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Savvy Painter is where you will find your artist community, artist interviews and painting workshops


The Top-Ranked Podcast for painters!

Ranked among the top 30 educational podcasts in the world, with more than 840 five star reviews worldwide, the Savvy Painter podcast does more than just inspire your creative muse.

Whether you’re in a big city, or an isolated village, you don’t have to feel alone in your studio. 

Listen to top artists, authors, and visionaries share their insights, nitty gritty details about their creative process, and what really goes on behind the scenes.

Your studio is your sanctuary, but that doesn’t mean you have to go it alone.

Join thousands of artists in the Savvy Painter community listen together, learn together, and share our resources.

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Colour-doodles

A must for any artist!!

A fantastic podcast, I have listened to many over and over again. A must for any artist!!

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GreenPainter

These are AMAZING!

I recently discovered this podcast...WOW, so inspiring and fun to listen to! I really appreciate the variety of topics discussed, and it's all done in and approachable, fun-spirited way. I'll definitely keep listening!! Thanks so much!

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David St.G

Wonderful stories

Thank you Antrese and crew for bringing all this talent and inspiration into this format. Very entertaining conversations, artist's live stories and profile...

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Caran Magaw

I truly love all your interviews

Antrese Wood, I truly love all your interviews but I wanted to pay a special compliment on this one with Karen. Really connected with so many things she said - she is putting words around concepts that I've just recently begun to consider. Wonderful! I also love how you are able to 'go there' with everyone you interview and this podcast is another inspirational one! Thank you!

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1PaigeyPoo

A much needed resource for working artists!

Antrese Wood is an artist I admire greatly. With her at the helm and hosting this conversation, these podcast interviews will not only be informative, interesting and authentic, I know they will be fun too. I cannot wit to tune in and pick up some insights on how other artists work and how they get their artwork out there, seen and SOLD. This is certain to be a much needed resource for working artists and I'm looking forward to becoming a regular listener. Thanks, Antrese!

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mitohistoriador

More More More of THIS!!!

Just listened to Kathleen Dunphy interview and was absolutely riveted to every world. Just invaluable to me. I took away so many great tips on how to persevere, how to follow what you WANT. Antrese moves the conversation through in a natural way. You are sitting there feeling so lucky to be hearing all of this great advice. It's all the better knowing Antrese and respecting her work and journey...she can relate to the wonderful people she is interviewing and so that lends a lot to it. These are life and soul saving talks that are keeping me walking that line with my head high. I've listened to a lot of these kinds of things, but I'm a huge fab already...heard two and on to the rest and so happy to know there will be more!!!

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Francis S.

Thank You!

I've been devouring these in my studio over past few days while I work. What an awesome resource you've put together. A few of the artist I know personally, or have heard of them or their work, and others are completely new to me, thank you!

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Le Femme Simone

I love the Savvy Painter!

I feel SO good and inspired after listening to the interviews on the savvypainter.com. I am a painter and often feel really alone navigating the many challenges of being a full-time artist and running my own business. Most people can't relate and or don't take me seriously. It is so wonderful listening to a podcast by a painter for painters. I feel so connected listening to the interviewer with contemporary artists, who open up and describe their struggles and challenges, as well as, where they have found success. The business of art is discussed, as is education, tips, and techniques, ups and downs, the meaning of art, why we create, inspiration...Everything. Wherever you are at in your career, there is something of value and interest to be heard on the Savvy Painter. To my fellow painters, I can't recommend this enough. To everyone else, the show is a glimpse into the lives of artists and is very worthy of your time.

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CC Y.

My encouraging painting buddy!

I have been listening to the Savvy Painter Podcast for nearly a year now and it has become a staple each week. I listen while painting in my studio and it engages my left brain and leaves me feeling encouraged and inspired to keep on painting. Also, I have been introduced to so many different artists that I hadn't known. I can't imagine not having the Savvy Painter as a resource and painting buddy!

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DGPainter

Awesome Podcast

I stumbled on these, not sure how, but I'm so glad I did. So much information and ideas. By listening to all these other artists I've found that the struggles I'm going through are just part of the process. What a huge help and relief. Techniques, marketing, finding your own voice, the list goes on, listen in, you won't be sorry!

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Sage88

Just great

Antrese helps with my windshield time fly by with inspirational guests. Finally an art podcast that isn't a lecture series. Keep up the good work!

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Erik C.

A podcast for artists looking for a mentor

Antrese is a great interviewer of highly acclaimed artists and entrepreneurs who are willing to share their unguarded perspective on Art and all avenues it encompasses. Each episode has been a valuable reminder of how important it is as an artist to find other artists to talk to. She is having the conversations we all want to have and putting them out there for our benefit.

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Kathy H.

Enjoyable and informative!

I'm so glad I found your podcast. Although I don't know how you have managed to produce so many quality interviews. I'm glad there is a backlog I haven't heard yet so I don't have to wait. I'm sure I'll catch up soon thought, so keep on doing them! I like your style of interviewing, it's obvious you research your guests and I often find that you ask the very question that comes to my mind when I'm listening. Thank you for your hard work and for creating this valuable resource.

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n2artn2art

Great interviewer!

