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Making An Artist

Making An Artist

By Making An Artist Presented by Shanna Shrum
A podcast that proves that inside everyone, lives an artist.
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It's The Break That Brings You Back With Guest Artist Rose Truesdale
On to today’s guest Rose Truesdale is a writer, singer, freedom, pleasure, and magic seeker, founder of Creative Women Berlin, and creator of the Rose Knows Newsletter. In this episode we talk about creating rest, how the Inner Artist needs hospitable conditions to create in, giving yourself some fucking credit, and hot girls with IBS. Learn more about Rose and sign up for her newsletter at http://www.rosetruesdale.com/ Enjoy! Interested in coaching and creativity? Visit compassionatecreativecoach.com to schedule your free 20 minute consultation. Music by Lennon Bone soundandpatterns.com Podcast art by Jessika Savage jessikasavage.com Editing and sound by yours truly.
52:11
October 06, 2021
The Failure Episode with Guest Artist Jeffrey James Binney
On today’s episode we have one of my dearest and oldest friends back on the podcast filmmaker, trailrunner, comedian Jeffrey James Binney is joining us again to talk about failure, grief, getting in over your head, and releasing a film during a pandemic. Enjoy! To learn more about Jeffrey follow her on Instagram and check out her website here. Visit compassionatecreativecoach.com for all things coaching and creative. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode editing by Darbi Masters darbimasters.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
42:44
May 28, 2020
I'm Terrified. Let's GO! with Guest Artist DJ Lani Love
On today’s episode we have the amazing and lovely DJ Lani Love. In it we talk about how you're never too old to start, being terrified but doing it anyway, and how every thing, every last thing has been done, but it hasn’t been done by you. Enjoy! To learn more about Lani follow her on Instagram @DJLaniLove and check out her website here: http://www.djlanilove.com/ Visit compassionatecreativecoach.com for all things coaching and creative. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode editing by Darbi Masters darbimasters.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
45:59
April 29, 2020
Own Your Story with Guest Artist Rebecca Kling
On today’s episode, we have activist and storyteller Rebecca Kling. Due to the coronavirus, we had to record remotely on zoom, so pardon the audio quality. Despite the distance, the conversation did not suffer. In it we talk about cultivating empathy, the bogusness of the 40-hour workweek, infusing play into protest, and Rebecca gives the first-ever live performance on making an artist. Enjoy! To learn more about Rebecca follow her on Instagram and check out her website here. Visit compassionatecreativecoach.com for all things coaching and creative. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com 
50:39
March 25, 2020
Soft Revenge With Guest Artist Sara Tea
On today’s episode, we have multimedia artist, musician, DJ, and creative consultant Sara Tea. In it we talk about living in our soft power, creating with a chronic illness, cultivating real online relationships, and boundaries. Enjoy! To learn more about Sara follow her on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/saratea___/ and check out her website here: https://saratea.com Visit compassionatecreativecoach.com for all things coaching and creative. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
40:11
February 19, 2020
Your Life is Not An Emergency with Guest Artist Megaan Pelaar
On today’s episode we have interior designer, real estate agent, connector, and Emerge Retreat producer Megaan Pelaar, in it we talk about rejection as redirection, daily practices, and good old fashioned spiritual awakenings. Enjoy! To learn more about Megaan follow her on Instagram http://bit.ly/2RivtQ4 To follow her production company Inner Kaleidoscope visit http://bit.ly/37knoQ6 and register for Emerge-A Retreat To Honor The Highest Self here: https://www.emergeretreat2020.com/ Visit compassionatecreativecoach.com for all things coaching and creative. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
59:40
January 22, 2020
Productive Creative Differences with Guest Artist Amelia Hruby
On today’s episode we have writer, podcaster, feminist activist, and Ph.D. candidate, Amelia Hruby, in it we talk about sleep as a non-negotiable, trusting your community, self-care, and making yourself uncomfortable. Enjoy! To learn more about Amelia and 50 Feminist States visit http://fiftyfeministstates.com/ To follow her on instagram visit http://bit.ly/2SLw7Tt and peep her website here: http://www.ameliahruby.com/ Visit http://bit.ly/2SR86dW for tickets to Life of the Pahty Live: Glamourshotz Visit Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
48:47
March 06, 2019
Another Way To Be With Guest Artist Jeremy Owens
