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Freebie Friday: Interview with Robb Nanus

You know what day it is! This week’s Freebie Friday is an interview with Robb Nanus, an accomplished producer and grant writer. Robb gives light to his background and career in producing. We also touch upon topics ranging from success, grant writing, what he looks for in grant applications, and the process of creating work that is impactful – and how […]

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Freebie Friday: Interview with Christopher Stout

It’s Freebie Friday! Before we get into the Freebie for this week, we want to remind you again that the deadline to apply for this year’s Exposure Miami is August 20th, that’s this Sunday! If you have been waiting for an opportunity to take your art career to the next level, this might be the time for you! Make sure you check out […]

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Freebie Friday: Interview with Cinnamon Stephens

You know what day it is! Today’s freebie is an interview we did with Cinnamon Stephens, an attorney and arts advocate, whose 20-year career in working with artists legal issues provides us with a bounty of advice and resources. She imparts some tips on the mysterious, and sometimes daunting world of Art Law, including, the importance of contracts, copyrights, having or […]

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Freebie Friday: Interview with Christie Blizard

Welcome to another Freebie Friday! Todays freebie is an interview we did with former Artist In Residence, Christie Blizard. Christie is a tenured teaching artist, and we talked about the strategic steps, and the lucky breaks, that got her to where she is today. In this interview she shares her experiences of going through traditional art school and climbing the […]

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Interview with Greg Lundgren

Recently, we had the pleasure of putting a microphone in front of artist, entrepreneur, curator and agitator, Greg Lundgren. Greg recently closed the Out Of Sight art fair in Seattle, a project that he spearheaded into existence in three manic months this past summer. Prolific in all avenues he pursues, he has curated spaces and engaged unknowing pedestrians in art […]

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Interview with Christie Blizard

We recently caught up with former Artist In Residence, Christie Blizard. Christie is a tenured teaching artist, and we talked about the strategic steps, and the lucky breaks, that got her to where she is today. In this interview she shares her experiences of going through traditional art school and climbing the academic ladder. She talks about defining goals, even […]

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Interview with Heather Rupp

We sat down to talk with Starry Night’s favorite bookkeeper and finance go to person, Heather Rupp. We talked about her experiences and insights over her many working in accounting and finance. In this interview she touches on some of the best ways to track finances, how to avoid overpaying on taxes, and advice for anyone who is thinking of […]

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Interview with Christopher Stout

We were recently graced with the presence of Christopher Stout, an artist and think tank operator based in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. We talked solo shows and how that worked for him, both in New York and in California. In this interview, we touch on finding where you belong, taking on big projects, the art of being […]

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Legal 101 For Artists

In case you missed our blog post and interview with arts advocate and attorney, Cinnamon Stephens, we wanted to recap it here, and include her Legal 101 Cheat Sheet for Artists below for you. To give some context, in the interview you will learn some insights from her 20+ years of experience on the mysterious, and sometimes daunting world of […]

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Interview with Cinnamon Stephens

Here we interview Cinnamon Stephens, an attorney and arts advocate, whose 20-year career in working with artists legal issues provides us with a bounty of advice and resources. She imparts some tips on the mysterious, and sometimes daunting world of Art Law, including, the importance of contracts, copyrights, having or starting a relationship with a lawyer, as well as low […]