min
    Art & The Fear of Failure

    Art & The Fear of Failure

    In our premiere episode, listen in as we discuss the question every artist struggles with: Am I good enough? ​From dealing with imposter syndrome to fighting perfectionism and insecurity, discover how artists deal with and learn from failure. Host Doug Kacena sits down with master oil painter Quang Ho and multi-disciplinary artist Daisy Patton.  ​
    To learn more about the artists from the episode and see their work, go to www.artistsnetwork.com/art-bound-podcast.​
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    • 47 min
    Welcome to Art Bound

    Welcome to Art Bound

    What happens when you pair two different visual artists/creatives with unique viewpoints and juxtapose their experiences in conversation? You get spontaneous unscripted talk of lessons learned, peer-to-peer tips and techniques, and the real life highs and lows of life as an artist. Hosted by artist and gallery owner Doug Kacena, each episode is a provocative and intimate conversation with a different set of artists, all fully armed with opinions, life-stories, insight, practical advice and humor. 
    Representing a diverse range of voices and backgrounds, each artist/creative pairing will be chosen for their dynamic alchemy of perspectives and approaches to being an artist. Each episode will entertain and inspire as we listen to artists talking to artists, sparking insights and dropping knowledge--all bound by their passion for art.
    Launching September 24, 2020 on all podcast platforms. Learn more at artistsnetwork.com/art-bound-podcast 
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    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

BurnBright12 ,

Love the episode topics

The fear of failure, the myth of the starving artist -- I'm loving how this podcast asks artists the burning questions beyond just career highlights and art techniques. It makes us artists feel more connected to one another.

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