On today’s episode, we have writer and producer of You’re Being Ridiculous Jeremy Owens, in it, we talk about growing up gay in the south, accidentally being and the emotional roller coaster of producing live shows and running marathons. Enjoy!! To learn more about Jeremy and You’re Being Ridiculous visit http://yourebeingridiculous.com/ To read and follow Heauxs Magazine visit https://heauxsmag.com/ Visit http://bit.ly/2FIaEZv for tickets to Recharge: A Retreat to Regain Energy and Spirit Visit Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
53:34
February 20, 2019
Suffering is a Gift with Guest Artist Genevieve Diesing
On today’s episode we have Genevieve Diesing, chef, writer, and creator of the underground supper club, My Back Porch. In it we talk about the power of limitations, suffering as a gift, doing things your way, and how fucking delicious her food is. Enjoy. To learn more about Genevieve and to sign up for her mailing list please visit http://bit.ly/2RJnubo Visit http://bit.ly/2FIaEZv for tickets to Recharge: A Retreat to Regain Energy and Spirit Visit Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
55:20
February 06, 2019
Feel Your Feelings with Guest Artist Elizabeth Gomez
On today’s episode we have Elizabeth Gomez, stand up, storyteller, and midwestern rube. In it we talk about her project Fat Heauxs, crying in comedy, letting go of your creations, and her circle of dicks. Enjoy! To learn more about Elizabeth please visit https://www.thatelizabethgomez.com/ Visit http://bit.ly/2UPQ0eh to purchase tickets Life of the Pahty Live! and http://bit.ly/2FIaEZv for tickets to Recharge: A Retreat to Regain Energy and Spirit Visit Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
49:37
January 23, 2019
Represent with Guest Artist Hillary Bachelder
On today’s episode, we have Hillary Bachelder documentary filmmaker and director of Represent a documentary about women running for political office,. In it we talk about asking for money, rejection, more rejection, getting it all in writing and celebrating small wins. Enjoy! To learn more about Hilary and her project please visit https://www.thefilmrepresent.com Visit http://bit.ly/2UPQ0eh to purchase tickets Life of the Pahty Live! and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
51:34
January 09, 2019
Everything is Worth It with Guest Artist Shanna Shrum
On today’s episode. We have Shanna Shrum, creator of Life of the Pahty, this podcast, and creative coach to artists all over the country. In it we talk about creative annihilation, picking yourself back up, and balancing art and business. ENJOY! Visit http://bit.ly/2yjKVBB to purchase tickets for 2019 GOALS: More Joy Less Bullshit! and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:00:24
November 07, 2018
Your Body Doesn't Lie with Guest Artist Danielle Chutinthranond
On today’s episode. We have Danielle Chutinthranond owner and creator of Monsoon Pottery. In it we talk about how your body doesn’t lie, navigating capitalism and accessibility, and finding and minding your own business. Visit MonsoonPottery.com and follow Danielle at http://bit.ly/2O4IWWL To enter to win tickets to 2019 Goals: More Joy Less Bullshit follow the instructions here: http://bit.ly/2O1MzwF Visit our workshop sponsor Alexandra Marks Jewelry at AlexandraMarksJewelry.com Visit http://bit.ly/2yjKVBB to purchase tickets for 2019 GOALS: More Joy Less Bullshit! and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:02:49
October 24, 2018
Available for the Invitation with Guest Artist Alia Walston
On today’s episode. We have Alia Walston, an intuitive reader who focuses mostly on the modes of tarot and astrology. She is also an educator and writer. In it we talk about her gorgeous zine “Your Body is a Gift” (purchase here: https://squ.re/2y7o3VJ), holding multiple truths, being sensitive, and my favorite: boundaries. ENJOY! Visit Aliawalston.com and follow her on Instagram at http://bit.ly/2ybHaOa Visit http://bit.ly/2yjKVBB to purchase tickets for 2019 GOALS: More Joy Less Bullshit! and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
54:15
October 10, 2018
Put That Guilt In The Trash Can with Guest Artist Lora Miller
On today’s episode we have Lora Miller, co-owner of The Martin Chicago in it we talk about creating accessible art for everyone, balancing multiple identities, guilt, and orgasms. That’s right mom! Enjoy! Visit TheMartinChicago.com and follow them on Instagram at http://bit.ly/2NHmXcR Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
56:42
September 26, 2018
Wildly Strong with Guest Artist Sarah Azzouzi
On today’s episode we have Sarah Azzouzi, co-owner of lost girl’s vintage in it we talk about what it was like to be a bossy girl turned girl boss, fashion as a daily creative outlet, and becoming vulnerable to wake up. Enjoy! Visit LostGirlsChicago.com and follow Sarah on Instagram at http://bit.ly/2OdVeNr Visit LifeofthePahty.com to purchase tickets for Pahty Class! and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
