In this episode John Coleman talks with Danny about his earliest professional art job at a hair studio in Hollywood, his many years as a businessman - and how he transferred that knowledge to building his art career, his passion for mythology - and the role that plays in his choice of subject matter, his view of Western art as traditional art, the importance of authenticity in Western art, and so much more.Read More
In this episode Jacob talks with Danny about getting back to making sculptures after many years, his daily schedule, what's happening at Grand Central Atelier, his proposal to categorize artists based on their studio practices, and much more.
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Artist James Tennison talks with Danny about his experiences as a portrait artist, the benefits of working with an artist agency, painting Texas governors Ann Richards and Rick Perry, his desire to sell more work through galleries, and much more!
In this episode Danny talks with artist Joshua LaRock about relocating from New York to North Carolina (via Maine), being a part of the ACOPAL group that visited China, opening the East Oaks Studio with Michael Klein and Louis Carr, the artist as entrepreneur, and so much more!
In this episode Danny talks with artist Qiang Huang (pronounced Chong Wong) about his hectic workshop schedule, his former career as an optical engineer, growing up in China, beginning as a daily painter, his meditation practice, and so much more.
In this episode Jeff Legg talks with Danny about his earliest and most influential mentor, his journey from bicycle shop owner to full-time artist, his experience as an art student in Minneapolis, giving his career over to Jesus Christ, the importance of being a member of Oil Painters of America to his career, and much more.
In this interview Danny and artist Joseph Daily discuss his daily schedule, his favorite time of day for plein air painting, training with Marvin Mattelson, winning Best of Show at the PSoA, his upcoming workshop in Los Gatos, CA, and much much more!
Join Joseph for his upcoming portrait painting workshop in Los Gatos, CA. June 26 - 30, 2017 jqdaily.com/teaching
Upcoming solo show. Friday June 2, 2017. Anthony Brunelli Fine Art
In this episode Danny talks with Artist Kevin Wueste about Kevin's daily schedule, his passion for teaching, what it takes to be a great teacher, his journey from being a Microsoft exec to a professional artist via training in Santa Fe, San Francisco, Manhattan, and Brooklyn, and much much more!
Music on this episode from Led Zeppelin and Gary Stewart
In this episode Courtney tells Danny about Brian Trekell's trek to Japan to learn the fine art of brush making, the company's decision to go all in on social media (beginning with MySpace), why they don't sell in the big box art retailers, the gallery show they are curating for this summer, why they like to partner with artists, some of their most popular products, and more!
In this episode Danny talks with Gabriela Dellosso about her weekly schedule, how she turned her obsession for costumes and all things Victorian into her painting aesthetic, the importance of following your own artistic voice, painting large, and her passion for researching and writing about female painters largely lost to history.
In this episode Danny talks with Todd Casey about his upcoming show at Rehs Gallery in NYC, leaving his full-time job to be a full-time artist, where he finds inspiration for future paintings, winning first place for the second year in a row for Still Life in the Portrait Society of America's members show, and MUCH MORE!!
In part II of their conversation Quent opens the episode by reading a recent flash fiction piece of his expressing his feelings about the first presidential debate of 2016. Quent and Danny talk about how important it is for artists to know what is meaningful to them, to have the courage to express that in their art, creating art in difficult times, and more.
In this episode Danny and Quent have a wide ranging conversation about Quent's life in the arts. We get to hear about the voice over artist Quent has chosen for his audio books, his possible collaboration with an illustrator on future projects, how he sees connections between painting and writing, and much much more.
quentcordair.com - Quent's personal website featuring his fiction writing
cordair.com - Quent Cordair Fine Art
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In this episode Danny talks with artist Abbey Ryan and she tells him what it means to be a daily painter, why it's crucial to know yourself as an artist, how important it is to have a daily practice, why she doesn't like tapas, and SO MUCH MORE!!
In this episode we get to hear about Danny Ferland's new gallery representation at Pousette Gallery in Vancouver, BC, his life as a portrait artist in Quebec, a spontaneous road trip north to powow with Native Americans, his martial arts training in Quebec and China, his experience as an art student in NYC, and his daily working schedule today. Follow Danny on Facebook and Instagram and visit his website at
In this episode Danny talks to gallerist Lance Rehs. Danny and Lance have an open and frank discussion about the artist/gallery relationship. Lance was a great sport, opening up with a good answer as to why galleries should get a 50% commission. This is a wide-ranging conversation covering topics like how artists should approach galleries for representation, how an artist should conduct business once he/she has representation, and what a gallery likes to see on an artists website.