BLOG*December 21, 2010

By Dan Dion It has been almost one year since Artist As Brand officially launched. I have learned much along the way and met some amazing artists in my workshops. Some are building their art empires at an incredible pace. I teach that your first year is all about laying...

BLOG*May 22, 2010

Audrey Miller Trace Mendoza I am slated to present an Artist As Brand workshop at the Laguna College of Art and Design, next weekend May 28-30. Like the LAAFA students I interviewed in my recent post, artists have strong opinions whether they are students or not! LCAD students Trace Mendoza...

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...

BLOG*April 27, 2010

In the spirit of forging opportunity I offer FREE workshops through my Giveaway offerings and Scholarship programs. These opportunities are for the LAAFA workshop May 21, 22, 23, and for the LCAD workshop May 28, 29, 30. One giveaway will be presented for each venue. The scholarship is only open...

BLOG*April 20, 2010

Laguna College of Art and Design feels like family. I have been teaching concept and art courses there on and off for two decades now. I watched the school grow and evolve from year to year to become an intimate powerhouse of knowledge and new media. Laguna Beach in general...