51:08
September 12, 2018
A River Runs Through It with Guest Artist Jeffrey James Binney
On today’s episode we have Jeffrey James Binney, former musical theater actor turned vegan ultrarunner and filmmaker. In it we talk on a river, like a literal river about what it’s like to answer the call of the hero’s journey from an ICU waiting room, realizing your childhood dream to live in a home on wheels, and taking the reigns and monetizing your art. Enjoy! Visit OnceisEnoughFilm.com and JJB.Life to learn more about Jeffrey James Binney and his projects! Visit LifeofthePahty.com to purchase tickets for Pahty Class! and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:05:48
August 22, 2018
Turn Your Butt On with Guest Artist Jenny Battenberg
On today’s episode we have Jenny Battenberg: dancer, teacher, model and all around delight. In it we talk about growing up a carnie, strengthening your foundation, and everyone’s favorite: getting fired and having it be the best thing to happen for you! Enjoy! You can follow Jenny on Instagram at http://bit.ly/2vQ6mbd And learn more about Leverage Dance Theater here http://bit.ly/2vOSj5z Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
49:60
August 08, 2018
Ring Ring It's Oprah Calling! with Guest Artist Meegan Czop
On today’s episode we have Meegan Czop: owner of Great Lakes Yard a reclaimed lumber and salvage company. Armed with her art degree meegan has produced pieces for companies such as Bell’s Brewery and Cliff Bar to name a few. We talk about creating the job you want for yourself, taking your shot, and getting THE call from OPRAH. Enjoy. Visit https://www.greatlakesyard.com/ to learn more and to contact Meegan about a custom piece! Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:13:55
July 25, 2018
Living on Faith with Guest Artist Deanna Myers
On to today’s episode, we have Deanna Myers: actor, aerial artist, and social justice badass. We talk about literally everything from coffee competitions, science, perfectionism, allowing instead of pushing, and self-care. You’re going to love love love her. Also, a content note, around the 29-minute mark until about 32 minutes we discuss dissection of cadavers so if you think you might be sensitive to hearing that please take care of yourself and fast forward. To learn more about Deanna follow her here: https://www.instagram.com/hi_denahnah/ Also if you want to see a picture of the Jeff Committee check out this handy dandy article https://trib.in/2ucu0Pc To purchase tickets to Cultivating Creative Confidence at The Robey on July 21st click here and use the promo code MAKINGANARTIST for 20% off bit.ly/2w67CKx Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:11:24
July 11, 2018
Becoming More You with Guest Artist Lucy Wak
Ok on to today’s episode we have Lucy Wak: fire dancer, video editor, sculptor, potter, DJ, and Drag KING. We talk about everything from finding your creative champion in Oklahoma, using art to become more of who you truly are, dabbling in the kink scene, possibly directing a porn, and I learn what a FemDomm is. Strap in folks and enjoy! To learn more about Lucy Wak visit her on Facebook here: http://bit.ly/2tzPlS8 To purchase tickets to Cultivating Creative Confidence at The Robey on July 21st click here and use the promo code MAKINGANARTIST for 20% off bit.ly/2w67CKx Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
55:12
June 27, 2018
Consciously Uncoupling with Guest Artist Maggie Kubley
On today’s episode, we have Maggie Kubley: singer, songwriter, actor, and member of the band Celine Neon which has decided to consciously uncouple. Maggie honestly tells us what it’s like to end a creative project, start fresh but not over, and still stay friends. To learn more about Maggie and view her amazing songs and videos, visit MaggieKubley.com Get tickets to Celine Neon's FINAL SHOW here: http://bit.ly/2Mpebfj To support her work, visit Patreon.com/MaggieKubley Get a God Damn cake at BonVivantCakes.com Google some therapy at Google.com To purchase tickets to Cultivating Creative Confidence at The Robey click here: bit.ly/2w67CKx Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
53:49
June 13, 2018
What's Your Fatal Flaw? with Guest Artist Tribble
On today's episode, I talk with the hilarious comedian, host, podcaster, violinist, singer and self-taught cellist Tribble. We talk about overachieving, punching up in comedy, fatal flaws, and dicks. Obviously. To learn more about Tribble and where you can find her next, visit her website TribbztheCool.com To purchase tickets to Cultivating Creative Confidence at The Robey click here: bit.ly/2w67CKx Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:05:59
May 30, 2018
It Takes As Long As It Takes with Guest Artist Ana Fernatt
