Episode 26

Is now a good time to be an artist? /26

As of July 2023, we won't be posting new episodes but you can connect with Bec & Michele and continue the conversation via the links below.


Even in the best of times, most of us have someone in our lives questioning if pursuing an art career is really the best idea, and whether we should get a ‘safer’ job. Now, it seems like the news is gloomier every day, and with talk of economic downturns those same people might be asking if it’s time to give up the art dream altogether (or at least wait for a ‘better time’).

Michele shares from her personal experience in responding to incredibly challenging circumstances and how her choices worked out. What can we do to get better at finding opportunity in such times?


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Song credit: Sunday Groove by Michael Kobrin

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Unearthing Art
Michele Luminato & Bec Leigh dig into making art that matters--the messy reality of being an artist, navigating the creative process and expressing our honest (sometimes weird) selves.

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Bec Leigh & Michele Luminato

Michele is an American-born abstract artist based in Australia. She guides other artists to create and sell unique art from the heart through her Origin Art program.
Bec is an Australian artist whose abstract work combines pigment and poetry.
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