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Maurice Cherry

Maurice Cherry

Award winning Creative Strategist and Podcaster, Maurice Cherry and I discuss his career, his podcast Revision Path and diversity in the creative industry.

A. Harmony

A. Harmony

Writer and Emcee, A. Harmony talks about the impact of a formal music education, how having experience as a recording artist and music writer adds credibility as a music journalist, female representation in hip hop and whether or not your loved ones have to read your writing to support you.

Tina Essmaker on Art Pays Me

Tina Essmaker

It was an honour to talk to Coach, Writer and Speaker, Tina Essmaker about her current role as a coach for creative professionals, making transitions in a career and aging as a creative.
Jordan Baraniecki on Art Pays Me

Jordan Baraniecki

Artist, Jordan Baraniecki discusses his creative process and why he thinks artists can do more to engage their audiences.
Ryan Veltmeyer

Ryan Veltmeyer

Social and Economic Innovator, Ryan Veltmeyer talks about the various initiatives he’s involved in, the importance of activism and why he’s passionate about what he does.
Lexxicon on Art Pays Me Podcast

Lexxicon

On the first Art Pays Me episode of 2020 I interviewed up and coming Dancehall/Hip-Hop Artist, Lexxicon.
Ten creative entrepreneurship lessons from the 2010s

Ten Lessons From The 2010s

A lot of us see the end product of success but don't consider all of the losses and lessons that need to occur on the way there. 
Art Pays Me episode 36: Repetition

Repetition

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.
Lola Brown

Lola Brown

Juggling creative entrepreneurship and family, featuring Lola Brown.

Rhys Waters on Art Pays Me

Rhys Waters

Why you should lean into your weirdness.

Flavia Testa on Art Pays Me

Flavia Testa

Artist, Flavia Testa on the importance of taking creative risks.
Lily Lightbourn on Art Pays Me

Lily Lightbourn

What it takes to model for the biggest brands in the world.

Maje on Art Pays Me

Maje

Hip hop artist Maje discusses work ethic, culture and his journey as a musician.
Tyler Simmonds on Art Pays Me

Tyler Simmonds

On episode 30 I interview award winning Filmmaker, Public Speaker and Mental Health Advocate, Tyler Simmonds. 
Kayla Borden on Art Pays Me

Kayla Borden

On this episode I chat with multihyphenate, Kayla Borden about being an Event Coordinator, Promoter and Community Advocate.
Haviah Mighty on Art Pays Me

Haviah Mighty

I chat with 2019 Polaris Award winning artist Haviah Mighty about her latest project The 13th Floor and how it came to be. 
Art Pays Me Live: Élana Camille Saimovici

Art Pays Me Live: Élana Camille Saimovici

On the the second half of the Art Pays Me Live recording I interviewed Illustrator, Artist and Creative Content Producer, Élana Camille Saimovici.
Geordan Moore of The Quarrelsome Yeti on Art Pays Me

Art Pays Me Live: Geordan Moore

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. 
Stella Niatsikas on Art Pays Me

Stella Niatsikas

On episode 25 I chat with Medical Skin Therapist, Lash Artist and Educator Stella Niatsikas. Stella talks about her passion for eyelash extensions and the beauty industry. 
Kimberley Eddy on Art Pays Me

Kimberley Eddy

Painter, Kimberley Eddy talks about her process, inspiration and the business of being a full-time artist.
Rebecca Thomas on Art Pays Me Podcast

Rebecca Thomas

I speak with Activist, Poet, Author and former Poet Laureate of Halifax, Rebecca Thomas.
Guyleigh Johnson on Art Pays Me

Guyleigh Johnson

This week I chat with Author and Spoken Word Artist, Guyleigh Johnson. We talk about her books, her creative process, how she found her publisher and the fear of having your work stolen. 
Trevor Silver of tREv Clothing on Art Pays Me

Trevor Silver

This week I speak with Trevor Silver, the Designer and Founder of clothing brand tREv Clothing.
For The Community

For The Community

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.
Aspiring Artist

Aspiring Artist

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.
Gwen Fox on Art Pays Me

Gwen Fox

I chat with Artist, Coach and Teacher Gwen Fox.
Hangama Amiri on Art Pays Me

Hangama Amiri

Painter, Video Artist and Textile Artist and Yale School Of Art student, Hangama Amiri chatted with me about the powerful statements in her art, having multiple identities and success in the fine art world.
Don't Reach Episode 16

Don't Reach

On this episode I use a basketball analogy to talk about the importance of trying and how it looks like failure sometimes, even when it’s a stepping stone to success.
Beau Cleeton Art Pays Me

Beau Cleeton

On episode 15 I interview Beau Cleeton, a Product Developer, Artist and the CEO of rolling paper company, Canadian Lumber.
Art Pays Me at SMDH 2018

SMDH 2018

Featuring Erin Trafford, Mike Tanner and Stacy Maynard.

Erin Trafford

Erin Trafford

Erin Trafford and I talk about her roots in journalism and as an “OG” in the influencer game. Erin explains what it means to be a city mouse and country mouse and how she uses those dual identities to win over clients.

Eric Stotts on Art Pays Me

Eric Stotts

On Episode 12 I chat with Architect and Adjunct Professor and lecturer at Dalhousie University School of Architecture, Eric Stotts about what an architect does, what skills an aspiring architect should develop and why it’s important to consider history and human need when creating new developments.
Andy Hines

Andy Hines

On episode 11 of Art Pays Me, I speak with Grammy nominated, MTV Award and Cannes Lions Award winning Director, Andy Hines about how he went from making videos for clients in Nova Scotia to directing music videos for ASAP Mob and how that gave him the industry credibility to work with other big artists.
Katrina Lopes

Katrina Lopes

Katrina and I talked about what an artist manager does, setting boundaries, why she started doing online coaching and the unconventional path she took to get to where she is today.
Alison Knott

Alison Knott

Interview with Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Instructor Alison Knott.

Amara Kanté Art Pays Me Cover

Amara Kanté Featuring Crystal John

Interview with world renowned Master Percussionist, Composer and Artistic Director, Amara Kanté.