podcast episodes

117 – Getting Started in Wholesale with Heather Bourque

117 – Getting Started in Wholesale with Heather Bourque

In this episode, we continue our accountability group series by introducing you to Heather Bourque, an artist from Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada, who illustrates her love of coastal living and travel through her wholesale and retail online shop, Paper and Wings. We...

116 – Getting Your Artwork Seen with Elizabeth Silver

116 – Getting Your Artwork Seen with Elizabeth Silver

In episode 49, we introduced you to Elizabeth Silver, a surface pattern designer and educator who is the creator of a fantastic course called Start Your Surface Pattern Business. This week, Elizabeth is back to talk to us about reasons you might not be getting your...

115 – 5 Quick Tips to improve your artwork and designs

115 – 5 Quick Tips to improve your artwork and designs

In this week’s episode, Laura and Nikki share 5 quick tips to help improve your artwork and take it to the next level. We discuss strategies that can help elevate your artwork and set you apart from the crowd and share some really fun tools, websites and products that...

114 – Maria Brophy’s tips for achieving success with your art

114 – Maria Brophy’s tips for achieving success with your art

Can't get enough of startist society? Join Startist Society in our Facebook group Nikki's art and design website Laura's art and class website In our last episode, we introduced you to Maria Brophy, an author, teacher, art consultant, agent and brand manager who wrote...

113 – Art, Money, and Success with Maria Brophy

113 – Art, Money, and Success with Maria Brophy

Can't get enough of startist society? Join Startist Society in our Facebook group Nikki's art and design website Laura's art and class website In this week’s episode, Laura and Nikki interview Maria Brophy, the author of Art Money Success. Maria discusses her journey...

112 – Presenting your art business professionally

112 – Presenting your art business professionally

In this week’s episode, Laura and Nikki explore the basics of professionally presenting your art business - both online and in person. We cover everything from communication etiquette to curating your portfolio, creating artist statements and a consistent brand...

111 – Photographing your work

111 – Photographing your work

This week, Laura and Nikki do a deep dive into getting professional high resolution images of your artwork. Do you need a fancy camera or will a phone camera do? How do you prep your space and art for the best images? What are key things you should know before hitting...

110 – A New Year: Looking Back & Looking Forward

110 – A New Year: Looking Back & Looking Forward

Grab a cup of coffee (or bourbon) and join Laura and Nikki as they review what went well last year, what could have gone better, and what their plans are for the upcoming year – both for their personal/professional lives and for the Startist Society podcast!LISTEN AND...

109 – Unconventional Ways to Sell Your Art

109 – Unconventional Ways to Sell Your Art

In this episode, Laura and Nikki dive into the deep sea of art sales, but not in the way that you might think. They take you off the beaten path, exploring 12 unconventional, out-of-the-box methods to help you sell your art and turn your passion into profit. If you've...

108 – Closing the Creative Loop: Finishing What You Started

108 – Closing the Creative Loop: Finishing What You Started

We talk a lot about just getting started. But what about finishing? Do you have trouble finishing projects? Do you have a million half done or barely started projects lying around the studio?   Today, Nikki and Laura dive deep into the world of unfinished projects,...

107 – 3 Tips on Building an Audience with Charly Clements

107 – 3 Tips on Building an Audience with Charly Clements

Charly's Links Charly’s Website Charly's Instagram Charly’s Skillshare Classes Out of This World Portraits Can't get enough of startist society? Join Startist Society in our Facebook group Nikki's art and design website Laura's art and class website In our last...

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