Community is essential for artists. Not just for your well-being, but for the well-being of your art.
In this episode of the Art Biz Podcast, Michael Keen and I talk about his background with artists’ communities and the value of community. In particular, community can provide:
- Constructive feedback
As you’ll hear, other things came up.
We stumbled over the title of Malcolm Gladwell’s first book, but if you hang tight, the words come to me later in the program. (It’s also below – under Mentioned.)
Listen in and enjoy Michael’s insights.
Song: Resolution (Cover) by Emma Drae. Used with permission.
MentionedBig Table Art Talks
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
How to ask for feedback, give it, and receive it
Ambitious artists – why you should own your ambition
About My GuestMichael Keen is an illustrator, designer, and fine artist. He is the former owner of a coffee shop in one of Denver’s premier art districts – where he created “coffee art” – a skill he continues to teach to baristas.
As if that isn’t enough, Michael is also the program director for Art Gym Denver here in Colorado.
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