Podcasts & Interviews
How to Survive & Prosper as an Artist in 2013. An interview with Caroll Michels conducted by Alexandra Gjurastic in the online magazine Pyragraph. Covers the impact of technology on a professional artist; the politics of art; and the illusion of social media as tools in artist career development.
The Art World Demystified, WYBC Yale Radio. Interview with Caroll Michels. Hosted by Brainard Carey. During the interview Michels discussed overcoming fears of failure, the importance of creating artist-support systems, the challenge of working in isolation, transcending a need for exterior validation, the importance of stamina and perseverance, and professional jealousies and negative competition. Michels also discussed why “empty nest” artists seem to have an easier time transcending career obstacles.
Jezebel.com . "Social Minefield: How to Self-Promote Without Being a Jerk" by Anna North. Includes tips and advice from writers specialized in career development fields, including Caroll Michels. See "Inform, don’t brag" and " Be clear about what you want, and what you’re asking for" but the entire article – as well as reader’s comments – are worth a read. Filled with good ideas and perspectives.