This week’s episode features Gaynete' Jones, a leading millennial mentor, motivational speaker, best-selling author, blogger, founder of G.A.M.E. Changing Industries, Youtuber, plus the creator of The Goal Chaser VIP and The Book Boss Blueprint, programs she created for aspiring millennial entrepreneurs and self-published authors. Most importantly, she’s my sister in-law so we’re keeping it in the family this week. And yes… She refers to me as DJ like most of my family back home.
Miya Bailey breaks down his art origin story, how he pursues his many creative outlets from tattooing to sculpture, and how his latest enterprise Peter Street Station Is helping him fulfill his personal mission of elevating Black artists in Atlanta.
Multidisciplinary creative, Omar “Oms” Hopkinson discusses how his roots in Toronto’s hip hop scene led him to work on diverse projects across the visual spectrum.
Visual Artist, Kristina Elise Søbstad and I talk about leaning into what feels natural for you as an artist and balancing that with what sells.
Interdisciplinary Artist, Letitia Fraser discusses her roots as an artist, her experience in art school and why Black portrait artists are important right now.
Jenn talks about how the pandemic gave her a chance to learn new skills that have made her more independent as an artist and discuss why we wish we took more classes during our time at NSCADU.
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.
Painter, Kimberley Eddy talks about her process, inspiration and the business of being a full-time artist.
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.
I'm excited to introduce the first episode of the Art Pays Me Podcast! I'm a visual communicator first and foremost but I really enjoy the medium of podcasting. I'm proud of the work that I did while on the Changing the Narrative Podcast but with a family, work and business commitments I wasn't able to contribute at the level that I needed to.