Cody Kuehl is an artist who’s generous with his time, loves helping others + puts effort into building a strong community of local artists who support one another. In our conversation, learn the importance of showing your work and developing thick skin + what his sales strategies are for festivals, conventions and shows.
Artwork provided by the artist. NAME: Cody KuehlOCCUPATIONS: Illustrator, Mixed Media, PainterLOCATION: Denver, Colorado, USAART: artofcodykuehl.com| Instagram: @artofcodykuehl | | Facebook
Artwork provided by the artist. NAME: Thomas “Detour” EvansOCCUPATIONS: Graphic Designer, Mixed Media, Muralist, Painter, Sculptor LOCATION: Denver, Colorado, USAART: iamdetour.com | Instagram: @detour303 | YouTube
After earning a business degree and an MBA, Thomas “Detour” Evans decided to become a full-time creative. While he credits some of his success to his education, he also stresses the importance of putting in the hours. In our conversation, Detour shares social media tactics for successfully attracting clients like the NBA, David Letterman + Mountain Dew, his pricing strategy + ways he diversifies his income streams.
Artwork provided by the artist unless otherwise noted. NAME: deadbinkyOCCUPATIONS: Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Mixed-Media ArtistLOCATION: Salt Lake City, Utah, USAART: deadbinky.com | Instagram: @deadbinky
After 10+ years as an employee and 3 years working as a freelance web designer while selling her art on the side, artist deadbinky decided to go full time as an artist. She tells us what sells best and where, how her income breaks down and ways she manages her business as a “reclusive hermit.”