Reviews
Alyson gave us all a great view of how one arts organization helps artists with their careers. Her interview with Louise Martarano from Redline in Denver is eye-opening in episode 118. The conversation kept coming back to the power of meeting people, connecting, and building relationships....Read full review »
ejcarnahan-art via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/06/22
I just recently found Alyson’s podcast. So much useful information. I’ve been binge listening every chance I get. Thank you Alyson!
Bulaaa via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/31/22
I have been given lots of brilliant nuggets of wisdom to consider as I continue my art journey. Grateful for all the freebie extras Alyson gives to the community as well. She’s thoughtful and articulate with her line of questioning. Not everything applies to my practice, but I always get...Read full review »
KristieHansenArt via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/20/21
I’ve purchased 4 - maybe 5 copies of Alyson’s book and love listening to her podcasts. Hearing artists’ enthusiasm for their love of art AND being able to make a living from doing what they love - priceless! Thank you for asking interesting and sometimes tough questions, getting the best from...Read full review »
Firecracker Wannabe via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 11/11/21
I love listening to Alyson’s wisdom for running an art business and believing in yourself and your art. Wonderfully organised, with clear actionable tips, this podcast is a must for any emerging or established artist.
KimBaker* via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 08/30/21
I love the last interview especially with the ceramicist who used to have a marketing company. I love your focus on business growth, marketing, and streamlining and enhancing your revenue sources. I like that you bring your focus in to these areas rather than exploring all of an artists life,...Read full review »
art.of.nature.a.rose via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/14/21
There are few podcasts where take notes as I listen, and this is one them. Every episode is full of practical strategies for both emerging and established artists. I especially LOVED the episode with Betty Franks where I had to listen twice to write down all the juicy advice and resources. Thank...Read full review »
Catrains16 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/30/21
I had an aha moment while listening to episode 94, Alyson's interview with Leah Smithson: a risk is worth taking if you will enjoy the process! That way, no matter how the event or activity plays out, you'll have fun doing it. Also loved Laura Petrovich-Cheney's positive attitude...Read full review »
ejcarnahan-art via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/30/21
Alyson has great guests and asks relevant questions geared toward making your art career successful. The podcast with Michael Gadlin (#93) was so fabulous that I stopped my work in the studio to write a review! Thanks Alyson.
laughingcloudstudio via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/16/21
I can’t even remember how I came across Alyson initially but I am SO grateful I did, this podcast is chock full of practical, real world advice from artists and covers anything and everything you need to know, either as a beginner like me or as a seasoned artist who may need some tweaking. I feel...Read full review »
Mcdonaldeg1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/19/21
Allison and Eve I just listen to the podcast Knitting Democracy Together. It was fantastic! I loved how collaboration has organically grown with this oh so relevant project. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Sococlay via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/24/21
I have been listening to your podcasts for the past few months and wanted to let you know I really appreciate your candid discussion and helpful advice. One of my favourite podcast episodes is with Ali Cavanaugh, I first came across her work when one of my art students showed me her artist...Read full review »
favelleart via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/09/21
I had put a buyers shopping on my website but never connected the type of payment and I have wondered why I didn’t get any sells. This podcast was very informational about that. Always have you on my radar through the years. Alana
arts warrior via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/01/20
I’ve been reading and listening to Alyson for years. She is generous with valuable advice and unflinchingly honest about what it takes to make it in the art world. She also happens to be a beautiful person inside and out!
Penny pack Farm via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/26/20
Alyson Stanfield is our trusted art guide!! I purchased & studied her first book as well as her current book. Whether emailed info or podcasts, she has always given us straight, no nonsense (yet stylish) knowledge we can grab hold of and actually put into use. Your podcasts make a...Read full review »
Don Lynch Sculpture via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/12/20
Alyson interviews artists and art related businesses in this informative and interesting podcast. Thank you, Alyson, for offering such engaging and informative content specifically geared to artists. For years, I’ve followed Alyson’s blog and periodically reread her excellent book and articles....Read full review »
alkxan via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 03/18/20
Alyson Stanfield has provided valuable business knowledge to artists through her blog for years. This podcast is no nonsense, great info, geared to artists who want to make a living as an artist. Her guests are knowledgeable and accomplished; they and Alyson share their combined experience and...Read full review »
MrsCheensteen via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/18/20
Nothing makes me feel more productive than doing studio work while listening to this podcast. Every episode teaches me something. I am also impress with the generosity of fellow artists sharing their knowledge and observations. It is educational, motivating, yet light hearted and pleasant.
HodayaLouis via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/06/20
I’ve read Alyson’s newsletters for years and always find hacks for being a better artist. Now I can listen to her podcasts while I work in the studio. This is a must-listen for any serious artist.
LauraKBray via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/06/20
Let’s face it. Even though painting is an enjoyable process, Being a professional artist is hard work. Often, it’s easy to get discouraged. When I listen to one of Alyson’s podcasts, I get inspired to keep going. I always learn something that motivates me. After listening, I feel energized!
Lilili453 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/08/19
I am so happy whenever I see that Alyson has a new podcast available. The questions that she asks lead to such meaningful conversations that are extraordinarily helpful. If you are looking for inspiration, guidance, and solid advice about your art career, look no further. Bravo and thank you!
