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 podcast, Klee and I will discuss some of our best practices in starting an art career. We will touch on some of the best places and techniques we have used to get our art out there. Find out m...
August 9, 2022
In this Podcast, Klee and I will discuss ways to promote yourself and the difference between gimmicks and promoting. We will also discuss how to promote yourself online and offline. Find out more abou...
July 27, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I will discuss why and how we started a podcast for artists. Why we think it is important to share your voice. Aliens and Mothman sexiness. Hold on, this is going to be a rid...
July 19, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I will discuss how we balance our creativity with the business side of being an artist. We will talk about how we prioritize things and what seems to matter most. We brainsto...
July 12, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I will discuss our opinions on leaving art around in public spaces for people to find. To find out more about us visit www.RafiandKlee.com
June 28, 2022
In this Podcast, Klee and I will discuss times when other artists may be challenging to deal with and how we handle certain situations. Find out more about us at www.rafiandklee.com
June 14, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I will discuss avoiding the burnout that can come from juggling a job and your creative career. We will also discuss using new mediums and experimenting to get the creativity...
June 7, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss a question we received about being too old to pursue an art career and the stigma that revolves around age. Find out more about us at www.RafiandKlee.com
May 31, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I will discuss working in different mediums. We will talk about how to balance, promote, and label your art when putting yourself out there. We will also discuss how to confr...
May 24, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I are going to discuss growing an audience and getting people interested in what you’re doing. We will also discuss how to meet your peeps. Find out more about us at www.rafi...
May 3, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss feeling tired and how we approach our creative projects when we are. Find out more about us at www.rafiandklee.com
April 26, 2022
In this Podcast, Klee and I are going to discuss how we got started in our art career and what we recommend to any awesome creative that wants to get their art career off the ground. Find out more abo...
April 11, 2022
In this Podcast, Klee and I will be discussing the importance of artists and what they bring to the grand scheme of things in the world. You can find out more about us at https://rafiandklee.com/
March 8, 2022
In This podcast, Klee and I are going to answer a question about changing habits in order to change how you face the art world. We face many challenges, but most of them are overcome by how you choose...
February 28, 2022
In this Podcast, Klee and I will discuss different ways that we have promoted any time we are showing our art. Whether it is an open studio, gallery show, or Yard and Art sale, we always go all in. Fi...
February 22, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss the superpower of being adaptable as you pursue your art career. Learn more about us at https://rafiandklee.com/
February 15, 2022
In this Podcast, Klee and I discuss the idea of creating your own space when selling your art. You as the artist are powerful and create your own domain that people enter into. Find out more about Raf...
February 7, 2022
In this Live Podcast, Klee and I will discuss the evolution of our mentality from Starving Artist to Thriving Artist. We will respond to an email from a fellow artist who took the plunge last year to ...
January 25, 2022
In this podcast, Klee and I discuss big changes in our lives and how we are getting back into our creative groove. Every artist is going to experience big changes in life and it is important to rememb...
January 18, 2022
In this podcast, I discuss what it means to me to live an artistic life as a full-time creative and why persistence is so important. To find out more about us go to www.rafiandklee.com. 
July 23, 2021
In this podcast, I discuss my mindset when it comes to approaching an art career full time. I discuss some of the personal hurdles we face as artists putting ourselves out there. To find out more abou...
July 13, 2021
As artists, it is crucial for us to step out of our comfort zone. Sometimes we need to make big changes in life. In many cases, we avoid or put off things because they are uncomfortable. In this live ...
June 19, 2021
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

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