Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast hosted by art business coach Rachel Wilkins. The Smart Art Business Podcast aims to help visual artists and creative entrepreneurs grow and sustain a successful business. Featuring tangible advice and inspiring interviews with artists and industry experts, you will learn how to brand, market, and sell your art the smart way.


In this episode, Rachel Wilkins speaks with David Bianchi, a multi disciplinary artist, motivator, actor and poet on spoken word as a deep form of expression, use of film as an outlet for buried emotion and the power actors and poets have in helping effect change.They touched on inclusivity of people of colour in the conversations, co-existence of NFTs and Clubhouse post COVID19 and how to embrace your imperfections and get out of your own way.



David Bianchi is a producer, artist, motivator, poet and actor with a decorated career in front of the camera. He has almost 100 professional credits he can be seen in studio films and major Network TV. Currently, he is major recurring in Season 4 of Netflix’s Queen of The South and Ruthless on BET while recurring on SEAL Team Season 4.

David is widely known as a Spoken Word poet with TV appearances on two seasons of the NAACP Award-nominated show Verses and Flow. David produces and created “Spinema” spinning cinema through spoken word. His poetic films include Wade in the Water, I Can’t Breathe and You Can’t Hear Me. 

He first hit the stage in 3rd grade in Mexico City. He is classically trained with a BFA in Theatre/Film from Arizona State University. David is Brazilian / Italian and fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese. His work in front of the camera has earned him membership into the very prestigious Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

David has 20 IMDB producer credits, 16 screenwriter credits and is the founder of Exertion Films. He is currently in post-production on CATALYST (directed by Emmy Nominee Christopher Folkens). David stars with Patrick Kilpatrick, Michael Roark, and Noel Gugliemi. This is his 5th feature film as a producer.



In this episode we discuss:

  • Spoken word as a deep form of expression
  • Film as an outlet all emotions buried and suppressed over time
  • The power actors and poets have in helping effect change
  • Reactions from the Floyd family over David’s film, “I can’t breathe”
  • Community actions ensuring black and indigenous people of colour are  being brought to the table for these conversations 
  • Views into how the NFT and Clubhouse worlds will co-exist post COVID19
  • How to embrace you imperfections and get out of your own way


David Bianchi’s Website: https://davidbianchi.actor/about

Rachel Wilkins Websitehttp://www.smartartbiz.com/


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