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102 – How to Avoid Art Scams

102 – How to Avoid Art Scams

As artists who are putting ourselves and our work online hoping to make connections and sales, we can be really vulnerable to all kinds of scams, because we are being very optimistic in thinking that people are really interested in our art. It's important to be aware...

101 – Craft Your Elevator Pitch

101 – Craft Your Elevator Pitch

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 So why is it so hard for us to answer the question, "Oh, you're an artist. What do you do?" When that happens, do you freeze?...

100 – Celebrating 100 Episodes!

100 – Celebrating 100 Episodes!

Join Nikki and Laura and help us celebrate the huge milestone of our 100th episode! Listen in as we have a very chatty episode about our lives in the last few months, our art practices, our jobs, and the future of the podcast. You'll hear lots of talk about bourbon...

99 – Jennifer Long’s 5 Tips for Becoming a Fabric Designer

99 – Jennifer Long’s 5 Tips for Becoming a Fabric Designer

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 episode 98, we introduced you to Jennifer Long, who started with the dream of becoming a fabric designer for her favorite...

98 – Landing your dream Fabric Design Gig with Jennifer Long

98 – Landing your dream Fabric Design Gig with Jennifer Long

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 As we mentioned in the first of our accountability group series of episodes, most of our interviews have been with people who...

97 – Creating Collections

97 – Creating Collections

Whether you're a fine artist or a surface pattern designer, you may have heard about the importance of creating in collections. If you're at the start of your art journey, you may be creating a lot of one off pieces of art. So how do you go about starting to work in...

95 – Selling on Digital Marketplaces with Isabelle Wood

95 – Selling on Digital Marketplaces with Isabelle Wood

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 We've spoken many times about how we met in an accountability group for Bonnie Christine's Surface Design Immersion course....

93 – Getting Started with Art Festivals with Larry Pile

93 – Getting Started with Art Festivals with Larry Pile

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 Larry Pile is a talented, generous, open-hearted and creative kiln-form glass artist in Dallas, TX who loves bold color, form...

92 – 5 Tips on going BIG with Your Art in Public Spaces

92 – 5 Tips on going BIG with Your Art in Public Spaces

Websites with Calls for Public Art CaFE: Call For Entry Public Art Calls publicartist.org Americans for the Arts Public Art Opportunities IndyArts: List of websites with public art opportunities Facebook Groups with Calls for Public Art Call For Entries International...

91 – Going Big with Your Art in Public Spaces with Nikki May

91 – Going Big with Your Art in Public Spaces with Nikki May

We hinted this was coming in a previous episode, but this week Laura is super excited to interview Startist Society's very own Nikki May on how she has literally gone big – as in three stories tall – with her artwork over the last year. She's now working on another...

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