Carol Hartsell is the Managing Digital Producer of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and she books and produces a weekly stand-up show at Upright Citizens Brigade East Theater called Lasers In The Jungle in New York City. She works and lives with her husband Sean, with whom she has two dogs, two cats, and six fruit trees. In our discussion Carol shares how she went from pursuing a career as a fine artist to inadvertently following what turned out to be her true calling, producing comedy. And one that has brought an incredible amount of joy and fulfillment to her life in the most unexpected ways. Artists, if you ever feel afraid of changing course to follow your heart because it might throw your life into a tailspin this utterly inspiring episode is for you.
Angela Andrieux is a photographer, blogger, and photography coach living in Chesapeake, VA with her US Navy husband and their cat, Pumpkin. She will photograph just about anything, but her love to travel tops it all. She believes there is nothing better than exploring someplace new, camera in hand. She also enjoys helping other photographic artists find their creative voice. Whether through her blog, a group workshop, or one-on-one coaching, her students’ excitement to learn keeps her inspired. In our discussion, we talk further about her drive to teach others about how to find their artistic style through photography. Artists I cannot wait for you to hear this episode especially if photography is something that has been on your mind, in your hearts, and/or is already apart of your creative career path.
Sarah Cogan is a designer for film and television, with work ranging from network television to indie films. Through her work as a costume designer, Sarah created a garment bag company called Set Ready Go! The Ultimate Garment Bag which is the first garment bag to organize an outfit from head to toe and give homage to the art of getting dressed. Her goal is to use Set Ready Go! as a tool to fund her creative endeavors further. In our discussion, we talk about her project and the process behind how she came up with her Set Ready Go! business. Have a listen because this is an episode you don’t want to miss especially if you have a product based business as an artist.
Irena Ellis is an artist, educator, and coach. Her coaching is about inspiring and encouraging you to become the artist you already are. With a background in art history, art psychotherapy and art education Irena helps to connect you to your most authentic self, others and the world through a process called arting. She creates her own work (from #seemetoseeyourself portraits to socially engaged installations in public places), runs online creative arting challenges, workshops in her local community and creativity/life coaching for be-coming artists. In our discussion, we talk about her process within her art and her coaching. Artists I cannot wait for you to listen to this episode.
The 33-day challenge for be-coming artists:
Lauren Maul is a creator, producer, writer, composer, artist and film-maker, teacher and good witch living in Brooklyn with her husband, dog, and gang of cats. In our discussion, we talk about the importance of focusing your creative efforts on the intentions that you are passionate about and following that path wherever it may take you. Artists I cannot wait for you to hear this incredibly fun and important episode.