with host artist Miriam Schulman
Would you like to turn your passion of art into a full-time living? Elizabeth Mordensky shares her incredible story of going full-time and what it took to get there. And the cool thing is that it may only take a few avid collectors!
In this podcast, you will discover…
- How this artist turned a magazine spread into over $9,000 of sold art.
- How she built her art business while working full-time.
- Why when you’re selling high-end art, it’s okay to rely on a few avid collectors.
Elizabeth is a contemporary wildlife painter who has found abundant inspiration through her years of guiding wildlife tours in Yellowstone National Park. She specializes in oil finger-painting, which allows her to create bold textures that bring expression and movement to her subjects. She gains inspiration every day by getting out into nature and observing wildlife in person and loves sharing her passion for wildlife and conservation through her art. Elizabeth’s works have been shown in venues such as the National Museum of Wildlife Art and the National Buffalo Museum, and have been collected around the world.
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 or become better artists. 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, Artpreneur, is scheduled to be released in February 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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“Spot on guests with relevant tips for all creative entrepreneurs!
This is the only podcast that I listen to consistently. I have never missed an episode. There is always a nugget of information that applies to whatever I’m dealing with at the time. I especially enjoyed the Beth Pickens episode (#140). She suggested carving out a portion of creative time not tided to making money. Ding, ding, ding! As a graphic designer and yoga teacher most of my creative expression has been tied to making a living. This is the confirmation that I was already feeling I needed to protect some “play” time with my art supplies. Thank You for your curiosity and spot on guests with relevant tips for all creative entrepreneurs.”
5 Simple Steps to Painting Portraits That Your Friends and Family Love
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