American artist Ali Cavanaugh talks technique, pitfalls, inspiration, business,  spirituality, galleries, art school, motherhood, social media and a lot more in our conversation.
And she knows what she is talking about, so far in career she has achieved many of the things other artists aspire to.  Her paintings have been featured online in the Huffington Post, Fine Art Connoisseur, Juxtapoz among others, and in print magazines like, The New York Times Magazine, American Art Collector, and American Artist Watercolor.  Her paintings have also been used on book covers. She has painted portraits for TIME magazine and The New York Times. Her work is featured in more than 400 private and corporate collections throughout the America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
She is known for her remarkable watercolor paintings on clay, in a process she calls modern fresco painting.

Here is what we talk about in part one of this conversation

  • Irish connection
  • Creative heroes
  • Galleries
  • Social media
  • Naming paintings
  • Responding to the needs of your creativity

Resources mentioned in our conversation –
The Khan academy
https://www.khanacademy.org/

To find out more about Ali and her work
http://www.alicavanaugh.com/

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Taylor-Swift by Ali Cavanaugh for Time Magazine

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