Smart Art Business is a podcast by Rachel Wilkins to help visual artists and creative entrepreneurs grow and sustain a successful art business. Featuring tangible advice and inspiring interviews with artists and industry experts, you will learn how to brand, market, and sell your art, the smart way.
Healing Through Art With Ashley Delonas
In this episode Rachel Wilkins, our host, speaks with Ashley Delonas, a multimedia artist who took art matters into her own hands to change her destiny and found healing through art. Ashley embraces the analogy and symbolism of the medium of your choice and associated risk and uses her art as a form of healing from trauma and abuse. She shares certain turning points in her life as an artist that allowed her to work past her limiting beliefs and give herself permission to create more! There is a major difference between having an art teacher and a coach and she breaks this down and how it helped her grow her business as an artist. Ashley shares tips on how to quit sharing your dream with small minded people so you can grow.
NEGATIVE GALLERY EXPERIENCES WITH VARIOUS ARTISTS
In this episode, we decided to reach out to some of the artists we work with and get first hand information of negative experiences they have had with galleries. Some talk about what they wish they knew before interacting with the galleries, tips on what to look out for, their biggest takeaways from the experiences and the importance of insuring one's artwork, regardless of who is in possession. Finally, the topic on pricing art and why you should be confident to name the price for your work comes up.
How To Sell More Art With Rachel Wilkins
In this episode, our host, Rachel Wilkins talks about the best places to sell different art work, how to build your client avatar and locating the platforms they hang out at so you can connect. Finally, she shares her top 5 tips on how to optimize your Instagram account to sell more art online.
Mindset Versus Money With Rachel Wilkins
In this episode, our host Rachel Wilkins takes artists to task on the subject on money and mindset. The big question is, what is stopping you from making progress towards what you have set to achieve? She highlights how she came about the word she chose for the year and how she will use it as a compass throughout 2022. She emphasizes on the need to check the company one keeps and encourages artists to have an abundance mentality and take action.
Astrological Insights With Lydia Knox
In this first episode to kick off the New Year, our host speaks with artist, witch and astrologer Lydia Knox to help us understand astrology and what it represents in all areas of life. She gives insight on 2022 readings month on month to help you plan ahead and manage the events that may occur all around. Keep a notepad next to you, you may want to remember dates!
2021 Best Advice Highlights
In this week’s special edition, we put together some of the best advice, favourite highlights and nuggets of wisdom shared by several guests hosted on our show over the year. They were impactful, life changing and we hope you also find them inspiring and find some good take aways.
Changed my whole perspective on the art scene and on myself. She’s a great host, and I am so grateful I happened to find this podcast!
Lots of value !
Especially enjoyed the inspiring interviews and look forward to listening to more
@schulmanArt host of The Inspiration Place podcast
Excellent guests, pertinent questions.
You’ve offered real value for a contemporary artist like myself trying to manage my journey. I’m so glad I found your podcast. It’s like you’ve customized your guest speakers for me and you always ask them ‘my’ questions! I really enjoyed your recent discussions about the value of art with Shelley Hall and sell out is not a dirty word. You’ve hit the nail on the head of my passion in art and how to get my artwork notices. Thank you!