gangSTAR* Creative Podcast

By Devona Stimpson

Welcome to the gangSTAR* Creative podcast where we’re on a mission to annihilate the status quo of the “starving artist.” Here we share real strategies, tactics, and stories from your host, Devona Stimpson, and many other successful creatives and artists. You’ll learn from all types of creatives - from painters and entertainers, to makeup artists and YouTubers. Your most asked questions will be answered, such as “How do I make money doing what I love?” “How do I get clients or book gigs?” or “How do I build a successful career in my creative field?” If you’re a creative who has the desire to thrive in BOTH their business and life, this podcast is for you! Hit subscribe and start listening! New episode every Monday!

  1. 1.
    49: The Journey To Building An Art Agency, Creating A Network Of Artists, And Working With Commercial Clients With Anthony Rose
    1:11:52
  2. 2.
    48: What It Takes To Get Into The Footwear Design Industry And How To Balance Working A Full-time Job While Pursuing Your Creative Passions With David Filar
    1:03:52
  3. 3.
    47: Laurence White Shares The Best Ways To Market Yourself As An Artist On Social Media And Truly Connect With Your Collectors & Fans
    56:20
  4. 4.
    46: How Ade Sanusi Went From Working At Universal Music And Complex Media, To Creating A Successful Platform For Creatives Called Art Meets Culture
    1:00:30
  5. 5.
    45: How The Co-Founder & CEO Of Punkpost, Lex Monson, Created A Solution For People To Connect With One Another In A Deeper, More Meaningful Way
    53:16
  6. 6.
    44: How Nina Arce Built A Successful Career As A Makeup Artist Working With Music Artists, Influencers, & Celebrities
    54:08
  7. 7.
    43: Conquering Life As An Entrepreneur, Boss Babe, Partner, Mother, & Designer With Telli Swift
    1:08:06
  8. 8.
    42: How The Top World Ranking Ballroom Dancer Patricia Kaniowski Created A Successful Real Estate Business Purchasing & Selling Over $77 Million Dollars Worth Of Real Estate
    1:20:29
  1. 9.
    41: Growing & Leveraging Your Network To Build Your Art Career with Thomas 'Detour' Evans
    1:05:53
  2. 10.
    40: 30 Life Lessons I Learned In My 20's - Birthday Episode!
    45:04
  3. 11.
    39: How To Get More Clients & Sales Using Outreach
    34:42
  4. 12.
    38: Finding Success As An Artist After 40, Dealing With Imposter Syndrome, & Growing Your Art Biz With Lisa Congdon
    1:13:36
  5. 13.
    37: Creating Processes & Systems For Your Creative Business
    20:54
  6. 14.
    36: 10 Steps To Creating A gangSTAR* Brand
    25:30
  7. 15.
    35: 5 Ways To Boost Your Sales Online
    18:15
  8. 16.
    34: The Process Behind Creating Public Art For Commercial Clients and Communities With Erin Miller Wray
    56:10
  9. 17.
    33: How To Grow Your Music Career And Make A Good Living Without A Record Deal Or A Huge Fanbase With Kristine Mirelle
    59:42
  10. 18.
    32: How To STOP Working For Free In Exchange For Exposure
    29:10
  11. 19.
    31: How Creating Her Own Opportunities Lead Sarah Stieber To A Successful 10 Years In Her Art Business
    1:05:06
  12. 20.
    30: How To Overcome Imposter Syndrome
    34:30
  13. 21.
    29: My Story - How I Quit My Day Job And Became A Full Time Entrepreneur
    1:00:06
  14. 22.
    28: How Neal Malek Became A Sought After Award Winning Hair Stylist
    1:07:26
  15. 23.
    27: Unlocking Your Creativity And Breaking The “Starving Artist” Stereotype With Sam Bennett
    1:10:27
  16. 24.
    26: How Nikolas Elliot Navigates The Music Industry While Running An 8 Figure Sales Team For One Of The Fastest Growing Companies In The U.S.
    57:36
  17. 25.
    25: How Celebrity Chef 'The Trendy Chef' Went From Zero Cooking Experience To Becoming A Food Network Winner & Successful Entrepreneur
    1:08:03
  18. 26.
    24: How Kamilla Nichole Used Her Cinematography Skills To Become A Sought After Influencer & Content Creator
    1:03:28
  19. 27.
    23: How Leah Abucayan-Cook Has Been Able To Thrive In Both Her 9-5 Dream Careers And Her Side Hustles At The Same Time
    1:03:19
  20. 28.
    22: Why You Currently Aren't Where You Want To Be In Your Business & Life
    16:25
  21. 29.
    21: Building A Successful Branding Agency, Start-Up Company, & So Much More While Still In Their 20's With Tijana Stamenković & Dušan Tašin
    1:23:40
  22. 30.
    20: Lead Rapper From Pretty Ricky Shares His Journey From Music & Entertainment To Building A Multi-Million Dollar Marketing Company
    1:05:38
  23. 31.
    19: How Lizzie Snow aka fortyonehundred Became A Successful Full-Time Artist While Still Attending College
    1:06:09
  24. 32.
    18: How Sarai Garcia Built A Successful Business Creating & Selling Luxury Press On Nails
    55:19
  25. 33.
    17: Discussion About Racism, Systemic Oppression, Black Lives Matter, & More With My Husband Kevin Stimpson
    1:19:33
  26. 34.
    16: How Dan Lam Created A Successful Career As A Sculptor Landing Her Work In Museums, Galleries, & Corporate Offices Across The World
    1:29:50
  27. 35.
    15: How Ann Le Created A Successful Career On Youtube With Over 1.6 Million Subscribers Working With Big Brands Like Chanel, Disney, & HGTV
    1:21:11
  28. 36.
    14: How Shomi Patwary Made A Name For Himself As A Filmmaker In The Music Industry Working With Stars Like Beyoncé, Pharrell, Offset, A$AP Rocky, The Weeknd, Diplo & More
    1:22:39
  29. 37.
    13: How Champagne Bisou Created A Business Designing Glam Bottles For Celebrities Like Kylie Jenner, JLO, Lil Pump, and Mariah Carey
    54:32
  30. 38.
    12: How Mallory Dawn Went From Cocktail Waitressing To Working Full Time As An Artist & Muralist
    1:12:28
  31. 39.
    11: 10 Ways To Get Through Creative Blocks
    20:36
  32. 40.
    10: How Alli Koch Built Her Art Career Writing Books, Collabing With Big Brands, & Painting Murals
    56:13
  33. 41.
    09: How Nicole Harris Built a Multi 6 Figure Event Planning Business
    1:09:13
  34. 42.
    08: How Stephanie Boutari Quit Her Day Job And Became A Full Time Muralist
    1:08:54
  35. 43.
    07: How Flox Built A Successful Creative Empire Over The Past 20 Years
    1:12:44
  36. 44.
    06: 4 Things You Can Do To Grow Your Creative Business During Quarantine
    18:27
  37. 45.
    05: Making Multiple 6 Figures Painting Murals with Pandr Design
    1:16:26
  38. 46.
    04: Meet Santwon McCray- Wild N' Out Cast Member, 5x World Champion, Kevin Hart Stunt Double, and More
    1:12:59
  39. 47.
    03: How Hueman Built A Thriving Career As An Artist
    1:09:31
  40. 48.
    02: 73 Questions with Devona Stimpson
    18:37
  41. 49.
    01:How Slice N Rice Quit Their Day Job & Became Full Time Content Creators
    1:17:55
  42. 50.
    00: Coming Soon: gangSTAR* Creative Podcast
    1:04

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