May 6, 2020
My thoughts on the first four episodes of basketball documentary, The Last Dance and what creative entrepreneurs can learn from watching it.
April 26, 2020
Leather Designer and Maker Tabitha from Tabitha + Co.
April 19, 2020
Album Reviewer, and Twitch Streamer Luke James and I talked about coping with life and creativity during COVID-19.
April 12, 2020
Interview with Writer, Editor and Podcaster Kyle Carpenter of Clients From Hell.
April 5, 2020
On this week's episode I hit 50 episodes and one year of doing this podcast! It’s been a fun journey and I’ve learned a lot from the guests so far.
April 4, 2020
On this short solo episode, I share my thoughts on the creative industry and where my energy is focused during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
March 9, 2020
Contemporary Artist Andrew Da Silva discusses process, style and validation.
March 1, 2020
Artist, Melissa Townsend talks about her work and strategies for a successful career in fine art.
February 24, 2020
Photographer, Deedee Morris discusses her creative path and why gender and nature are common themes in her work.
February 16, 2020
Award winning Creative Strategist and Podcaster, Maurice Cherry and I discuss his career, his podcast R evision Path and diversity in the creative industry.
February 9, 2020
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.
February 2, 2020
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.
January 26, 2020
Artist, Jordan Baraniecki discusses his creative process and why he thinks artists can do more to engage their audiences.
January 19, 2020
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.
January 12, 2020
On the first Art Pays Me episode of 2020 I interviewed up and coming Dancehall/Hip-Hop Artist, Lexxicon.
January 4, 2020
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.
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 24, 2019
Artist, Flavia Testa on the importance of taking creative risks.
November 17, 2019
What it takes to model for the biggest brands in the world.
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 27, 2019
On this episode I chat with multihyphenate, Kayla Borden about being an Event Coordinator, Promoter and Community Advocate.
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.
October 1, 2019
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.
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.
September 7, 2019
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.
August 31, 2019
This week I speak with Trevor Silver, the Designer and Founder of clothing brand tREv Clothing.
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.