A New Breed of Artist: Devona Stimpson


Today on the podcast we welcome Devona Stimpson, artist, creative, entrepreneur and all-round inspiring human! Devona is truly a twenty-first century artist, who understands what it take to survive in the world as a creative force and leverage her and others’ talents for success. In our conversation we talk about the strong links that exist between art and entrepreneurship, the importance of community and building a team, how to connect with the right people and work with inspiring collaborators and improving your communication and conversation around your own work. We also discuss some of the artists that Devona is currently inspired by, being of service, Devona’s creative agency gangSTAR and more!

Key Points From This Episode:

•    Today’s artist as a combination of entrepreneurship and creativity.

•    Devona’s thoughts on our recent Not Real Art Conference.

•    Water cooler moments for artists and entrepreneurs and the importance of community.

•    The collaboration that blossomed out of Devona’s time at the conference.

•    Devona’s schedule and how she fits everything in!

•    The ideas of creating fate and being of service to people you want to work with.

•    Social skills, hygiene and the art of articulating your work.

•    gangSTAR Creative, their mission and what motivates Devona to help other artists.

•    Artists that Devona admires and follows on social media.

•    Some of Devona’s favorite podcasts currently!

•    Devona’s own art and what inspires her colorful work.

•    And much more!

 Artist Devona Stimpson Artist Devona Stimpson

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Devona Stimpson — http://devonastimpson.com/

Devona on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/devonastimpson

Strive and Grind — https://strivengrind.com/

Jeff Koons — http://www.jeffkoons.com/

gangSTAR Creative — http://devonastimpson.com/gangstar-creative/

Columbia College — https://www.colum.edu/

Manifest Urban Arts Festival — https://manifest.colum.edu/

Ice Cream and Cupcakes — https://www.icecreamandcupcakes.com/

Joe Rogan — http://podcasts.joerogan.net/

Side Hustle Pro — https://www.sidehustlepro.co/

The Influencer Podcast — https://www.juliesolomon.net/podcast

The Chase Jarvis Show — https://www.chasejarvis.com/project/chase-jarvis-live-podcast/

Impromptu Pop-Up — https://www.eventbrite.com/e/impromptu-beauty-lifestyle-pop-up-ibl-tickets-60742199554

Man One — http://www.manone.com/

Man One on Twitter — https://twitter.com/ManOneArt

Scott “Sourdough” Power — https://www.instagram.com/sourdoughpower/

Not Real Art Conference — https://www.notrealartconference.com/

Not Real Art on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/notrealartofficial/

Scott "Sourdough" Power

Scott “Sourdough” Power is the the creator and executive producer of NotRealArt.com. He is also the co-founder of Crewest Studio a digital media company in Los Angeles dedicated to creative culture and the $2T creative economy.