Episodes
Hear more from Teri Henderson on allowing her career to develop organically while pivoting from law school to a career as an arts writer, curator, and now Arts and Culture Editor at the Baltimore Beat, overcoming imposter syndrome and carving out her own space, platforming other artists through her curatorial work and Instagram page turned book Black Collagists, and taking care of her emotional wellbeing while balancing her creative energies across projects.     -   Find links to...
Published 04/11/24
Hear more from Sarah Calderon and Maura Cuffie-Peterson from Creatives Rebuild New York on how they’re building a movement around guaranteed income for artists, the value in regular, no-strings-attached cash payments, how this differs from other sources of funding like grants, redefining the way we think about artists’ work, what CRNY has learned in their time as an organization designed to sunset, and how this could apply to artists everywhere as they look ahead to the future and to similar...
Published 03/28/24
Hear more from Amanda and Nicole as they get real about their own numbers, what it costs to sustain a full-time studio practice, the importance of financial transparency in the arts, and aligning your goals to your personal values.   -   Find links to resources mentioned throughout the episode here in our show notes:    beyondthe.studio   -   Submit to our Listener Spotlight: Listener Spotlight  Follow us on Instagram at: @beyondthestudio  @nicolemariemueller ...
Published 03/14/24
Hear more from Inversion Art co-founders Joey Flores and Jonathan Neil, along with artist John Houck, on how they’re combining the art and tech worlds to imagine new ways of investing in artists’ careers, applying a venture capital approach to working with artists, bridging the gap between professional development and capital investment in support of artists’ long-term success, and inverting the art market in the process.    -   Find links to resources mentioned throughout the episode...
Published 02/29/24
Hear more from Alex Paik on the origins of Tiger Strikes Asteroid and how they’re growing a network of artist-run galleries around the country, building an alternative model centered on community, the myth of balance and letting go of control, and what it means to grow horizontally vs. vertically.   -   Find links to resources mentioned throughout the episode here in our show notes:    beyondthe.studio   -   Submit to our Listener Spotlight: Listener Spotlight  Follow us on...
Published 02/15/24
Hear more from Christopher Martin on the importance of proximity and the power of showing up, finding the people and places that will lead to opportunities organically, the daily rituals and self-care routines that support his creative work, and learning to love every part of the process.    -   Find links to resources mentioned throughout the episode here in our show notes:  beyondthe.studio   -   Submit to our Listener Spotlight: Listener Spotlight  Follow us on Instagram at: ...
Published 02/01/24
Hear more from Griff Williams on the process of making his documentary "Tell Them We Were Here," what the stories of artists in the Bay Area can tell us about the struggles of artists universally, why artists choose to stay in places like it despite the high cost of living, sustaining Gallery 16 for more than 30 years in San Francisco by prioritizing community over capital, and valuing artists over art.   -   Find links to resources mentioned throughout the episode here in our show...
Published 01/18/24
Hear more from Amanda and Nicole as they dive into selling work at craft shows, maker fairs, and pop-ups through Amanda's 10 years of experience at over 100 events, her evolving criteria, red flags, how they fit into her overall business model, the ultimate craft show checklist, and maximizing the experience for sales and new audience members.   -   Find links to resources mentioned throughout the episode here in our show notes:  beyondthe.studio     Submit to our Listener Spotlight: ...
Published 01/04/24
Hear more from Amanda and Nicole as they debrief on Nicole’s recently finished mosaic and glass project in Tempe, AZ, fabricating and installing large-scale public projects, choosing whether to fabricate a piece yourself vs. outsource, knowing when and how to hire help, juggling multiple projects at once, and staying flexible to the changing needs of your studio.       Find links to resources mentioned throughout the episode here in our show notes:  beyondthe.studio     Submit to our...
Published 12/21/23
  Hear more from Amanda and Nicole on why they hit pause on the podcast, evolving as artists while experiencing good growing pains, continually redefining definitions of success, avoiding burnout and adapting your practice when life throws you curveballs, and the importance of community care.   Find links to resources mentioned throughout the episode here in our show notes:  beyondthe.studio   Submit to our Listener Spotlight: Listener Spotlight  Follow us on Instagram at: ...
Published 12/07/23
Hear more from Paddy Johnson, founder of VVrkshop & Netvvrk, on why artists tend to underprice their work, how artistic production is supported, the emotional toll that systemic issues cause and how community can be the antidote to the structural challenges artists face, and the power of collective knowledge. Beyond the Studio listeners can use the coupon code BEYOND20 to get $20 off your first month of Netvvrk's membership. REGISTER HERE! Registration closes this Sunday 7/23/23 but...
