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Why Art is Important

Today, we look at one of the art-world’s most fundamental questions: why is art important? It’s not such an easy question to answer, which is why we’re mixing things up this week with a very ...

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Why Art is Important

Burning Man 2022: Waking Dreams

Today, after a week’s hiatus, our founder and podcast host Scott “Sourdough” Power is back from Black Rock with a special treat. That’s right, today’s episode is all about Burning Man: the landscape, the people, ...

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Burning Man 2022: Waking Dreams

Morgan Laurens: The Writer Helping Artists Tell Their Stories

Storytelling—whether visual, verbal, or written—is an essential part of the artist’s toolkit. Stories forge connections, evoke emotions, and help people understand different ideas and perspectives. In this week’s podcast episode, NOT REAL ART founder Scott ...

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Morgan Laurens: The Writer Helping Artists Tell Their Stories

How to Think About ‘Exposure Bucks,’ Unpaid Labor, and Freebies

Have you ever been asked to “work for exposure?” We’re betting the answer is a resounding (and irritated) “yes!” If this sounds like you, we’ve got a real treat on deck today. NOT REAL ART ...

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How to Think About ‘Exposure Bucks,’ Unpaid Labor, and Freebies

Announcing a New Education Series For Creative Professionals: smARTalks 2022

Networking. For many in the creative industry, it’s a dirty word. Most of us dread the prospect of hovering around a fountain of thawed shrimp cocktail, waiting for the right moment to ambush a key ...

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Announcing a New Education Series For Creative Professionals: smARTalks 2022

Heidi Luerra: The Founder of RAW on Showcasing the Independent Creative Community

When Heidi Luerra entered the world of fashion at 11, she quickly found the cards stacked against her. Disappointed by the lack of support for the creative community, Heidi planned and produced her first fashion, ...

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Heidi Luerra: The Founder of RAW on Showcasing the Independent Creative Community

Merry Karnowsky: The LA Gallerist Creating an Impactful Legacy in the Art World

Galleries play a fundamental role in the art world, encouraging the success of an artist or the growth of a high-quality art collection. However, today’s guest believes there’s often too much emphasis on what gallerists ...

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Merry Karnowsky: The LA Gallerist Creating an Impactful Legacy in the Art World

Why I Love Buying Art (and You Should Too)

Ever wanted to start an art collection of your own, but didn’t know where to start? Turns out it’s not as scary as you’d think. Today, we introduce a very special “audiotorial” series from NOT ...

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Why I Love Buying Art (and You Should Too)

Camille Rose Garcia: The Pop Surrealist Creating a New Reality [Podcast]

Camille Rose Garcia was born into a creative family. The daughter of an activist filmmaker and a muralist, Camille began her artistic journey as a young apprentice to her mother, painting walls throughout the suburbs ...

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Camille Rose Garcia: The Pop Surrealist Creating a New Reality [Podcast]

Ronnie Pirovino: The Collector Embracing the New Creative Economy [Podcast]

Everyone is talking about NFTs—but what do they really mean for artists and art collectors? Today, you’ll hear from Ronnie Pirovino, a widely recognized collector, curator, and appraiser who hails from Denver, Colorado. After his ...

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Ronnie Pirovino: The Collector Embracing the New Creative Economy [Podcast]

Good Month Labs: The Software Developers Making NFTs a Piece of Cake [Podcast]

Confused by NFTs? Meet the software developers who are making generative artwork a piece of cake. Today, we’re joined by two cutting-edge innovators: Ashton Owens and Andrew Medearis of Good Month Labs, a software development ...

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Good Month Labs: The Software Developers Making NFTs a Piece of Cake [Podcast]

Melissa Richardson Banks: The Consultant Championing the Democratization of Art

The democratization of art does not mean dumbing it down. It means increasing access for artists and audiences alike, an objective that today’s podcast guest, Melissa Richardson Banks, is super passionate about. Melissa Richardson Banks ...

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Melissa Richardson Banks: The Consultant Championing the Democratization of Art

Sol Guy: Healing Through Creative Practice

Welcome to a special Father’s Day edition of the NOT REAL ART Podcast! Today, you’ll hear from Sol Guy, an incredible film producer and writer who believes we change and shape our world through the ...

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Sol Guy: Healing Through Creative Practice

‘América Utópica’: Karen Navarro Constructs Her Own Shining City on a Hill

Splashed in neon pink, the bisque, bone, sand, and cinnamon squares of América Utópica represent a major color departure for its Argentine-American artist, Karen Navarro. On view in Houston through June 26, 2022, América Utópica ...

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‘América Utópica’: Karen Navarro Constructs Her Own Shining City on a Hill

Mikael B.: Taking Control of Your Creative Career

How many people would be willing to risk it all to pursue their dreams? Today’s guest, Danish artist Mikael B., packed his bags and flew to LA after selling the graphic design company he started ...

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Mikael B.: Taking Control of Your Creative Career
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