Creative Insurgents Audio



Creative Insurgents is a podcast about living a creative life on your own terms. We interview artists and creative professionals to find out what it takes to make it as a professional creative.


  • Promoting Your Art through Flyers and Handmade Notes with Kelly Neidig | TAA #14

    25/08/2015 Duração: 28min

    In this episode, we cover: 3:00 ­ Cory & Kelly talk about the difference between talking about technique and talking about the emotional quality of art. 7:19 ­ How Kelly came up with the flyer idea and executed on it. 12:30 ­ How Kelly found interior designers. Check out and the website for the Association of Interior Designers 19:45 ­ Kelly talks about her time as President of Portland Open Studios tour. She details what she did as well as how other artists can benefit from an organization like this locally. Kelly Neidig’s website is

  • Are Women Worse at Self-Promotion Than Men? | TAA #13

    22/07/2015 Duração: 25min

    In this episode, we cover: 2:00 - how Tara started a BIG discussion on Facebook by making this simple observation: of the top 50 business podcasts on iTunes, only 3 were hosted by women. 7:00 - we’re less likely to do effective self-promotion if we aren’t setting clear, big goals. Just going along and letting things happen only gets you so far. 13:00 - Tara talks about partnering with friends and other companies to form strategic alliances for promotion. 19:30 - how Tara leverages the strategic relationships she’s found to create more leverage Link to:

  • How to Start Your Art Business with a Bang with Ann Rea | Ep #7

    05/06/2015 Duração: 22min

    How to Start Your Art Business with a Bang with Ann Rea | Ep #7 by Creative Insurgents Audio

  • A Full­Time Art Income at Just 21 Years Old with Andrew Tischler | TAA #11

    21/04/2015 Duração: 48min

    In this episode, we cover: 5:00 ­ how Andrew looks at making connections with other people, and why he enjoys it. How he thinks about reaching out. Most of Andrew’s sales come from his art tours ­ when he teaches advanced painting techniques. He makes money from teaching, but the courses also generate sales from collectors and other artists. He’s also selling prints. 13:00 ­ Andrew talks about his first art show at 19 years old. His father is a sculptor, and Andrew worked at a gallery, so he had a mentor to help him with his first show. Andrew talks about how much work it really was to do that first show. He did his research before he picked the location. 23:00 ­ if you were in any other business, you would be tracking inventory, hours worked, and other numbers by default. Artists need to track their hours and inventory. 29:30 ­ how email, social media, and other online marketing has evolved and changed Andrew’s business.

  • How Artists Can Write Books with Jeffrey Davis | TAA #10

    30/03/2015 Duração: 29min

    In this episode, we cover: 4:30 - why now is an excellent time to publish a book and how Jeffrey recommends authors engage with their potential audiences. 11:00 - why “start with your marketing plan” is incomplete advice. Jeffrey explains his framework of the Problem, Premise and Promise. 27:00 - Jeffrey explains his program for helping authors complete their books Jeffrey Davis runs Tracking Wonder, a consultancy for people who want to make and sell books. His program Your Captivating Book opens for enrollment April 6. You can find out more about that program at this link.