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13 Apr 2017
Episode 13: Amanda Valdes

Episode 13: Amanda Valdes

Episode 13: Amanda Valdes There’s so much involved in being an artist. As rapper Meek Mill might say, “there are levels to this!” The journey of an aspiring artist forces you to travel to get your work in front of others.  At first, those expenses are coming out of your pocket with the hopes of selling your art to make your money back.  So it must be a pleasant surprise when your talent affords you new opportunities to travel and […]

30 Mar 2017
Episode 12: Doug McCraw and Evan Snow

Episode 12: Doug McCraw and Evan Snow

Episode 12: Doug McCraw and Evan Snow Art and technology.  On the surface, there may not seem to be many similarities between the two. But both bring people together, and in their own way, they make people’s lives better.  Both act as vessels for people to express themselves; through painting and singing or live-streaming to social media.  In essence, they’re both tools we use to engage and express ourselves with each other. Doug McCraw, co-founder of FAT Village,  saw the potential […]

24 Mar 2017

Episode 11: Jennifer Chaparro

Episode 11: Jennifer Chaparro Art and design.  Different, yet similar.  They’re natural fits like peanut-butter and jelly.  They both require creativity, an eye for aesthetics, framing, using spaces etc. Jennifer got her degree in design from UCLA and worked as an ad designer for a while at Dominos.  But it wasn’t until she moved to Florida and discovered street painting and she’s been having fun ever since.  So much fun that she recently won the CANVAS local showdown in West Palm […]

02 Mar 2017
Episode 10: Patricia Beltran

Episode 10: Patricia Beltran

Episode 10: Patricia Beltran Life is a fascinating and complex thing.  Your experiences shape who you are, and they will shape who you are going to be. As an artist, expanding your experiences opens your mind and sparks creativity.  For Patricia Beltran, life has taught her that being perfect is overrated.  It takes away from the enjoyment and the process.  As an artist, it’s difficult to walk away from one of your artworks that you believe could be perfected with […]

16 Feb 2017
Episode 9: EMO

Episode 9: EMO

Episode 9: EMO If you’ve ever been to West Palm Beach, Florida, then it’s likely that you’ve seen one of EMO‘s murals.  All over Florida, as a matter of fact, with one of his most recent murals being in Bradenton. Ed Mendieta, aka EMO, definitely knows what’s he’s talking about when it comes to art just from his experience, but you can tell he appreciates the art of art.  As a person, he’s humble and down to earth.  Art is his […]

09 Feb 2017
Episode 8: Craig McInnis

Episode 8: Craig McInnis

Episode 8: Craig McInnis Craig McInnis is a jack of all trades.  He’s an artist in more ways than one– as a fine-art painter, muralist and musician– as well as a scare actor.  This guy is a true creative. You can catch him painting on canvas or on walls– indoor and outdoor—  or you can catch him playing guitar for his band Raised by Wolves, teaching other artists how to hone their craft at LOT 23 in Northwood Village of West Palm Beach […]

24 Jan 2017
Episode 7: Continuum Founders Anthony and Trina Burks

Episode 7: CONTINUUM Founders Anthony and Trina Burks

Episode 7: Continuum Founders Anthony and Trina Burks Anthony Burks has years of experience and expertise as an artist.  Trina Burks also has years of experience and expertise, but as an art seller and art event coordinator.  Together, they are the perfect team leading CONTINUUM West Palm Beach and ATB Fine Artists. Listen to the podcast and pick up some tips on how to advance your career as an artist.  We all know it’s not easy.  You have to improve your […]