Breaking Art: The Podcast is a discussion about the alchemy of creativity & commerce – making art versus making money.
The starving artist is a myth. An artist doesn’t need to starve – in fact, an artist can not only put food on the table, but thrive.
Travelling the length of New Zealand, Jason Naylor is taking his vintage VW Kombi van to meet NZ artists & creators.
Interviewing artists in the back of his VW Kombi, Jason will be exploring the intersection of creativity and commerce.
How to thrive as an artist. How to make art, and make money. Together. At the same time.
18 – Designer – Charli Marie
Designer Charli Marie is soooo much more than just a designer. Charli is passionate about helping creatives improve their craft and process. But, Charli is also passionate about side projects. The side hustle. Charli is in the enviable position of having a very steady and reliable income, doing something she [ … ]
17 – Photographer – Catherine Cattanach
The eryngium giganteum – aka Miss Willmott’s ghost – is a thistle, a sharp prickly plant. Yet for someone who collects – thoughts, ideas, images, inspiration – this prickly plant provided a huge source of inspiration and enabled her to create pure art. “what could I live with on my [ … ]
16 – Writer -Vanessa Evetts
Starvation, Caffeination, Isolation Imagine taking weeks to leave aside your family and retreating to a friend’s caravan to do one thing: write. Author Vanessa Evetts is 3 books into her journey of authoring 8 books, and this is just one of the many tactics she uses to get her books [ … ]
15 – Sculptural Glass Maker – Di Tocker
“Just turn up”. As a creative, some days are amazing. You’re thrilled. You’re excited. You’re inspired. You’re in your happy place and you can’t wait to build, craft, create. Some days are tougher. Some days you can barely open the door. Creativity is a habit, and the most important thing [ … ]
14 – Stylist – Yvette Edwards
As creatives, we’re so much more than just our title. It’s hard to brand ourselves using just a single word, and Yvette Edwards is no exception. Yvette has experience as a ‘florist’, could possibly be identified as a ‘stylist’, but prefers to be identified as a ‘visual creative’. Nothing – [ … ]
13 – Illustrator – Pepper Raccoon
Scrappy, humourous, upfront & honest, insanely talented. Illustrator Pepper Raccoon joined me in the Kombi to talk business: selling products & services, the value of humour, and quite simply – not being ashamed to sell your artwork. “to have a career you have to make money“ Pepper also discussed [ … ]
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Her honesty and sincerity flows in every word she says. What an enjoyable interview. Fantastic show. Congratulations!