Creative Pep Talk
About This Show
Creative Pep Talk helps you build a thriving creative career.
Andy J. Pizza is here to help you find your creative gift, develop it and connect it to the audience that needs it most.
Creative Pep Talk will put the pep in your step that you need to keep going and find your creative career breakthrough. Through talks filled with bizarre analogies and Fraggle Rock references, and interviews with top creative professionals, Dr. Pizza is ready to PEP YOU UP!
Most Recent Episode
166 - It's Never Too Late with Lisa Congdon
3 days ago
Whether you’re 22 or 52, it’s very easy to feel like you’re falling behind.
In this episode Lisa Congdon brings inspiring stories from her new book “A Glorious Freedom - Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives” that prove it’s never too late to start a new path.
I’m thrilled to have Lisa on the podcast again! My last interview with Lisa is one of my favorite episodes and as it’s one of the most popular episodes of the show to date, I’m guessing you feel the same way!
Buy “A Glorious Freedom”
Fine artist, illustrator and author Lisa Congdon is best known for her colorful paintings and hand lettering. She works for clients around the world including MoMA, REI, Harvard University, Martha Stewart Living, Chronicle Books, and Random House Publishing, among many others. She is the author of seven books, including the starving-artist-myth-smashing Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist, and illustrated books The Joy of Swimming, Fortune Favors the Brave, Whatever You Are, Be a Good One, Twenty Ways to Draw a Tulip and A Collection a Day. Her latest book, A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives, was released by Chronicle Books in October 2017. She was named one of 40 Women Over 40 to Watch in 2015 and she is featured in the 2017 book, 200 Women Who Will Change the Way you See the World. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.
Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.
Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari
Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
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