Episode 4

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Published on:

28th Jan 2020

The Art of DIY

In this episode, M. Falconer takes us through her start as a self-taught visual artist making Deadmau5 helmets to having her work appear on the CBC, in Flare and showcased at Nuit Blanche.

We talk about drawing inspiration from her community and the importance of local arts organizations like the Nia Centre for the Arts , why it’s important to create your own opportunities, and why she thinks a business & entrepreneurial mindset is critical to succeeding as an artist.

In addition to the Nia Centre for the Arts, M. Falconer has been involved in other communities, including R.I.S.E. - Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere and Artscape Launchpad.

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About the Podcast

HUSTLE + THRIVE
Conversations on living, working and thriving in arts and culture
HUSTLE + THRIVE (H+T) is a multi-channel learning space for conversation on living, working and thriving in arts and culture. We will engage you in discussions around equity, accessibility, inclusion, value and impact of cultural products, learning opportunities and more.

Our guests are artists, creators, culture contributors, workers and supporters in Ontario, Canada, sharing about their unique experiences, their work, and how they got to where they are. HUSTLE + THRIVE will be presented through the 3 Things You Need to Know About… series, and our discussions will be loaded with key points to take away.

HUSTLE + THRIVE is a WorkInCulture production, as part of the biennial Creative Works conference.

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WorkInCulture (WIC)

WorkInCulture (WIC) is a non-profit arts service organization that supports the professional lives of Ontario’s artists, creatives and cultural workers through life-long career development and entrepreneurial and business skills training.