BLOG*November 26, 2018

Revamp and renew! Artist As Brand has been on hiatus over the last year as I moved to Santa Fe, NM and set up shop. It is a new life in a new land. I have been working extensively on a music album which is about ready to launch. Learn more about about...

BLOG*November 16, 2011

Ideas flow through me like water. They can be drips, streams or rivers but they are always moving through my mind and spirit. If not for meditation I do not know how I would sleep at night! Of course even a great idea is just an idea until you make...

BLOG*October 20, 2010

Photos by Spalenka *MINI ART EMPIRES IN THE ROUGH* Street Artists make a living selling directly to the public. When I was in New York last week for my lecture at the Society of Illustrators Educators Symposium I had an opportunity to walk around SoHo. When I lived in Manhattan...

BLOG*September 1, 2010

Artist As Brand is in the news again! More and more articles in the press are reaffirming the premise that an independent approach to marketing your art is the future of artist sustainability, today. Check out these two articles in the Los Angeles Times, Drive-By Spectacles by Holly Myers, and...

BLOG*July 20, 2010

Bee Prosperity for Flowers of Fortune Art Card Set & Game It’s that time of year again when the world of popular art culture collides with the city of San Diego. I have been frequenting this event since 1990. I was part of Allen Spiegel’s booth ASFA for many years...

BLOG*July 15, 2010

Produce Your Own Unique Art Empire! See what Art Professors, Professionals, and College Students are saying about the Artist As Brand Workshop Here. FIND ART GALLERY August 6, 7, 8 Friday-Sunday 10AM- 8PM 1640 Superior Ave. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 With Special Guest Lectures by writer and art critic Peter...

BLOG*July 13, 2010

Greg Spalenka In this high tech world it can be easy to forget the importance of human connection. An infant and mother understand this crucial bonding, and as we grow this personal connection to touch and intimacy never really leaves us. In life our relationship to others reflects how successful...

BLOG*May 13, 2010

Oil painting by Alex D. I am slated to present an Artist As Brand workshop at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, next weekend May 21-23. The mindset of students in a colleges, universities and art institutions have always intrigued me. I remember my college years were akin to...

BLOG*May 11, 2010

Greg Spalenka In the spirit of supporting common visions this post is part of a May Flowers blogging extravaganza at Roxana’s Illuminated Perfume Journal. Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words.  They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty...

BLOG*May 6, 2010

I recently picked up a magazine called FIND in the LCAD library. It was a free publication, small in size 5″x7″ but exuded a vital art spirit. Featuring a very cool cover by Rick Rietveld and filled with artist imagery that piqued my interest, I decided to contact the Founder/Publisher...