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7 Steps to Start Your Own Marketing Agency

Many people dream of starting their own business and creating a life that allows one to travel and have fun while earning an income. While most don’t follow through, that’s not to say it’s not easier than you think to achieve in today's digital age.   As a marketer,...

Create New Ways To Experience Your Hospitality

  Having been in the business, there is nothing like the relationships and experiences created around food; for guests and employees alike. After 15 years, however, the same old ins and outs became boring. It got a bit fixed. Sure, menus changed and people changed,...

THE RECALIBRATION OF RETAIL

The continuous advances in technology, increased consumer consciousness and AI insist on companies innovating to stay relevant to future customers. Here’s a few shifts to take note of:   Direct-to-consumer 2018 is proving to have brought Direct to Consumer “D2C”...

HAVING ANXIETY AS A CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR

Anxiety seems like a quality not synonymous with entrepreneurship being that it seems to be entirely counterproductive to the vision and stifling to all progress. The reality is, there are plenty of successful creatives who, despite their anxieties, have created...

I HAVE SO MANY INTERESTS BUT I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO

Do you have a lot of things you'd like to do with your life but find yourself saying… “I need to figure it out?” I too spent almost a decade of my life juggling my interests with no clear direction: stay a painter, do my own creative collective, get into film, start...

Peter Coffin: “Untitled” Tree Pants

Originally appearing in Wanås Konst sculpture park in Sweden, Coffin continues to outfit particularly attractive foliage from time to time. New York-based artist Peter Coffin decks out trees in giant Levi’s jeans. Why? To poke fun at our serious tendency to project...

Radiohead and Hans Zimmer’s x Blue Planet II

BBC Earth finally released their highly-anticipated introduction to Blue Planet II featuring exclusive music created by Radiohead and Hans Zimmer narrated by Sir David Attenborough. The prequel video highlights some gorgeous footage from the new series and even some...

A KEY TO STAY INSPIRED WHEN YOU “DON’T HAVE TIME”

If you want to spend more time in the studio, start your own creative collective, create financial stability doing what you love or travel and have more freedom, you have to learn how to create it by acquiring knowledge. Reading, classes, seminars, and apprenticeships...

8 Must Read Books For The Creative Entrepreneur

Many have ideas to create a thriving business and to expand on creativity, in hopes to create stability, independence, and fulfillment. With that desire rooted in creative passions coupled with information and action. One is inspired and propelled towards their...

YAYOI KUSAMA TO OPEN NEW MUSEUM IN TOKYO

"When I first arrived in New York, I went to the top of the empire state building. Seeing this big city, I promised myself that one day I would conquer New York and make my name in the world. The nine decades of artist Yayoi Kusama’s life have taken her from rural...

Changgang Lee “Intense and Distorted But definitely in a good way”

1989年生まれ。古雑誌や、ペイントなどを組み合わせたコラージュ、ミスクトメディアの制作を行う。 現在は東京を拠点にしながらも、日本国内外問わず幅広く活動中。 ChangGang Lee is a Tokyo based collage artist. His versatile collaging technique makes the outcome very intense and distorted but definitely in a good way. He pushes his work always to new...

How to Price & Sell Your Artwork Yourself

If you're an emerging artist not yet represented by a gallery, or you find that the high commissions are just “not cool” and you would rather do it yourself, it’s absolutely possible to go at it alone. To aid you on your journey, let’s look into pricing and selling...

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE YOUR ARTIST STATEMENT

Regardless of whether you're working to be exhibited in a gallery or sharing your creative vision in a new conversation,  your "statement" and your ability to effectively communicate it is vital to your successes.  The artist statement ventures to explain your ideas,...

NYC Artist Zebra Katz Returns with “Blk & Wht”

In his latest video, Ojay Morgan,  NYC based hip hop artist aka Zebra Katz, collaborated with Danish director Ada Bligaard Søby—known for her work with artists like Trentmøller and Devendra Banhart. In a cinematic interpretation of the experiences of refugees living...

Eleven Is Back: Stranger Things 2 Trailer

Stranger Things 2 has arrived and we’re back in Hawkins, Indiana with our fave gang! The end of Stranger Things’ incredible first season left us with a few major questions: Is Will still within the grips of the Upside Down? What has happened to Eleven? The time has...

7 Steps To Become A Full-Time Artist

They say that either the right or left hemisphere of the brain is dominant in each person. “Left-brain dominant people tend to be logical, rational and organized, while right-brain dominance fosters creativity, imagination, and artistry.” Which I would think is a fair...

LATE JUNE: I PUT ALL MY EGGS IN THIS BASKET

Who is  Late June? Late June is a project I started after about 3 years of making music, around (2013). I was bored with what I was doing at the time and wanted to explore more creative and musical moments. As well as being more expressive, I wanted to start...

THE CREATIVE’S GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

Social media is important for all artists and creative entrepreneurs working to create awareness and financial stability. The rules are the same, no matter your craft. Here are 9 rules that creatives should live by in order to improve their online presence – and most...

Alexy Préfontaine: Digital Art & Photography

How did it all begin? How did you build this online following?  It all began in 2014 when I discover a few mobile apps that could let me edit images with the only use of my iPhone. At first, I was just fooling around, doing some not-so-serious and not-so-good artworks...

JAY-Z “THE STORY OF OJ” THE 4.44 ALBUM

After dropping mysterious posters all round Times Square, followed by a series of videos with Lupita Nyong’o and Mahershala Ali, Jay Z is officially back in the game with his thirteenth album. Made up of ten No I.D-produced tracks, the disc 4:44 is available to listen...

