9 days ago
Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne of Afro-Cuban jazz group, OKAN.
December 27, 2020
I share my perspective on 2020 and what I hope to see in 2021.
December 16, 2020
How a passion for revamping shoes led to the start of a successful brand.
December 2, 2020
Keonté Beals talks about his transition from gospel singer to R&B artist.
November 15, 2020
Fabienne Colas shares why was named one of Canada’s most powerful women.
November 1, 2020
Fibre Artist, Author and Blogger, Jen Meza talks about pivoting into her creative pursuits after losing her job during the pandemic.
October 18, 2020
Designers and Retailers Ana and Zac talk about the history of their new brand.
October 6, 2020
Visual Designer and Artist, Anthony Grant shares the thinking behind his art.
September 20, 2020
Cartoonist and Filmmaker, Josh Rodgers and I discuss his influences, working on kid friendly cartoons by day, and adult cartoons like Henry vs the Reptilian Overlords from the Cosmos by night.
September 7, 2020
Dylan Edwards and I talk about how he got into the animation industry and how it’s been impacted by COVID-19.
August 23, 2020
Textile Artist, Quilt Designer, Author and Educator Andrea Tsang Jackson talks about her transition from architecture, to exhibit design, to making her creative escape, quilting her full-time pursuit.
August 9, 2020
Artist, Shannon Ellis and I talk about her sci-fi and fantasy inspired work, our mutual fascination with Japanese animation and why she loves crows.
August 3, 2020
Grammy Award winning multidisciplinary artist, David Strickland discusses his influences and how connected Indigenous cultures are to hip-hop.
July 27, 2020
Multidisciplinary Visual Artist Chantel Gushue and I talk about how she incorporates science into her art practice and how fostering relationships with other artists can lead you to exciting new opportunities.
July 19, 2020
Food branding consultant Sunil Sarwal talks about the benefit of specialization in a service based creative business.
July 12, 2020
Beatmaker and Producer DK talks about his music making process and how he gets the attention of established artists he’d like to work with.
June 28, 2020
Maggie Rahr is an award winning multimedia investigative journalist whose podcast ‘What Happened to Holly Bartlett’ was featured in Oprah magazine (2019), and was a finalist in the Atlantic Journalism Awards.
June 8, 2020
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.
June 2, 2020
Youth and Community Advocate DeRico Symonds and I discuss police violence against Black people in North America.
May 24, 2020
Matt Dowling, Founder of Freelancer Club shares his creative journey, how he’s grown a business that advocates for creative freelancers and how a negative experience with a photography client motivated him to start this business.
May 17, 2020
Multi-media Artist, Jordan Baraniecki talks about how the pandemic has effected his practice, why it’s similar to the artist residency he did in Poland and why his newest project is his most dangerous.
March 22, 2020
Music Producer and DJ, Paul Chin talks about his latest album, Full Spectrum, being a music producer in the digital era and making music that doesn’t fit one genre.
March 15, 2020
Jeweller and Metalsmith, Josie Matthiesen living on the road, motherhood and how making connects us to each other.
December 16, 2019
On this solo episode I get into the importance of repetition in my process, why immediate success isn’t always failure, how artists are like athletes and why it’s important to lower expectations.
December 10, 2019
Juggling creative entrepreneurship and family, featuring Lola Brown.
December 1, 2019
Why you should lean into your weirdness.
November 10, 2019
Hip hop artist Maje discusses work ethic, culture and his journey as a musician.
November 2, 2019
On episode 30 I interview award winning Filmmaker, Public Speaker and Mental Health Advocate, Tyler Simmonds.
October 21, 2019
I chat with 2019 Polaris Award winning artist Haviah Mighty about her latest project The 13th Floor and how it came to be.
October 12, 2019
On the the second half of the Art Pays Me Live recording I interviewed Illustrator, Artist and Creative Content Producer, Élana Camille Saimovici.
October 7, 2019
This is the first half of the Art Pays Me Live Recording! In the first half of the show I interviewed Geordan Moore of Quarrelsome Yeti about his unique aesthetic, how he’s been able to establish a successful career as an illustrator and whether he considers himself a fashion designer since a lot of his work ends up on clothes.
September 21, 2019
Painter, Kimberley Eddy talks about her process, inspiration and the business of being a full-time artist.
September 15, 2019
I speak with Activist, Poet, Author and former Poet Laureate of Halifax, Rebecca Thomas.
August 25, 2019
I share the story of a potential client project that didn’t pan out and why the way I was approached left me feeling uncomfortable.
August 25, 2019
I talk about what it means to be an aspiring artist and how old-school gatekeepers sometimes fool us into believing that there's only one form of professional validation.
August 3, 2019
I chat with Artist, Coach and Teacher Gwen Fox.