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Why I’m Starting a Podcast

Why I’m Starting a Podcast

I’m breaking out of my shell.

After years of writing on my blog and posting things regarding my work and life, I realized something different. Not just in the readability, but in the world around me. Everything is evolving, everything is changing. And if you can’t evolve with the world around you, you begin to fade away.

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How My Hiatus Changed My Artwork

How My Hiatus Changed My Artwork

It’s been six months since I made art.

That’s usually death for an artist but I needed that time away. Here’s why:

A few years ago, I made a promise to myself. When I first entered the art world I would walk around a few gallery shows in New York City. I remember looking at the artists who had solo exhibitions, books, and prints being sold everywhere. It was in that moment I told myself “I’m going to have my own solo show.”

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A Day With A Princess

A Day With A Princess

Sweet sixteens are very momentous in hispanic families.

This is the time when young girls become women and often times, and enormous celebration takes place. These customs are very popular in South and Central America. However, with immigrants arriving in North America, many families continue to celebrate this honored tradition, especially in New York City. This is the story of Mia, who was getting ready for her Sweet Sixteen in the most elaborate and beautiful way.

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Spotlight: Reflecting on the Past with Nelson Patino Jr.

Spotlight: Reflecting on the Past with Nelson Patino Jr.

When we talk about the past, it can be a touchy topic.

Some people usually say the past is the past and it’s best to leave it there. Especially if you are someone who only likes to look ahead. But in my opinion, the past can be a helpful thing. Your past is a blueprint of where you came from and how you arrived at this point in time. Regardless of whether your past is filled with good or bad memories, they are all necessary for your (more…)

Talking Business with Marie Forleo and the B-School Team!

Talking Business with Marie Forleo and the B-School Team!

I wanted to be an artist since I was a kid.

I remember the day when I was sitting at the dinner table and telling my parents what I wanted to be when I grew up. But the moment I told them that I wanted to be an artist, it wasn’t the response that I was hoping for. My parents believed that art was a hobby and that there was no future in being an artist: “You cannot make a career as an artist. You need to think of something else.”

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