The Warrior Artist Podcast

Welcome to the Warrior Artist podcast, a resource full of practical advice, tips and inspiration to help you on your creative journey. I’ll share what I’ve learnt, what worked, what didn’t work and the creative journeys of other artists. It’s not too late, this is your time to be a warrior artist.

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The Warrior Artist Trailer (2 mins)

Episode 1 – My Creative Journey (22.46)

Episode 2 – The challenges of moving from a non-creative life to a creative one (15.14)

Episode 3 – There were no curators. Visual artist and poet Pauline Flynn shares her creative journey about returning to the art world after 10 years. (1.25.14) Read the Show Notes for further information and images of Pauline’s work

Episode 4 – Instagram for artists, why it still works and how to use it, 18 quick and easy tips to up your Instagram game! (27.57) Read a more detailed explanation in my blog and see how I use Instagram on @eadaoin_glynn.

Episode 5 – It’s never too late to become an artist. Barbara Kenneally shares her creative journey from medical scientist to glass artist (45.13) Read the Show Notes for further information and images of Barbara’s work

Episode 6 – You can’t get a ‘yes’ without risking a ‘no’ – tips for managing open calls and rejection. (17:16) Read more in my blog.

7 – Why don’t you do it yourself? Visual artist and curator Dermot Browne shares his creative journey (1:34:51) Read more in my blog.

8. The opportunities are out there – Maurice Quillinan shares his creative story (1:20:15). Read more in my blog.

9. Marketing for artists – why email works (12.24). Read more in my blog.

10. Sile Walsh gets up at 5am to paint (1:17:18). Read more in my blog.

11. Eamon Colman painter – all paintings are political and autobiographical (1:20:42). Read more in my blog.

12. My creative time is precious – my top tools to minimise admin time (12:39). Read more in my blog.

13. My studio is in my head – Aoife Nolan shares her creative process (1:06:10). Read more in my blog.

14. ‘I had to bring the world into my house’ how photographer Enda Burke got creative during lockdown. Read more in my blog.

15. Why I go early to opening nights. Read more in my blog.

16. ‘I want to insert myself right into the material’ – Orla O’Byrne. Read more in my blog.

17. ‘The art world is watching’ – Ty Clark shares his creative journey. Read more in my blog.

18. ‘I blocked myself from creativity for decades’ – Éadaoin Glynn

19. ‘Stop everything and pursue what you want to pursue. Now is the time’ – Annie Hogg.  Read more in my blog.

20. Vanity Galleries

21. The final product is less important than the journey of getting there – Rachel Doolin.  Read more in my blog.

22. I never thought I would end up being an artist – Bernadette Doolan.  Read more in my blog.

23. An art career is a marathon not a sprint, you have to keep running – Nuala O’Donovan.  Read more in my blog.

24. Website tips for artists – what I’ve learnt.