Episode 59

Artist life: being an outsider and failing a lot /59

Michele has a NEW Podcast - Join her over at 'Sellable Art That Feels Like Me' to hear more.

Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/sellable-art-that-feels-like-me/id1733772599

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


Michele is hot off the official opening event of her solo exhibition and she has THOUGHTS to share. OriginArt members and other artist friends came out to support and celebrate at the opening, and being amongst ‘our tribe’ highlighted (again) how our way of seeing the world and how we spend our time can seem pretty weird to ‘normal’ people.

Michele and Bec dig into the practical realities of being an outsider when it comes to the work and path we’ve chosen to pursue, and what it takes in this primarily solo effort to persist and thrive. One of the big challenges is overturning what we may have learned about failure as something to be avoided. Michele explains how she views failure as not only unavoidable, but an absolutely critical part of a successful creative process. And she dishes on all the ‘sucky’ art she made along the way (which is still documented on her phone!).


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Song credit: Sunday Groove by Michael Kobrin

About the Podcast

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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.

About your hosts

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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 OriginArt program.
Find her at micheleluminato.com
& @originart_with_michele on IG
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Bec Leigh

Bec is an Australian artist whose abstract work combines pigment and poetry.
Find her at beclei.com
& @beclei on IG