Artwork provided by the artist. NAME: Ruel BrownOCCUPATIONS: Actor, Muralist, Painter, Production Designer, SculptorLOCATION: Salt Lake City, Utah, United StatesART: ruelbrown.com | Instagram @ruelbrown | IMDB
Ruel is the type of person you quickly feel a kinship with and his ability to forge strong relationships has been integral to his career success. He’s painted large murals, acted with Jack Black and Jon Heder, designed sets for director Steven Soderbergh and worked on the TV show The Bachelor. In our conversation, Ruel shares his winding path and how he’s managed to successfully embrace and build upon his many disciplines.
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.