Episode 4. Living Your Truth and Making Room For Others To Do The Same with CHAV

podcast Oct 08, 2019

CHAV fills us is on the gaps in their journey from Nat's improv-club comember and commercial model to black queer icon, and we fill them in on what's been going on in South Bend since they left.

 

CHAV is a multi-media conceptual artist living in Brooklyn, and they are absolutely blowing up right now. Their work has included photography, art installations, poetry, videography, dance, and music. They are a co-founder of FagMass Collective and recently launched Flat Pop Records, a pop label that showcases the work of marginalized artists, especially women, nonbinary, LGBTQ, and people of color. 

 

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Episode 3. Creative Play as a Career with Jonathan Randall Grant

podcast Sep 24, 2019

 

Jonathan Randall Grant talks with us about the way our creative journeys have coincided over the last decade and how he turned his art from play to profession.

 

Jonathan Randall Grant is a muralist, liturgical artist, fashion consultant, and advocate living in Chicago. He is the manager of communications for Episcopal Charities in Chicago, artist in residence at the American Church in Paris, and serves on a consulting team that seeks to make room for creatives and LGBTQ+ individuals in the Church.

 

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Episode 2. The Bergamot - Jillian + Nathaniel Share What it’s Like as Full Time Musicians

podcast Sep 13, 2019

 

Jillian Speece and Nathaniel Hoff of The Bergamot share what life is like as two full musicians on the road. Hear how they got started in their music careers and how they got to where they are today. These two are about to release their next full length album, Mayflies, on September 19, 2019. 

 

The Bergamot is a nomadic husband/wife music duo that has been playing full time since 2009. Their dreamy blend of folk and 70s rock has led them to widespread acclaim, including playing SXSW, appearing in the video game Rock Band, and even winning an Emmy. They recently finished a 50-state tour and have a documentary about that tour coming soon. 

 

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Episode 1: Meet the Killers How We Left the 9 to 5 to Start Our Own Creative Jobs

podcast Sep 13, 2019

In this episode, you’ll meet your hosts, Nat and Michelle FitzGerald, and learn how they went from being tired middle school teachers to running their own makerspace, art and music festivals and more. Now these two are killin’ it and living that creative life on their own terms. 

 

Through this episode, Nat and Michelle share the difference between doing creative work for yourself versus doing it for a living, how they got to be Killer Creators, what they were doing before, and secrets for staying creative, productive, and motivated.

  • [3:30] Michelle and Nat share what sort of creative work they are currently doing, including multiple festivals and a community makerspace. 
  • [15:00] Nat and Michelle share on the difference between doing creative work for yourself versus for a living and how you can do both.
  • [20:00] Find out what we define as the real starving artist and how we felt this way before. 
  • [24:00] What changed everything and pushed us into...
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