Artist Life With Rafi And Klee

My Name is Rafi Perez and I am a fine artist, my wife Klee Angelie is a jewelry designer, and this has been our career for the last decade. We have been sharing videos about our art career and art tips over the last few years. We try to give practical, real advice and try to bring fun back into the trials of navigating an art career. We talk about personal things, art things, career things and you can’t see our faces, but it’s us… We promise. Find out more at www.rafiandklee.com

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In this live podcast Klee and I discuss different things that can cause creatives to not feel motivated to create artwork. We take a deeper look into the reasons and solutions to finding your motivati...
June 8, 2021
In this podcast, I talk about the kind of things that inspire me in my art career. I am inspired by hundreds of people, but in this podcast, I am going to discuss how Stan Lee inspires me. You can fin...
May 4, 2021
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss the major role that art and creativity play in the world. How art has been used to revitalize areas of the country, and how support for artists is lacking. Find out...
April 27, 2021
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss why the rules and a lot of ideas in the mainstream art world are a complete farce. We also go into talking about how it is hurting new artists and new art collector...
April 21, 2021
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss the advice we would give our creative selves at ages 5, 10, 15, and 20. We also touch on what advice we would give ourselves now if we were looking back from the fu...
April 13, 2021
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss what an art critic is and how one should behave when critiquing art. We also discuss several reasons why being a jerk is not an art critique. To find out more about...
April 7, 2021
What is the art world? Is it the hype? Is it million-dollar pieces? Is it art fairs? Is it art critics like Jerry Saltz? In this podcast, I investigate my thoughts on what the art world is and why it ...
March 31, 2021
We all do it, whether you have been an artist for a while or are just trying to get your feet off the ground, we all self-sabotage. Are you aware of it, because that is where your power is. Find out m...
March 23, 2021
In this podcast, Klee and I talk about one of the most powerful things to keep in mind with your art career. Being persistent and not giving up. We talk about how we keep going and our thoughts on why...
March 8, 2021
After one of you asked about NFT art and us not knowing what it was we took up the challenge of venturing into the crypto world. Klee and I recently tackled the NFT art market in order to know more ab...
March 2, 2021
We got a question from an artist that made us a bit upset. This episode may be more of a rant than we intended. It is a crazy situation that we have never dealt with. Support the artist at https://www...
February 21, 2021
Today Klee and I discuss a great topic about the perception and words people may have to describe what you do. We also describe why it shouldn't matter what they say. Find out more about Brad at https...
February 1, 2021
In this podcast, Klee and I talk about putting yourself and your art on social media. 
January 25, 2021
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss five important things that we keep in mind whenever we approach our art career or ANYTHING in life. Find out more about us at www.rafiandklee.com. 
January 13, 2021
This has been a challenging year and a challenging holiday season, but in this podcast, Klee and I talk about how we've been able to connect with humans all around the world and why that connection is...
December 23, 2020
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss leveraging your different hobbies, interests, and creative talents in order to possibly come up with ideas on how to create multiple streams of income. This is base...
December 15, 2020
In this live podcast, Klee and I discuss our thoughts behind writing newsletters, blogs, and any other content for the web as an artist and creator. We talk a little about marketing underhandedness, r...
December 8, 2020
In this podcast, Klee and I talk about the upcoming 2020 Holiday season and some of the things we are trying in order to maximize our possibilities. We also answer a question about staying motivated t...
November 24, 2020
In this live podcast, Klee and I discuss and answer questions about creating a buzz for your virtual event. Most importantly, remember to have fun because that is powerful. Find out more about us at w...
November 10, 2020
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss marketing art and some money mentality the rogue way. We have a different twist on marketing due to the fact that neither one of us wanted to market ourselves when ...
November 4, 2020
In this podcast, Klee and I rant about pettiness and bullshit in the mainstream art world and more. Find out more about us and our artist tips on www.rafiandklee.com 
October 27, 2020
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss the different processes of creation we use, discuss difficult projects, and how being in a consistent state of terror while you create art is a good thing. We also ...
October 21, 2020
Today Klee and I answer a question from an artist who is wondering if their long creation time is wrong. We discuss our thoughts and some suggestions from our perspective as artists who make a living ...
September 28, 2020
