Working internationally as a visual story-teller, artist and educator, Crista is the founder of The Working Artist, a unique online business experience for artists and other creatives. Through her program, Crista has served artists in over 60 different countries. Crista is a firm believer that any artist can succeed—if they do the work. She’s passionate about filling the world with creative people who take their mission seriously.
Honored as an "Influencer in the Contemporary Art World" by LinkedIn, Crista has collaborated with some of the most significant contemporary artists showing today. She's taught and lectured throughout the world, helping aspiring artists to take the steps necessary to become working artists and established artists to up their game.
Crista’s resume includes time spent as a gallerist, award-winning documentary filmmaker, fine-art publisher, and she has curated dozens of exhibitions, receiving reviews in Art in America, Huffington Post, and Flash Art. Her own essays have been published by The Guardian, Yale Press and the renowned French art publisher Gallimard. To learn more about how Crista can help you, visit theworkingartist.com
I had so much fun interviewing Crista; she shared so many valuable insights. Here are the timestamps on the highlights:
3:18: How Crista came to be known as “The Art Whisperer”
9:55: The big career mistakes that artists make
16:03: Artists must not apologize or “play small”
19:05: The magic words to create your greatest masterpiece
21:22: Dealing with negative feedback
23:53: What is an artist inventory and why is it a “must”?
29:09: How artists can avoid overwhelm
32:51 What The Working Artist Masterclass is all about
37:46: Who The Working Artist Masterclass is for
39:08: Crista’s last word: career advice
Website & Masterclass Registration: https://theworkingartist.com