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Art Pays Me on Global News

Art Pays Me on Global News

Visual Artist, Christopher Webb gave us a big shoutout while sharing visual art events and openings happening in Nova Scotia.
Artist Talk at NSCAD University

Artist Talk at NSCAD University

I'll be doing an artist talk at NSCAD University about my creative path and the Art Pays Me origi...
Duane Jones NSCAD alumni profile

Duane NSCAD Alumni Profile

NSCAD University asked me to discuss my time there and my creative journey since leaving.
Maje and Duane for the Art Pays Me Podcast

Maje Interview Video

Video of episode 31 of the Art Pays Me Podcast live at The Carleton
Duane on Podstarter

Duane Featured on Podstarter

I had the pleasure of chatting with Rhys Waters on the Podstarter Podcast about why I podcast and how podcasting can add depth to your brand.

Paint stroke sketch book

New Product: Paint Stroke Sketch Book

Compact 50-page saddle stitched booklet, great for sketching or taking notes.
Duane at NSCAD Portfolio Day 2019

Duane at NSCAD Portfolio Day 2019

I'm participating on an informal panel during NSCAD University Portfolio Day 2019.
Hangama Amiri in the Moments Flannel by Art Pays Me

Moments Flannel X Hangama Amiri

Artist, Hangama Amiri and I pay a visit to our old stomping grounds at NSCAD University to capture some looks in the Moments Flannel. 
The East Coast Creative Collective is proud to present ART PAYS ME LIVE PODCAST

Art Pays Me Live Podcast Recording

I’m excited to announce that Art Pays Me is partnering with East Coast Creative Collective to host the first live recording of Art Pays Me. I’ll be interviewing Halifax based artists, Geordan Moore of Quarrelsome Yeti and Élana Camille Saimovic of Élana Camille Creates.
Best Fashion Designer in Halifax

Vote For Duane: Best Of Halifax 2019, Readers' Choice Awards

Thank you to all of you who nominated me for Best Fashion Designer in The Coast's Readers' Choice Awards! I'm forever grateful but the work isn't over yet. Now that I'm nominated I need your vote!
New Retailer: Sparkles n' Sawdust

New Retailer: Sparkles n' Sawdust

Art Pays Me is now carried by independent boutique, Sparkles n' Sawdust, located in the heart of downtown Halifax.
Duane Jones

Why I'm A Podcaster

My latest contribution to the CEGE Connection.
The Coast: Best Of Halifax 2019

The Coast: Best Of Halifax 2019

It’s that time of the year when a Halifax based magazine called The Coast asks their readers to nominate the best in various categories in the City and I’m looking for a nomination in 3 different categories. 

Art Pays Sticker

Art Pays Sticker

Versatile 3" x 3.5" vinyl sticker, good for indoor and outdoor use. Buy the Art Pays Sticker here.
Black Business Summit 2019 Logo

The Pitch: Black Business Summit 2019

I will be at the Black Business Summit hosting, The Pitch, a competition where Black entrepreneurs will have a chance to pitch their businesses to a panel of judges in front of a large audience.
Masuma Khan on Unceded Territory

Not For The Fragile

Masuma Khan X APM
Duane CTV

Duane Featured on CTV News

CTV asked for my opinion on an economic inclusion initiative for African Nova Scotian construction businesses.
Unceded Territory painting

New Painting: Unceded Territory

A portrait of Nova Scotia, Canada in acrylic paint.
Purpose Painting

New Painting: Purpose

Acrylic painting celebrating NFL player Colin Kaepernick's protest against police brutality in the United States.
Art Pays Me Podcast New and Noteworthy on iTunes

New & Noteworthy on iTunes

Art Pays Me Podcast made it to the New & Noteworthy section of Visual Arts podcasts in the iTunes store.
Art Pays Me Podcast cover featuring, host Duane Jones. Photo by Alex Pearson.

Art Pays Me Podcast

I'm excited to introduce the first episode of the Art Pays Me Podcast!
Podcamp Halifax

Duane at Podcamp Halifax 2019

An inspirational case study on the power of creativity and why the artist mindset is critical to success in business.
Art Pays Me's best moments from 2018

My Favourite Art Pays Me Moments of 2018

2018 was an incredible year for Art Pays Me. My best year to date actually. I say that, not because I made more money than I ever have, but because I've made more impact than I ever have.
Purpose Collection at Atlantic Fashion Week

Atlantic Fashion Week 12

After witnessing people like Colin Kaepernick, Emma Gonzales, Tarana Burke, El Jones and Masuma Kahn risk their economic futures and physical safety to stand behind strong messages of social change, I designed the Purpose Collection to celebrate their efforts. 

Changing the Narrative Episode 50

CTN Episode 50: Best Moments of Year 1 Featuring Peter Hemsworth

Happy 1 year anniversary to CTN! Yooooo! In this week’s episode, Peter Hemsworth, the one and only - join Duane, Lauren and Terrence for a recap of each episode and our favourite moments so far! 
Royal Purpose

Royal Purpose

Peter Hemsworth of BZLY and I share some candid insights into how we prepared for Atlantic Fashion Week 12. 
Changing the Narrative episode 43

CTN Episode 43: Feminine Strength & Atlantic Fashion Week Ft. Jody Euloth

This week on Changing the Narrative we invite Mesh Media Network founder Jody Euloth to the show to talk about pitching your business, retired athlete life and of course, Atlantic Fashion Week.
Changing the Narrative Episode 42

CTN EPISODE 42: Black Excellence Part 3 FT. ALFRED BURGESSON

We conclude our three-part conversation with entrepreneur Alfred Burgesson. We talk eating dinner as a family, empowering ourselves to have control of your experiences, educating our children on "blackness", perceived blackness in Nova Scotia, black men dating white women and more!
CtN episode 41

CTN Episode 41: The Autobiography of Alfred Burgesson ft. Alfred Burgesson

We talk about Alfred's experience moving to Canada from Ghana, the Halifax Grammar School, almost dropping out of university, quitting basketball to follow his passions, starting a digital media company and building successful business stories in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

CTN Episode 40: Black Excellence Pt. 2 Featuring Alfred Burgesson

CTN Episode 40: Black Excellence Pt. 2 Featuring Alfred Burgesson

We continue with part 2 of our Black Excellence conversation with Alfred Burgesson to discuss s...
Changing the Narrative Episode 39

CTN Episode 39: The CGS Squad Is In the Building Featuring Joseph Huyer

On this week's episode, Lauren and Terrence chat with The Social Shift Documentary filmmaker and fellow member of the Common Good Solutions team, Joseph Huyer. 
Changing the Narrative episode 38

CTN Episode 38: Black Excellence Pt. 1 Featuring Alfred Burgesson

Join Duane, Terrence and friend of the podcast, Alfred Burgesson as we gather for part 1 of 3 of our Nova Scotia Black Excellence convo. How do we support each other?
Snapd Moments In Culture

Snapd – Moments In Culture Photos

Presented by Art Pays Me and Soli Productions Management Inc., Moments In Culture was a night of music, fashion, art and more. 
Moments In Culture in CBC

CBC – Runway show Moments in Culture tackles racism, gender and equality

A local designer and a production company have partnered to launch a runway show called Moments in Culture to tackle racism and gender roles through art.