In this live podcast Klee and Rafi answer random questions about bringing happiness into the art studio. They discuss how to treat an active creative brain, and also being comfortable in front of the ...
September 14, 2020
In this artist's tips podcast Klee and I talk about the pitfalls of setting up your art business in a way that causes you to feel like you are locked to it. To find out more about us and our art visit...
September 2, 2020
In this podcast Klee and Rafi discuss a question they received about wanting to get rid of a poor money mentality when facing the challenges of becoming an artist. They talk about their poor upbringin...
August 24, 2020
Klee and I discuss our opinion on getting into large art shows. Find out more about us at www.rafiandklee.com
August 17, 2020
In this Live podcast, Klee and I answer a few questions about doing art shows and how we handled the pandemic. Followed by a brainstorming session on ways to make money and put yourself out there as a...
August 10, 2020
This month we are recording a special commentary that will go with my book which is called The Rogue Artist's Survival Guide which is a book that I put together from several years worth of notes while...
August 3, 2020
There are a lot of rules when it comes to running your art business, or any business. In our experience, if you want to feel happy, fulfilled, and rock the art world you have to stay childlike. In thi...
July 27, 2020
In this podcast we answer a very interesting question: Why Do You Art? Klee and I discuss at length the different motivations we have experienced throughout our lives as creative people. Find out more...
July 6, 2020
There is a lot of great advice out there when it comes to running your social media page and market yourself, but honestly, it always comes down to you and what you want to share with the world. Don't...
June 22, 2020
In this podcast, we answer a question from Neli find her at https://www.instagram.com/nellikilu_art/ where we talk about loneliness as an artist. In my opinion, we are just scratching at the surface w...
June 8, 2020
So what happens when someone doesn't pay for the art commission that you have worked so hard on, or the artist just disappears... This is our take on how to avoid that situation or how to recover. Fin...
June 1, 2020
Hi in this live pod we talk about the ups and downs of emotional creativity in the studio. This is the recording of our first live Pod and we were testing out the system as well. We had a short call f...
May 18, 2020
In this live-recorded podcast we talk about the Rogue Artist's Survival Guide Rules and Steps to becoming an artist. We talk about the mainstream art world, dealing with rejection and a whole plethora...
May 12, 2020
In this podcast we answer a question from a follower about why business are going bankrupt and how to avoid that in his creative career. We also talk about being an artist who runs a small business, a...
May 5, 2020
May The Fourth Be With You! In this podcast Klee and I discuss some of the powerful lessons we have learned about life and how to make it as an artist from Starwars. To find out more about Rafi and Kl...
May 4, 2020
Today Klee and I are discussing being an artist who would prefer to be in their studio than out in public. Something that is very common. Find videos, podcasts, and more at www.rafiandklee.com   
April 27, 2020
In this podcast Full time artists Klee and Rafi discuss being innovative, finding meaning, and communicating art to the world. They talk about Agoggles, stupid ideas in the art world, and go off on a ...
April 24, 2020
This is a bonus podcast rant about whether or not we have value as artists and small businesses. Warning, this is a rant podcast. We rant about the way we are seen and how devoid we are of benefits. A...
April 16, 2020
Klee and I have been spending a lot of time thinking about the fact that it is easy to lose your perspective, especially during these trying times. In this podcast, we talk about some of the emotional...
April 13, 2020
As artists, our income is very unpredictable, but more so during this time. In this podcast, we talk about how we are handling the pandemic, finances, and emotions. We talk about best practices to us ...
April 6, 2020
As artists, there is one thing we will ALL deal with, and that is the elusive art buyer. We received a great question on twitter about being ghosted by a potential art buyer and how to deal with that....
March 30, 2020
In this podcast, Klee and I talk about newsletters, blogs, podcasts, social media, and more. Staying connected, building community, and being real in a landscape that is all about marketing. As an art...
March 24, 2020
In this artist podcast Klee and I talk about having regrets about not being an artist sooner or living in the wrong town for your art career. Different types of regrets we all face as artists and why....
March 17, 2020
We discuss a series of questions about production of art " From a spiritual standpoint I understand that we are here to share our gifts but I feel so drained and depleted through years of keeping up w...
March 10, 2020
In this podcast, we answer a question about someone copying your art, especially if they have a large following. How we handle such an underhanded move. 
March 2, 2020
Every once in awhile, taking a break is important. Especially when you are pursuing this crazy thing called artistic living.
February 26, 2020
This month (February 2020) is going to be artists website month. Over the last few years, we have received a lot of questions about opening up your own website and for the most part, we try to stay aw...
February 3, 2020

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