Unsure about where his graphic design career was headed after a couple years into his first job out of college, Adam Vicarel took off for Asia where he taught himself the art and skill of hand lettering. Adam’s experiences in Asia changed his mindset and laid the foundation for his future. He intentionally bypassed the rat race and has been able to map his own way, creating the art, work and lifestyle he envisioned.
In this video tour, visual artist + pyrographer Hailey Morgan shows us her backyard art studio that her husband and father-in-law built in Anchorage, Alaska.
After teaching high school art for a couple years, Patrick Maxcy quit his job to become a full-time artist. He quickly discovered that art is only part of the equation for any professional artist and makes sure to focus an equal amount of time and effort on the business aspects of his work too. Nearly 10 years in, Patrick’s still going strong. In our chat, we talk about dealing with doubt, getting into galleries and finding new clients.
Painter James Temte shows us how he transformed his carport into his outdoor art studio, talks about his creative process + shows us what supplies he uses for his paintings.
Artist + CRUSH Walls founder Robin Munro put Denver’s street art scene on the map and left an indelible mark on the city he loves. Robin started in the graffiti and hip-hop scenes and transitioned into painting murals, running CRUSH, opening a brand-new gallery in RiNo + sculpting. In our conversation, we talk about why he’s passionate about sculpting, what makes a successful street art festival application + how CRUSH can be a great launching pad.
Painter & muralist Pedro Barrios “never intentionally” tried to become an artist. In fact, he actually has degrees in marketing and nursing to prove that he didn’t. Pedro is now working as a full-time artist as 50% of Denver’s The Worst Crew with fellow artist Jaime Molina. In our conversation, we talk about finding work through developers, understanding client needs and why they stopped signing their work.