LoveArtie via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/05/19
I’ve been receiving her emails and listening to her podcasts via email. Yay! She’s now on Apple podcasts! So fun, practical, and down to earth, Allyson’s perspectives on how to build your business as an artist are invaluable. And yet, at no point does she minimize the personal nature and...Read full review »
saianu via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/02/19
I absolutely love the direct questions and meaningful conversations on this podcast. Everyone I’ve heard so far, I’ve learned something new. I really want to thank you for everything you do.
Csbme via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/29/19
Fabulous podcast that goes in depth into all things art biz related - with practical tips that you can apply too. I love it!!
Kate Ward Art via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 10/18/19
I love love love love (love) this podcast. The length is ideal — in my short drive to Day Job, I usually segment podcasts, and others go on for too long, causing me to lose interest and not listen to the endings, but this one can be digested in a single day of driving! The information is focused,...Read full review »
Patrickguindonart via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 10/05/19
I love the guest Ali Cavanaugh! This was very interesting to hear her journey and informative to hear how it can help me in my art journey. Very nice interview! Can’t wait to hear the next one about being an artist and a mother. And I also can’t wait to see Ali’s Patreon class about her...Read full review »
Littlequeststolove via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/03/19
I've been inspired by personal stories of art biz success, and have appreciated practical guidance and tips for my art business. It's clear that there are many diverse paths to a successful art career. Alyson is a great interviewer. She listens well and asks follow-up questions when the...Read full review »
JLCookArtist via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/02/19
Thank you for sharing this information. Just might be the magic that makes me pursue things myself. - Taunya
ArtzyOne via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/26/19
Love these interesting podcasts, full of useful information and fascinating guests
Pulgacitanumber via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/26/19
I love to listen this podcast as I paint. Everything she says makes a lot of sense. I like that she is very positive and holistic, looking as art as a whole, that is the way I see it too. Can not wait to tale one of her workshops
artisticallycarolina via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/30/19
Alyson's no-nonsense guidance is so helpful. I'm grateful to have these mini-teachings available for when I need a redirect.Read full review »
KimR108 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/29/19
I just wish I’d started listening sooner. Thanks for this interesting and informative podcast.
writerpainter via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 07/18/19
I appreciate accurate and honest information and that is what Alyson has always shared with me. I have come to rely on her insights through her emails, classes and podcasts. Thanks, Alyson
Ann Cunningham via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/13/19
This was exactly the podcast I was looking for, and from what I can tell the only of its kind. Please keep it up!
illustratorguy21 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 03/05/19
In a quickly moving online world, the best marketing is still creating relationships. Alyson understands this and this is why I follow her. She knows how to create a connection with your art collector for the long term
Miriam Schulman via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/31/18
I discovered Alyson’s old podcasts a few years ago and was very happy to see she’s started doing new ones again. I love the helpful advice to artists from someone who’s been in the business a long time. The show is great for tips and motivation! Thank you, please keep them coming!
Elaine88designs via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/15/18
This podcast is candid and among the most realistic artist advice out there. It’s so helpful to hear real stories of how artists are making a full time living doing something that they love. To be honest, there are some things that could use improvement. The episodes are infrequent, and I would...Read full review »
Angela Bortone via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/20/18
Great information- really addresses key concerns. I had assumed I was the only one with these issues- very practical advice. Keep it up!
Herbert3000 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/21/18
I rarely write reviews for podcasts, but I just had to let you know how grateful I am for your talks. I live in a rural area and can’t always travel to larger centres for lectures, classes, etc. Please know you have been making a positive difference in this Canadians studio work and business. ...Read full review »
ShelleyDeck via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/03/18
This podcast is very refreshing to me. I am new to the art business and she has some very helpful suggestions. I really love that she is here to help everyone! A lot of the subjects and content are so helpful to me.
eteselic via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/23/18
Alyson, you are a gift to your fellow artists, with this very worthwhile podcast. I'm saying this as the producer of the Art Dealer Show (www.artdealer.show), where I'm trying to provide the same sense of support to the neighboring community – the people who have make a life of selling...Read full review »
Middleagecrank via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/18/17
Wonderful helpful information for artists of all levels. We all need to listen to this!
Simonne Roy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/12/17
I found this and listened to the first two episodes and REALLY enjoyed it, enough to subscribe. The episodes address all the things I need to address right now. I'll be listening to all the episodes and awaiting more! There's only one thing that I don't love - I can't figure out...Read full review »
Bees tone via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/15/17
Work alone ... a lot? These podcasts will help artists realize our obstacles, questions and work practices are more common than not. I get validation on the way I do some things and suggestions on how to other things better. Thanks Alyson!
Jmarlow via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/06/16
Listening to this podcast made me realize just how much I procrastinate about creating my art. It has reminded me of how much I love to create and that I cannot afford to wait for inspiration. Thank you!
Casartiste via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/18/16
Loving the insights coming out of these informal chats. Perfect for studio-listening when I have something rote to do. The next best thing to having Alyson Stanfield and Cynthia Morris over for coffee!
Wild Yogini via Apple Podcasts · Spain · 09/16/16
Thank you so much for making this podcast. I listen in my studio, I love the positive messages and inspiring "real" talk about the art biz. It is not sugar coated, it is real and informative!!!Read full review »
Jennifer Loew Studio via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/09/16
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