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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.

Aug 2, 2020

David Strickland is a Grammy Award winning multidisciplinary artist, producer, engineer, DJ and activist. We discuss his music and visual art influences, how connected Indigenous cultures are to hip-hop and his experience with having his Indian status revoked. David shares what it was like working with Drake and the OVO...


Jul 27, 2020

Multidisciplinary Visual Artist Chantel Gushue and I talk about how she incorporates science into her art practice, parenting during the pandemic, why she’s not a fan of the traditional “class crit” in art education and why graphic designers make good jewellers. We also talk about our time at NSCAD University and...


Jul 19, 2020

Food branding consultant Sunil Sarwal talks about the benefit of specialization in a service based creative business. We learn about their creative process, why they got into the industry, how they determine what to charge clients and why it’s important to discuss budget very early in the project.

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Jul 12, 2020

Beatmaker and Producer DK talks about his music making process, his love for the classic hip hop sound of the 90s and how he gets the attention of established artists he’d like to work with. DK also talks about why working on his own projects has helped him gain recognition and why working locally is important even in...


DK

Jul 12, 2020

Beatmaker and Producer DK talks about his music making process, his love for the classic hip hop sound of the 90s and how he gets the attention of established artists he’d like to work with. DK also talks about why working on his own projects has helped him gain recognition and why working locally is important even in...