Todd Ligare shares how he became a pro skier, some of the misconceptions about being a professional athlete & advice on how to turn your dreams into reality.
Being an independent filmmaker is not an easy path, but Josh Berman’s found a way to be in the business for 20 years. His path has been full of sacrifices + roadblocks, but his approaches to relationships and hiring, making financial decisions + prioritizing what matters has helped him to keep on keeping on.
Timing & luck can play a role in a person’s success, but often those “lucky breaks” are the result of hard work and the ability to notice and seize opportunities. Joseph Toney shares which skills he thinks help him stand out from other artists, how he puts himself out there & how he lays the groundwork for success.
Meet David – A.K.A. “Davidaisy.” In our conversation, he dives into the details of his creative process, talks about how he manages his time working both as an art director for a snowboard magazine and doing his own art and how he usually succeeds in selling more than half of his pieces at his art shows.
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.”
Mike Ravelson is a pro snowboarder who’s dedicated nearly two decades of his life to snowboarding. In his interview, he shares how he got his graphics on his pro model snowboard (pictured here), some misconceptions of being a pro athlete and some sacrifices he’s made along the way.
Chuck Landvatter is a professor making the move to full-time artist. He talks about how he prepared for this transition, his approach to pricing and how he deals with rejection.
Adam Clark has built a solid photography and video career spanning 20+ years, and he shares some of the big financial risks he took when starting, a way he’s learned to effectively pitch ideas to clients and a few key reasons he believes clients like working with him.
Bree + Nate Millard are the wife-and-husband team behind BAN Supply Co. They’ve successfully married their complementary skills in woodworking, art and business to create a thriving company making vintage- and Americana-inspired signs on hand-cut, illustrated and painted wood.