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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.

Oct 26, 2019

On this episode I chat with multihyphenate, Kayla Borden about being an Event Coordinator, Promoter and Community Advocate. We talk about how we faired during hurricane Dorian, how Kayla supports and advocates for artists in the community, the importance of getting offline and networking in person and how to create...


Oct 20, 2019

I’m excited to welcome the first rapper to Art Pays Me — I chat with 2019 Polaris Award winning artist Haviah Mighty about her latest project The 13th Floor and how it came to be. We talk about breaking through as an artist, and how race and gender can impact your career. I asked her if music artists need...


Oct 12, 2019

On the the second half of the Art Pays Me Live recording I interviewed Illustrator, Artist and Creative Content Producer, Élana Camille Saimovici. Élana talks about how she expressed herself creatively in many ways growing up but having an illustration business happened unexpectedly. She recalls how selling at markets...


Oct 5, 2019

This is the first half of the Art Pays Me Live Recording! In the first half of the show I interviewed Geordan Moore of Quarrelsome Yeti about his unique aesthetic, how he’s been able to establish a successful career as an illustrator and whether he considers himself a fashion designer since a lot of his work ends up...