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The Road So Far…


Lauren Panepinto

A long time ago, at a Spectrum far, far away, Marc Scheff and I presented our first Art Business Bootcamp as a series of 3 live talks all about Getting Found, Getting Hired, and Getting Paid. After years of portfolio reviews and answering artists' questions, we realized most art schools were really failing artists by not providing a more firm foundation in business knowledge. And whether an artist attended school or not, the art business…

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10 Things…Clever Colloquialisms


Gregory Manchess

April 25, 2018 - I spend a great deal of time with my students dismissing the idiotic sayings they’ve grown accustomed to hearing over and over again. Witty little wordplay that attempts to answer complex thoughts in an easy-to-digest sentence. Easy to remember because it’s catchy, like a tune that won’t stop playing in your head, they can be subsequently regurgitated to make the speaker sound clever. They spread like a virus. Before long, generations of people suffer from their simplicity. They seem so smart that few question what the actual words mean and remember only the general idea. Unfortunately, students and new professionals suffer the most. They haven’t enough experience of observing how these sayings don’t fit reality. Speaking with a young professional the other day, she relayed how…

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