Miriam Schulman is a watercolor and mixed media artist and the Founder of The Inspiration Place, a popular online art class and artist community. Before venturing into the art world, Miriam worked at a hedge fund on Wall Street until 9/11. Since then, she has followed her passion, built a successful career as an artist, and helped other creatives make their art dreams come true. Miriam is also the host of The Inspiration Place podcast, where she talks with artists, creatives, and industry experts about how to succeed in the art world.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Miriam Schulman recalls her transition from Wall Street to the art world
- The intersection of mortality and art
- How our emotions affect our artistic expression
- Miriam discusses how the pandemic has impacted creative and artistic spaces
- Learning to overcome your mental roadblocks when creating art
- Miriam’s thoughts on the purpose of life: to evolve
In this episode…
Artists are revolutionaries and trailblazers, but sometimes they get stuck. For many creatives, their inner fear of rejection and criticism hinders their ability to be bold, create impactful pieces, and grow their careers.
Miriam Schulman, ex-Wall Street worker turned watercolor and mixed media artist, knows this feeling all too well. After pursuing her art career and gaining confidence as an artist, she decided to create The Inspiration Place. Now, this online community helps other artists and creatives find the inspiration they need to overcome their mental roadblocks and pursue their art careers with more intensity.
In this week’s episode of the Pencil Kings podcast, Mitch Bowler sits down with fellow podcaster and watercolor artist, Miriam Schulman. They discuss the connection between mortality and art, how to overcome your fear of rejection and criticism, and the impact of the global pandemic on creative spaces. Miriam also shares her thoughts on the purpose of life (hint: get uncomfortable!).
Resources Mentioned in this episode
- Mitch Bowler on LinkedIn
- Pencil Kings
- Evolve Artist
- Miriam Schulman on LinkedIn
- Schulman Art
- The Inspiration Place
- The Inspiration Place Podcast
- PK 129: Carl Potts on the Golden Age of Marvel and How to Break Into the Comics Industry
- The DC Comics Guide to Creating Comics: Inside the Art of Visual Storytelling by Carl Potts
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