Welcome to the Smart Art Business Podcast. Hosted by art business coach Rachel Wilkins, the Smart Art Business Podcast was created 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, Jonathan Foley discusses and demystifies the fear surrounding NFTs. Jonathan also shares how he has gotten so much value by virtue of being a ClubHouse member through creative collaborations.



Jonathan Foley, popularly known as JR, is a designer, educator, and visual artist based in New York. He teaches Art, Math, and English in middle school. Jonathan is well-traveled and was a full-time artist for two years before taking up his career as a teacher. He has sold his art on Etsy, written an e-book titled Your Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Profitable Full-Time Artist which is available on Amazon.



In this episode we discuss:

  • Understanding the world of NFTs
  • The fear that comes with the complex set up process
  • The value of being a ClubHouse member and how it has contributed to JR’s knowledge bank around NFTs
  • The type of art which is deemed suitable for this arena
  • How to build your community through collaboration
  • The effects on copyrights
  • Available platforms where artists can start with the technology


Jonathan Foley Website: https://linktr.ee/JR.ArtSpace/

Rachel Wilkins Website: http://www.smartartbiz.com/


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