In the final episode of Season 5, I sit with Nigerian Artists Jah Love. I learn about his work as a visual artist that is also passionate about music, creating large scale work and challenging himself to paint on various surfaces. I ended the interview by asking JahLove about his thoughts on Freedom and Independence. He briefly talks about the challenges he faces today in Nigeria with kidnappings at a high rate and how that relates to past slavery in West African countries and the importance of freedom today.
In today’s episode I sat with Joie, an artist based out of Chicago. She really inspired me with her words on confidence in her creative expression. We also touched on COVID & freedom, as well as using technology such as NFTs and merch as an income stream for visual artists.
In today’s episode I sit with an artists known as Qrcky. We talked about his desire to personally stay unknown as an artists yet make his artwork not only known but accessible to all. We also talked about as well his experience and thoughts of healing through creative expression as well as black art representation.
In today’s episode I sit with artist Maurice Moore and discuss his journey as a black and queer artists as well as his thoughts on what makes black art, black art, the importance of representation in an artists education and learning experience, appropriation and his featured collection at Legacy Designs Studio’s 2nd Juneteenth and 2nd annual BLM Art Exhibit in the virtual world of Second Life.
In todays episode of Manifest Your Brilliance we talk a bit about types of feedback we receive and how we can learn from it and not take it personally. I also recommend a book I am currently reading called Thanks For The Feedback by Douglas Stone
Interview With Sumi Jones, Managing Director for Olloum. We sit with Sumi and get to know about what inspired her to start Olloum, the new rebrand and the not so secret, secret to reaching business goals.