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Art Pays Me

The goal of the Art Pays Me Podcast is to help creative people figure out how to use their power to improve their lives and the world. We want to dig into the business strategies of successful creatives in order to break down how they achieved their goals. Art Pays Me is hosted by Artist and Designer, Duane Jones, Founder of lifestyle brand Art Pays Me.

Dec 29, 2019

A lot of us see the end product of success and don't consider all of the losses and lessons that need to occur on the way there. In the the 2010s my business evolved quite a bit so on this episode I'm sharing the top 10 lessons I've learned as a creative entrepreneur over the last decade. 

Dec 15, 2019

On this solo episode I get into the importance of repetition in my process, why immediate success isn’t always failure, how artists are like athletes and why it’s important to lower expectations.

Dec 9, 2019

Lola Brown is one of the top travel writers in Canada who happens to be a friend of mine. I reached out to her about doing the podcast when she tweeted about some of the challenges she faced as a mother with a business and as a father on a similar path I, wanted to bring that conversation to the podcast. We also...

Dec 1, 2019

Rhys Waters is an award winning television and radio producer from the UK whose now based in Nova Scotia. Rhys had diverse creative interests, growing up but didn’t know exactly how he wanted to apply them to a career. We talked about how watching the DVD extras on the movie Evil Dead helped him figure that out and...

Nov 22, 2019

International Outsider Artist, Flavia Testa is a rebellious free-thinker whose raw, unapologetic work drew me to her. We share our thoughts on pursing an art career without formal training from an art school, how pushing risky concepts in her art has been rewarding, how being a “third culture kid” with UN Diplomat...