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The Left Brain Artist

Suzanne Redmond talks with artists about their artwork, techniques, and how they’ve created a successful business. With her background in accounting, finance, and exhibiting art, she knows what it takes to get your artwork seen and sold. She’s chosen artists who are working their business – exhibiting their art, teaching others, and finding unusual opportunities. You’ll hear from some unsung artists, who are extremely talented and creative, and hopefully you’ll look up their work and be inspired by what they do. Artists really do the coolest things, and they do this while running a family, traveling, and living an art-filled life. Enjoy listening to these successful artists who are happy to share the keys to their success with you.  

Oct 20, 2021

Artist Cyndi Lanier does nature printing, using natural materials like sea fans, sea oats, or feathers. She also makes prints using fish, which is called gyotaku. Cyndi uses inks to cover the fish and then lays paper over them to transfer the image. She also dyes papers to create a background, and will create...


Oct 13, 2021

Robin Olsen is an artist in Portland, Oregon. She creates abstract art that may contain paper and many layers of paint, as well as removed layers through sanding or painting over. Her paintings sometimes take on a grid pattern with geometric shapes like circles or diamonds. She also incorporates marks and lines, finding...


Oct 6, 2021

Laurie Mika is a polymer clay artist who shapes, paints and stamps clay, and assembles the pieces into mosaic creations. Her polymer clay tiles can be square like traditional mosaics, or they can take on an organic form. Laurie’s mixed media art has evolved over the years, but she’s stayed true to her love of...


Sep 29, 2021

Brooklyn artist Kate Quarfordt is a painter and mixed media artist whose luminous abstract works evoke inner landscapes and portals into other worlds. Her current work celebrates women and their strength through portraits she’s creating in the pages of a book. She held a solo show of her small landscapes called...


Sep 22, 2021

Artist Jana Oliveira calls her website 2worlds art because she has lived in both Brazil and the United States. She paints with oils, watercolors, acrylics, and even alcohol inks. Her goal is to help women feel joy through art, and she achieves this through her YouTube videos and her podcast called Artistically You....