Living the artist’s life doesn’t necessarily flow with owning a business—with gaining valuable business skills that help you earn income from your creativity.
But every so often I come across artists who are just as interested in learning about business as they are in being an artist. And I feature them in my interviews on the podcast and blog.
Miriam Schulman is one of those artists. She discovered a gift secondary to her art—a curiosity about how the art business works. Combined with the fact that she loves to talk and ask questions, Miriam found her calling in her weekly podcast, The Inspiration Place.
But it was a lot of work to start, and it’s a lot of work to keep up. If you have ever considered starting a podcast or sharing your story on a podcast, this episode of the Art Biz Podcast is for you.
In this interview you’ll hear about:
- Miriam’s background in engineering and corporate finance and how she found the courage to transition to a full-time artist.
- How she promoted her work early on and why she still believes in using a brag book.
- The teaching spot she created called The Inspiration Place to collaborate with other artist teachers.
- What gave Miriam the idea to