On today's episode, I talk with the lovely podcaster and writer, Ana Fernatt about letting go of old identities and what happens when one project ends and the next is yet to begin. The answer? Growth. Follow Ana on Instagram at http://bit.ly/2IlrkaZ To check out Ana's podcast Champagne and Snark visit https://apple.co/2L0GoZr To purchase tickets to Shanna's creative workshop at The Robey click here: http://bit.ly/2w67CKx Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:14:50
May 16, 2018
You Should Be Terrified with Guest Artist Kimberly Senior
Holy shadizzle ya'll on today's episode we have the wonderful Broadway director Kimberly Senior. You also might have seen her work on a little network called HBO which you can check out here: https://itsh.bo/2HO9NE4 On today's episode we talk about how you absolutely should be terrified or as Shanna's therapist calls it: Reasonably Uncomfortable when being an artist, balancing parenthood with being an artist (hint, it's not much different from being a lawyer) and why men always empty their pockets when entering a room! To purchase tickets to Shanna's creative workshop at The Robey click here: http://bit.ly/2w67CKx To learn more about Kimberly Senior visit kimberlysenior.net Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:01:35
May 02, 2018
Your Instincts Are Everything with Guest Artist Jessika Savage
Do you want to hear what it's like to make art in a LITERAL war zone? Well, then you've come to the right place. Today's guest is Army Combat Veteran and Location Independent Graphic Designer and Art Director Jessika Savage. We talk about finding your leverage, Dana Scully's hairstyles, trusting your instincts, and making art in Mosul, Iraq. To view Jessika's work look above this description to the beautiful yellow, pink, and blue picture. Yup, she made the podcast art for Making An Artist! You can also visit her at JessikaSavage.com to see more! Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by JessikaSavage.com Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
01:09:07
April 18, 2018
Let's Circle Back to Sade part 2 with Guest Artist Britt Julious
In part two of my conversation with writer Britt Julious we discuss singer Sade, allowing space for projects to fully form, navigating trauma and creative flow. It's a jam packed 33 minutes y'all! To read more of Britt's work check her out here: http://brittjulious.tumblr.com/ Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by Jessika Savage Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
32:45
April 06, 2018
You know you can do it: VOGUE with Guest Artist Britt Julious
Today's Guest Artist is the wonderful writer Britt Julious! We spoke on the eve of her first piece appearing in Vogue Magazine. Our conversation was so long and delightful that this is a two-parter! In today's episode, we talk about what it took to get to Vogue. Turns out things like self-care, shifting mindset, and support from a Lyft driver are requirements. If you want to read Britt's piece check it out here: http://bit.ly/2FQ7zHe To read more of Britt's work check her out here: http://brittjulious.tumblr.com/ Visit LifeofthePahty.com and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to learn more and support this listener supported podcast. Podcast art by Jessika Savage Episode music by Lennon Bone of soundandpatternsmusic.com
56:37
March 21, 2018
The Layoff Episode! with Guest Artist Sarah Minnie
Getting laid off is THE WORST. It's scary, it's sad and it makes you feel like a dumpster fire. But you know what they say! When Jason Momoa shuts a door, he opens a window. Listen as Guest Artist Sarah Minnie talks about how getting laid off became a catalyst for her career as a successful filmmaker. Check out Sarah's work here: http://www.minnieproductionsllc.com/ We talk a lot about Steps For Bravery, watch it here! https://vimeo.com/229801465 Episode music by Lennon Bone soundandpatternsmusic.com For more information please visit LifeofthePahty.com and to support Making An Artist Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty Artists discussed in today's show: http://brittjulious.tumblr.com/ https://www.bonvivantcakes.com/ http://www.minnieproductionsllc.com/crew/
01:04:53
March 07, 2018
The TSA Agent KNOWS YOU with Guest Artist Stephanie Jensen
On the first episode of Making an Artist host Shanna Shrum sits down with photographer Stephanie Jensen. They talk about everything from imposter syndrome to the TSA agent affirming who you are. To view Stephanie's work and to hire her, visit www.sjphoto.virb.com Episode music by Lennon Bone www.soundandpatternsmusic.com Visit www.LifeofthePahty.com to learn more and Patreon.com/LifeofthePahty to support the making of Making An Artist Pahty!
50:34
February 21, 2018
Making An Artist is Coming Soon!
Shanna Shrum, creator of Life of the Pahty! has some hot goss: she's making a podcast ALL about the creative process. How do you become an artist? How do you stay an artist? What the hell makes you an artist? We're gonna talk about it all with wait for it...other artists! Keep your eyes peeled for a release date! PAHTY!!
01:07
January 30, 2018