14. 05. 2013
Peter Adamyan

Peter Adamyan / Painter

A self-taught painter who strives for constant improvement, Peter Adamyan creates work that is provocative, counter-cultural and controversial. But he’d rather be hiking.

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15. 03. 2013
Day Job, photo by Alisa Damaso

Artists: Don’t Quit Your Day Job. Really!

We asked a few creatives what it’s like to balance the life that feeds their souls with the one that eats them. Juuuuust kidding! Day jobs are awesome! Find out why.

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06. 03. 2013

Read Now: “The Artist in the Office”

The Artist in the Office gives you a chance to look at your day job in positive ways while staying creative between the hours of 9-5. Packed with activities, encouraging words and fun illustrations, you’ll be inspired and motivated each day at work!

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27. 02. 2013
Carla performing with the March Madness Marching Band in Austin, TX in 2012

Carla Lynn Brown / Entrepreneur

The Hive is Lexington’s first sustainable hair salon. But what really makes this establishment stand out is its alter ego as an art gallery, performance space and haunt for community events. And its owner and founder, Carla Lynn Brown, is a force to be reckoned with.

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13. 02. 2013

Justine Barrett Figura / Potter

Justine Barrett Figura’s ceramics are a conduit between function and beauty, stirring the senses with playful patterns over elegant forms. Her stylized pieces create an extraordinary experience for the user, transforming the mundane act of consumption into a special ritual in a subtle and basic way.

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24. 01. 2013
Mc Baldassari

Killer Freelancers

We asked five creative freelancers about art school, working with clients, and what it's like to make a living doing what you love. Budding independent illustrators, designers, writers and photographers -- read on!

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02. 01. 2013

Read Now: “Creative, Inc.”

If you're a skilled creative thinking about going into freelancing, this read is for you. Creative, Inc. is a comprehensive guidebook aimed at giving you the confidence, skills and knowledge you need to start your own business in a creative field. Established freelancers may also want to take a look at it if they’re looking to grow in their industry.

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07. 12. 2012
Alisa Damaso Self-portrait. Writing in Florence, Italy. 2008

10 Killer Resources for Writers

Are you a wordsmith out of ideas or in need of a refresher course? Fret not. Here are some awesome online resources to spark your imagination and improve your writing. Make room in your bookmarks folder; you’ll want to save these links.

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21. 11. 2012

Derek Harrison / Fine Artist

A common misconception is that making art is an innate ability that can’t be learned, and some artists even believe a lack of skill adds to their style. But for Derek Harrison, formal training is vital if you want to excel in the arts.

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