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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.

Jul 27, 2019

Painter, Video Artist and Textile Artist and Yale School Of Art student, Hangama Amiri chatted with me about the powerful statements in her art. She shares why her Afghan heritage is an influence on her work and we bond over the fact that we’re both immigrants who juggle multiple identities.

Hangama offers some advice...


Jul 20, 2019

On this episode I use a basketball analogy to talk about the importance of trying and how it looks like failure sometimes, even when it’s a stepping stone to success. I also talk about why you need to believe in your ability when others don’t.


Jul 13, 2019

On episode 15 I interview Beau Cleeton, a Product Developer, Artist and the CEO of rolling paper company, Canadian Lumber. We challenge the commonly held belief that artists can’t or shouldn’t be business people.

We talked about how Canadian Lumber came to be a leader in the Canadian rolling paper industry, its...


Jul 6, 2019

This episode is a recording of a podcasting panel that I spoke on during Social Media Day Halifax 2018. It took place before this podcast existed and I was still co-host of Changing the Narrative but I’m sharing it because I think that information is valuable and still holds up.

The panel featured – Mike Tanner...