It's so nice to have an artist podcast where the guests are given time and freedom to answer questions in depth. Always look forward to the new ones and I love the way Antrese interacts with the artist(s)!

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pbcmedia

Easy Listening on a Complicated Subject

Just discovered this via an artist I follow on Instagram who was interviewed: William Wray. Have now listened to at least six or seven episodes and I love the consistently audio quality (a problem with other show on this topic) and the structure of the show which makes it very easy to listen to and the insightful questions that reveal each artist in unique ways.

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Kristuna

What a difference this has made in my life!

Antrese, if you read this, THANK YOU! You have helped me move mountains in regards to my own creative exploration. I started listening to this podcast my junior year of art school and have completely identified with so much of what your guests discuss. I am a huge supporter of and can't wait for the day I can thank you in person. I have approached my canvases and my own mentality towards my paintings in a new light because of this podcast. Much love!

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Traci Reuter

What an inspiration!!!

As someone who doesn’t consider myself artistic, this show really inspires me to tap into my inner artist and express myself thru my business in more ways! Loved hearing Donna Moritz…one of my favorite people to learn visual marketing from! Great show Antrese!

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Jacques Watkins

Artistic Stories with a Relatable Approach!

Antrese shares valuable and relatable content any artist would enjoy…a wonderful resource!

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KingMan2009

Informative and entertaining!

Love this show, as an artist, I appreciate a focus show on the arts. Keep going!

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Curious Art

Deeper than it looks!

It took me a while to check this podcast out, because of the title of the show I was expecting mostly marketing tips & that sort of thing. I was afraid it might be a bit glib & superficial...or worse, lessons in how to sell out. I was very happily surprised that Antrese's conversation with artists go far deeper, with discussions not only about business matters & technique, but artistic philosophies & intensely personal experiences relating to the making of art. I do appreciate the helpful marketing stuff (we all need, like it or not), but even more the insights into individual artists' varied approaches to their work & careers. I've also discovered artists here that I might never have encountered otherwise. Thank you, Antrese!

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Hilary B.

I've been listening to one episode right after another since I found this podcast.

I've been listening to one episode right after another since I found this podcast. The interviews are authentic and compelling, the business and life tips useful and I also appreciate the back and forth rhythm she's developed between business and making art. Thank you Antrese - keep them coming!

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Michael H.

The world of art will be different because of this show

I say this because she is giving artists the critical tools necessary to make your passion into a reality and into a viable career. This is a major road block or artists and Antrese unveils powerful secrets and knowledge to make your dream into a successful business.

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Texcjb

Awesome Artist Stimuli

I stumbled across this podcast and what a treasure it's been ! Several of the interviewed artists have been ones I admire (Kathleen Dunphy and Kevin MacPherson - Plein Air artists). The host asks great questions and usually gets great advice for those listening. Even though it is simply audio, a wide array of topics have been covered (drawing, painting, business). It's been fun to listen in on what has to be said about the artists origins, dreams, practices, color choices, and interests. As a young aspiring artist, this podcast is very encouraging and I look forward to sharing with my artist circle of friends. Keep up the great work and keep bringing on those Plein Air artists!!

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Koopsie

Wide-ranging info about art world, and artists

I have listened to each podcast twice, I always loo forward to hearing artists talk about everything from their process, to their funding, to light, color, materials....everything.

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Goodology

Useful and practical information for artists and business

I like it that Antrese gets right into the content with good clear sound. This is a podcast with useful and practical information for artists and business. And, it's entertaining. Antrese has a nice rapport with the guests and the laughter makes the podcast enjoyable to listen! Thanks! Keep 'em coming Antrese 🙂

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Nadi S.

LOVE your podcasts

Thank you thank you thank you! LOVE your podcasts.

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Susan Richardson

Reminding me to paint with my soul..

I wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed your interview on the Savvy Painter. Thank you for reminding me to paint with my soul and not be so wrapped up in technique. The paintings that I have enjoyed painting the most are the ones that I get lost in and they paint themselves without thinking about technique.

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Tommy R.

Savvy Painter

Great show. Inspirational. Encouraging. Informative. Wonderful to listen to while painting!! Thanks a zillion!

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Rolsen222

Addicted!

I'm addicted to these podcasts and now that I've went through the whole archive, I eagerly watch for each new one. Antrese does a fabulous job of being fully present for each interview and letting the artist's response guide her questioning. She asks thoughtful, interesting questions that illuminate the artist's thinking and process. I enjoy the range of subjects she covers from art practice to business. I've listened to other podcasts on the arts, but this is by far my favorite! Thank you, Antrese!

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OceanQ

Great information

A really valuable podcast for anybody who wants to be a full-time artist.

As a painter herself, Antrese knows what it’s like to be an artist. She’s intimately familiar with the highs and lows of creating, marketing, and selling art. She has walked the tightrope of creating authentic, meaningful work and making a living as an artist. 

Antrese inspires tens of thousands of artists every month with her top ranked podcast, and works directly with members of her Growth Studio membership program to guide them past creative doubts and overwhelm, and gives them concrete tips to build the skills they need to create their best work.

Antrese Wood interviews artists and painters on the Savvy Painter podcast

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