081: Why No One Wants Your Painted Rocks

with host artist Miriam Schulman

When we recorded this episode, I was optimistic about hosting an in person NYC event at the end of April. As many of you know– museums are closing, Broadway is closing, and the St. Patrick’s Day parade is cancelled for the first time in 250 years.

So, in light of the current uncertain environment, the event is now a VIRTUAL workshop… but instead of pulling the podcast episode completely, I’ve made the executive decision to play the fantasy of the New York event anyway. It’s your playbook for the perfect NYC day.

Don’t skip this episode!!!– after I’m done fantasizing about NYC, I review two of the most common stumbling blocks for artists who are just getting started selling their work…


In this podcast, you will discover…

  • My blueprint for a perfect NYC day
  • Why no one wants your hand painted rock
  • And why only your friends buy your art

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About the host, Miriam Schulman

In case we haven’t met yet, I’m an artist and founder of The Inspiration Place, where I help other artists learn how to profit from their passion. Through online classes, business coaching programs, and a top-ranked podcast, I’ve helped thousands of artists around the world develop their skill sets and create more time and freedom to do what they love. My signature coaching program, The Artist Incubator, helps artists go from so-so sales to sold-out collections.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and M.I.T, I initially pursued finance but after witnessing 9/11, I abandoned a lucrative hedge fund job to work on my art full time. Since then, my art and my story have been featured in major publications including Forbes, The New York Times, Art of Man, Art Journaling magazine as well as featured on NBC’s “Parenthood” and the Amazon series “Hunters” with Al Pacino. My forthcoming book with HarperCollins Leadership on how to make it as an artist is scheduled to be released January 31, 2023. When I’m not in the studio, you can find me hanging out with my husband, adult kids, and a tuxedo cat named Ebony. I’d love to invite you to check out one of my free resources for art lovers (of every passion level) at schulmanart.com/freebies


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Listener shout out of the week!

“WOW! Loved this one, as a beginner I am often distressed at my inability, thank goodness I found you Miriam, and your honesty is so uplifting!”
Hugs from Australia ❤️❤️ Diane Millar”

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I’m Miriam Schulman, your curator of inspiration.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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