BLOG*August 27, 2012

Christine Brown One of the best parts of teaching, lecturing and presenting workshops for higher education is the people I meet. I love connecting with all the talented, passionate individuals who enjoy teaching and inspiring others to greatness. Some of these special people work in the Career and Professional Development...

BLOG*August 20, 2012

If your work is well done, has integrity and is imbued with love it will most likely reflect exceptional value and longevity. So it is with Blog posts. The following post by Chris Guillebeau is from 2010 but still vital as ever: I’m a big fan of Jim Collins’ work, especially the...

BLOG*August 14, 2012

©Greg Spalenka By Jack Kelly, CEO of Adva Mobile, a mobile marketing and technology firm for Artists, successfully crowdfunded via IndieGoGo. Crowdfunding is this decade’s new tool for helping Artists raise money to reach their goals – and it just got better. Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, RocketHub, and other Crowdfunding service companies are being...

BLOG*July 30, 2012

Pinterest is one of the new stars of the social media world. Set up an account at Pinterest.com. You can then start creating boards where you can “pin” photos and videos around a common theme that you find on the Web. This is another way of sharing your story, your...

BLOG*June 26, 2012

Every so often I will see a movie whose essence reflects a strong independent vision, purpose and soul. The movie can be fictional or documentary but the common thread is a story that focuses on the goals and aspirations of an individual or individuals whose  commitment, and sometimes sacrifice to...

BLOG*June 16, 2012

A short video on my Artist As Brand workshop at West Liberty University in West Virginia. Seth Miller, a participant of the workshop directed, shot and edited the piece with Sam Starkey. Marvelous work...

BLOG*May 23, 2012

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live debuted in Kansas City last week with an aura of inspiration. Truly one of the most amazing groups of talent in one place I have ever experienced. Much credit goes to Arnie and Cathy Fenner along with their dedicated team. They pulled together a professional show...

BLOG*May 4, 2012

Last week Roxana and I were invited to West Liberty University to be a part of their annual MadFest (Media Arts and Design Festival) and to present a one day Artist As Brand workshop. Essentially it was two very full days of presentations, looking at portfolios, judging artwork, web design,...

BLOG*May 3, 2012

Sign Up deadline is Now. Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! and Artist As Brand are aligning to bring creative empowerment and prosperity to artists in Kansas City, May, 2012. Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! is a natural extension of the eighteen-year success of the award-winning Spectrum: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art...

BLOG*April 9, 2012

Kinkade at Comic Con 2010 Whilst studying at Art Center College of Design I met a fellow student who rode a motorcycle to school, dressed in dark clothes and always sported a leather jacket. He reminded me of the Fonz in the television sitcom Happy Days. Thomas Kinkade was only...