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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.  

Sep 15, 2021

Artist Jennifer Orkin Lewis is an illustrator and teacher who creates under the name August Wren. Her work reflects her deep love of color, pattern, and nature. She works in watercolors, as well as gouache paints. Jennifer’s art has been featured on products for many companies, like Anthropologie and Kate Spade Home....


Sep 8, 2021

Artist Dionne Woods created the business called The Turquoise Iris. She got her start painting furniture and then canvases, and she taught herself so much along the way. She’s now a pro at the details of an art business, like shipping your art, filming while making art, and finding experts when trying something new....


Sep 1, 2021

Roberta Wagner has a home with a studio in Gig Harbor, Washington. Her day job has always been in the banking industry, but she takes a break from that by making art. She’s made ceramics for many years, paintings, and now textile and paper collage art. Art has always been a part of her life, and a few years back...


Aug 25, 2021

Artist Amanda Evanston is a painter and instructor whose online community is called The Insider’s Studio. She offers weekly classes, tips and tricks, and opportunities to paint, learn, and grow. Amanda also offers larger online classes, like her recent Abstract Faces class, that are open to anyone. This past year...


Aug 18, 2021

Artist Ali Manning creates under the website name Vintage Page Designs. She makes handmade books, using papers and stitching at the binding. Her own mixed media books are inspired by the forests of New England, where she’s lived for over 20 years, and the gardens of her home country England. Two years ago, she created...