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 our host Rachel Wilkins speaks with David Drebin as he shares tips on building relationships in the right circles, dealing with rejection and the role of passion, time and self awareness in the success of any artist. He elaborates on internal versus external validation and the long term effects and finally they discuss pricing artwork and value perceptions.



A graduate of the Parsons School of Design in NYC and with over 20 years of experience and a major collector base around the world, one collector of note being music legend Sir Elton John, David Drebin (IG @daviddrebin) works in various art forms and produces Photographs, Lightboxes, Neon light Installations, Diamond Dust works, and more, all while aiming to inspire others.





In this episode we discuss:

  • Internal versus external validation and the long term effects
  • Dealing with rejection
  • Tips on building relationships in the right circles
  • Pricing artwork and value perceptions
  • The role of passion, time and self awareness in the success of any artist


David Drebin’s Website: https://daviddrebin.com/

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


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