LINDSAY PERRY: JACK OF ALL TRADES

Lindsay Perry is certainly one of the few who's energy and enigmatic sense of being resonates. Going way back to Satellite Beach Florida, I had the pleasure of knowing Lindsay and watching her progression. One of the first I knew who leveraged technology to create...

WILHEMINA MODEL: PHOENIX ANDERSON

What's your story? what brought you to NY and most importantly how long have you known you wanted to pursue modeling? I'm from a small town in Jersey and always dreamed of escaping that and moving to NY and so once I graduated high school I did. I took a break from...

Creative Crush: THE WITCHES OF BUSHWICK

 First a party for 'girls who like girls,' the punk, riot girl vibe evolved into a collective that helps young artists. Founded by Christine Tran as a way to bring her creative friends together.  The Witches of Bushwick has become collective for artists and creatives...

Jim McElvaney -Sheffield Based Artist

The world has brought such a vast space for interconnectivity and opportunity. I had the pleasure of finding Jim McElvaney while on instagram and felt he would make a great feature for the site. I appreciate the bold ephemarality in his works. McElvaney is a Sheffield...

INCREASE SUCCESS IN LIFE, CREATIVITY & BUSINESS

So you want to LEVEL UP! So you can increase success in creativity, business and life in general.  You want to sell more art, start a small business or even start a startup!? Whatever you’re up to just know you’re not the only one. “Everybody wants the good life but...

BEN SLOW: LONDON BASED FINE & COMMERCIAL ARTIST

Photo by: Shafiur Rahman ( @shafiur ) Ben Slow, the London based artist constinously facinated and inspired by the colorful characters he meets on his travels. His street work in particular tends to focus on celebrating local personalities. Many unknown outside of...

DONT KEEP YOUR DAY JOB

Cathy Heller's 'Don't Keep Your Day Job' is a weekly podcast showcasing how creative people have made a living doing what they love. In my pursuit to "Not keep my day Job" and do what I love and, maintain the quality of life that my soul sucking "Day Job"  provided....

ULTIMATE HOW TO TIPS TO CRUSH YOUR CREATIVE GOALS

ARE YOU LIVING OR EARNING A LIVING? The job's as a host, barista, bartender that gives you free time to go to castings, paint, network and all the other things you intially intended. Why are you sleeping in?  Why are you partying, Why are you spending money on shit...

HOW TO MARKET MY CREATIVE STARTUP

Here’s a checklist, that will help you spark ideas for your startup marketing. I also made it available for download so to help on your way. “There are two types of people in this world. Those who will do whatever it takes to create the life of their dreams...and...

CREATIVE CRUSH: DANIEL ARSHAM: NY BASED ARTIST

THE FUTURE IS NOW... Daniel Arhsam a color blind artist and lover of archeology who's merged that of our past with the future in his ongoig series. "FUTURE RELICS" The  Brooklyn based  artist created by taking the items we are familiar with more specifically...

MEET WALTER

The all-new WALTER Each is personally calerbrated by using the latest AMD-powered technology, Weyland-Yutani will analyze your personality and biometric markers to discover the perfect Walter unit for your needs. Images via Meetwalter.com The video, is cold,...

BLADE RUNNER 2049

30 years after the events of the first film, Blade Runner 2049 is here!                       Still from “Blade Runner 2049”via YouTube LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of a dystopian society...

FRIDA KAHLO: Rare Photos of a Young Woman in 1920’s

There is a distinct lack of information, about Frida Kahlo's teenage years. Recently, photos of Kahlo as a teen in the 1920s surfaced online. While there is an abundance of paintings and photographs of Kahlo in existence in a public sphere, most of them are from later...

WHAT IN THE WORLD: JUXTAPOZ IN BERLIN

Curated by Juxtapoz editor Evan Pricco and presented by Urban Nation and Yasha Young as their PM/12 edition.  Juxtapoz is proud to present What In the World: The Juxtapoz Edition Curated by Juxtapoz editor Evan Pricco and presented by Urban Nation and Yasha Young as...

FROM CREATIVE SIDE HUSTLE TO ARTIST SUSTAINABILITY

The Creative Side Hustle Let's talk about how you can go from treating the things you love as a side hustle and how to turn it into a sustainable way of living. That's right making a living doing what you love. So the things you love pays rent, inspires creativity and...

TAKARA WONG

Takara Wong's current Spring/Summer 17 Collection "Love To Hate Me" has many taking notes. Inspired by the lifestyle of Tokyo's underground gang culture. Takara Wong found inspiration in the rough, rowdy and, sometimes violent scenes of Bosozoku, illegal night Racing...

A New Era For Artists

There is no need for your talents to be set aside around a day job and treated like a hobby. Too many creatives struggle to find a balance and let their passions fade.  Here were look at some various tips and that can help you build your audience and monetize on your...

Nuria Zappata – In Case You Miss Her

We met in New York, after leaving the “Grand Life” you headed back to Peru for some R&R and an intention to return to NY. What has kept you there?    I went back to Lima because I had an artist solo show there. I had only made one piece in New York (the book), so I...

NIKO IS: Songs.4.People.Who.Break.Hearts

        NIKO IS ...Big hair, big smoke, big words, humble heart.  A Brazilian-born lyricist residing in Florida. has been taking the game on for the love of the art and the desire create. I was introduced to the talents of Niko back in 2013 when I ran across a...

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