Veteran turned artist has his work featured at the Metropolitan Opera

Welcome to the 28th episode of Smart Art Business, a podcast created to help artists thrive.

If you are reading this, you are most likely an artist that invests a lot of time, energy and resources into creating your artwork. Over the coming months, we will be chatting with artists and industry professionals to bring you ideas and suggestions on how to refine your work, increase your sales, and broaden your audience.

In this episode, we chat with Rafael Colon.

Rafael Colon, a US military veteran, father and multi-media artist shares his story of how he went from struggling artist to having his work featured in the gift shop of the Metropolitan Opera in NYC His is a story of resilience and persistence

In this episode we discuss:

  • What art can bring to people
  • Art in Skateboard and Violin
  • Dealing with pandemic

Here is a list of resources mentioned in this episode:

Check out Rafael’s website: https://www.rafaelcolon.org/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/recolon2458/

This episode is sponsored by:

Jump Start your Biz
Conception Arts
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