Published 07/20/23
Hear more from Serpentine Arts Technologies curators Tamar Clarke-Brown & Eva Jäger about their upcoming exhibition “Third World: The Bottom Dimension” featuring Gabriel Massan, how emerging technologies are changing the working conditions of artists and ideas of collective ownership, differentiating between the current use of technologies and their potential, how artists can play a crucial role in shaping their development, and findings from Serpentine’s Future Art Ecosystems.   ...
Published 06/15/23
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Published 06/08/23
Hear more from Adam on why understanding the law is crucial to creating the more equitable future artists desire, viewing legal writing as a really strange form of poetry, his unique point of view on copyright as both a practicing musician and Executive Director of Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, artist rights within capitalism especially with the emergence of new technologies like AI, and the importance of collective organizing.   beyondthe.studio Listener Spotlight ...
Published 05/25/23
Hear more from Natalie on pivoting from a background in video to building a studio practice around her soft sculpture, what she’s learned from her husband’s career as a freelance photographer about embracing uncertainty, her criteria for saying yes to exhibition opportunities, the realization that being a parent changes everything, moving from the city to upstate New York, doing artist residencies with her family as the mother of two young children, and the value of domestic labor. ...
Published 05/11/23
Hear more from Morel on the impact of diversifying his skills & network as an artist, self-funding projects early in his career leading to collaborations with big brands and gallery representation, using every project to further support his friends and community, storytelling as a political act, and creating more equity in the arts through self-advocacy and pooling resources.   Annie’s Kit Clubs — Podcast sponsor, delivering creativity right to your mailbox with a new craft kit every...
Published 04/27/23
Hear more from Bean on balancing a practice as both an arts writer and visual artist, building and rebuilding community when moving from San Francisco to Poland to Portland, the existential nature of defining success in the arts, using a grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation to study the working conditions of artists in Portland and beyond, and the importance of valuing not just the arts but artists themselves.  Annie’s Kit Clubs — Podcast sponsor, delivering creativity right to your mailbox...
Published 04/13/23
Hear more from Sarah as we unpack an email exchange with a potential collector that leads to a larger conversation about power dynamics in the art world, the hidden dangers of giving up control over your own market, retaining agency as an artist, valuing your self and work, and how to make ends meet without selling your soul.   Annie’s Kit Clubs — Podcast sponsor, delivering creativity right to your mailbox with a new craft kit every month and all the special supplies and expert...
Published 03/30/23
Hear more from Ruby Lerner, founding Executive Director of Creative Capital, as she reflects back on her 40 year career advocating for the arts and artists, her advice for emerging arts leaders today, the importance of archiving and personal finance, what it would take to build a nationwide infrastructure of support for artists, and why she remains optimistic about the future.   Annie’s Kit Clubs — Podcast sponsor, delivering creativity right to your mailbox with a new craft kit every month...
Published 03/16/23
Hear more from Christine on the realities of running a studio collective fresh out of art school, her motivations for going to grad school, navigating the unspoken rules of the art world, teaching as as an extension of her political organizing, and being the most naked by sharing her financial breakdown and tax returns.   Annie’s Kit Clubs — Podcast sponsor, delivering creativity right to your mailbox with a new craft kit every month and all the special supplies and expert instructions to...
Published 03/02/23
Hear more from Jocelyn Tsaih on using day jobs at WeWork and Nickelodeon to launch her career as a freelance artist, navigating the emotional ups and downs of working for herself, honing her personal style to get bigger clients and projects, learning when to say no, and continuing to expand into new disciplines including graphic design, illustration, and animation. Annie’s Kit Clubs — Podcast sponsor, delivering creativity right to your mailbox with a new craft kit every month and all the...
Published 02/16/23
Hear more from Amanda and Nicole on why it’s important for artists to talk about money, their various income streams as artists, how they gain clarity on their finances through various charts, and the visualization tools they use that all artists can adapt to help reach their financial goals. Annie’s Kit Clubs — Podcast sponsor, delivering creativity right to your mailbox with a new craft kit every month and all the special supplies and expert instructions to make something new, no matter...
Published 02/02/23
Hear more from Amanda and Nicole as they shed light into the public art process, discuss Nicole’s largest permanent public project to date in Tempe, AZ, how to craft a competitive proposal, streamlining applications, and building a budget that will sustain you. Annie’s Kit Clubs — Podcast sponsor, delivering creativity right to your mailbox with a new craft kit every month and all the special supplies and expert instructions to make something new, no matter your age, skill level, or crafting...
Published 01/19/23
Hear more from Amanda and Nicole on what they’ve been up to since taking a break from the podcast last year, how each of their careers have grown, stepping into new disciplines while achieving better work/life balance, and what’s ahead for Beyond the Studio this year. beyondthe.studio Listener Spotlight @beyondthestudio  Intro and Ad Music by: Suahn Branding by: David Colson
Published 01/05/23